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The Doctor’s Companions


Susan Foreman

First Story:
  • An Unearthly Child (1963)
Played by:
  • Carole Ann Ford

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Ian Chesterton

First Story:
  • An Unearthly Child (1963)
Played by:
  • William Russell

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Barbara Wright

First Story:
  • An Unearthly Child (1963)
Played by:
  • Jacqueline Hill

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Vicki

First Story:
  • The Rescue (1965)
Played by:
  • Maureen O’Brien

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Steven Taylor

First Story:
  • The Chase (1965)
Played by:
  • Peter Purves

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Katarina

First Story:
  • The Myth Makers (1965)
Played by:
  • Adrienne Hill

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Dodo Chaplet

First Story:
  • The Massacre of St Bartholomew’s Eve (1966)
Played by:
  • Jackie Lane

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor

Ben Jackson

First Story:
  • The War Machines (1966)
Played by:
  • Michael Craze

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor
  • 2nd Doctor

Polly Wright

First Story:
  • The War Machines (1966)
Played by:
  • Anneke Wills

Travelled with:
  • 1st Doctor
  • 2nd Doctor

Jamie McCrimmon

First Story:
  • The Highlanders (1966)
Played by:
  • Frazer Hines

Travelled with:
  • 2nd Doctor

Victoria Waterfield

First Story:
  • The Evil of the Daleks (1967)
Played by:
  • Deborah Watling

Travelled with:
  • 2nd Doctor

Zoe Heriot

First Story:
  • The Wheel in Space (1968)
Played by:
  • Wendy Padbury

Travelled with:
  • 2nd Doctor

Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart

First Story:
  • The Web of Fear (1968)
Played by:
  • Nicholas Courtney

Doctors helped:
  • 2nd Doctor
  • 3rd Doctor
  • 4th Doctor
  • 5th Doctor
  • 7th Doctor

John Benton

First Story:
  • The Invasion (1968)
Played by:
  • John Levene

Doctors helped:
  • 2nd Doctor
  • 3rd Doctor
  • 4th Doctor

Liz Shaw

First Story:
  • Spearhead from Space (1970)
Played by:
  • Caroline John

Doctors helped:
  • 3rd Doctor

Mike Yates

First Story:
  • Terror of the Autons (1971)
Played by:
  • Richard Franklin

Doctors helped:
  • 3rd Doctor

Jo Grant (Jo Jones)

First Story:
  • Terror of the Autons (1971)
Played by:
  • Katy Manning

Travelled with:
  • 3rd Doctor

Sarah Jane Smith

First Story:
  • The Time Warrior (1973)
Played by:
  • Elisabeth Sladen

Travelled with:
  • 3rd Doctor
  • 4th Doctor

Harry Sullivan

First Story:
  • Robot (1974)
Played by:
  • Ian Marter

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor

Leela

First Story:
  • The Face of Evil (1977)
Played by:
  • Louise Jameson

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor

K-9

First Story:
  • The Invisible Enemy (1977)
Voiced by:
  • John Leeson

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor

Romana I

First Story:
  • The Ribos Operation (1978)
Played by:
  • Mary Tamm

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor

Romana II

First Story:
  • Destiny of the Daleks (1979)
Played by:
  • Lalla Ward

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor

Adric

First Story:
  • Full Circle (1980)
Played by:
  • Matthew Waterhouse

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor
  • 5th Doctor

Nyssa

First Story:
  • The Keeper of Traken (1981)
Played by:
  • Sarah Sutton

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor
  • 5th Doctor

Tegan Jovanka

First Story:
  • Logopolis (1981)
Played by:
  • Janet Fielding

Travelled with:
  • 4th Doctor
  • 5th Doctor

Vislor Turlough

First Story:
  • Mawdryn Undead (1983)
Played by:
  • Mark Strickson

Travelled with:
  • 5th Doctor

Kamelion

First Story:
  • The King’s Demons (1983)
Voiced by:
  • Gerald Flood

Travelled with:
  • 5th Doctor

Peri Brown

First Story:
  • Planet of Fire (1984)
Played by:
  • Nicola Bryant

Travelled with:
  • 5th Doctor
  • 6th Doctor

Melanie Bush

First Story:
  • The Trial of a Time Lord (1986)
Played by:
  • Bonnie Langford

Travelled with:
  • 6th Doctor
  • 7th Doctor

Ace

First Story:
  • Dragonfire (1987)
Played by:
  • Sophie Aldred

Travelled with:
  • 7th Doctor

Rose Tyler

First Story:
  • Rose (2005)
Played by:
  • Billie Piper

Travelled with:
  • 9th Doctor
  • 10th Doctor

Mickey Smith

First Story:
  • Rose (2005)
Played by:
  • Noel Clarke

Travelled with:
  • 9th Doctor
  • 10th Doctor

Jack Harkness

First Story:
  • The Empty Child (2005)
Played by:
  • John Barrowman

Travelled with:
  • 9th Doctor
  • 10th Doctor

Donna Noble

First Story:
  • The Runaway Bride (2006)
Played by:
  • Catherine Tate

Travelled with:
  • 10th Doctor

Martha Jones

First Story:
  • Smith and Jones (2007)
Played by:
  • Freema Agyeman

Travelled with:
  • 10th Doctor

River Song

First Story:
  • Silence in the Library (2008)
Played by:
  • Alex Kingston

Travelled with:
  • 11th Doctor

Amy Pond

First Story:
  • The Eleventh Hour (2010)
Played by:
  • Karen Gillan

Travelled with:
  • 11th Doctor

Rory Williams

First Story:
  • The Eleventh Hour (2010)
Played by:
  • Arthur Darvill

Travelled with:
  • 11th Doctor

Clara Oswin Oswald

First Story:
  • Asylum of the Daleks (2012)
Played by:
  • Jenna-Louise Coleman

Travelled with:
  • 11th Doctor

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