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Celebrate 9 Years Since Doctor Who’s Revival

It is nine years to this date since the Ninth Doctor made his unforgettable entrance on to our screens in Rose. To celebrate the BBC have released three great images of Nine and his companions Rose and Captain Jack.

Use the links underneath each image to download them in their high resolution glory on the device of your choice.

Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston)

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Rose (Billie Piper)

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Captain Jack (John Barrowman)

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69 comments
wizard58
wizard58

Nice artwork, would make good posters

DW_girl
DW_girl

Can't believe it's 9 years!! I wonder if they'll do anything special for 10 years?

And I loved the artwork- very colourful and imaginative.

NewWho2012
NewWho2012

9 years my God. I don't think I've ever been so committed to a TV show didn't think I'd get this far with it. Remember watching Series 1 and haven't stopped since.

Liana21
Liana21

They're really cool posters. I love Eccleston, he had a short tenure but really good. And i want too a 10th New Who Special with him, Tennant, Matt and Capaldi.

Romanadvoratrelundar
Romanadvoratrelundar

I love these! And it's fantastic that they're finally making purpose-built facebook covers :D

SouffleBoy
SouffleBoy

Nope. I refuse to believe it's been 9 years already. I remember sitting down when I was 10 and watching "Rose" on a whim. Little did I know how much of a geek I would turn into. :')

TheSplink
TheSplink

It's strange to think that Doctor Who has now been going for more than half my life. for 9 years this show has been morphing the way I view entertainment and storytelling. Happy birthday New-Who!

Though we better get more than a few pretty images for the 10 years celebration ;)









Americanwhovian
Americanwhovian

I do hope they will do a 10th anniversary special next year. Capaldi ,smith tennant eccleston mcgann and hurt

Gallade Zero
Gallade Zero

Interesting how the Face of Boe is on Jack's wallpaper even though Jack never actually met him.


I wonder why... ;)

The Eleventh Doctor
The Eleventh Doctor

Who are the robots in jacks poster? Don't seem to have any recollection of them

Malohkeh
Malohkeh

That long already? Dear lord...

Polyphase
Polyphase

That first one is a beauty, Fantastic :)

JFrance
JFrance

All three pictures are great but the ninth Doctor one is my favorite. 

Deus_Ex_Machina
Deus_Ex_Machina

I wonder if well get a 10th anniversary special. I hope so. Nothing fancy like the 50th, but a bit of acknowledgement wouldn't hurt.

Kylephantom4
Kylephantom4

So im gonna assume next year they will do 10 years since revival started, plus 10 years since david tennant entered our screens

Notsosmartguy
Notsosmartguy

Chris my personal favorite doctor. Wish he'd return for the tenth anniversary of new who so I'd have my favorite doctor and companion(assuming Jenna is staying after series 8) in one episode together :-) along with the excellent Peter Capaldi of course:-)

AztecsDaleksAndCavemen
AztecsDaleksAndCavemen

My first Doctor. It's hard to imagine my life had Doctor Who not returned to the screen.

Cyberbloke
Cyberbloke

9 Years = 9th Doctor. I see what you're doing, BBC.

Baker Street is excited for Series 8!
Baker Street is excited for Series 8!

9 years. That's scary. My earliest memories are of Doctor Who, and it's weird to see how much my love for the show has developed over time. Happy Birthday New Who!

LeightonWestwoo
LeightonWestwoo

Next year a 10th anniversary episode with John Hurt, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi the modern era's five doctors. You can only dream


JamesStroud
JamesStroud

Wonderful images as recognition of the best series yet

shyx111
shyx111

Next year a 10th anniversary episode with Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi co-written by The Moff and RTD, please please please pleeease. ;D 

The_Eternal_Dalek
The_Eternal_Dalek

I don't know how many sites I've now seen this on and how many times I've seen people asking if they are going to do something to celebrate it next year. It was the 30th anniversary of the Sixth Doctor's first appearance not that long ago, nobody demanded they bring back Colin Baker, did they?


The last thing they need is to reinforce that irritating view that Doctor Who only started in 2005.

NumberNine
NumberNine

Those are from the series one finale. When the Doctor, Rose and Jack were all teleported to the Gamestation (Satellite 5), the Doctor was put into the show Big Brother, Rose was in the Weakest Link, and Jack was in Extreme Makeover. Those two bots ran his show and tried to 'makeover' his face by cutting it off. Luckily, Jack had a blaster hidden somewhere, even though he was completely nude (wink wink, nudge nudge)

TheLostCompanion
TheLostCompanion

They were in the finale of the season, when they are taken to the broadcasting station. Jack is trapped in something like a parody of What Not to Wear, and they're his designers, which of course try to kill him. Also he is naked. Lovely.

Rule27
Rule27

@The Eleventh Doctor  Hi.  I believe the robots are Trinny and Susannah Robots, that were found in the Game Station in the episode 'Bad Wolf'.

brodgers123
brodgers123

@Cyberbloke Except that thanks to Moffat's retconning he's not the Ninth Doctor anymore, is he?

mwanderson
mwanderson

@Baker Street  It's weird for me that my first memories are of Jon Petwee as the Third Doctor, and here we are, looking forward to Peter Capaldi as the fourteenth incarnation of the Time Lord! How time flies!

VERITASERUMUK
VERITASERUMUK

@shyx111  As much as I would love this to happen, I do not think it will. If Eccleston turned down the 50th, why would he come back for the New Series' 10th Anniversary? The other two might join Capaldi for a special episode but I doubt Eccleston would be a part of that celebration.

mwanderson
mwanderson

@The_Eternal_Dalek  Right, and if that was the case the BBC would never have made "An Adventure in Time and Space" or even alluded to all the previous Doctors in the anniversary special. We must remember that for a lot of people Doctor Who did "start", for them at least, in 2005. I remember the Pertwee days, but I'm all for celebrating NuWho as well as the Classic series.

brodgers123
brodgers123

@The_Eternal_Dalek Dreadful comment. You can't seriously compare the beginning of arguably the least popular Doctor's short reign with the return of an iconic TV series after an absence of 16 years. The successful 2005 relaunch was an important moment in television history, never mind what it meant to Doctor Who fans.

DW_girl
DW_girl

@VERITASERUMUK @shyx111Yes, but Eccleston might have been sitting there watching the 50th thinking 'I've made a mistake. I wish I'd gone back!" So he might leap at the chance for a 10th anniversary special...

The_Eternal_Dalek
The_Eternal_Dalek

@mwanderson @The_Eternal_Dalek But why? What does it achieve by celebrating an event in Doctor Who's history. The whole concept of "NuWho" was invented by fans of the original show who hated the modern version which has also been taken by fans of the modern version who hate the original, so why reinforce the divide? The 50th anniversary celebrated everything and brought everything together, why celebrate a tiny section of it?

The_Eternal_Dalek
The_Eternal_Dalek

@brodgers123 @The_Eternal_Dalek Well if you want to ignore Colin Baker, what about Tom Baker? 40th anniversary this year and is anyone talking about it? No. They are talking about the fact that next year will be Eccelston and Tennant's tenth anniversary.

I really feel the thing we should be looking at isn't the fact it came back ten years ago but the fact it stopped not being on the air ten years ago.

DW_girl
DW_girl

@The_Eternal_Dalek @mwandersonBecause New-Who is essentially a re-boot of Doctor Who, and could be labelled as a completely new show. Being a 'New-Who' fan who hasn't seen many classics at all (about 6 or 7 in total, maybe), I don't always think of the classics and the modern Who as being the same show, because I don't think you really need immense knowledge of the classic series to watch, understand, and enjoy the modern series. The re-boot should be celebrated, even just a little (nothing as big as the 50th) because it was all together something very new and very brilliant.