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Creator / Wendy Padbury

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Wendy Padbury (born 7 December 1947) is an English actress, best known for playing Doctor Who companion Zoe Heriot from 1968-69, alongside Patrick Troughton's Second Doctor.

After retiring from on-screen acting, she became a theatrical agent. She counted fellow Doctor Who actors Nicholas Courtney, Colin Baker and Mark Strickson among her clients, and famously discovered a young actor called Matt Smith at the National Youth Theatre.

Since 2007, she has reprised the role of Zoe in audio form for Big Finish Doctor Who, starting with "Fear of the Daleks".

Works she has appeared in:

Audio Play
  • Big Finish Doctor Who:
    • 1 story as Lorraine Baynes (2003)
    • 22 stories as Zoe Heriot (2007-present)
    • 1 story as the Time Eater (2011)


Live-Action TV

  • Crossroads as Stephanie "Stevie" Harris (1965-66, 97 episodes)
  • Doctor Who as Zoe Herriot (1967-68, 1983note ; 9 serials, 48 episodes)
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  • Z Cars as Christina (1 episode, 1971)
  • Emmerdale as Rosemary Roberts (6 episodes, 1987)
  • The Bill as a Manageress (1 episode, 1991)

Western Animation

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