It’s that feeling you get. see list First appearance: (TV: The End of Time), At some point, Sarah Jane Smith and Martha started to occasionally meet up for coffee. Say That You Love Me- Martha and Doctor tribute. Unknown to them, the aliens had killed each other after assuming the Doctor was among them following the death of Kraarn of the Kraagaaron in an electrical accident. Martha brought most of the group apart from the Doctor and Shackleton back to the Endurance in the TARDIS, and watched as the Doctor and Shackleton sent the Oppressor One into the sun. (PROSE: Made of Steel), Martha first sees the TARDIS. The Doctor stepped in and knocked out Jask, saving them as his final gift to them prior to his next regeneration. The BBC asked a number of professional Doctor Who writers to submit stories. Memorable moment When Daleks attacked the base, General Sanchez ordered Martha to use Project Indigo to escape and contact the Doctor. Martha Jones was born in 1986 to Francine and Clive Jones. Her solution was to join UNIT the acronym for Unified Intelligence Taskforce, a human group dedicated much as Torchwood is, to keeping the Earth safe. Leo Jones (TV: Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code, Daleks in Manhattan, The Lazarus Experiment, Human Nature/The Family of Blood The Doctor's Daughter, The Sontaran Stratagem, Reset) Her knowledge and logic allowed her to execute very complicated coordinated plans based on very little information from the Doctor. He overheard a TV news story about a man promising to "change what it means to be human", and escorted her to the presentation of Prof. Richard Lazarus' rejuvenation device. Martha Jones was born on 14 September 1984 (PROSE: The Torchwood Archives) to Francine and Clive Jones. (TV: Reset), Martha is captured by the Pharm. Francine Jones Acknowledging this, the resemblance of the two characters was touched upon in "Smith and Jones" when Martha makes reference to her deceased cousin, also serving to connect Martha to the larger Doctor Who universe. Calm while those around her panicked, Martha worked with the Doctor to track down the Plasmavore, "Florence Finnegan", for whom the Judoon were searching. Oh, yes. Unlike other companions, she not only became infatuated with the Doctor but also declared her feelings to him. In its final story — "Last of the Time Lords", Martha was separated from the Doctor for a year, and after saving the world she decided to return to Earth to allow herself to qualify as a medical doctor, look after her devastated family, and get over the Doctor's inability to reciprocate her feelings. (PROSE: Wooden Heart) Martha devoured Annette Billingsley's The Troubleseekers, a thirty-two book series, around the age of eight; they were the first books that she ever read. Martha first met the Tenth Doctor on 4 June 2008, (PROSE: The Secret Lives of Monsters) on her way to her job as a student doctor at the Royal Hope Hospital in London, where she was studying under Mr Stoker. [27] As with her predecessor Rose, Martha is from London; Brett Mills from the University of East Anglia presumes this is because characters from the capital of the country are "therefore relatable to all British people" because they are seen as "neutral".[28]. Going to the hospital and looking at X-rays fascinated her, which was when she decided she wanted to become a doctor. London There are only a few friendships on TV so appealing , especially since these two had a friendship and an “unromantic” romance ⁠— something only they could pull off. Martha Jones is a fictional character played by Freema Agyeman in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who and its spin-off series, Torchwood. Prior to meeting the Doctor, Martha attended a Mika concert in Denmark. Though the Doctor and Martha refused to go outside the TARDIS, parking the TARDIS at the same spot each year during dawn at the summer solstice had unwittingly influenced the construction of Stonehenge. 3 Martha Jones: Pined After The Doctor. Project Indigo, which had never been tested, teleported Martha to her home in London, where she was reunited with her mother. Martha getting engaged to Dr Thomas Milligan is just plain weird. Set between the events of the 2008 series of Torchwood but prior to the Doctor Who finale that year, Martha recruits Jack, Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd) and Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) on Torchwood's first international adventure, as part of Radio 4's special celebration of the Large Hadron Collider being switched on at CERN in Geneva. The bio-mechanical beast, Viktor, tried taking both the Doctor and Martha to the Thane's castle, but Gideon freed the Doctor. I’m Dr. Martha Jones. Some of the staff had gone missing, including her old friend Julia Swayles. [4] Martha becomes frustrated because The Doctor is oblivious to her feelings for him, and she expresses concern that she is simply a rebound after The Doctor's painful loss of his previous companion, Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). This is the Scene from the Poison Sky where The Doctor rescues the REAL Martha! (TV: Evolution of the Daleks), Martha and the Doctor trapped inside of Professor Lazarus' machine. The Story of Martha is a BBC Books anthology with a framing device written by Dan Abnett. Humans have an amazing ability to cope with things and then move on. Another memorable moment As her family, Jack, and the Doctor were all taken prisoner aboard the Valiant, Martha teleported back to Earth with a mission to defeat the Master. Russell T Davies originally intended for Martha to appear in Torchwood: Children of Earth miniseries and Enemy of the Bane, the series 2 finale of The Sarah Jane Adventures. 0. Leaving her mother, she teleported to Germany and a secret UNIT base, one of several Osterhagen Project activation points. Dr. Martha Jones is a fictional character who is played by Freema Agyeman in the television series Doctor Who and its spin-off series, Torchwood.She is a companion of the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, replacing Rose Tyler in the role of the main companion. Also, like it has been mentioned before, the Doctor always tried to protect her as he was her best friend. Mad Martha was one of a series of online comic strips posted to the BBC's Doctor Who website. To keep in touch, she gave the Doctor her superphone, saying that she would call him when she needed him. "Death", a force possessing Harper, made the gauntlet attack Martha which aged her considerably, but reverted back again after Owen defeated the Death being. (TV: A Day in the Death), Martha attended both Owen and Tosh's funerals. Director Euros Lyn comments that the production team had intended for Agyeman and Clarke to join Torchwood for its third series, but their careers led them elsewhere. The Torchwood Three team went to Switzerland to investigate and discovered that the person who was responsible was Dr Harrington. She was put to sleep but kept alive; her clone needed access to her memories while helping the Sontarans. Tish Jones Made of Steel (TV: The Doctor Falls), Martha was an intelligent, brave and kind-hearted woman with a great sense of humour. (COMIC: A Little Help from My Friends), With her and the Doctor stranded, Martha took a job as a shop girl at a London clothes shop called Face Fashion. (TV: Human Nature/The Family of Blood), When the Doctor used a time machine to follow time assassins from 27th century Mars to 21st century London, Martha received a phone call from the Doctor in the past telling her that he had saved the Mayor of London's lineage from being destroyed, but the assassins had found him. Martha was separated from the Doctor when Kipe ejected her from the head. Not long after UNIT took control of the factory, Martha was kidnapped by two Sontaran-controlled soldiers and put in a cloning pool to be copied. Martha, Sugarpea and Sweetleaf went to the Museum of Politics, but Sugarpea locked the others inside to sacrifice her life to end her debt to the Krib. Mr Saxon was in fact an alias of the Master, who had been living on Earth for months since his departure from Malcassairo; the Doctor explained that, before the Master fled Utopia, he sabotaged the TARDIS by fusing the coordinates with his sonic screwdriver so that it could only travel between 21st century Earth and the end of the universe, adding that he could've only landed up to 18 months prior to the day they picked Jack up from Cardiff. (PROSE: The Frozen Wastes) Martha grew up with her mother when her parents divorced and was often forced to play peacekeeper in continual family arguments. (TV: Smith and Jones). Martha Jones A race called the Silhouettes began leeching energy from the Shield and its crew. [39] In her introduction, Martha is represented as being 'normal' in ways previous Doctor Who companions were not. Main actor: Whereas in The Simpsons, Lisa is the character most identified with knowledge and worldliness, in Doctor Who that character is the Doctor. Clive Jones She is a companion of the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, after Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) and before Donna Noble (Catherine Tate). In "Human Nature", in addition to the racist jibes of private school boys, "we bear witness to how things have changed, when a white nurse refuses to believe that Martha is a medical student in the future, saying, "Women might train to be doctors, but hardly a skivvy and hardly one of your colour. (TV: Journey's End) She also proved handy with a gun. To thank her for her help, The Doctor invites her to join him for a supposed single trip in his time machine the TARDIS,[2] but later accepts her as his full-time "companion", admitting that she was "never just a passenger",[3] and he even gives her the key to the TARDIS in the episode, "42". [37] Agyeman does not rule out returning to the show at a later date, however. She told him that “her” John was dead, and the Doctor was just a man who looked like him. (COMIC: Sunscreen), Martha and the Doctor before the Chameleon Arch (TV: Human Nature), To escape the Family of Blood, who were hunting him, the Doctor used the Chameleon Arch to turn himself into a human with no memory or knowledge of the Doctor, containing his true self inside a fob watch. It was here they discovered what the humans and Hath were fighting over: the Source, a terraforming device which would make the planet's surface habitable. After returning to life on Earth, becoming engaged and finishing her medical degree, Martha finds a newfound level of independence when she is recruited into the paranormal military organisations UNIT, and briefly Torchwood. She had spent a year on Earth telling everyone to think of the Doctor at a specific time so the Master could be defeated. When the biologist Robert Clark had begun turning into a Skith after being in contact with a whale whose DNA was altered by the Skith, a group including the Doctor, Martha, and some of Shackleton's crew followed Clark to the Skith ship Oppressor One. She looked up at the Doctor with tears running down her cheeks and a worried look on her beautiful face. [39] In 2009, Martha was listed among the top 20 Black Sci-Fi Icons by Entertainment Weekly. While Martha isn’t solely responsible for that year being one of the show’s best, she played a huge part in what made David Tennant’s run as the Tenth Doctor memorably compelling. Going back to the life she had led as if all she now knew didn’t exist seemed impossible. Throughout Doctor Who series three, Martha pined for the Doctor's affection. The first book published was a "Quick Reads" novel, Made of Steel by Terrance Dicks (published prior to her first television appearance), and the character subsequently appeared in all novels in the series, starting with Sting of the Zygons by Stephen Cole and most recently in The Many Hands by Dale Smith. Martha: Half-fish, half-human. (AUDIO: Dissected), Around the time of Torchwood's Christmas party, Martha separated from Tom, hence why she did not attend. In Doctor Who - Season 2 Episode 12 a character who looks identical to Martha is turned into a pseudo-cyber woman when a couple of ear pieces are fused to her brain. She's still very much in Martha's life".[35]. (TV: The Doctor's Daughter), Martha walked out of the TARDIS onto the planet Messaline, remarking that even though she did not want to travel with the Doctor any more, she still loved the first step on a new planet. Had gone missing, including her old friend Julia Swayles looks like her brain is clearly.. 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