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doctorwho: Why Elisabeth Sladen Vomited On Edwina Currie and 34 other facts we learnt from the sorely-missed actress’s autobiography Elisabeth Sladen’s autobiography is released by Aurum Press on Monday, and it’s a fascinating read for any Doctor Who fan. Here’s [some of the] 35 things we gleaned from reading it. Why was Elisabeth Sladen’s name spelt with an “S”? Whenever asked, her mother would explain, “the ‘S’ is for ‘star’”. Two inspirations for Sarah Jane’s character were a young…

From the archives of the Timelords The Doctor's companions Born 1948 (unconfirmed) Wendy Padbury portrayed Zoe Herriot from the beginning of The Wheel in Space (1968) through the end of The War Games (1969). Age during show: The Wheel in Space 20 years .. The War Games 21 years .. The Five Doctors 35 years

From the archives of the Timelords Born June 1940 Carole Ann Ford portrayed the Doctor's "granddaughter" Susan (Foreman was her assumed last name) from the beginning of the series in 1963 through the end of The Dalek Invasion of Earth (1964). Age during show: An Unearthly Child 23 years .. The Dalek Invasion of Earth 24 years .. The Five Doctors 43 years .. Dimensions In Time 53 years 2002 birthday: 62nd