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GOOD OMENS: The Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Mount Up For New David Tennant Series

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More cast additions have been announced for Good Omens, the upcoming adaptation of the comic novel of the same name by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. David Tennant and Michael Sheen will star in the series that sees a fast living demon called Crowley and a fussy angel called Aziraphale trying to avert the Apocalypse. 

The producers have now announced three of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Joining the cast are Mireille Enos (World War Z, The Killing) as War, Lourdes Faberes (Knightfall, Holby City) as Pollution and Yusuf Gatewood (The Originals, CSI Miami) as Famine. 

Neil Gaiman, who scripted the series said, "We are hoping that Death will be played by…DEATH."


(L-R: Mireille Enos, Yusuf Gatewood, Lourdes Faberes)
Also added to the cast is Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena, Death Comes To Pemberley) who will play the demon Beelzebub. Neil Gaiman said of her casting, “We already have a stellar cast, and now Anna Maxwell Martin will be the Beelzebub of our dreams. Well, night…

VIDEO - UK Premiere: DuckTales Launches In The UK This Saturday

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David Tennant stars as Scrooge McDuck in the new series of DuckTales, launching in the UK on Saturday 4th November! The first episode, an hour long special called Woo-oo! premieres on the UK's Disney Channel from 9.30am, repeating at 3pm.

The all-new adventure sees the Duck clan reunited as Donald Duck is forced to leave his mischievous nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie with his estranged uncle, the daredevil trillionaire Scrooge McDuck while he looks for work. Having the younger members of the family around re-awakens the spirit of adventure in Scrooge and before long the whole family are plunged into a world of danger...

 Based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, Disney XD's animated comedy-adventure series DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck (David Tennant) his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie (Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan), temperamen…

How To Train Your Dragon Box Set 1 Narrated By David Tennant Released Today

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If you're looking for Christmas present ideas for young relatives (or maybe a special little extra gift under the tree for yourself), then you might want to check out this new audiobook box set collecting Volumes 1-6 in Cressida Cowell's How To Train Your Dragon series. The collection is released today in the UK, USA and Australia. The adventure saga, which inspired the hit Disney Dreamworks films and TV series, follows the boyhood of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, who is destined to become the greatest Viking hero of them all.



David Tennant brings the much loved series to sparkling life with his vocal characterisations of a range of characters, including Hiccup himself, his best friend Fishlegs, the villainous Alvin the Treacherous and, of course, the stuttering little dragon Toothless. The gift set is the first of two to be released and contains six of the twelve volumes of Hiccup's saga:

How To Train Your DragonHow To Be A PirateHow To Speak DragoneseHow To Cheat A Dragon…

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

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Each week we join forces with our friends at TeePublic to bring you a collection of the coolest Doctor Who designs around!

The designs we've chosen are available at a reduced price until Monday 6 November 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.

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RUSSIA: Mad To Be Normal Screening Times & Locations Confirmed For New British Film Festival

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Mad To Be Normal is to screen at the 2017 New British Film Festival in Russia. The festival takes place across Russia from 30th October until 1st December.

Mad To Be Normal will screen on the following dates:

Moscow - 1 November, 19:30 Formula Kino Horizont
Yekaterinburg -  6 November, 19:00 Yeltsin Center
Moscow - 6 November, 19:30 Formula Kino Horizont
Saint Petersburg - 9 November, 19:30 Avrora
Moscow - 11 November, 19:00 Formula Kino Horizont
Belgorod - 16 November, 20:00 Cinema Park City Mall Belgorodski
Vladivostok - 16 November, 19:00 Okean
Vologograd - 16 November,  20:00 Cinema Park Europa City Mall
Kaliningrad - 16 November, 20:00 Cinema Park Europa
Krasnoyarsk - 16 November, 20:00 Cinema Park Galereya Enisey
Omsk - 16 November, 19:00 Slava
Nizhny Novgorod - 16 November, 20:00 Cinema Park Fantastica
Perm - 16 November, 20:00 Crystal IMAX
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy - 16 November, 19:00 Limonad
Samara - 16 November, 19:00 Vertical
Saratov - 16 November, 20:00 Cinema Park Trium…

DOCTOR WHO AUDIO: Listen To A Preview Of David Tennant & Billie Piper Reunited For Big Finish

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Big Finish have released an exclusive 15 minute preview clip of the new Tenth Doctor audio adventure, Cold Vengeance, as part of their latest podcast.
Click here to download it now!

The TARDIS arrives on Coldstar, a vast freezer satellite, packed with supplies to feed a colony world.
But there are cracks in the ice, and something scuttles under the floors. Soon, Rose and the Doctor encounter robots, space pirates and... refuse collectors.
 As Coldstar's tunnels begin to melt, an even greater threat stirs within. An old enemy of the Doctor puts a plan into action - a plan for retribution.
Nobody's vengeance is colder than an Ice Warrior's....

The story is part of a three part set which is released by Big Finish next month and sees David Tennant team up with Billie Piper and Camille Coduri as the Tenth Doctor, Rose and Jackie Tyler.

The set opens with Attack of the Zaross by John Dorney, in which an alien invasion of Earth isn’t quite what it appears to be.
In the second adve…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 23rd - Sunday 29th October

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USA & CANADA: New DuckTales On Disney XD Today!

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The McDuck family are flying back into action this morning with a brand new episode of DuckTales airing on Disney XD in the USA and Canada.

Today's new episode is The Living Mummies Of Toth-ra!
In a lost pyramid, Louie interprets a pharaoh’s prophecy to his advantage, forcing Scrooge and Launchpad to convince a group of living mummies to rescue him.

USA: Watch the new episode from 8am ET/PT and again from 5pm ET/PT

CANADA: Watch the new episode from 7.30pm ET

Based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, Disney XD's animated comedy-adventure series DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck (voiced by David Tennant), his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie (Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan), temperamental nephew Donald Duck (Tony Anselmo) and the trusted McDuck Manor team: big-hearted, fearless chauffeur and pilot Launchpad McQuack (Beck Bennett), no-nons…

UK TV PREMIERE - Fireman Sam: Alien Alert Airs On Channel 5 This Morning

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David Tennant plays an alien hunting TV host in the 2016 animated feature Fireman Sam: Alien Alert, which premieres on TV in the UK this morning. The one hour special airs on Channel 5 at 7.25am, with repeat showings the following Saturday on Cartoonito. .

Fireman Sam: Alien Alert
The pre-school hero next door finds himself in the middle of a mystery that's just out of this world! When Norman thinks that he has seen a flying saucer, everyone in town goes space-spotting crazy. Celebrity Buck Douglas brings his Alien Quest TV show to Pontypandy, filming all over the town. Then a little green man starts a forest fire and Sam must dash to the rescue...
Fireman Sam: Alien Alert features the voices of Steve Kynman as Fireman Sam and Norman Price, Tegwen Tucker as Penny Morris and Su Douglas as Dylis Price. David Tennant guest stars as TV presenter Buck Douglas. The feature was written by Laura Beaumont and Paul Larson, directed by Gary Andrews and was produced by HIT Entertainment. 
David r…

Nominate David Tennant & Don Juan In Soho For The What's On Stage Awards

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Nominations for the 18th annual WhatsOnStage Awards are now open and you can nominate David Tennant for his performance as DJ in Don Juan In Soho for Best Actor In A Play and Don Juan In Soho as Best Play Revival.

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE NOW!
The shortlist of nominees will be announced on Friday 1 December 2017, after which you will be able to vote for your favourites to win. Winners will be announced at the ceremony on 18 February 2018 at the Prince Of Wales Theatre in London.

The awards are the only major theatre awards where the audience are the judges across all categories.

The awards strictly only allow ONE VOTE per person so use your vote wisely.

David Tennant starred as DJ in a revival of Patrick Marber's play Don Juan In Soho at London's Wyndham's Theatre from 17th March 207 - 10th June 2017.

Loosely based on Molière's tragicomedy 'Don Juan', this modern update transported the action to contemporary London and followed the final adventures of its debauch…

USA: Mad To Be Normal Starring David Tennant Screens In Florida Today & Tomorrow

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Mad To Be Normal, the UK movie based on the life of the revolutionary Scottish psychologist RD Laing, will screen in Naples, Florida today as part of the Naples International Film Festival. The film, starring David Tennant and Emmy-award winner Elisabeth Moss, will screen at the Silverspot Cinema Screen 11 at 12.45pm. A second screening will take place tomorrow at the same venue at 6.00pm.

Click here for more information and to buy tickets

Mad To Be Normal David Tennant stars as R.D. Laing, the famous psychiatrist and one of Scotland’s greatest ever minds. Working out of Kingsley Hall in East London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Laing performed various daring experiments 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 methods caused outrage and controversy in the conservative medical profession but ultimately led to radical changes in attitudes and…

VOTE: Last Chance To Vote For David Tennant In The NTAs

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Today is your last chance to vote for David Tennant to receive a National Television Award as the longlist voting is closing at 11:00pm (BST) today.

David Tennant is one of the contenders in the Best Drama Performance category, nominated for his role as Alec Hardy in the third and final series of Broadchurch. The category has some strong competition with Suranne Jones for Doctor Foster, Emily Watson for Apple Tree Yard, Joanne Froggatt for Liar and Aidan Turner for Poldark also amongst the 60 candidates vying for the title.

Also, three of David's projects have made the longlists. Broadchurch, written by Chris Chibnall is up for Best Crime Drama and will compete against a group which includes Line Of Duty, The Missing and Little Boy Blue.
The John Downer Productions wildlife documentary Spy In The Wild, narrated by David, is  nominated in the Factual Entertainment category along with the likes of DIY SOS and Planet Earth II and the spoof fly-on-the-wall documentary W1A starring Hugh…

UPDATED: New Project -: David Tennant Narrates Trust Me - I'm A Robot For Channel 4

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David Tennant will narrate a newly commissioned documentary, Trust Me - I'm A Robot, airing as part of Channel 4's season dedicated to the revolutionary advances in robots and artificial intelligence, Rise Of The Robots. As walking, talking robots look set to join us in our workplaces, in our homes … and maybe even our bedrooms…the season explores what this future will look like, and how can we make the most of it.

Check out a teaser clip here:



Trust Me – I’m A Robot David Tennant narrates this warm-hearted documentary giving a fascinating insight into a future of robotics we’ve never seen before. We humans have a cultural fear of robots, but eccentric Canadian robot inventor and puppeteer David McGoran is on a mission to fix this, by making a new kind of machine that moves like we do. A loveable robot that even people on the street will open up to. Adopting the same techniques as Disney and Pixar, David designs a robot using the power of movement, to trick us into believing it has…

Netflix USA Adds W1A Season 3 Narrated By David Tennant

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The third season of the award-winning BBC comedy W1A has been added to Netflix in the USA today. The last ever season of the show, which completed its TV run in the UK only yesterday, sees Hugh Bonneville back in the role of BBC Head Of Values Ian Fletcher. Jessica Hynes also returns as PR guru Siobhan Sharpe, alongside other cast members Jason Watkins, Monica Dolan, Sarah Parish, Nina Sosanya, Sara Pascoe, Hugh Skinner and Rufus Jones. David Tennant provides a tongue-in-cheek voiceover to the spoof fly-on-the-wall footage. Season 3 sees a series of ever more inept committees and executives trying to justify their own roles as the venerable corporation moves into an uncertain era.

Visit www.netflix.com to stream or subscribe

W1A - Season 3 The BBC’s Head of Values Ian Fletcher once again throws open the revolving doors to New Broadcasting House to allow cameras to film staff in action at W1A. Ian and the team are tackling the BBC’s Charter Renewal, reacting to the new mission statement o…

PHOTOS & VIDEO: David Tennant's Panel At Dallas Fan Days

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David Tennant visited Texas over the weekend as a guest at the Dallas Fan Days fan convention. As well as signing autographs and posing for photos with fans, David took part in a Q&A panel on Sunday in front of a packed out Main Ballroom where he discussed, among other topics, his new role in Good Omens, the ASL signs for Walmart and Target and which fictional character could be Time Lords.

The convention organisers have now released a batch of photographs of David on stage during his panel which you can view below:
















GOOD OMENS: Josie Lawrence Announced As Agnes Nutter

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The latest cast member joining Good Omens has been revealed: Josie Lawrence will be taking on the role of Agnes Nutter, the 17th Century witch and author of the only entirely acurate book of prophecies ever written. The six-part television adaptation by BBC Studios of the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is currently in production and will be launched by Amazon Prime Video in 2019, and shown at a later date on BBC Two. David Tennant and Michael Sheen star as fast-living demon Crowley and fussy angel Aziraphale respectively.

Neil Gaiman, who has written the screenplays for the series, made the announcement today via Twitter, saying: "I'm thrilled and utterly delighted to announce that Agnes Nutter in the Good Omens TV series will be played by Josie Lawrence."

Josie, who is currently performing in Mother Courage in the Southwark Playhouse, responded: "I’m so thrilled too - filming Agnes and opening Mother Courage in the same week - how can I not …

USA: Broadchurch Season 3 Comes To Netflix USA Next Month

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The third and final season of Broadchurch will be added to Netflix in the USA next month following its TV premiere on BBC America earlier this year. All eight episodes will be able to stream from November 27th.

The third and final chapter of the UK’s acclaimed crime drama sees the detective duo Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) and Detective Inspector Alec Hardy (David Tennant) investigate a serious sexual assault that shocks the tight-knitted seaside town to its core. Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan return to play Beth and Mark Latimer. They are joined by National Television Award winner Julie Hesmondhalg, BAFTA winners Lenny Henry and Georgina Campbell along with Sarah Parish, Charlie Higson and Mark Bazeley. 
Arthur Darvill also returns as local Vicar Paul Coates, Carolyn Pickles as newspaper editor Maggie Radcliffe and Adam Wilson as Ellie’s son Tom.
Creator Chris Chibnall has once again written the latest season which was filmed in the now familiar Broadchurch locatio…

PHOTOS: David Tennant Meets His Fans At Dallas Fan Days #5

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Chase McKinney
David Tennant appeared at Dallas Fan Days over the weekend and took part in a number of photo ops alongside his fans. 
Many thanks to all of our readers pictured in this final blog who have kindly shared their wonderful photos and stories with us.

Laura Stringfellow  "I'm the weeping angel in the photo. David hugged me when I first walked in; but when I leaned in, my wings naturally moved with me, and I accidentally smacked him in the head with the right wing. Sorry, David!"
Susan Lilley  "I still don’t think it’s sunk in that I actually was, ya know, hugging...omg....I think it just hit me. I was ...holy cow....hugging David Tennant!!! Dressed as a Doctor Hobbit?!?! How is this my life?"
Leah Felice Unger  "Our group L.I.'ND.A. found him after all our research!!"
Chase McKinney
Alicia Coakley Stewart
Kellie Loflin  "David was extremely charming and such a nice guy. He was number one on my comic con bucket list and I will never forge…