• Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper's portrayal of the Doctor and Rose on Doctor Who shattered the public's preconceived notion of the Time Lord as pompous and posh.
  • Eccleston's working-class background and use of his natural northern accent showcased a new, relatable side to the Doctor.
  • Through their performances, Eccleston and Piper helped audiences become invested in the show's revival, and they remain one of the most important pieces of Doctor Who history.