Billie Piper as she appears in The Day of the Doctor

Do You Know This Woman?

It’s a very simple question, dear reader. You either know this woman or you don’t. Is she Rose Tyler, who left the Powell Estate in 2005, reappeared a year later and was eventually sealed off in a parallel universe with a meta-crisis, half human Doctor?

Or is she something else entirely? A different Rose Tyler, one who met a different Doctor; one who travelled in space and time for so long that she wasn’t even human any more?

Perhaps this is the Bad Wolf, turning up to help or hinder the old Doctor in The Day of the Doctor. Oddly, in all three trailers to date we only see her with the John Hurt incarnation; there isn’t any suggestion or publicity shots picturing her with the Tenth or Eleventh Doctors.

Meanwhile, the attire of this woman doesn’t match that of the stylish time traveller Rose Tyler; her hair is remarkable for its untidiness, as if Billie Piper (and let’s face it, a 50th anniversary would be odd without her) was dragged out of the Glastonbury Festival the morning of the shoot.


So, what do you think – who is this woman?

We don’t know. But perhaps you do, Kasterborite.

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Christian Cawley

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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