Doctor Who: The Newbies Guide

The Tenth Planet

This is the second story in Season Four. The final episode is missing from the archive, and the DVD features an animated version of this episode.

Doctor

The First Doctor

The first Doctor looks like a human in his sixties. He is physically quite frail, but has a keen intellect. He is paternalistic towards his companions, and has a degree of arrogance towards others. He sometimes mispronounces words.

Companion(s)

Ben Jackson

Ben Jackson is a Merchant Seaman from 1966. He is a working-class cockney.

Polly Wright

Polly Wright is a secretary from 1966.

Recurring and Historical Characters

None. Though this story does feature the first appearance of the Cybermen, who went on to become recurring villains.

Recommended Viewing

None.

Recommended Reading

None.

Recommended Listening

None.

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