Captain Ben Knight, later Lieutenant, was an officer in the Special Forces Support Group (1 PARA) under Colonel Pemberton. (PROSE: The Ambush!) He took part in the fight against the Great Intelligence and its Robot Yeti in the London Underground. He later went with the Second Doctor to the surface to find several electronic components the Doctor required, but Knight was attacked and killed by a Yeti. (TV: The Web of Fear) His nickname was 'Little Spence', due to his relationship with Pemberton. (PROSE: The Ambush!)
Behind the scenes Edit
- Originally Nicholas Courtney was cast to portray Knight; however, David Langton, who was to play Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart, gave up the role to accept another offer of work. Director Douglas Camfield recast Ralph Watson in the role of Captain Knight and gave the Colonel's part to Courtney.
- His full name was established in The Ambush!.