Christopher Eccleston may have brought the Doctor back to British screens in 2005, but it’s safe to say his successor really found his way into viewers’ hearts and helped make the show the success it is.

Over three series and several specials David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor had plenty of great scenes, exciting adventures and touching moments – these are just a few of our favourites.


10. Rescuing Madame du Pompadour

The Tenth Doctor had a lot of great action scenes, but few had the oomph of this mounted rescue through a time portal in The Girl in the Fireplace– even if it did lead to a sad ending for the Doctor and Reinette (Sophia Myles).