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Doctor Who returns

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Doctor Who - the new series
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Just a few week's shy of Doctor Who's fortieth anniversary, fans suddenly got the news they'd been hoping for since 1989. Doctor Who was coming back to TV.

The new series, starring Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as his companion, starts broadcasting on BBC 1 on 26 March 2005 at 7pm. Nine of the thirteen episodes have been written by Russell T Davies, who is also an Executive Producer, along with Julie Gardner and Mal Young. The producer is Phil Collinson, and other writers involved are Mark Gatiss, Robert Shearman, Paul Cornell and Steve Moffat.

The series has been made by BBC Wales, and will feature the return of some old enemies as well as completely new monsters. A new era of Doctor Who has just begun.

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