Companion Pieces – Leela

Leela, the savage from the tribe of Sevateem.

Leela, the savage from the tribe of Sevateem.

In many ways, Leela of the Sevateem was a massively unlikely companion for the super-intelligent Fourth Doctor to have taken around the universe. That she’s one of the most well-regarded and durable companions in the show’s history is down to some exceptional writing and showrunning, and even more, it’s down to the amazing performance of actress Louise Jameson.

In the ongoing series of pieces on notable companions throughout the history of Doctor Who, Tony recently profiled Leela, the mid-70s companion who  accompanied the Fourth Doctor on some of his most memorable adventures, for the WarpedFactor website.

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