Creator / Sarah Sutton

Sarah Sutton (born 12 December 1961) is a British actress who played the character of Nyssa, companion to the Fourth and Fifth Doctors, in the science fiction television series Doctor Who. Nyssa was famous for her "fairy skirt" in her first few stories and for losing her (non-fairy) skirt in her final story, "Terminus". She returned to Doctor Who, sort of, making a cameo as herself in "The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot".

Previous to playing Nyssa, Sutton appeared in television adaptations of Alice Through the Looking-Glass and The Crucible.