1. Sarah Sutton is a British actress best known for her role as Nyssa in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.
2. Nyssa was first the companion to Tom Baker and then to Peter Davison, from 1981 to 1983.
3. Sutton studied ballet as a little girl and was only 11 when she became the youngest British actress to have played Alice on screen, in a 1973 television film of Alice Through The Looking Glass.
4. Besides her performance as Alice, Sutton appeared in a number of television programmes before Doctor Who, including The Moon Stallion as Susannah Walcott.
5. Sutton, famously, removed her skirt for Terminus, effectively playing out the rest of the serial in her undergarments—the scripted reason being that she was feeling unwell and feverish as well as leaving a clue for The Doctor, though Sutton described it later as “a parting gesture to
6. Sutton reprised the role of Nyssa in the 1993 Doctor Who Children in Need special Dimensions in Time, and subsequently in several of the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who spin-off audio plays from 1999 onwards.
7. In November 2013 she appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five Doctors Reboot.