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USA: Broadchurch Episode 4 Premiere On BBC America Tonight

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The final season of Broadchurch continues on BBC America tonight from 10pm/9c as Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller continue their search for Trish Winterman's attacker. David Tennant and Olivia Colman star with Julie Hesmondhalgh, Sarah Parish and the new Doctor herself, Jodie Whittaker. 
Broadchurch - Season 3 Episode 4 Trish returns to the scene of the crime. Will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead, a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information. Meanwhile Hardy dips his toe into the waters of Tinder dating...
Watch a trailer here:




David Tennant Vs Alexander Vlahos In The Radio Times Drama Champion Semi-Final

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David Tennant is through to the semi final stage of the Radio Times Drama Champion poll.
He is now facing the battle to win enough votes against Versailles actor Alexander Vlahos to make it to the final.

David won Round 4 of the poll against Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy with a healthy 57.13% of the vote.

The winner of this semi final will compete in the final stage against either Poldark's Aidan Turner or Victoria's Rufus Sewell.

Click here to cast your vote for David.

Jenny's Back! Georgia Tennant To Lead New Doctor Who Audio Adventure Series!

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RadioTimes.com have announced that Georgia Tennant is to lead a brand new series of Doctor Who audio adventures for Big Finish as she reprises her iconic role as the Doctor's daughter Jenny.
Jenny was first introduced to fans in the David Tennant era of the show in the 2008 episode, The Doctor's Daughter. She was an artificially created Generation 5000 soldier cloned from the Doctor's DNA on Messaline, effectively making her his daughter. She was militaristic and driven, but she and the Doctor gradually warmed to one another, and Jenny quickly learned to take on board his morals and compassion.  When the Doctor exposed the truth on Messaline to both the human and Hath soldiers, General Cobb of the humans tried to murder him, but Jenny took the bullet instead and apparently died. Heartbroken, the Doctor, Donna Noble and Martha Jones left Jenny interred on Messaline, but she was revived by the gaseous compound released by the recently activated third-generation terraforming…

David Tennant Joins The Cast Of Thunderbirds Are Go

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It's been announced today that David Tennant will be joining the cast of ITV children's show, Thunderbirds Are Go, as Tycho Reeves, a billionaire inventor much admired by Brains, who has some unexpected teething problems on the inaugural voyage of his superspeed Hypercar.

Also joining the cast are Emilia Clarke of Game Of Thrones as Doyle, a resilient and courageous oil rig worker who stands up for what is right and allies herself with International Rescue, Adam Hills (The Last Leg) as Buddy Pendergast, Alan Ford (Snatch, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) as Light Fingered Fred, Asa Butterfield (Hugo, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children) as Space Controller Conrad, Kathryn Drysdale (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Kate, Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Taboo) as Professor Quentin Questa, Ruby Wax (Ruby, The Waiting Game) as Hayley Edmonds and Togo Igawa (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai) as Toshi Murakami.

Thunderbirds Are Go is a remake of the 1960s telev…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 10th - Sunday 16th July

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Mad To Be Normal Wins Best International Feature In Galway

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The Galway Film Fleadh draws to a close tonight with the presentation of the annual film awards. Happily for David Tennant fans, Mad To Be Normal has scooped the award for Best International Feature. The film has its Irish premiere during the festival, screening on 12th July.

Written and directed by Robert Mullan, Mad To Be Normal sees David in the role of the infamous Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing, whose controversial theories and practice around the treatment of mentally ill patients angered the medical community during the 1960s and 70s. The film focuses on the project that Laing set up in Kingsley Hall in London in the late 1960s where medical practitioners and patients experiencing psychosis lives together as equals. Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne also star.

Mad To Be Normal has been on limited UK release in selected cinemas since its premiere on February 26th in Glasgow. It has just started screening on HBO in Poland and the producers hope for releases in other …

VOTE: David Tennant Vs Cillian Murphy In Round 4 Of The Radio Times Drama Champion

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David Tennant has made it through to Round 4 of the annual Radio Times Drama Champion poll, having defeated Hannibal actor Mads Mikkelsen, with a whopping 61.65% of the vote.

David now faces up against Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy. The winner of this round will go through to the Quarter Finals.

Vote in Round 4 here

You can vote as many times as you like but you MUST do so before Round 4 polls close on Tuesday July 18th at 1pm BST

PHOTOS: David Tennant Attends Wimbledon 2017 Men's Final

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David Tennant attended the Wimbledon 2017 Men's Final this afternoon where he watched Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to seal a record eighth title.
Whilst there David posed for photos alongside Game Of Throne actress Emilia Clarke and was spotted in the crowd enjoying the match with Poldark's Christian Brassington.
Check out some photos below:








VIDEO: David Tennant As Scrooge McDuck In The D23 Expo DuckTales Sneak Peek

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Lucky attendees of the D23 Expo DuckTales panel tonight were treated to an exclusive first look at the much anticipated all-new Disney's DuckTales. David Tennant stars as Scrooge McDuck as the adventures of the swashbuckling billionaire and his young charges Huey, Dewey and Louie are relaunched for a new generation of fans.

Fortunately you too can enjoy the sneak peek courtesy of Mashable - see below:




The Q&A panel was attended by cast members Ben Schwartz, Kate Micucci, Beck Bennet, Toks Olagundoye writer and producer Frank Angones and art director Sean Jimenez, but opened with a filmed message from David Tennant.


David Tennant sent a special message to everyone at the #DuckTales panel! #D23Expopic.twitter.com/HkdvK8xWw6 — FANDOM (@getfandom) July 15, 2017
Here's a rundown of some of the points raised at the panel: The new DuckTales show has a modern art style and modern storytelling but otherwise it’s the same classic showSean Jimenez says they went back to the original comics…

GAMES NEWS: David Tennant To Star In Call Of Duty: WWII Zombie Mode

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It has just been revealed that David Tennant will be one of the voice stars of the Nazi Zombies game mode of the upcoming Sledgehammer Games release Call Of Duty: WWII. The game is the fourteenth installment of the first-person shooter franchise and will be released worldwide for Playstation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on November 3rd 2017.

While the main game will be set within the Second World War, the Zombies game mode is set in an alternate history with its own storyline, where the Allied Forces are battling a zombie army created by the Third Reich. The developers describe it as more gruesome and terrifying than ever before as the dark and chilling mode heads in a unique new direction with the addition of Co-Op mode. 

David's character has been named by the official Call Of Duty Twitter feed as Drostan Hynd, and is the first of the high profile names voicing the game to be unveiled. The full world reveal of Zombies mode will take place during the dedicated Call Of Duty: WW…

POLAND - PREMIERE: Mad To Be Normal Showing On TV On HBO

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David Tennant's film Mad To Be Normal is currently showing on HBO in Poland under the title Normalnie wariat (Normally Mad).

The Polish TV premiere was tonight at 20.10 (apologies, Polish readers, notification was received very late); however there will be a second showing tomorrow morning at 11.15.

HBO Go subscribers in Poland can watch the film online here.

David Tennant stars as the revolutionary Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing in the movie written and directed by Robert Mullan which is based on Laing's controversial Kingsley Hall project where patients experiencing psychosis and medical practitioners lived together as equals. Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne also star.


Other showings on HBO Poland are: 26th July - 00:05 1st August - 22:15 2nd August – 04:15 8th August – 16:20 9th August – 08:20 19th August – 18:20 25th August – 16:00

VIDEO: Broadchurch Continues With Episode 4 On BBC America Next Week

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The third season of Broadchurch continues on BBC America next week with the premiere of episode 4 at 10pm/9c on Wednesday 19th July. Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller (David Tennant and Oliva Colman) continue their search for the perpetrator of the sexual assault reported by Trish Winterman (Julie Hesmondhalgh).

Watch the trailer here:



Broadchurch Season 3 Episode 4
Trish returns to the scene of the crime. Will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead, a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information.
Featuring a strong, talented cast, spearheaded by recent Golden Globe®-winner Olivia Colman (The Night Manager, Fleabag) and Emmy®-winner David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones), the third and final chapter from writer, creator and executive producer Chris Chibnall, sees the detective duo Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller (Colman) and Detective Inspector Alec Hardy (Tennant) investi…

Doctor Who: Tales of Terror To Be Released In Hardback And Audio Book

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A new Doctor Who compilation featuring a story with the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble, as portrayed by David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the hit TV series, is set to be released in hardback and audio book on 7 September 2017.

Pre order the hardback book via www.amazon.co.uk here
Pre order the audio book via www.amazon.co.uk here

The spine-chilling new collection of twelve illustrated adventures, packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween . . .

Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand new adventure in time and space.

Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna.

Illustrated by Rohan Daniel Eason, Tales of Terror will delight, excite and frighten Doctor Who fans everywhere.

The stories will also be available as an audio book wit…

Tales Of Para Handy Featuring David Tennant To Be Released On DVD

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The Classic BBC series 'The Tales of Para Handy' is finally coming to DVD. The Tales of Para Handy is a Scottish television series set in the western isles of Scotland in the 1930's.

Based on the Para Handy books by Neil Munro, this BBC series stars Gregor Fisher as Captain Peter Para Handy MacFarlane, and also stars Scottish favourites Rikki Fulton and Sean Scanlan.

The series follows the adventures of the crew of the Vital Spark, as it puffs around the coastal waters of West Scotland and follows the various schemes that Para Handy gets himself and his crew involved in.

The series features plenty of well known faces actors including David Tennant & Tony Curran.

This 3-disc set contains all 9 episodes from Series 1 & 2.

You can pre order it at www.amazon.co.uk - it will be released in the UK on 9th October 2017.

David Tennant guest stars as John MacBryde in the second series of Tales Of Para Handy in the episode 'Para Handy's Piper'.


​A young lad stea…

VOTE: David Tennant Vs Mads Mikkelsen In Round 3 Of The Radio Times Drama Champion

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David Tennant has made it through to Round 3 of the annual Radio Times Drama Champion poll, having defeated the hugely popular Sheridan Smith, David faces up against more tough competition in the form of Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen. The Hannibal and Rogue One actor has proved to be a challenge for David in this poll before.

Round 2 was a battle hard won for David with 58.55% of the votes.

You can help him in Round 3 by clicking here to vote

You are permitted to vote as many times as you like before Round 2 closes on Sunday 16th July  at 12:00pm BST.

David took the title back in 2014 so let's see if he can reign supreme once more!

AUDIO: Cressida Cowell Says David Tennant Brings "A Special Kind Of Magic" To Her Audiobooks

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Last month it was announced that David Tennant would be reading The Wizards Of Once, the new magical novel by Cressida Cowell, the author of the How To Train Your Dragon series. The audiobook will be released on September 19th in the UK and on 3rd October in the USA, and Cressida has already expressed how elated she is to have David back on board.


"I've been immensely lucky to have David Tennant interpreting my books for over a decade, and I’m absolutely thrilled that he’s going to be reading The Wizards of Once," she said. "Having your story brought to life by an actor of his skill and genius is a special kind of magic. David’s incredible talent has introduced thousands of families to How to Train Your Dragon. A large number of children and parents have told me that they were so gripped by listening to his audio version on long car journeys that they had to stay in the car even after they reached their destination, in order to hear the end of the story."

Lauren …

NEW! This Week's Doctor Who T-Shirt Collection!

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CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR STORE AND THE ABOVE DESIGNS! Each week we join forces with our friends at TeePublic to bring you a collection of the coolest Doctor Who designs around!

The 12 designs to choose from are available at a reduced price until Wednesday 19 July with T shirts for just $14 / £10.80 each! (Normal RRP $20/ £15.80) That's a whopping 30% off for readers of our site.

They ship worldwide from the USA and there's also a wide range of mugs, laptop cases, hoodies, tanks, kids sizes, phone cases and prints also available to you with massive discounts!! Plus each design is available in a choice of styles and colours! CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR STORE AND THE ABOVE DESIGNS!

Sunday Herald 2017 Scottish Culture Awards Presented Tonight - David Tennant Nominated

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The winners of the Sunday Herald 2017 Scottish Culture Awards will be revealed tonight, celebrating the best of Scotland’s arts and cultural scene. The award-winning broadcaster and writer Janice Forsyth announces the results at a ceremony held at SWG3 in Glasgow.

David Tennant has nominated for a Best Actor award in the TV Actor category alongside Douglas Henshall, Martin Compston and Morven Christie.

The Sunday Herald Culture Awards, in association with Edinburgh Napier University, are now in their second year and hold a spotlight up to the best of Scottish talent. The 2017 shortlist includes 140 nominees across 15 categories, including acting, dance, visual arts, writing and design.

For more information and to see the full shortlist click here.



AUDIO CLIP: Listen To The Opening Of The Wizards Of Once Narrated By David Tennant

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Hypable have an exciting exclusive for fans of David Tennant audio books - the first five minutes of him narrating the new Cressida Cowell novel, The Wizards Of Once. Cressida is the author of the beloved How To Train Your Dragon series of children's books, chronicling the saga of the Viking hero Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, which David brought to vivid life for a series of twelve audiobooks. 

Click hereto visit the Hypable page and listen to the clip (Doctor Who fans may appreciate the queen's name!)


The Wizards Of Once Once there was magic, and the magic lived in the dark forests. Until the warriors came.... This is the story of a young boy wizard and a young girl warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worlds collide. Xar is a wizard boy who has no magic and will do anything to get it. Wish is a warrior girl, but she owns a banned magical object, and she will do anything to conceal it. I…

VOTE: David Tennant Vs Sheridan Smith In Round 2 Of The Radio Times Drama Champion

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It's an early clash of the titans in Round 2 of the Radio Times Drama Champion poll with David Tennant pitted against Sheridan Smith.

Sheridan, who is arguably the UK's most popular actress at the moment, has starred in hit dramas such as Cilla, Mrs. Briggs, The C Word and most recently Moorside.

There's no doubting she's tough competition for David, but he came out on top of his group for Round 1 with a whopping 31.99% of the vote.

You can cast your vote for David in Round 2 here.

You are permitted to vote as many times as you like before Round 2 closes on Friday 14th July  at 11:00am BST.

David took the title back in 2014 so let's see if he can reign supreme once more!

USA: "The More We Talk To The More We Rule In" - Broadchurch Episode 3 Premieres On BBCA Tonight

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The third episode of Season 3 of the award winning UK series Broadchurch premieres tonight on BBC America from 10pm/9c. David Tennant and Olivia Colman join forces for the last time as Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller as the mismatched cops are charged with hunting down the perpetrator of a violent sexual assault.

Broadchurch - Episode 3
Hardy and Ellie appeal to Trish to be more open with them. She may have information that – although not related to the attack – could help the investigation. Trish, for her own reasons, doesn’t want to.
The series also stars Jodie Whittaker, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Arthur Darvill, Lenny Henry and Andrew Buchan.
Watch a trailer here:





IRISH PREMIERE: Mad To Be Normal Screens At Galway Film Fleadh Tonight

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Mad To Be Normal makes its Irish premiere this evening at the Galway Film Fleadh from 7.15pm. The sold-out screening at Cinemobile will be attended by the film’s writer and director, Robert Mullan. Mad To Be Normal is screening in competition in the World Cinema category.
David Tennant gives a stand out performance as revolutionary Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing in the new movie based on Laing's controversial treatment methods. In the late 1960s, Laing set up a medication-free facility in Kingsley Hall in London where patients and mental health practitioners lived together as equals and where Laing trialled various daring treatments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed. His revolutionary methods involved experimenting with LSD on his patients and practicing a form of self-­healing known as metanoia. His practices caused outrage and controversy in the medical profession but also facilitated the radical change in attitudes to and perceptions of mental health around th…

David Tennant & DuckTales Cast To Sign Autographs at San Diego Comic Con

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David Tennant is heading to Comic Con International: San Diego later this month as part of Disney XD's DuckTales panel. David voices the iconic character of Scrooge McDuck in the new reboot of the classic Disney series.

The panel is scheduled to take place Friday 21 July, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 6A at the San Diego Convention Center, and David will be joined by fellow cast members Danny Pudi and Ben Schwartz (Huey and Dewey), Kate Micucci (Webby) and Beck Bennett (Launchpad) as well as the Executive Producer Matt Youngberg and Co-Producer and Story Editor Francisco Angones. According to Disney XD the panel will feature “exclusive sneak peeks and talk about bringing this classic family of adventuring ducks to a new generation of fans".
In addition, the organisers have now revealed that David and his co-panellists will be signing autographs later on Friday afternoon. The session takes place between 5.00-6.30pm under the Sails Pavilion in the Convention Center.
Autograph tickets are a…

Wizard World Chicago: David Tennant & Alex Kingston Dual VIP Gold Package - Book now!

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Dual VIP Gold packages for David Tennant and Alex Kingston at Wizard World Chicago are now available to book online.

The package will include
• (1) David Tennant 8" x 10" Photo (Your Choice) with Signature Ticket - You can have him sign this photo OR another item on-site
• (1) Alex Kingston 8" x 10" Photo (Your Choice) with Signature Ticket - You can have her sign this photo OR another item on-site
• (1) Dual Photo Op with David Tennant and Alex Kingston

Get all the deets and book online on the Wizard World site here.

David will appearing on both Saturday 26th August and Sunday 27th August at Wizard World Chicago which takes place at the  Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.


Vote David Tennant For Radio Times Drama Champion

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The annual Radio Times Drama Champion poll is upon us once more and David Tennant is vying for the title.

David is featured in Group C of the first round and is up against some pretty tough competition, including Sheridan Smith (The Moorside), James Norton (Happy Valley, Grantchester) and Tom Hughes (Victoria, Paula).

You can cast your vote for David here.

You are permitted to vote as many times as you like before Round 1 closes on Wednesday 12th July  at 10:00am BST. The Top 8 contestants from each group will qualify for Round 2 of the competition.

David took the title back in 2014 so let's see if he can reign supreme once more!

VIDEO: Doctor Who Series 2 Steel Book Blu-Ray Trailer

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A new trailer has been released to promote the limited edition Doctor Who Series 2 Steel Book Blu-ray release.

The 3 disc set, which features beautiful new art work featuring David Tennant and Billie piper, also comes with 4 art cards.

Buy Online today from amazon.co.uk

Watch the trailer below:

About the series:

Can Rose trust a man with a new face?

David Tennant steps into the role of the Doctor for the second series of Doctor Who. Following the phenomenal success of the first series that took British television by storm in 2005, the second instalment is full of new thrills, new laughs, new heartbreak and some terrifying new monsters. The Doctor and Rose meet Queen Victoria, an evil race of Cat Women and the dreaded Cybermen.


Georgia Tennant Joins Twitter

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David Tennant's wife, the multi-talented actress and producer, Georgia Tennant has joined the Twittersphere.

You can follow her at @georgiaEtennant 

David's latest film project, You, Me And Him is produced by Georgia and is her first major feature film as a producer. She is also currently starring in In The Dark, a new BBC drama series with Myanna Burning which begins on BBC One tonight at 9pm.

Visit the You, Me And Him section on our blog here

PHOTOS: David Tennant Meets His Fans At Montreal ComicCon #5

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David Tennant was a guest at Montreal ComicCon in Canada at the weekend where he took part in an number of photo ops alongside his fans. Also joining in the fun were David's Doctor Who co-stars Freema Agyeman and Alex Kingston.

Many thanks to all of our readers pictured in this blog who have kindly shared their wonderful photos with us. See more photos from Montreal here...


Lucy Ruth Gardiner
Kim Horst
George Andriopoulus
Denis Gamache
Robin Vernell
Mike Leahey
Alex Sherlock Morin
Catherine MothershipCat Gourd
Paul Neale
Colleen Egan Hillerup
Michelle MacFarlane
Christine Loiseau and Mathieu Simard
Karolina Roussakis
 Chantelle Rene