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Download The Mill On The Floss

The Mill On The Floss is now available for you to download here.
This was originally broadcast on Radio 4 in 2003 and features David as Philip Wakem.

David Makes The Stage's Top 20 Power List

David has been named as one of the most influential people in showbusiness by entertainment newspaper The Stage.
He is only the fifth actor ever to make the top 20 - after Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Nigel Havers and Simon Russell Beale - in a list normally dominated by theatre directors and producers.
Alistair Smith, The Stage's news and opinion editor, said that David's appeal was so strong he could "read the phone book" and still get people to buy tickets.
'David Tennant makes the top 20 of The Stage 100 this year because he has been the biggest box office draw of the year,' he added.
'In fact, he has been the biggest box office draw in recent memory. He has been one of the most influential figures because he was the reason a lot of people bought tickets to see Hamlet in the first place.
It's quite rare for us to list actors in the top 20, but when we do it is because they are performers who have a huge box office draw, no matter what production…

Swarm

David has narrated a two part documentary called Swarm for BBC One. It's all about incredible invasions in nature - like killer bees and trillions of lake flies.
Part one will air on Sunday 4th January at 9:00pm and part two will air on Sunday 11th January at 9:00pm.

Audio Update

We have added an MP3 file of The Airmen Who Would Not Die, which aired on Radio 4 in 1998, to the audio section here.

You can also download David's recent chat on Heart FM here.

Secret Smile In Ireland

Secret Smile will air in Ireland on TV3 tonight at 9:00pm and will conclude at the same time tomorrow night.

The Next Doctor To Air In Austraila

Good news for fans in Australia, you won't have long to wait to see this years Doctor Who Christmas Special.
The Next Doctor will air on ABC1 on Sunday 25th January 2009 at 7:30pm.
Click here to watch a sneak preview..

Doctor Who Confidential

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Screen caps from the Christmas Doctor Who Confidential are now available to view on the site here.

You can watch Doctor Who Confidential via BBC iPlayer here.

David On Heart FM

David was interviewed on Heart FM on Christmas Eve. You can listen to it via their website here.

The Next Doctor Update

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We hope you all enjoyed The Next Doctor as much as we did! The Next Doctor section has been updated with new wallpapers and screen caps from last night. View it here.

11.7 Million tuned in to watch the show, making it the most watched episode of Doctor Who this year and the second highest watched episode of the new series of Doctor Who, the highest being Voyage Of The Damned.

You can use BBC iPlayer to watch the episode here.

New The Next Doctor Promos

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We've added some more promotional photos for The Next Doctor. Click here to view the full set.

New Radio Interview MP3s

You can now download MP3 versions of the 5Live and Edith Bowman interviews in the audio section here.

Behind The Scenes Of The Next Doctor

BBC Breakfast went behind the scenes of The Next Doctor, watch the clip above, with thanks to the BBC.

The Next Doctor - 6pm Christmas Day

It's Christmas Eve in 1851 and Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London, in this special Christmas edition of Russell T Davies's Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama.
When the Doctor arrives and starts to investigate a spate of mysterious deaths, he's surprised to meet another Doctor, and soon the two must combine forces to defeat the ruthless Miss Hartigan. But are two Doctors enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing?

The Next Doctor airs at 6pm on BBC One on Christmas Day!
And don't forget to change over to BBC Three at 7pm for a brand new Doctor Who Confidential!!

Have a lovely Christmas!!

David In Coolest Men In Britain Poll

David has been voted No.27 in the Zoo Coolest Men In Britain List. The whole list can be seen online here.

The Doctor Battles The Cybermen

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View some cool new action shots of David as the Doctor battling a Cyberman!

David On Broadcasting House

You can download David's interview with Radio 4's Broadcasting House here.
David was interviewed after he had been awarded Broadcasting House Cultural Figure Of The Year.

David On The Simon Mayo Show Today

David will be on The Simon Mayo Show on BBC 5Live this afternoon at 14:00pm to chat about the Doctor Who Christmas Special. You can listen to the show online here.

AICR Hamlet Tickets Competition

The AICR have two tickets for Hamlet up for grabs in a secret auction. All proceeds will of course go towards the wonderful work that they do.
The ticket details are as follows:
1x 6th January
1x 8th January
Both tickets are front stalls.
If you would like to get your hands on one of the tickets then please email jack.cumming@aicr.org.uk stating how much you would like to donate for the ticket and which date you would like to attend the show on. The auction will remain open until 31st December 2008 and the winner will be contacted on 1st January 2009. The winner must collect the ticket from the Box Office on the day of the show.
Good luck and get bidding!!
Find out more about the AICR here.

Radio Update

David phoned in to chat to Edith Bowman earlier this afternoon you can now listen to it via BBC iPlayer here. He is featured approx 50 minutes into the show.
David also spoke to Phil Williams, who was standing in for Simon Mayo on 5Live, you can listen to that interview here. It is approx 1 hour into the show.

David On Absolute Radio

David called into 'The Other Halves' show on Absolute this morning. You can listen to it here.

The Next Doctor Update

BBC News online has a report from yeterdays Doctor Who press launch. It contains a brand new very exciting scene! Click here to view it. You can see a couple of pics from the new scene here.
Meanwhile the press seem very impressed with The Next Doctor with many describing it as the best festive episode of the new series of Doctor Who.

Don't forget to tune into The One Show at 19:00pm on BBC One tonight as there will be an interview with David on set.

Hamlet: 26th December - 3rd January

The RSC have issued the following statement:
We are very aware of the need to keep people updated about Hamlet at the Novello Theatre. David Tennant's doctors are delighted with the progress he is making. His recovery is encouraging so far, and we are not ruling out that he might be able to return to Hamlet during the last week of the run, although we cannot be more specific about the exact date of his possible return. We can however confirm that David will not be performing in Hamlet from 26 December 2008 to 3 January 2009 inclusive. Edward Bennett will continue in the title role, with Tom Davey, Ricky Champ and Robert Curtis retaining their understudy roles as Laertes, Guildenstern and Lucianus.

David Tennant said today: "I am so grateful for all the terrific medical attention I have received and although it is frustrating to have to take it easy whilst all my friends and colleagues continue at the Novello Theatre every night, I am aware that I must listen to the experts and…

The One Show

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Watch David's on set interview with The One Show and get an exclusive glimpse of the making of The Next Doctor above...


Screen caps from the show are also available to view here.

David Interview On The One Show

Fridays edition of The One Show will include a pre recorded interview that John Culshaw did with David that was recorded at the Doctor Who studios earlier this year so make sure you tune in to BBC One at 19:00pm tomorrow!

The Next Doctor Press Launch

This years' Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor, had it's press launch today.
Unfortunately due to the fact that he still recovering from his operation David was unable to attend, however Russell T Davies said he was confident that David will be fit enough to return to filming for the show on 19th January.
He said "We will be very careful with him. The problem has been fixed but I don't think we'll be swinging him on a wire on his first day back."
He also confirmed that the first of next years specials will be filmed abroad saying:
"It's going to be quite exotic, I can't tell you where, but we've got four days filming abroad, to give it a bit of size and a new feel to it."
Russell said each special would feature a different companion and that he would write David's two final stories as the Doctor which will be broadcast "toward the end of next year". Adding "The big climax is mine, all mine."

The Next Doctor DVD Info

The Next Doctor will be released on DVD on 19th January 2008. You can pre order the DVD, which will also contain Doctor Who At The Proms and Music Of The Spheres, online in our shop herefor just £10.98.

The Next Doctor Trailer

OK so it may have been half an hour later than the beeb expected, but it was still very exciting and now you can rewatch it over and over again until the big day should you so desire!Caps from the trailer are also now online here.

Tune Into BBC One Tonight...

Make sure you tune into BBC One just before 20:00pm tonight as the BBC will be showing a special treat for Doctor Who fans...
You can also see it on the BBC Doctor Who site here.

David Texts The Breakfast Show

David texted Christian O'Connell this morning as he was listening to the show over the internet in hospital. He said he was doing well after the operation and asked Christian to play Letter From America by The Proclaimers for him.
You can listen to the best bits of Christian's show on his website here.

Get Well Messages & Ticket Queries

We have had hundreds of get well messages for David sent to us via email in the last 24 hours and we thank you very much for those. We think that the best way for you to leave a message for David would to be on our forum here.
We promise that we will pass on your messages to him.
If you would like to send David a card or present you must send these to the usual fan mail address below:

David Tennant
c/o Independent Talent Group
Oxford House
76 Oxford Street
London W1D 1BS

Please note that we cannot deal with your ticket queries you need to contact the RSC or the Novello Theatre. Due to the huge amount of ticket queries we regret that we won't be replying to emails that regard them.

David Doing Well!

David had his operation earlier today and we're sure you'll all be pleased to know that all went well. :)

Hamlet Update

The Novello Theatre have confirmed that David will not be appearing as Hamlet in tonights show.
David is still suffering from a back injury and is under medical advice not to perform.
The role of Hamlet will be played by Edward Bennett.

David To Undergo Surgery Tomorrow

David is to undergo surgery for a prolapsed disc tomorrow and will not be returning to Hamlet before Christmas.
He has issued the following statement:
"It is hugely disappointing for me to have to miss these performances. My back problem has progressed to the point where it is currently impossible for me to carry on without surgery. I want to get back on stage as quickly as possible and I am very grateful to Ed who has courageously got to grips with the role but in a much shorter time. It's a fantastic achievement."

The Next Doctor Articles

The TV magazines are all full of articles about the Doctor Who Christmas special, The Next Doctor this week. You can view some of them here.

Hamlet Press Night: Official RSC Statement

It has been confirmed that David Tennant will not perform at tonight’s Press Night performance of the RSC production of Hamlet at the Novello Theatre in London due to a back injury.
The RSC has decided to go ahead with the press performance with the understudy Edward Bennett in the title role. David did not perform at last night’s preview and Bennett took on the role to a standing ovation from the audience. He normally plays the role of Laertes.
RSC Artistic Director Michael Boyd said; "As an ensemble company we feel that it is important to go ahead with tonight’s performance. While understanding that some people will be disappointed at not seeing David Tennant on stage, this production, like all our productions, is more than the sum of its parts – an ensemble of actors, designers, composers etc. and we should respect that by going ahead as planned."
RSC Chief Associate Director Gregory Doran and director of the production said "David is gutted, not only at the thought of …

DWM #403

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The cover for the next issue of Doctor Who Magazine has been revealed. The mag is due out this Thursday 11th December and will be packed with info on The Next Doctor...

New Trailer For The Next Doctor

Another trailer for The Next Doctor has been released and feature some new unseen scenes from the episode. You can watch it above.

David Not Performing In Hamlet Tonight

We have just heard that David will not be performing in Hamlet tonight as he has injured his back and has been advised not to go on stage this evening. Edward Bennett will take the role of Hamlet instead.

Hamlet Wows It's First London Audience

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The first preview of Hamlet in London was well recieved by its audience last night.
The London Evening Standard reports the following quotes from audience members:
One theatregoer claimed to have seen the production four times already. David McGurkin, a 20-year-old drama student from Leicester, said: "It was the fourth time I have seen this production and I have to say that the first night in London was definitely the best.
"The entire cast was terrific and the staging was very inventive. The use of light on stage and the way they played around with it was breathtaking."
Christy Wilkeson, a 20-year-old student from University College London, said: "It was the second time I saw David Tennant in the role after watching him in Stratford.
"He is obviously a big draw because he is superb. But I love Hamlet and you cannot discount Patrick Stewart who was also very good."
Rachel Wood, 35, from Reading, said: "The whole thing was excellent. All of the cast perform…

David Nominated For Theatre Goers Choice Awards

The nominees for the whatsonstage.com Theatre Goers Choice Awards have been announced and even before the London transfer of Hamlet, David gets a shortlists look-in with two nominations.
Hamlet, which officially opens at the West End’s Novello Theatre next week, is nominated for Best Regional Production following its Stratford-upon-Avon season, while the frenzy around David's return to the stage to take the title role in the RSC production is up for Theatre Event of the Year.
You can vote for David and Hamlet here. Voting is open until 31st January 2009 and the winners will be announced on 9th February 2009.

Total TV Guide

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Total TV Guide is another magazine that features David on the cover this week. They take a look at the Doctor Who Christmas Special inside.

BBC Drama Preview

The above video comes courtesy of the BBC and features clips of the dramas you can look forward to seeing on BBC One this Christmas, including the Doctor Who Christmas Special...

David & Doctor Who Triumph At The TV Times Awards

The latest issue of the TV Times (6-12 December) lists the winners of their awards and both David and Doctor Who have done well.
David was named the Sexiest Male on TV and came second in the Favourite Actor category meanwhile Doctor Who was named Favourite TV Show.
David says:
"Well I'm not sure what to say about being called the sexiest actor of the year! I'm very flattered and somewhat bewildered. All I know is that I voted for John Barrowman! However I am unashamedly delighted that Doctor Who has been voted favourite show. All of us who work on the series are immensly proud of it. Thank you very much and stay tuned. See you at Christmas. We've got Cybermen, snow and David Morrissey..it's going to be glorious!"

Doctor Who On iTunes

Series 1 - 4 of Doctor Who can now be downloaded for your iPod. A series will be released each week. Series 2 with David will be available from 9th December, series 3 on 16th December and series 4 on 23rd December.
Series 1 which features Christopher Eccelston as the Doctor is already available to purchase.

Hamlet Previews In London

Hamlet opens for previews at The Novello from tonight. Don't forget that you can write reviews for other fans to read on our forum here.
Can we also just remind you all that ticket enquiries must be sent to the theatre and not to us. Thanks.

TV&Satellte Week

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It's obviously nearly Christmas as the TV mag stand is dominated by Doctor Who covers featuring David. Make sure you get hold of TV & Satellite Week which is available from today until Thursday.

Fan Art Auction For ACCORD

One of David's fans, Adele Beverley, is kindly selling some of her artwork on eBay to raise money for ACCORD. You can view her lots here.

Radio Times Cover

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A special Radio Times will be released tomorrow and will include a preview of the Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor.
David will be featured alongside David Morrisey on the front cover of the mag. Click here to see a preview of the magazine.

Double Income No Kids Yet On iPlayer

You can use BBC iPlayer to listen to episode 4 of series 2 of Double Income No Kids Yet here.
It will be available until Thursday 4th December 2008 at 17:32pm.

David On The Set Of Glorious 39

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Thanks to Shirley Ann Foster we have some photos of David on set of his latest project, the Poliakoff film Glorious 39.
You can view them here.

Time Out London

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David is the cover star of this week's Time Out London magazine. They take a look back at his theatre career so far as Hamlet opens at the Novello for previews next week. Mariah Gale, who plays Ophelia opposite David, is also interviewed in this issue.

Exclusive Absolute Radio Visit Photos

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Thanks to our friend Llia from Absolute Radio we have some fabulous photos of David from his visit to the station on Friday. You can see the full set of them here.

Headway Essex Appeal Update

Great news on the Headway Essex fundraising. Thanks to all of you have bought the greetings cards so kindly signed by David Headway have so far raised a fabulous £30,000!!
If you haven't got one of the exclusive cards already then what are you waiting for?! They'd make great gifts for Christmas and can be ordered globally.

The Next Doctor Press Release

The BBC Press Office have released the following details about the Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor.
David Tennant, David Morrissey and Dervla Kirwan star in Russell T Davies's Christmas episode of Doctor Who, as two doctors combine forces in a bid to defeat Miss Hartigan and the Cybermen. Doctor Who At The Proms, a musical odyssey through time and space, hosted by Freema Agyeman, can also be seen over the festive period.
It's Christmas Eve in 1851 and Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London, in this special Christmas edition of Russell T Davies's Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama.
When the Doctor arrives and starts to investigate a spate of mysterious deaths, he's surprised to meet another Doctor, and soon the two must combine forces to defeat the ruthless Miss Hartigan. But are two Doctors enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing?
David Tennant stars as The Doctor, David Morrissey as The Doctor and Dervla Kirwan as Miss Hartigan. This episode als…

David At The Evening Standard Awards

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You can view photos of David from yesterday's Evening Standard Theatre Awards here and watch a video of him at the event below.







David was there to present the editor's award to the Royal Shakespeare Company for the cycle of history plays at the Roundhouse which had proved an indisputable event of 2008. The company, which had already performed the plays in Stratford-upon-Avon, brought the entire sequence to London.
David said "I'm here because Michael Boyd has done such amazing things with the Royal Shakespeare Company. It's a company I feel very strongly about and I have great links to so I am delighted to be able to present this."

Radio Catch Up

You can now download MP3s of Front Row as well as the full Christian O'Connell interview and the Edith Bowman interview from the audio section here.

Telegraph Interview

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An interview with David is featured in today's Telegraph magazine. In it David discusses all aspects of having a high profile career. You can read it here.

Einstein And Eddington Update

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Screen caps from last night's excellent Einstein And Eddington are now online here.
If you missed the programme or would simply like to watch it all over again then you can do so via the BBC iPlayer here.
American fans will be pleased to hear that Einstein And Eddington is expected to be shown on HBO before the end of the year and UK fans can pre order the DVD, released 1st December 2008, in our shop here.

Einstein And Eddington BBC Two 21:10pm

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Don't forget to tune into Einstein And Eddington on BBC Two tonight at 21:10pm. There will be a live chat on our forum at www.david-tennant.net this evening for you to discuss what you thought of the programme.

Double Income No Kids Yet On iPlayer

You can use BBC iPlayer to listen to episode 3 of series 2 of Double Income No Kids Yet here.
It will be available until Thursday 27th November 2008 at 17:32pm.

Einstein And Eddington Articles

We've added a couple of new interviews with David to promote Einstein and Eddington here.
New Scientist have also done a review of the show which you can read here.

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards

David will be attending The Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the Royal Opera House on Monday to present the editor's award.
Richard Wilson is hosting the ceremony, which will be attended by actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Adrian Lester, Robert Lindsay, Amanda Root, Julia McKenzie and Lia Williams. Harriet Walter will announce the winner of best actor from a shortlist of Kenneth Branagh, for Donmar's Ivanov; David Calder, for King Lear at the Globe; and Chiwetel Ejiofor, for his Othello, also at the Donmar.
Maureen Lipman will reveal the best play from contenders Black Watch by Gregory Burke; Now Or Later by Christopher Shinn; and The Pitmen Painters by Lee Hall.
Jude Law will present the best director award from a shortlist of Michael Boyd for the RSC's cycle of history plays at the Roundhouse; Michael Grandage, artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, for Ivanov, The Chalk Garden and Othello; and John Tiffany for Black Watch. The outstanding newcomer prize will be presented…

Einstein And Eddington Radio Times Cover

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Make sure you pick up a copy of the Radio Times this week as David is the cover star. Plus inside you'll find a fantastic diary he has written about filming Einstein And Eddington.
Radio Times is on sale now.

What Makes Me Happy

In 2006 David read poems for a series of short films called What Makes Me Happy, which were inspired by children from across the world.
Five are now repeating the series on Sunday mornings. You can find air times and listings here.

David's Video Diary Photos

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Pics from David's series 4 Doctor Who video diary have been added to the site. You can view them here.

David On Radio This Friday

David will be doing a couple of radio interviews to discuss his latest project, Einstein And Eddington, on Friday 21st November 2008.
First up he will be on The Christian O'Connell Show on Absolute Radio between 09:00am and 10:00am and later he will be interviewed on Radio 1 and Radio 4's Front Row at 19:15pm.

Watch The Next Doctor CIN Preview

Thanks to the BBC you can now watch the exclusive Children In Need clip of the Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor, above. Don't forget that you can still donate to Children In Need via their website here.Screen caps from the preview clip can be seen here. The Next Doctor will air on BBC One on Christmas Day.

Double Income No Kids Yet On iPlayer

You can use BBC iPlayer to listen to episode 2 of series 2 of Double Income No Kids Yet here.
It will be available until Thursday 20th November 2008 at 17:32pm.

The Next Doctor Preview

Don't forget that tomorrow's Children In Need will feature a special preview of this year's Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Next Doctor!
The fun begins on Friday 14th November on BBC One at 19:00pm.
To visit the official Children In Need website click here.

Einstein And Eddington Trailer & Air Date Confirmed

The BBC have confirmed that Einstein And Eddington will air on Saturday 22nd November at 21:10pm on BBC Two.You can watch the new trailer above and view screen caps from it here.

Children In Need Winners Arrive At Studios

The winners of the Children in Need competition have begun to arrive at the set where Doctor Who is filmed by BBC Wales. Although David could not be there, as he is appearing in Hamlet in Stratford Upon Avon, he recorded a message for the lucky winners which you can watch above.

Children In Need Hamlet Ticket Auction

Children In Need have two fab tickets to see David in Hamlet up for auction on eBay to raise money for the charity.
The tickets are for 11th November 2008 at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon. The seats are in row F of the stalls.
If you'd like to place a bid click here. There's not long left on the auction it closes on Monday afternoon so get bidding now!

Double Income No Kids Yet On BBC iPlayer

You can use BBC iPlayer to listen to episode 1 of series 2 of Double Income No Kids Yet here.
It will be available until Thursday 13th November 2008 at 17:32pm.

Doctor Who Weekend On American TV

Fans in the USA will be pleased to hear that Sci Fi and BBC America are showing a Tenth Doctor marathon this weekend!
Details are as follows:

Friday on SciFi0
5:00am - The Sontaran Stratagem
8:00am - Smith & Jones
9:00am - The Shakespeare Code
10:00am - Gridlock
11:00am - Daleks in Manhattan
12:00pm - Evolution of the Daleks
13:00pm - The Lazarus Experiment
14:00pm - 42

Saturday on BBC America
19:00pm - The Sound of the Drums
20:00pm - Last of the Time Lords
21:00pm - Voyage of the Damned
23:00pm - Last of the Time Lords
00:00am - Voyage of the Damned
02:00am - Last of the Time Lords
03:00am - Voyage of the Damned

Sunday on BBC America
13:00pm - Voyage of the Damned
18:30pm - Voyage of the Damned

Exploring Love's Labour's Lost

The RSC website has a new section dedicated to Love's Labour's Lost which includes an audio interview with the director Greg Doran in which he explains his approach to the language, the design and the characters of the play.
You can visit it here.

Double Income No Kids Yet Repeats

Double Income No Kids Yet will continue it's repeat run on BBC7 with the second series starting on Thursday 6th November. Full details are in the diary.

Watch David On BBC Breakfast

You can watch David's interview with BBC Breakfast from yesterday above.

Einstein And Eddington DVD

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The DVD will be released on 8th December and can be pre ordered from our online shop for £11.98.

Einstein And Eddington..Coming Soon

The BBC Press Office have announced that Einstein And Eddington will air between 22nd November - 28th November.

They also have the following interview with David about the show and his charcter, Sir Arthur Eddington:

Tell us about Eddington.
"He is already recognised within his field and has become the Director of the Royal Observatory when the story starts. This is a man who has been recognised at quite an early age as someone who is quite sharp and who is at the forefront of astrophysics. He is described in the script by someone as being 'the best measuring man' in England, and that is very much his thing. He was obsessed with the minutiae of quantification and, as a kid, he tried to count all the words in The Bible. He liked to specify the fact of our existence in numbers."

Tell us about his Quaker beliefs.
"It's certainly what motivated him. His Quakerism and belief in God was fundamental to him and everything he did, particularly with his insistence not to …

David To Star In New Polikoff Film

The following is a press release from the BBC detailing David's latest project:

Principal photography begins on Monday (3 November) on BAFTA- nominated Stephen Poliakoff's (Capturing Mary, Joe's Palace, Gideon's Daughter, The Lost Prince) Second World War thriller 1939.
The feature film will shoot on location in Norfolk and London for six-and-a-half weeks and is a talkbackTHAMES production in association with Magic Light Pictures, funded by BBC Films, the UK Film Council and Screen East.
Award-winning British actress Romola Garai (Atonement) takes the lead as Anne, alongside BAFTA-winning actor Bill Nighy (Notes On A Scandal, Love Actually), who plays her father Alexander.
They are joined by Oscar-winning actress Julie Christie (Away From Her, Finding Neverland) who plays the formidable Aunt Elizabeth, Eddie Redmayne (The Other Boleyn Girl) as Anne's brother Ralph and Juno Temple (Wild Child) as their younger sister Celia.
David Tennant (Doctor Who) plays family friend …

David To Talk To BBC Breakfast

David will take to the BBC Breakfast sofa this Monday, 3rd November 2008. The interview will take place shortly after 8.30am.
Tune in to hear him discuss his decision to move on from Doctor Who which he announced on Wednesday night.
David will be appearing as The Doctor in a further five specials, the first of which airs this Christmas.

Double Income No Kids Yet O BBC iPlayer

You can use BBC iPlayer to listen to episode 6 of Double Income No Kids Yet here.
It will be available until Thursday 6th November 2008 at 17:32pm.

David's Doctor Who Interview In Full

Thanks to the BBC you can now watch the full interview with David talking about his decision to leave Doctor Who below:

Help The AICR Spread The Word

We have been asked by AICR to let you all know about their Facebook page, which can be found here.By adding them as a cause to your profile you can let all your friends know about the work that they do and spread the word about the charity.
Thanks!

NTA's On ITV1 Tonight

Don't forget to tune in to ITV1 at 20:00pm tonight to watch the National Television Awards ceremony live and see if David and Doctor Who win their categories!

Congratulations David!

Congratulations to David and the Doctor Who cast and crew for yet another triumphant night at the National Television Awards. The show manged to win Most Popular Drama yet again and David walked away with the award for Outstanding Drama Performance! Accepting his award he said: "Thank you to everybody who works on Doctor Who. It is the best bunch of people in the world."
Well done all and so throughly well deserved!

David Announces He's Leaving Doctor Who

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David has announced that he is leaving Doctor Who during his acceptance speech at tonight's National Television Awards.
Speaking live from the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon David explained that he will be returning to Cardiff in January 2009 to film the 2009 Doctor Who specials, but when the show returns for a new series in 2010 it will be without him as the Doctor.




David said: "I’ve had the most brilliant, bewildering and life-changing time working on Doctor Who. I have loved every day of it.
It would be easy to cling on to the Tardis console but I fear that if I don’t take a deep breath and make the decision to move on now, I never will.
You would be prising the Tardis key out of my cold dead hand. This show has been so special to me, I don’t want to outstay my welcome."
He added: "This is all a long way off, of course. I’m not quitting, I’m back in January to film four special episodes which will take Doctor Who all the…

Last Chance To Vote In The NTAs!

As you know David has been nominated for the Outstanding Drama Performance award at this year's National Television Awards.
The ceremony takes place tomorrow night so you don't have long to vote for him if you haven't already!
You can vote online here or by phoning 0901 888 2008 (25p from a BT land line..ask bill payers permission).
All votes must be in by Midday tomorrow (29th October) and you can read the full terms and conditions of the voting procedures here.

Stand Up For Shakespeare Campaign

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You can help the RSC to ensure that children and young people get the best possible introduction to Shakespeare. Join the growing list of supporters and Stand up for Shakespeare here.
View campaign video here.

David-Tennant.com Fundraiser

This year members of our forums and fanclub have expressed an interest in raising money for the Association For International Cancer Research, a charity dedicated to the research of cancer, for which David Tennant is a patron. You can find out more about the work that your money will be helping to continue on their website at http://www.aicr.org.ukYou can donate online now via our JustGiving page here. Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure and if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation. Many thanks.

Doctor Who Preview On Children In Need

This year's Children in Need Telethon is to feature an exclusive preview of the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special.
The clip, from the Christmas Special entitled The Next Doctor, will show the first two minutes of a brand new episode for the Time Lord, played by David Tennant.
This never seen before footage, is a worldwide exclusive, and will keep fans all over the globe wondering what's in store for the Doctor's next adventure.
Starring David Tennant and David Morrissey, the clip from The Next Doctor will be broadcast as part of the BBC Children in Need show on 14 November, BBC One from 7pm.

RSC Fundraising Gala

Royal Shakespeare Company Associate Director Deborah Shaw is putting together a stellar cast of RSC alumni and current company members for a special fundraising gala to be held at The Lawrence Hall in Greycoat Street, Victoria, London on Tuesday 28 October. This is only the second Gala in the RSC's history, and the aim of the evening is to raise money for the Company's Artists' Development Programme, which provides support to artists at all levels.
The RSC offers cross-company training in voice, verse, movement and fight skills led by in-house practitioners and outside experts brought in for specific seminars and workshops. The programme is solely reliant upon donations, grants and funds raised from events such as this Gala. Patrick Stewart, who is playing Claudius in the RSC's current production of Hamlet, is the Gala Patron and will be hosting the evening's proceedings. From the sell-out Histories season: Chuk Iwuji, will be performing a speech from Henry VI Part…

Sexiest Scot Poll

Galaxy FM are currently running a poll to find out who the sexiest Scottish male is and David has been nominated.
The radio station asked it's guests to nominate Scots that they thought were sexy and Kelly Rowland nominated David.
All you have to do now is vote for him!
Plus if you pass the info onto a friend you could end up winning £500!
Click here to vote now.

Einstein And Eddington BAFTA Screening Update

Unfortunately due to work commitments neither David nor Andy Serkis will be taking part in the Q&A session that will follow the BAFTA screening of Einstein And Eddington. The talk will now be done by the director and the producer.

Free Jimmy Released Tomorrow

The adult animated film Free Jimmy, which David worked on in 2006, will finally be released across selected cinemas tomorrow.

Ten Doctor Who Covers For SFX Issue 176

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On 23 November 1963, the world met the Doctor for the first time, when An Unearthly Child hit British television screens. Now 45 years and nine more incarnations of the Time Lord later, SFX is set to celebrate the anniversary of Doctor Who's launch in truly cosmic style.
Issue 176 of Earth’s leading science fiction magazine will offer readers a choice of no less than ten variant covers, one for each incarnation of the legendary Doctor.
Yes, every face of the Doctor will be materialising at the newsstand, from original 1960s star William Hartnell to the wildly popular David Tennant. Patrick Troughton! Jon Pertwee! Tom Baker! Peter Davison! Colin Baker! Sylvester McCoy! Paul McGann! Christopher Eccleston! Choose your favourite – or hunt down every collector’s item cover!
SFX 176 will also deliver a spectacular celebratory feature, with all the access and insight you demand. Russell T Davies gives us the first, exclusive word on this year’s hotly anticipated Christmas special (teasingly…

Vote For David In The SFX Awards

David has been nominated for Best TV Actor for his role in Doctor Who in the SFX Awards. You can also vote for Doctor Who as Best TV Show, pick your favourite episode for Best TV Episode and perhaps even vote for David as Sexiest Male.
You can vote online here and you must have your votes in before 28th October 2008.

Vote For David At The NTAs

David has made the shortlist of nominees in the Outstanding Drama Performance category at this year's National Television Awards for his role as the Doctor.
He is up against some tough competition including his Doctor Who co star, the fantastic Catherine Tate, who has been nominated for her portrayal of Donna Noble.
Also nominated is Phillip Glenister of Ashes To Ashes and Alex Walkinshaw from The Bill.
Doctor Who is also nominated for Most Popular Drama.
You can cast your vote online here until 29th October. The awards will be broadcast on ITV1 live on 29th October.

Einstein Amd Eddington BAFTA Screening

Einstein And Eddington will be screened on 28th October at 18:00pm at The Princess Anne Theatre, Piccadilly London.
David and Andy Serkis will be taking part in Q&A session afterwards.
You can get tickets for just £5 here.

David In Cosmopolitan Sexiest Men Poll

David has been voted one of the sexiest men in the world by readers of Cosmopolitan magazine.
The full results are below and an article about the poll can be seen in the November issue of Cosmopolitan, on sale from Monday.

1 Johnny Depp, 45
2 George Clooney, 47
3 Jake Gyllenhaal, 27
4 Daniel Craig, 40
5 Brad Pitt, 44
6 James McAvoy, 29
7 JustinTimberlake, 27
8 Will Smith, 40
9 David Beckham, 33
10 Wentworth Miller, 36
11 Christian Bale, 34
12 Jonathan Rhys Meyers, 31
13 Take That: Gary Barlow, 37, Mark Owen, 36, Howard Donald, 40 and Jason Orange, 38
14 Ashton Kutcher, 30
15 Dermot O’Leary, 35
16 David Tennant, 37
17 Patrick Dempsey, 42
18 Clive Owen, 44
19 Pierce Brosnan, 55
20 Mark Ronson, 33
21 Gordon Ramsay, 41
22 Russell Brand, 33
23 Pharrell Williams, 35
24 Ryan Reynolds, 31
25 Olivier Martinez, 42

Love's Labour's Lost Poster Now Available

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The RSC shop now has the poster for Love's Labour's Lost in stock. You can buy in the theatre or online here.

AICR Video

As you know David is the patron of The Association For International Cancer Research and they have just uploaded the above video of David talking about the work that they do.
Please visit their website here to find out more information and to donate.

Front Row Review Of Love's Labour's Lost

Front Row, Radio 4's live magazine programme on the world of arts included a review from the first night of Love's Labour's Lost in their show last night. You can listen to it via BBC iPlayer here.

Love's Labour's Lost Opens To Critics' Praise

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Love's Labour's Lost officially opened with its Press Night last night, and as with Hamlet, the critics were full of praise for David's role in the production.

Paul Taylor of The Independent says: "Tennant's triumphant performance was (and still is) a reminder that this Dr Who is a classically trained actor with two previous seasons in Stratford under his belt. It also exposed the snobbery of supposing that fans of Doctor Who aren't the sort who could ever become fans of Shakespeare."
Giving the show 4 stars out of 5 he goes on to credit David with bringing Shakespeare to the attention of a new generation of theatre goers.
Michael Billington of The Guardian also enjoyed David's performance and says:
"Its best feature is Tennant's sparky Berowne; and he constantly reminds us of the affinities between Hamlet and the king of Navarre's resident critic. Just as Hamlet sees through the masked pretences of Elsinore, so …

Casanova Repeats In Australia

ABC1 will be repeating Casanova of the next two weeks starting from tonight at 23:30pm.

Doctor Who Series 4 Box Set Details

The Doctor Who Series 4 DVD Box Set will be released on 17th November 2008, and as well as having all your favourite Doctor Who adventures on, it will be jam packed with extra features such as commentaries, deleted scenes and David's video diaries.

The commentaries are all new, and especially recorded for the box set, they are as follows:
Voyage Of The Damned: Murray Gold, Russell Tovey & Peter Bennett.Partners In Crime: Julie Gardner, Russell T Davies & James Strong.Fires Of Pompeii: David Tennant, Catherine Tate & Tracie Simpson.Planet Of The Ood: Graeme Harper & Roger Griffiths.The Sontaran Stratagem: Julie Gardner, Dan Starkey & Neil Gorton.The Poison Sky: David Tennant, Russell T Davies & Susie Liggat.The Doctor's Daughter: Catherine Tate, Georgia Moffett & Ben Foster.The Unicorn And The Wasp: Felicity Kendal & Fenella Woolgar.Silence In The Library: David Tennant, Steven Moffat & Julie Gardner.Forest Of The Dead: Euros Lyn, Lousie Page …

Love's Labour's Lost Press Night

Love's Labour's Lost officially opens with its Press Night tonight, having had previews since 2nd October.
The run is sold out but returns may be available at the RSC box office, check by phoning 0844 800 1110.
Thanks to the RSC and Ellie Kurttz for the above photos of David in Love's Labour's Lost.

David Tops Celebrity Eye Poll

David has been voted the male celebrity with the best 'come to bed' eyes. The survey was carried out by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) for Eye Health Week.
Other celebs in the poll included Dermot O'Leary and Simon Cowell.
Cheryl Cole, Kelly Brook and Billie Piper made up the Top 3 females.

Doctor Who Scripts Online

The official website to promote Russell T Davies' new book,The Writer's Tale has added dowloadable versions of six Doctor Who scripts from series 4 of the show. You can see them here.

TV Times Awards

The annual TV Times Awards are upon us yet again and this time voting could bag you £250!
The voting system is slightly different to a lot of awards as you can nominate whoever you like for each category. The categories include Favourite Actor, Favourite TV Show etc.
Click here to vote for David now.