The Doctor Who Database

Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston was the 9th actor to play The Doctor.

Opening title logo


Doctor Who Logo

Regeneration

Doctor Who Regeneration

Dates as Doctor Who

First Episode
26th March 2005
Last Episode
18th June 2005

Companions

Rose Tyler
Played by Billie Piper

Adam Mitchell
Played by Bruno Langley

Captain Jack Harkness
Played by John Barrowman

TARDIS


Exerior of the TARDIS
Interrior console of the TARDIS

Sonic Screwdriver


The Sonic ScrewDriver

Episodes

Season 1

Rose


Airdate: Sat, 26th March 2005

Notes:

Doctor Who returns to British TV after being off air for 16 years

The End of the World


Airdate: Sat, 2nd April 2005

The Unquiet Dead


Airdate: Sat, 9th April 2005

Aliens of London


Airdate: Sat, 16th April 2005

World War Three


Airdate: Sat, 23rd April 2005

Dalek


Airdate: Sat, 30th April 2005

The Long Game


Airdate: Sat, 7th May 2005

Father's Day


Airdate: Sat, 14th May 2005

The Empty Child


Airdate: Sat, 21st May 2005

Notes:

This is the first appearance of John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness who later appeared as the same character in the series Torchwood

This was the first episode of New Who written by Stephen Moffat although he had previously written a "spoof" episode for Comic Relief called The Curse of Fatal Death starring Rowan Atkinson as The Doctor.

Moffat would later go on to become head writer and executive producer of the series.

The Doctor Dances


Airdate: Sat, 28th May 2005

Boom Town


Airdate: Sat, 4th June 2005

Bad Wolf


Airdate: Sat, 11th June 2005

The Parting of the Ways


Airdate: Sat, 18th June 2005

Notes:

The Ninth Doctor regenerates into the Tenth Doctor.

His last words are "Rose... Before I go, I just want to say you were fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. And you know what? So was I!"