Doctor Who: Season 4 (2008)




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Join the 10th incarnation of the Doctor (David Tennant) and his faithful companion Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) as they explore time and space in the TARDIS, saving worlds and solving problems. Together, the time-travelers traipse through Pompeii the day before its eruption; investigate mysteries with Agatha Christie; and even meet up with the Doctor's previous roadie, Rose Tyler (Billie Piper).


David Tennant
as Doctor Who
Catherine Tate
as Donna Noble
Freema Agyeman
as Martha Jones
John Barrowman
as Captain Jack Harkness
Fenella Woolgar
as Agatha Christie
Gareth David-Lloyd
as Ianto Jones
Michael Brandon
as General Sanchez
Elisabeth Sladen
as Sarah Jane Smith
Tommy Knight
as Luke Smith
Jacqueline King
as Sylvia Noble
Penelope Wilton
as Harriet Jones
Adjoa Andoh
as Francine Jones
Eve Myles
as Gwen Cooper
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Critic Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 4

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Thankfully, a winning mixture of elation and poignancy ensured that the season achieved a great tonal balance where neither light nor dark was allowed to fully overwhelm the other.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Tate grew on me quickly, and acquitted herself quite nicely. It was fun to see someone go head to head with The Doctor rather than look upon him adoringly.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…

This is the best of the series so far, I think, though there are better standalones and finales scattered through the rest of the series.

June 15, 2018 | Full Review…

I still think Doctor Who's great, by the way -- unmissable and one of the best things on TV. It's witty, pacy, well acted, with gripping storylines and increasingly impressive special effects.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

"Planet Of The Dead" plays like just another day at the office for Tennant's Doctor, a fact that is as good an indication as any that it was the right time to begin his era's endgame.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

This season has some of the most incredible episodes to date. Seriously, the minds at work over there keep outdoing themselves.

September 12, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 4


The Doctor is back on track with Tenant more self-assured in the role than ever and offered the great Catherine Tate to contrast him. A season full of highlights and a great climax, bringing old companions back into play. Excluding the specials, this is Tenant's best season. Two words: River Song!


Super Reviewer

Perhaps not the strongest season overall, but contains some of the best episodes of Doctor Who made in its entire 50 year history (Midnight, Silence in the Library, The Waters of Mars).


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