Although Piper was absent in the 2007 series, her character Rose was mentioned several times and seen in archive footage on some occasions.In November 2007, the BBC confirmed that she would reprise her role as Rose Tyler in the fourth series of Doctor Who for three episodes. Davies in Doctor Who Magazine that this return had been planned since she left.
In September, she was named Best Actress at the TV Quick and TV Choice Awards.
After the completion of the very successful first series of the revamped Doctor Who, the British media regularly released conflicting reports about how long Piper would be staying with the show.
At The South Bank Show Awards in January 2006, she was awarded The Times Breakthrough Award for her successful transition from singing to acting.
In March, the Television and Radio Industries Club named her as the best new TV talent at their annual awards ceremony.
She was offered a record deal at the age of 15, and in 1998, became the youngest artist ever to debut at number one in the UK Singles Chart with "Because We Want To", released under the stage mononym "Billie".
Her follow-up single "Girlfriend" also debuted at number one.
It was also revealed in Doctor Who Confidential that Piper had made arrangements to return as Rose since she decided to leave.
The series began in April 2008, and after several cameos, Piper made her official return as Rose in the series four final episodes "Turn Left", "The Stolen Earth", and "Journey's End".
She then released "She Wants You" as the third single from the album. In August of that year, the follow-up to "Because We Want To" was released in Japan, a single comprising "Girlfriend" and "She Wants You" combined.
She recorded a song for Pokémon: The First Movie titled "Makin' My Way (Any Way That I Can)". She decided to release further records under her full name of Billie Piper.
Peters was charged with, and eventually convicted of, stalking as well as making numerous threats against Piper and members of her family.