Every single season of the Doctor Who series since the 2005 revival is now available to watch on Roku TV. It means fans can now discover (or visit) all the episodes of this sci-fi action series by watching Doctor regenerate from Christopher Eccleston to David Tennant and Matt Smith to Peter Capaldi. In addition, by getting access to Doctor Who on Roku, you can catch up with its special episodes, which broadcasted in the last 13 years, including the mini-episode ‘The Night of the Doctor.’ Let’s get started!

If you haven’t already delved into the world of Doctor Who, here’s the storyline,

The Doctor, a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, travels through time & space with numerous companions in their ship called TARDIS (i.e., an acronym for Time & Relative Dimension In Space). Every so often, the Doctor regenerates into a new form.

How to Watch Doctor Who on Roku?

Quick Steps: Go to Streaming Channels > Search Channels > Type ‘BBC iPlayer > Select BBC iPlayer app > Tap on Add Channels.

Since BBC owns the Doctor Who series, you can get access to it on your Roku device by installing the BBC iPlayer. Below is the step-by-step procedure to add BBC iPlayer on Roku,

#1 Press the Home button on your Roku remote.

#2 Tap the Streaming Channels option in the left side panel.

Click on the Search

Note – This will take you to the Roku Channel Store.

#3 Use the Search Channels option to find and locate the BBC iPlayer app.

Search for the channel

#4 Now click on the Add Channel on the BBC iPlayer app page.

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#5 Once the BBC iPlayer app is added to your Roku device, launch the app and start watching your favorite Doctor Who episodes on your Roku device.

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Alternative Methods – To Watch Dr Who on Roku

Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video

Install the Amazon Prime Video on your Roku device. Use the search feature to find and locate the Doctor Who title. On the Doctor Who title’s product page, you can see the purchase options. Select the purchase option to Rend and Buy the Doctor Who title. After you purchase the Doctor Who title on Prime Video, you can select and start watching your favorite episodes on your Rou device.


Philo - doctor who on roku

If you want to watch Doctor Who on Roku without cable, Philo is the answer. Yes, the Philo channel is now available on all Roku devices. You can easily install Philo on Roku within a few seconds. Its subscription package costs around $25/per month, and it offers 63+ channels and 1000+ on-demand movies. So almost it’s a budget-friendly service for those who probably bother signing up for an Amazon Prime.


Vudu - doctor who on roku

VUDU is one of the well-known Roku’s official Movie and TV Stores, allowing you to access all the Doctor Who episodes. Unlike other streaming services, you don’t need to buy annual or monthly subscription packages for VUDU. After installing the VUDU app on Roku, you only need to pay for the title you wish to buy to stream that on your Roku device. If you buy the Doctor Who title, you’ll be able to access it whenever you want. Whereas when you rent the Doctor Who tile, you’ll have access to it for only 30 days from the day you rent.

So now you know all the possible ways to stream Doctor Who on Roku. Luckily, all the episodes are not challenging to find since each season was streaming on all the above-listed streaming services.


Is Doctor Who on Netflix?

No, the Doctor Who series is not available on Netflix.

How can I watch Doctor Who for free?

Using the BBC iPlayer, you can watch Doctor Who episodes for free. It has 12 seasons of Doctor Who.

Which streaming services has Doctor Who?

BBC iPlayer
Prime Video