WHO’S WHO: The Doctor’s companions
Jenna Coleman (Victoria, 9pm, ITV) has done well since stepping out of the Tardis as Clara Oswald in Doctor Who. Here’s what happened to some of the Doctor’s other companions…
Billie Piper As Rose Tyler, Billie helped to make the revived Doctor Who a huge hit in 2005. After leaving, officially, in 2006, she went on to star in Secret Diary Of A Call Girl and Penny Dreadful
(below left), but post-Rose, Billie has arguably shone brightest in theatre, winning several awards, including an Olivier for Yerma this year. Freema Agyeman After playing plucky Martha Jones in both Doctor Who and its spin-off Torchwood,
Freema landed a role in Law &
Order: UK. You can also catch her in Sex And The City prequel The Carrie
Diaries (left) and in the Wachowskis’ cult sci-fi series Sense8, on Netflix.
Karen Gillan Post Amy Pond, Karen’s biggest role has been as Nebula in the Guardians Of The
Galaxy films – though she’s hard to recognise under the make-up (below left). She has also written and directed two short films, and her first feature, The Party’s Just Beginning, set in Scotland, is slated for release next year.
Arthur Darvill After playing Amy’s partner, Rory Williams, Arthur travelled through time again as Rip Hunter in TV’s Legends Of
Tomorrow. You’ll also know him as the Rev Paul Coates (far right) in Broadchurch, co-starring two Doctors – David Tennant and the incoming Jodie Whittaker.