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Doctor Who: Companions and Allies

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The Doctor has been travelling through space and time for centuries, showing his friends and companions the wonders of the universe. From Sarah Jane Smith and the Brigadier to Martha Jones and Donna Noble, Companions and Allies celebrates the friends that have been by his side and the heroes that have helped him battle his deadliest foes. Find out:

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Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 2nd 2009 by BBC Books
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Erik
Apr 08, 2010 Erik rated it it was amazing
Of the many Doctor Who-themed titles published by BBC Books, Steve Tribes’ Companions and Allies is a delightful journey through the entire television series, but from the perspective of his numerous companions and allies starting with Susan with the First Doctor and ending with Lady Christina De Souza from Planet of the Dead with David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor. Reading this is not only a journey through the Doctor’s adventures over his nearly 40-year television career, but also a journey through ...more
Shannon
Sep 20, 2012 Shannon rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading the history of The Doctor's companions. Not only does this book fill in holes from the 1960's - 1989 version of the series, but it helps to enlighten certain aspects of the New Who. This book was very thorough (including a list of every DW episode made!) and fun to read. It's not an encyclopedia but more of a comprehensive guide to everyone who has helped The Doctor along the way. Great photos included as well.
James Bowman
Aug 30, 2015 James Bowman rated it liked it
A neat summary of the Doctor's companions through "Planet of the Dead". Like many New Series-era reference works, this has more emphasis on the modern material... but only slightly so, and they do try to give some of the most significant classic companions (Jamie, the Brigadier, Sarah Jane, etc.) their due as well. (B)
Ginny
Aug 02, 2012 Ginny rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reference
Very nice primer/synopsis/reference for Doctor Who Companions from William Hartnell through David Tennant.

Some entries are more fleshed out than others, but that is to be expected. Little to no Expanded Universe info is given (but that's mostly a good thing, since it keeps things more concise).
Tearese
Jan 13, 2011 Tearese rated it liked it
This is really just a list of all the Doctor's companions since the series began in the 60's, complete with a short synopsis of their personality and adventures with the Doctor, with some additional allies thrown in. Lots of big splashy pictures and fun facts. Good for what it is.
Heather
May 02, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it
interesting summary of the doctor's companions, male, female and mechanical from the beginning of the series in the 60s through the tenth doctor.
Mary
Jul 27, 2011 Mary added it
interesting look at the companions throughout the who-verse and some background on all of them the illustrations were neat
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