Lucie Miller

Lucie Miller


Played By Sheridan Smith
First appearance Blood of the Daleks
Last appearance
To the Death


Lucie Miller was a companion of The Doctor in his eighth incarnation.


Lucie was born in Blackpool on 31 July 1988. (Brave New Town) Lucie’s mother was Mary Miller (née Ryder). (Blood of the Daleks, Horror of Glam Rock)

In 1992, an incident at a children’s party left her with a lifelong distaste for jelly. (Orbis)

After watching Peter Pan as a child, Lucie maintained an extreme fear of crocodiles. (The Skull of Sobek)

She once had a boyfriend who was into danger sports. She left him as she disliked this hobby. (Dead London)


Lucie was at first an unwilling passenger in The Doctor’s TARDIS, having been placed with The Doctor as part of a “Time Lord witness protection programme.” She told The Doctor the Time Lords had placed her in his care because she had seen something important; she didn’t know what. Her initial attitude towards The Doctor was disdainful, but she recognised he was “about saving worlds”. (Blood of the Daleks)


Lucie unexpectedly ran into her “Auntie Pat”, Patricia Ryder, the drummer of a band called Methylated Spirits, in1974. As this was over a decade before Lucie was born, Pat was sceptical, but grew to like her. glamrockHorror of Glam Rock)

After some time with The Doctor the truth was revealed: the Time Lords learned that the Celestial Intervention Agencyhad been tracking a woman who would become a dictator in Europe, and wished to alter her past to prevent this. When Lucie applied for a job which was part of another CIA plot, the primary faction of Time Lords placed her with The Doctor to protect her from the effects of multiple exposure to CIA plots. A woman named Karen Coltraine, who had been interviewed on the same day as Lucie, was the actual future dictator. The Time Lords had either been tricked by the CIA or had made a mistake. (Human Resources)

Lucie and The Doctor encountered a town populated by Autons who saw themselves as human. They helped to bury the Nestene Consciousness signals in order to allow the Auton inhabitants to live their lives in peace. (Brave New Town)

Lucie was possessed by an old crocodile spirit in the world of Sobek. (The Skull of Sobek)

Lucie and The Doctor bumped into Karen and the Headhunter in 19th century Sweden, and stopped their plan to destroy a pocket universe. (Grand Theft Cosmos)

Lucie met her Auntie Pat again, this time in 1984. Pat was running a hotel in the Lake District with her husband, Trevor. This confused Lucie as she knew nothing of Trevor. He was in fact a rehabilitated Zygon, pursued by his former colleagues, who kidnapped Lucie and created a copy of her. These Zygons killed Pat but were defeated by Trevor and The Doctor. The Doctor told Lucie of Pat’s death and the Web of Time, reasoning how Pat could die but Lucie could still have met her. Unknown to Lucie, The Doctor found Trevor, who had survived the explosion that defeated the Zygons. Trevor shifted his shape into that of Pat, vowing to remain as her and live her life for her. The Doctor promised not to tell Lucie that the Auntie Pat she knew was never really her. (The Zygon Who Fell to Earth)

After defeating the resurrected Morbius on Karn, The Doctor fell from a balcony on Morbius’ palace. Lucie found no sign of him and assumed him dead. The Time Lords returned Lucie to Blackpool. Some time later Lucie was confronted at her home in the middle of the night by an armed Headhunter. (The Vengeance of Morbius) The Headhunter abducted Lucie with a time bullet and took her to the planet Orbis in The Doctor’s TARDIS. Shortly after defeating the Headhunter, she resumed her travels with The Doctor in the TARDIS. (Orbis)


Some time after, Lucie and The Doctor helped to save the universe from an invasion of the Eight Legs in 2015. (Worldwide Web) Lucie asked The Doctor to take her home to spend Christmas in Blackpool in 2009. She found out the truth about her Auntie Pat being a Zygon. Learning that The Doctor had purposefully deceived her made Lucie decline The Doctor’s offer to continue travelling with him. (Death in Blackpool)


Lucie later travelled with the Monk after responding to an advert he placed in 2010 for a companion. (Situation Vacant, The Resurrection of Mars)

Lucie initially found her travels with the Monk”fun”. She met Caligula and the Sensorites, and watched a final of Thordon’s Got Talent. After that, they crash landed in medieval Ireland — in Lucie’s words, the Monk’s”directional whatsit was up the spout” — hanging around in the Abbey of Kells until the Monk could finish repairs. (The Resurrection of Mars)

She encountered The Doctor’s companion Tamsin Drew at the Abbey of Kells in 1006, but did not meet The Doctor face to face.  He, in turn, had no idea who she was, as she was disguised as a monk under the name Lucianus at the time. (The Book of Kells)

After Kells, Lucie and the Monk went to the planet Questus, where the Monk had travelled back in time to kill the parents of a dictator in an avalanche to prevent the dictator’s birthat this point, after being dragged out of the avalanche, she tired of the Monk’s meddling, telling him, “I don’t wanna hang around with a murderer, ’cause even if wanna statement unclear] try and avoid wars and stuff, I mean, it’s not worth it if you have to kill people.” After this, the Monk”dumped” her on Deimos Moonbase in the 23rd century. (The Resurrection of Mars)


The Doctor rescued Lucie, asking her to raise the ambient temperate of the base to slow down the Ice Warriors while he meddled with the settings of the atmospheric re-editioniser, correcting the Monk’s meddling with Ice Warrior history and preventing the deaths of the human colonists on Mars. Lucie ran into The Doctor’s new companion, Tamsin, who told Lucie that The Doctor was responsible for deaths of the 600 people on the passenger rocket.

When Lord Slaadek threatened the life of the Doctor, Lucie agreed to decrease the temperature again so that The Doctor would live. The Doctor, unable to reverse the effects, brought the re-editioniser”to a very sudden halt with a very loud bang” by reducing a critical feedback in the editionisatedition beam, giving everyone about five minutes to escape. At the last minute, The Doctor also made the process alter Mars into an Earth-like atmosphere rather than that of the Mars of long before.

Tamsin, whom the Monk had shown what The Doctor’s meddling had caused, had”had enough” of what she considered only looking out for his friends and the Web of Time, and condemning the fate of Halcyon in the future to the Ice Warriors and left with the Monk. Lucie and The Doctor left in The Doctor’s TARDIS. Afterwards, the atmosphere of the moonbase ignited and Deimos lit up, becoming an artificial sun for the human colonists.

Uncertain of continuing to travel with him again, she accepted The Doctor’s offer of another Christmas with him to make up for the one which he had ruined for her. (The Resurrection of Mars)

The Doctor took Lucie to the TARDIS, where they had Christmas dinner with The Doctor’s family: Alex and Susan Campbell. After this, Lucie went to travel 22nd century Earth with Alex. (Relative Dimensions)

Lucie sent a distress message to The Doctor for help with a Dalek invasion of Earth. (Prisoner of the Sun) She lost her sight in one eye and much of the use of her legs from the plague the Daleks used to limit opposition on Earth.  at the start of the invasion. (Lucie Miller) Lucie died after she flew a Dalek Saucer under the Dalek stronghold and detonated a bomb to stop the invasion, creating a time warp that sucked the Daleks in. Her death, along with Alex, greatly affected The Doctor. (To the Death)


The death of Lucie haunted The Doctor for a time. (The Great War)

When The Doctor was about to regenerate into his next incarnation on Karn, he remembered Lucie among his past companions. (The Night of the Doctor)


Lucie had a morbid fear of crocodiles after watching Peter Pan in her youth. (The Skull of Sobek) Lucie’s favourite musical artists from her time were the Scissor Sisters, Pink, the Sugababes, Gnarls Barkley, Lily Allen, Gorillaz, Goldfrapp, OutKast and the Killers. Remain in Light)

Lucie didn’t like when people assumed that The Doctor was “her man.” (Horror of Glam Rock, Phobos)

Lucie had a boyfriend who tried to get her into extreme sports, but only succeeded in getting her to dump him. (Dead London)

Even though The Doctor was furious when the Time Lords ordered Lucie to travel with him, he grew fond of her and they became the best of friends. (Human Resources)

She grew very fond of the Doctor, too. When she thought he was dead, she missed him and couldn’t bear the thought of never seeing him again. (Sisters of the Flame) Lucie was devastated and burst into tears when he plummeted to his apparent death. She considered him to be her mate and the person whom she cared most about. (The Vengeance of Morbius)

However, Lucie’s faith in The Doctor changed greatly when she found that he had been keeping secrets from her. (Death in Blackpool)

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