A detail from the first Doctor Who script, estimated at £5000-8000 at Aston’s Auctioneers on May 3.

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It named the Doctor’s companions as ‘Carole Ann Ford, Susan Foreman and Jaqueline Hill’.

It took me a while to realise that Carole Ann Ford and Susan Foreman were one and the same, the former being the actress and the latter her character. And poor William Russell wasn’t named at all.

Did I pass your Whovian test?

Susan Ravdin

Wilfrid M de Freitas – bookseller Montreal, Canada