USA: BBC America To Run Doctor Who Marathon Ahead Of 2017 Christmas Special

Christmas Day for Whovians means, of course, Doctor Who Christmas Special Day, and as usual BBC America will be ramping up the excitement among American fans through one of their week long Doctor Who Takeovers. Gallifrey takes an exclusive hold of the BBCA schedule for the whole of the week up to Christmas Day, starting from 9am ET on Tuesday 19th December.
During the course of the week, most of David Tennant's episodes and specials will be shown. Check out the listings below (all times are Eastern):
Tuesday 19th December 9.00am   Doomsday (S2 E13) 10.00am   Smith And Jones (S3 E1) 11.00am   Last Of The Time Lords (S3 E13) 12.00pm   Partners In Crime (S4 E1) 1.00pm   Silence In The Library (S4 E8) 2.00pm   The End Of Time (Two Part Special, 2009-10)
Wednesday 20th December 3.00am   New Earth (S2 E1) 4.00am   School Reunion (S2 E3) 5.00am   The Girl In The Fireplace (S2 E4) 6.00am   Rise Of The Cybermen (S2 E5) 7.05am   The Age Of Steel (S2 E6) 8.10am   The Idiot’s Lantern (S2 E7) 9.15am   The Imp…

UK: David Tennant Films On TV Over Christmas

Christmas always brings a plethora of family-friendly films to the TV schedules, so we've had a look ahead to see which of David Tennant's features are showing in the UK over the Christmas period. Get your household to snuggle up on the sofa with the mince pies and hot chocolate to enjoy this selection: 
Nativity 2: Danger In The Manger Friday 22nd December, 5.15pm BBC Two Saturday 23rd December, 7.00pm CBBC A worried new teacher has to juggle a pregnant wife and a class of children on a road trip to the national Song for Christmas competition. David Tennant plays a dual role as the battling twin brothers Donald and Roderick Peterson with Marc Wootton as Mr Poppy and Joanna Page as Sarah Peterson.
Fireman Sam: Alien Alert Saturday 23rd December, 4.30pm Cartoonito Christmas Day, 8.00am Cartoonito The arrival in town of celebrity alien hunter Buck Douglas (David Tennant) causes everyone in Pontypandy to go in search of extra terrestrials. But Fireman Sam (Steve Kynman) smells a rat. Can…

VIDEO: The Highway Rat Joins BBC One's Family Line Up This Christmas

Stand and deliver! Get a first glimpse of The Highway Rat in action as part of the BBC One's Christmas collection of family films and animated adventures. David Tennant gives voice to the ravenous rodent in a 30-minute adaptation of the enchanting picture book by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler.

Watch the trailer below, which also includes clips from Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Big Hero 6, Shaun The Sheep, Maleficent and Cinderella.

The Highway Rat also features the voices of Rob Brydon, Nina Sosanya, Tom Hollander and Frances de la Tour and is produced by Magic Light Pictures, the team behind other Donaldson and Scheffler adaptations The Gruffalo, Stick Man and Room On The Broom. First published in 2011, The Highway Rat is about a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all sweet things. Tearing along the highway, he searches for sugary treats to steal, until his sweet tooth leads him to a sticky end. The whole family will enjoy this swashbuckling tale of bandits and biscuits!


Ferdinand Opens In UK Cinemas Today

David Tennant's latest film project Ferdinand opens in UK cinemas today and you can book your tickets for a screening near you online now!

David is the vocal talent behind Angus, a Scottish bull, in the huge Christmas 2017 animated release Ferdinand from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios.

Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover.
Ferdinand is a heartwarming animated comedy adventure with an all-star cast that includes John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Sally Phillips, Gina Rodriguez, Anthony Anderson alongside David.
Book your tickets at the major UK cinemas using the links below: Book tickets at Cineworld Cinemas Book tickets at Vue Cinemas Book tickets at Odeon Cinemas  Book tickets at ShowCase Cinemas Book tickets at Ambassadors Cinem…

Watch David Tennant Guest Star In Thunderbirds Are Go Today

David Tennant's eagerly anticipated guest appearance in Thunderbirds Are Go airs on CITV and ITV today.
David voices billionaire inventor Tycho Reeves, the inventor of the sound barrier-smashing Hypercar. When the first run of the inventor's newly-constructed hyperloop begins to malfunction, International Rescue must try to find a way to slow down the fast-moving ride.

Thunderbirds Are Go is a remake of the 1960s television series Thunderbirds created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson that follows the exploits of International Rescue, a secret life-saving organisation equipped with technologically advanced rescue craft for sea, land, air and space rescue. Central to the organisation's work is a fleet of five vehicles named the Thunderbirds, each piloted by one of the Tracy brothers.

The new series has has attracted a host of big names guest stars, including Emilia Clarke, Adam Hills, Alan Ford, Asa Butterfield, Kathryn Drysdale, Mark Gatiss, Ruby Wax and Togo Igawa.

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Guest Panellists Announced For Have I Got News For You Hosted By David Tennant

David Tennant will occupy the host's chair next Friday for a new episode of the BBC's long-running panel show Have I Got News For You. The satirical news quiz sees regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop face off as they poke fun at the biggest and strangest news stories of the week. 

The guest panellists joining the show next week have been announced as Labour MP Angela Rayner and hirsuite funnyman Joe Wilkinson. 

Watch Have I Got News For You on BBC One on Friday 15th December at 9pm. 

An extended edition, Have I Got A Bit More News For You, will air on Monday 18th December at 10.45pm, also on BBC One England (viewers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales should check local listings as airtimes vary).