Jerry CorneliusOur main character, though sometimes he takes a background role in his own stories.
Catherine CorneliusJerry's beloved sister, and something of a tragic figure.
Frank CorneliusJerry's brother, out for what he can get.
Honoria CorneliusThe domineering mother of the Cornelius clan. Survives just about everything life throws at her.
Una PerssonFirst appearing in A Cure For Cancer, she is a heroic revolutionary and supporter of Jerry.
Miss BrunnerJerry's opposite number, big on order and authoritarianism (especially in the later stories).
Bishop BeesleyAnother of Jerry's enemies, though more greedy and less formidable.
Other Persons of Interest
Most of these characters show up in works after The Final Programme. They're listed in alphabetical order rather than order of appearance.
Sebastian AuchinekA theatrical agent/music producer and sometimes antagonist to Jerry.
Mitzi BeesleyBishop Beesley's amazingly unpleasant daughter.
"Shaky" Mo(ses) CollierA drinking (snorting, shooting, smoking) buddy of Jerry's. Also a demolitions expert and sometimes roadie.
"Flash" Gordon Gavin
Professor Hythloday Hira
Doctor Karen von Krupp