Last updated 28 March 2020

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Sarah Sutton: The Keeper of Traken; Logopolis; Castrovalva; Four To Doomsday; Kinda; The Visitation; Black Orchid; Earthshock; Time-Flight; Arc of Infinity; Snakedance; Mawdryn Undead; Terminus; The Caves of Androzani; Dimensions In Time[Misc]; The Land of the Dead[BF]; Winter for the Adept[BF]; The Mutant Phase[BF]; Primeval[BF]; Spare Parts[BF]; Creatures of Beauty[BF]; The Game[BF]; Circular Time[BF]; Renaissance of the Daleks[BF]; The Haunting of Thomas Brewster[BF]; The Boy That Time Forgot[BF]; Time Reef / A Perfect World[BF]; Return to the Web Planet[BF]; The Darkening Eye[BF]; Castle of Fear[BF]; The Eternal Summer[BF]; Plague of the Daleks[BF]; Cobwebs[BF]; The Whispering Forest[BF]; The Cradle of the Snake[BF]; The Children of Seth[BF]; The Demons of Red Lodge and Other Stories[BF]; Heroes of Sontar[BF]; Kiss of Death[BF]; Rat Trap[BF]; The Elite[BF]; Hexagora[BF]; The Five Companions[BF]; The Jupiter Conjunction[BF]; The Butcher of Brisbane[BF]; 1001 Nights[BF]; Eldrad Must Die![BF]; Prisoners of Fate[BF]; The Lady of Mercia[BF]; 1963: Fanfare for the Common Men[BF]; The Light at the End[BF]; Moonflesh[BF]; Tomb Ship[BF]; Masquerade[BF]; The Fifth Doctor Boxset[BF]; Mistfall[BF]; Equilibrium[BF]; The Entropy Plague[BF]; The Waters of Amsterdam[BF]; Aquitaine[BF]; The Peterloo Massacre[BF]; The Star Men[BF]; The Contingency Club[BF]; Zaltys[BF]; Alien Heart / Dalek Soul[BF]; Kingdom Of Lies[BF]; Ghost Walk[BF]; Serpent In The Silver Mask[BF]; Tartarus[BF]; Interstitial / Feast of Fear[BF]; Warzone / Conversion[BF]; Thin Time / Madquake; Killing Time[BF]; The Lost Resort and Other Stories; Forty 1; Conflicts of Interest; In the Night; The Emerald Tiger[BF]
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Vanessa Paine: as Double for Nyssa/Ann: Black Orchid(uncredited)
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Lucy Benjamin: as Nyssa as a child: Mawdryn Undead(uncredited)
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Nyssa is a fictional character from the planet Traken in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. She is played by Sarah Sutton. Nyssa was created by writer Johnny Byrne for the Fourth Doctor serial The Keeper of Traken, but the production team subsequently decided that she should join the Doctor on his travels. She returned in the following serial Logopolis, in which the Fourth Doctor regenerated, and remained as a companion of the Fifth Doctor. She was a regular in the programme from 1981 to 1983.

Biography from the wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA

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