|Written by:||David J. Howe, Mark Stammers|
|Release date:||19 October 1995|
|Format:||124pp Hardback / Paperback released (1996)|
Publisher's summary Edit
Doctor Who has been around for over 30 years and is still one of the world's most fondly remembered TV series. Whatever the secret of its appeal, everyone agrees that the companions played a significant part. This volume pays tribute to every one of the gallant travellers who allowed us brief insight into the Doctor's magical universe, telling the stories both of the characters and the actors who played them. 160 photos, 80 in color.
Subject matter Edit
This book includes detailed coverage of all the Doctor's travelling companions and the actors and actresses who brought the characters to life.
Introduction Why does the Doctor Need a Companion Anyway? Who Were the Companions?
- In the Beginning
- Three becomes Two
- The Troughton Years
- A United Front
- Aliens in the TARDIS
- A Sign of the Eighties
- Future Matters, A Novel Solution (films, comics and novel)
- Index of Companions (Actor's biographies)
Notable features Edit
- This book is fully illustrated with photographs throughout — many had never been published before.
- Among those photographs is "the one" with actress Katy Manning (aka Jo Grant) posing naked with a Dalek.
- Each companion has a featured TARDIS log infobox detailing name, likes, dislikes, why they joined and left the Doctor and a general descriptive comment.
- This publication followed the success of the writer's previous titles, Doctor Who: The Sixties, Doctor Who: The Seventies and Doctor Who: The Eighties.
- Released as a hardback, it was priced £15.99 (UK) a paperback edition was released the following year with a different cover.