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Companions

David Alexander "Alex" Campbell (Eighth Doctor)

 Voiced by: Jake McGann (2008-present)

Susan's son and the Doctor's great-grandson. Seems to have taken the whole "Surprise! You're half-alien!" thing quite well, considering Earth was pretty xenophobic while he was growing up.

Susan Campbell (Eighth Doctor)

 Voiced by: Carole Ann Ford (2008-present)

Susan's had a busy 20-odd years since her grandfather left her with freedom fighter David Campbell--raising her half-human son, Alex, and eventually rising quite high in Earth's fledgling government.

C'rizz (Eighth Doctor)

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 Voiced by: Conrad Westmass (2004-07)

Pronounced KER-izz.

  • The Atoner
  • Break the Cutie: Something the Expanded Univers excels at, it seems.
  • The Empath
  • Heroic Sacrifice
  • I See Dead People: Originally played straight at the start of The Last, where C'rizz is but one of a few who see the spirits of the dead surrounding them. Later actually twisted somewhat at the end of Terror Firma, where it's revealed that C'rizz sees each and every person he's killed, or rather "saved," as a ghost around him.
  • Lizard Folk
  • Mercy Kill: Originally played painfully straight in his first story, where C'rizz is forced to kill his loved one to alleviate her suffering and release her from what is essentially an undeath. However, the repeated trauma that C'rizz undergoes twists that inside him, eventually showing the audience that he believes each person that he's killed is also one that he's "saved." This includes a Dalek.
  • Punctuation Shaker
  • Trauma Conga Line: First, his beloved is horrendously mutated before his eyes, forcing C'rizz to kill her off out of mercy. As he begins to travel to other worlds, though, it seems like each subsequent author and story was continually trying to out-do the previous one.

Erimem (Fifth Doctor)

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 Voiced by: Caroline Morris (2001-08)

Rescued by the Fifth Doctor and Peri from Ancient Egypt 1400BC after her coronation went awry, Princess Erimemushinteperem travelled the galaxy with the Doctor to learn about different times and places, before settling down with a nice young Prince.

Elizabeth Klein (Seventh Doctor)

 Voiced by: Tracey Childs (2001, 2010)

A companion (of sorts) of the Seventh Doctor, Elizabeth Klein is an anomaly of time travel. She comes from an alternate future where the Nazis won the second World War, a future that never happened thanks to a meddling alternate Doctor who convinced her to go back into the past to use the Seventh Doctor to figure out how the TARDIS, now in Nazi hands, worked. Abandoned by the Doctor just before WWII started, the Doctor later ran into her in 1950s Kenya and took her aboard the TARDIS...

  • Cosmic Retcon: Not only in dealing with her own timeline, but with what she does to the universe at large after a few jumps in her TARDIS.
  • Dr. Jerk: ...without many of those Pet the Dog moments other examples are known for.
  • Badass Normal: One of the few humans to outsmart the Doctor.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Despite fully believing the Nazi "master race" rhetoric, Klein herself finds similar actions taken by characters in both "A Thousand Tiny Wings" and "Survival of the Fittest" to be abhorrent.
  • Fan of the Past: Well, her past.
  • Jumping Off the Slippery Slope
  • Last of Her Timeline
  • Ret-Gone: Inverted, in that her entire original universe is gone, replaced by the "wrong" one: ours. Played straight when the Doctor's hand is forced, choosing to wipe Klein from ever having existed in order to restore the universe to order. Klein herself does still exist in some form in our universe - as a member of UNIT. But still.
  • Timey-Wimey Ball

Lucie Miller (Eighth Doctor)

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 Voiced by: Sheridan Smith (2007-2011)

  • Commuting on a Bus: She was absent for the first half of the fourth season (see Put on a Bus below), then returned for two more and is scheduled for a fourth in March 2011. Sheridan Smith also played two androids the Doctor had programmed to have her voice in Prisoner of the Sun, the January 2011 episode.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Extra emphasis on 'snarker'.
  • Future Me Scares Me: subverted, it's suggested that Lucie is destined to become a ruthless dictator, but then it turns out it was someone else.
  • Handicapped Badass: As of 'Lucie Miller', she contracted a plague while on holiday with Alex, which left her blind in one eye and dependent on leg braces. In spite of this, she, Alex, and Susan staged several raids on Dalek forces. With nuclear submarines.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Taking a doomsday nuke into the heart of a Dalek time engine while shouting out her name so the Daleks knew just who screwed them over made this an awesome one.
    • Notably, she's a rare case of Heroic Sacrifice survivor. Once things started going to hell, she expected to die on the mission, and didn't particularly care...until she found out Susan's TARDIS key was active, and the Doctor was (finally) coming. But, lest you think Big Finish was only kidding with the title, she ends up dying anyway.
  • Noodle Incident: More of a Jelly Incident, in her case.

 Lucie: "... It's just I've got a thing about jelly. Incident at a children's party, 1992. Trust me, you don't wanna know."

  • Of Corsets Sexy - Subverted in 'Scapegoat', in which Lucie, having donned Gorgeous Period Dress for what is meant to be a night at the Moulin Rouge, has this exchange with the Doctor:

 Doctor: "You look very...uh...very...uh..."

Lucie: "Say 'cheap' and I'll have you."

  • Oop North: Lucie is from Blackpool.
  • Put on a Bus: She voluntarily leaves the Doctor and returns home after an incident that makes her believe she can't trust him anymore. Her aunt Pat, whom she first met in 1974, was killed on their second visit to her and replaced by the shape-shifting alien who had been her boyfriend. The Doctor knew this and opted not to tell Lucie, against his better judgment, and she eventually found out. This broke her trust in him, until she ran into him again on a moonbase on Deimos, where she had been abandoned by another Time Lord with whom she'd been traveling. She then spends Christmas with him, Susan, and Susan's son Alex, and by the end has forgiven him, though rather than resume traveling with him she opts to explore 22nd-century Earth with Alex.
    • He's somewhat amusingly alarmed by that, telling Alex to look after her in one breath, and warning him not to let her teach him any bad habits in the next.
  • The Ladette: Particularly in her first episode.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With the Doctor. For all they snark at one another, they're self-admittedly each other's best friend.
  • Why Did It Have To Be Crocodiles?
  • You Put the X In XY: In "The Skull of Sobek", she starts seeing strange visions. The Doctor's comment: "You put the Lucie in hallucination."

Charlotte "Charley" Pollard (Eighth Doctor and the Sixth Doctor)

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 Voiced by: India Fisher (2001-2010)

Ran away from her boring life among the upper crust in 1930, only to be nearly killed in an airship crash. Fortunately, the Eighth Doctor was around...

  • Edwardian Adventuress: She even calls herself this.
  • Faking the Dead
  • Lady of Adventure
  • Reality Ensues: Several episodes have her dealing with the realization that she will never see her family again.
  • Temporal Paradox: Was saved from the crash of the R101 by the Doctor, and went on to travel with him. Time appears to proceed normally, until we find out that the Doctor saving her from certain firey doom caused a ripple in the Web of Time. History wrote that Charley was supposed to go down with the ship, but because of her survival, the ripple lead to all sorts of paradoxes and tons of "things-that-shouldn't-have-happened" to happen throughout the whole of history. All this, plus causing the Web of Time to slowly unravel itself due to her merely existing.
  • Timey-Wimey Ball: Thanks to the fun of time travel in Doctor Who, Charley is perhaps the only companion[1] to know the Doctor before he knows her. Sorta.[2]
  • Tomboyish Name
  • You Can't Go Home Again: See Reality Ensues.

Thomas Hector "Hex" Schofield (Seventh Doctor)

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 Voiced by: Philip Olivier (2004-2010)

A staff nurse from 2021, Hex is compassionate and good at keeping a cool head, even during his Oh My God freakouts. Companion to Seven with Ace.

  • Badass Normal: Considering the fact that he's just a nurse and is more than often in over his head, Hex does some pretty awesome stuff.
  • Break the Cutie: Villains love to torture poor Hex. Especially Nimrod, Telling him enough of the truth about how his mother died to make him distrust the Doctor and then tricking him into resurrecting her as a mindless vampire monster. This would have been bad enough had he not just recovered from being shot. He has also been mind raped in an English Military Hospital, and nearly burned as a witch by Oliver Cromwell.
  • Big OMG: Not always big, but a bit of a catch phrase. Used to dramatic effect in The Settling with Oliver Cromwell.
  • Heroic BSOD: After finding out the fate of his mother, not to mention the fact that the Doctor had chosen to lie by omission about her fate for so long.
  • Hospital Hottie

Evelyn Smythe (Sixth Doctor)

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 Voiced by: Maggie Stables (2000-present)

One of the Doctor's rare older companions, sixtyish history professor Evelyn Smythe could also match the Sixth Doctor's acid tongue--a rare bird indeed!

  • Badass Teacher: She's a history teacher. And she's badass.
  • Christmas Cake: One of the oldest companions the Doctor has ever had.
  • Cool Old Lady: Cool enough to chill out Six.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She is naturally quite straightforward, but the Doctor's more boastful rants tend to bring out this side of her.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Helping the Doctor take out a being of nearly ultimate power, at the cost of her own life... as she was already dying, Evelyn was more than willing to ensure her end happened on her terms.
  • It Gets Easier / It Never Gets Any Easier: Evelyn's main arc revolves around her coping with all the death that follows in the Doctor's wake. He seems to take it all in his stride, while she, well, doesn't.
  • Not That Kind of Doctor: She often has the same problem as the Doctor when describing herself.
  • Older Sidekick: She seems noticeably older than the 40ish Sixth Doctor, though she technically isn't.
  • Screw Politeness, I'm A Senior: Usually, Evelyn's a perfectly friendly old dear, but when she needs to get her way...


Villains

Grayvorn

 Voiced by: Anthony Head (2002)

The principal villain of the Excelis audio trilogy, Grayvorn is initially a clever and ambitious (if violent) warlord during his planet's medieval period, he becomes immortal through rather complicated circumstances and proceeds to guide the history of Excelis through its renaissance and ultimately its nuclear destruction. Was encountered by the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Doctors.

Nimrod

 Voiced by: Stephen Chance (2001, 2003, 2010)

A Mad Scientist encountered by the Sixth Doctor in "Project: Twilight," "Project: Lazarus" and "Project Destiny," Nimrod was originally Dr. William Abberton, a scientist working for an organization known as the Forge, which was then conducting experiments with vampire DNA in order to create a super-soldier serum. Not to be confused with the character of the same name from the Seventh Doctor episode "Ghost Light".

The Word Lord or Nobody No-One

  Voiced by Paul Reynolds (2008) & Ian Reddington (2010)

Think of a Time Lord, only one coming from a reality made of words and verb structure rather than space and time. You now have the makings of a Word Lord. This particular name goes by the name of Nobody No-One, and rather likes to be a thorn in the side of the 7th Doctor. The awkward twist is that his abilities are derived from words uttered or written down. So, for example, if someone were to write "Nobody could stop me from finishing the next sentence," then he would. Come to think of it, adding him to this wiki might be a mista

 Evelyn: Nobody should have that kind of power.

Nobody: Oh! Thanks!

  • For the Evulz: Pretty much the only reason Nobody No-One is antagonizing the Doctor. Sure, he's taken a double-job from the Daleks (who want his dead body) and Cybermen (who want his brain), but his real reward will be to see the joy the Daleks get from their worst enemy dead at their feet.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: At first he seems harmless. Then you utter something like... say... Nobody can kill the Doctor. Whoops.
  • Large Ham: Paul Reynolds plays his Word Lord as a lethal 10th Doctor. It is as awesome and fearful as it sounds. Reddington plays his version of Nobody No-One as a more restrained Word Lord, but eventually goes over the deep end as well.
  • NobodyDies [3]
  • The Nth Doctor: His second appearance is a regeneration, forced upon him when he crashed into the 27th letter of the English Alphabet.
  • Really Seven Hundred Years Old: Nobody knows how old he is. No, really. But he's not telling.
  • Ret-Gone: A walking version of it, should someone be ignorant enough to give him that much power.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Once you realize the power of language...

Quadrigger Stoyn

Voiced by: Terry Molloy (2013-2014)

A TARDIS technician, his job was to dismantle the engines of old TT capsules before they were sent off to the breaker's yard. Had the misfortune of being aboard a certain Type 40 when it was borrowed.
  • Absolute Xenophobe: Comes with being raised on Gallifrey.
  • Almighty Janitor: Quite crafty for a man whose job was just to dismantle engines.
  • Never My Fault: While the Doctor did steal the TARDIS, the only reason Stoyn hasn't returned home is his own petty need for revenge.
  • Villain Ball: If he wasn't so caught up on humiliating the Doctor, his brain could have returned him to Gallifrey long ago.

Ollistra

Voiced By: Jacqueline Pearce (2015–2018), Carolyn Pickles (2017)

The Cardinal of the High Council of Time Lords during the Last Great Time War. Determined to win at any cost, she comes into conflict with the War Doctor regarding her methodology.
  • Anti-Villain: Wants to destroy the Daleks but has no scruples in accomplishing this goal.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: How she justifies her actions. Up to and including unleashing the Great Vampires on the universe again.
  • Put on a Bus: Owning to Jacqueline Pearce's Author Existence Failure and her incarnation of the character interacting with both the Eighth and War Doctors, she can't appear in the latter run of Eight's Time War stories.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With the War Doctor. They're, nominally, on the same side but have nothing but contempt for the other's methods.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: The incarnation that preceded this hardliner was quite genial.
  • We Have Reserves

Unbound Audio Plays

Alternate Third Doctor

 Voiced by: David Warner (2003, 2008)

An alternate incarnation of the Doctor who accidentally arrived for his banishment to Earth a few decades too late. This Doctor appeared in two Big Finish Unbound tales: "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Masters of War" - the former dealing with the consequences to the Earth over the Doctor's inability to interfere with the events of time, with the latter showing off how the Daleks evolved without the Doctor's interference. Took on the Brigadier as a companion, astonishingly.

Alternate Third Doctor

 Voiced by: Arabella Weir (2003)

A female Doctor who came about after the Second Doctor (Nicholas Briggs) killed himself and escaped to avoid the trial at the end of The War Games. Appears in Exile.

Alternate Sixth Doctor

 Voiced by: Michael Jayston (2003)

Only appearing in He Jests at Scars, this Sixth Doctor is the end result of what might have happened had the Valeyard actually won the events of The Ultimate Foe, thus becoming the Doctor himself. Rather than gallivant around the universe like the Doctor would normally do, this Valeyard-Doctor instead decided to run around, blowing everything out of existence - eventually killing every single one of his previous incarnations. A walking paradox, this Doctor was finally defeated (technically) by a Future Badass version of Mel.

  • Byronic Hero
  • Evil Counterpart: Subverted for perhaps the only time in the franchise, seeing how he's finally the real article.
  • Evil Feels Good
  • Fate Worse Than Death: Doomed to spend an eternity in the TARDIS control room (the only remaining aspect of reality left), unable to move or even do much more than breathe or think while reality slowly sorts itself out...with MEL?! This Mel may at least be somewhat of a lesser annoyance, and kinda cool, but damn. This just takes the cake.
  • Kill'Em All
  • Large Ham
  • Survivor Guilt: Considering the ending, this one actually makes sense.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: After assuming control of what's left of space-time, the Doctor-Valeyard can literally do whatever he desires. This is, of course, because it's all an illusion.

Johann Schmidtt

 Voiced by: Paul McGann (2001)

A Doctor from an alternate timeline where Ace died during a trip to Colditz Castle and the Nazis wound up winning World War II as an accidental aftereffect. While never declared to be the Doctor in a flashback told by Elizabeth Klein, it's pretty blatant and the Seventh Doctor figures it out.

  • The Atoner: This alternate Eighth Doctor spends pretty much his entire regeneration trying to correct time to it's proper course. It's up to interpretation if he's trying to attone for the corruption of the timeline, or if he's trying to prevent Ace's untimely death by meddling. Probably both.
  • The Chessmaster: "Johann" spends over 10 years just trying to find a person whom he can potentially convince to step back in time and correct things. He then spends the next several months slowly convincing her to go back in time to "save" the Doctor from the original timeline on the pretense of using him to explain how the TARDIS works. He's good.
  • Faking the Dead: Done quite easily, considering he regenerated into another body.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: "Johann" gets at least shot trying to get Klein into the TARDIS, not to mention essentially erased from history once his plan works.
  • Name's the Same: Not to be confused with the Red Skull, although both of their backstories involved Nazis.
  • Timey-Wimey Ball: Apart from the obvious described above, "our" Seventh Doctor eventually reveals that Johann's memories have gradually settled in his mind, as Klein's meddling makes time more and more unstable and he's working to fix it.

Colonel Ross Brimmicombe-Wood

 Voiced by: David Tennant (2003, 2005)

A somewhat thuggish soldier who appears in both the UNIT audios and the Alternate Universe audio "Sympathy For The Devil". In the alternate history he becomes head of UNIT after The Brigadier retires. In the UNIT audios, he's a senior UNIT officer who's secretly working for ICIS. Most notable for being played by David Tennant (but not Hey, It's That Voice!, because he doesn't sound like the Tenth Doctor at all).


Seven Keys to Doomsday

This is a stage production that was later recorded by Big Finish, starring an alternate Doctor.

Jimmy (or Dave) Forbes (Companion of the Alternate Fourth Doctor)

From the stageplay and audio adventure "Seven Keys to Doomsday".

  • Agent Scully
  • The Danza: Named after James Mathews, who played him in the original stage production. In later stage productions, he was called Dave, but reverted to Jimmy for the audio.
  • From Beyond the Fourth Wall: He and Jenny are (supposedly) members of the audience, who answer the on-stage Doctor's call for help and are drawn into his world.

Jenny Wilson (Companion of the Alternate Fourth Doctor)

From the stageplay and audio adventure "Seven Keys to Doomsday".

Notes

  1. River Song isn't a companion, at least not yet
  2. Long story short, she was a companion of the 8th Doctor, assumed he died in an adventure and wound up later being a companion to the 6th Doctor. Whose memory of Charley was wiped so the timeline would be preserved when he was the 8th Doctor. Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey indeed.
  3. While the link has no bearing to do with this at all, the name...
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