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Doctor Who

Doctor Who

In 2005, after a 15-year hiatus, DOCTOR WHO returned to British television as a weekly series and immediately became one of the most watched programs on the BBC. To bring the beloved Time Lord into the 21st century, Christopher Eccleston was chosen to play the title role, the first actor to portray the iconic television character who was actually born after the start of the original series. American Public Television is proud to bring DOCTOR WHO to American public television stations in 2007. Christopher Eccleston's Doctor is wise, funny and brave; an adventurer in time and space. His detached logic gives him a vital edge when the world is in danger. But when it comes to human relationships, he can be found wanting. That's why he needs Rose (Billie Piper). Rose is a shop-girl from the present day, trapped in a dull existence. From the moment they meet, the Doctor and Rose are soulmates. They understand and complement each other. With nothing to hold Rose back - neither her over-bearing mum nor her hapless boyfriend - she chooses the Doctor and his promise of fantastic adventures across the universe. And he doesn't let her down...

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