Billie took the role of Rose Tyler in Doctor Who when it was brought back to our TV screens in 2005.
She stayed for two series of the show.
During her time as Doctor's Companion she worked with actors Christopher Eccleston, as the Ninth Doctor,
and David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor.
"It was a long, thorough search to find Billie," explains Executive Producer Russell T. Davies. "We auditioned
all sorts of actors, but Billie is absolutely perfect, and very close to the description of Rose on the page.
the companion is as pivotal to these adventures as the Doctor himself - Rose can be our eyes, discovering spaceships and alien
creatures with awe and wonder, and a vital sense of humour.
Billie bowed out of Doctor Who at the end of the second series when her charcter Rose Tyler has to bid farewell to the
"Rose and I have gone on the most incredible journey with Russell T Davies and the cast and crew of Doctor Who over the
past two years," said Billie.
"It has been an amazing adventure, and I can confirm it comes to an end, for now at least, as series two climaxes.
"I am truly indebted to Russell for giving me the chance to play Rose Tyler, and to all the Doctor Who fans old and new
who have been so supportive of me in this amazing role. Thank you so much."
- In this section we offer an in depth look at each of the episodes that Billie has played Rose Tyler. Click on an
episode title. You can then access episode guides, interviews and photos plus much more!
Meet Rose Tyler
Find out how Rose Marion Tyler went from London Shopgirl to defender of the Earth, from her very first meeting with the
Doctor to her tear jerking finale at Bad Wolf Bay.
'The extraordinary adventures of and ordinary girl and the Time Lord she loved..' (DWM)
Series One 2005
Series Two 2006
Interviews & Articles