Goodbye, Susan. Goodbye, my dear.
Six of the actors who have played Doctor Who’s companions - Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones), Louise Jameson (Leela), Katy Manning (Jo Grant) and Carole Ann Ford (Susan Foreman) - discuss their experiences of the long-running BBC TV sci-fi show
The Guardian will also have interviews with even more companions in tomorrow’s (September 28) Weekend Magazine.
“I made up the name TARDIS from the intials: Time And Relative Dimension In Space. I had thought you’d both understand when you saw the different dimensions inside from those outside.”
Happy birthday, Carole Ann Ford!
An Unearthly Child vs. The Dalek Invasion of Earth
So, there’s been a reference to each Doctor’s era in chronological order since The Rings of Akhaten. If this holds true, there should be a mention of Six’s in Nightmare in Silver, and Seven’s in the finale…
I made up the name TARDIS from the initials, Time And Relative Dimension In Space. I thought you’d both understand when you saw the different dimensions inside from those outside.
-Susan Foreman, An Unearthly Child
[Promises Unkept] … yet
“One day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine.”
my favourite goodbye,
help i’m drowning in bittersweet nostalgia.
Every Doctor Who story: 001 - An Unearthly Child (1963)
“If you could touch the alien sand and hear the cry of strange birds and watch them wheel in another sky, would that satisfy you?”
“It all started as a mild curiosity in a junkyard…”
…Now it has become 49 years of an adventure.
Happy Birthday Doctor Who, 23rd November, 1963.
Gridlock (2007) | The Sensorites (1964)
I’m not your biggest fan Moff, but thank you for this.
Just had a little of my faith in Moff restored.
Oh my god. Best thing ever. Classic!Who references for the ABSOLUTE win.
I love Doctor/River - but this is epic win.