Katy Manning is an English actress best known for her role as Jo the companion of Dr Who played by Jon Pertwee. She is also the voice of Jo Grant in the Companion Chronicles audio and the voice of Iris Wildthyme, the Time Lord.
In 2010 she appeared as Jo Jones, formerly Grant, in the 4th series of the Doctor Who spin off Sarah Jane Adventures.
She has since presented her own series for the BBC arts and crafts show Serendipity and appeared in several television series, including Casualty and Taggart. Her stage career includes appearances as Yvette in Allo Allo with Gordon Kaye.