Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) ushered in the era of NuWho with Christopher Eccleston back in 2005, and won the hearts of the nation to the extent that she’s still one of the most popular companions in the history of Doctor Who.
It’s not a surprise, really – with so many great moments for the character, she couldn’t help but become a smash hit…
10. Rose meets Sarah Jane
Rose didn’t take too kindly to the Doctor’s (David Tennant) old companion Sarah Jane (Elisabeth Sladen) joining in their adventures – but once the two had moved past petty rivalry they found they actually had rather a lot in common…
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