Jo Martin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Jo Martin
Jo Martin.jpg
Years active1988-present
Notable work
The Crouches
Doctor Who

Jo Martin is a British actress. She played Natalie Crouch in the BBC One sitcom The Crouches, which aired between 2003 and 2005.[1] She joined the cast of Holby City in 2019 as CEO and neurosurgeon Max McGerry.[2] Martin portrayed an unknown incarnation of the Doctor in the BBC TV series Doctor Who starting with the programme's twelfth series.[3]

Early life[edit]

She was born in London to a Jamaican mother, who died in 2015.[citation needed]

Doctor Who[edit]

Martin first appeared in the series 12 episode "Fugitive of the Judoon", playing Ruth Clayton, a tourist guide who is later revealed to be an incarnation of the Doctor.[4][5] She reprised her role in the series finale, "The Timeless Children".[6]



Year Title Role Notes
1988 For Queen and Country Pearl
1999 The Murder of Stephen Lawrence Cheryl Stoley
2000 The Jolly Boys' Last Stand Tina
2003 Cheeky Zoe
2004 Tunnel of Love Education Officer 1
2005 Batman Begins Police Prison Official
2005 Blood Thelma Short
2007 Deadmeat Melanie
2007 The Prodigals Leon's Mother Short
2010 Driving Examiner
2010 Devil's Playground Scared Person on Street
2011 Chalet Girl Lexi
2012 Say My Name Tercet: Stormy Weather Mother Short
2012 Parking Wars Victoria Short
2015 Dragonfly Ruby Thomson
2015 Mm-Hm Cherie Short
2016 100 Streets Marie
2018 The Rehearsal Room Jane Short
2018 Been So Long Vivienne
2019 Nine Nights Leonore Haines
2019 Blue Story Marco's Mum
2019 Dominoes for Beginners[7]


Year Title Role Notes
1989–2004 The Bill Cindy 3 episodes
1990 Birds of a Feather Joy 1 episode
1991 The Brittas Empire Mrs Walsh 1 episode
1996 The Real McCoy Botney/Various roles Series 5
1996 Chef! Rochelle 2 episodes
1998 Comedy Nation Various roles
2002 Casualty WDS Bridgeman 2 episodes
2002–2006 Doctors Anne Charlton 2 episodes
2003 Loose Women As Herself 1 episode
My Family 1970s Nurse 1 episode
2003–2005 The Crouches Natalie Crouch
2005 Black Out Celia Jackson
2006–2007 Stupid! Various roles 10 episodes
2007 The Prodigals Leon's Mother
2013 Wizards vs Aliens Elizabeth Hatcher 1 episode
2014 EastEnders Judy
Hollyoaks Petula Delaney 1 episode
2015 Together Anne Griffin 2 episodes
2016 Jonathan Creek Nina 1 episode
NW Saul Dibb
2017 The Jonah Man David Simpson
2019 Back to Life Janice
Fleabag Pam
2019–present Holby City Max McGerry Regular role
2020 Casualty 1 episode
2020 Doctor Who Ruth Clayton / The Doctor 2 episodes
2020 Liar Receptionist 1 episode


  1. ^ "Doctor Who: Who is Jo Martin?". Radio Times. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Jo Martin to join the cast of BBC One's Holby City" (Press release). BBC Media Centre. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Doctor Who brings back major fan favourite – and then drops another huge reveal". Digital Spy. 26 January 2020. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  4. ^ Dominguez, Noah (26 January 2020). "Doctor Who Introduces Its First Black Doctor". CBR. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  5. ^ Fullerton, Huw (26 January 2020). "Doctor Who: Who is Jo Martin?". Radio Times. Retrieved 26 January 2020.
  6. ^
  7. ^ "Passages: A Windrush Celebration, Seven Films for Seven Decades Now Available to Watch Online". Royal Court Theatre. Retrieved 29 June 2020.

External links[edit]