Real Name: Gwen
First Appearance: The Empress of Othernow
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Historian from the 21st century
Affiliations: The Doctor (Empress of Othernow incarnation)
Enemies: Livia, the Cybermen
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: The TARDIS
Comments: Gwen was played by Rachel Greaves.
This Gwen is a historian from the 21st century. There is another companion, Guin, short for Guinevere Winchester, introduced in Short Trips and Side Steps in March 2000, who accompanies the red-haired Merlin Doctor (young Muldwych). Guin is an academic who worked at a museum for 25 years prior to meeting the Doctor. Although I'm sure the latter author didn't plan the idea, other than possible age differences (and name spellings, which is minor), there would be no reason to consider this a different person. If we take it that the two Gwens are one and the same, then this would probably mark the Othernow Doctor as the incarnation prior to Muldwych, and Gwen/Guin as the companion who bridges the regeneration.
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