ELISABETH SLADEN: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
In the course of her various appearances in specials and the new series Elisabeth shared the screen with nine of the eleven Doctor's.
Her character proved to be the most beloved of all of the Doctor's companions. When Russel T. Davies brought her character back in the new Doctor Who, reuniting Sarah Jane with the tenth Doctor, David Tennant, allowing a whole new generation of fans to discover her.
She was then offered her own series called The Sarah Jane Adventures which was in the middle of filming its fifth series when she succumbed to cancer and passed away on April 19, 2011. This was a few short months after she had finished writing her autobiography, which was published posthumously on December 2, 2011 and then in paperback on October 1, 2012.
The forward was written in September 2011 by David Tennant who worked with her in the Doctor Who episodes School Reunion and the two part story arc Stolen Earth/Journey's End and then again in her series in the two part episode The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith. David, himself a great Doctor Who fan, grew up watching Elisabeth on the show and had a great admiration and respect for the actress.
audiobook was released on February 28, 2012, read by Caroline John, who played the third Doctor's companion Liz Shaw, who herself sadly
passed away on June 5, 2012. David reads the forward he wrote and Elisabeth's husband and daughter Brian and Sadie Miller read the postscript.