Sophie Aldred

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Which Companion Would You Like To See Again?

One of the best things about a new Doctor is the possibility of seeing them rubbing shoulders with not just the significant foes of his past, and seeing them through his new eyes, but the significant friends too. He’s his own man, ...

Life Outside the TARDIS: The Classic Companions’ Best Roles

Whovians, Anglophenians, Fiends. Romans and Gruntymen, this series has been a lot of fun.

‘Doctor Who’ Rogues Gallery: The Cheetah People

I wonder if it’s possible to populate an entire zoo with science-fiction monsters who have the heads of Earth animals. You’d have the Judoon in the rhino enclosure, Planet of the Apes over in the monkey house, Admiral Ackbar ...

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Matt Smith Wants Old Doctors to Return for 50th Anniversary

Current Time Lord Matt Smith recently told The Sun that the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who in 2013 should really be a proper reunion featuring the likes of his predecessor David Tennant, as well as Tom Baker, Paul McGann and Christopher ...

A Companion To The Doctor’s Companions: Ace

There’s a powerful argument to be made that Ace, companion to the Seventh Doctor and posh girl pretending to be street-scruff (her real name is Dorothy, y’know), is the Scrappy Doo of the Whoniverse: she’s a terrier, ...