Thursday 5th December 2013
Today Richard II tech rehearsals start at The Barbican in London.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again audiobook (read by David Tennant) is released in the UK today.
David Tennant Daily News Digest for Wednesday 4th December 2013.
Wednesday 4th December 2013
The Telegraph asks if this is a Golden Age For Shakespeare (including David Tennant in Richard II)?
David Tennant will star in the second series of Richard Wilson's radio comedy Believe It!
Earthflight will be repeated between Christmas and New Year on BBC Two starting on Boxing Day.
Today Jake Mann confirmed that tech rehearsals for Richard II start tomorrow in The Barbican.
There is currently an auction on eBay for a card created by David Tennant in aid of the MS charity.
Richard II has become the third alternative content to take more than £1 million at the UK box office. The other two are Behind The Audience and The Day Of The Doctor (also starring David!).
The theme of the Absolute Radio panto on 20th December will be ZombieClaus! They describe it as Zombies + Santa Claus = ZombieClaus.
Deadline reports that Kevin Rankin (from Breaking Bad) will play vicar Paul Coates and Virginia Kull (from The Following) has been cast as Beth in the US Broadchurch remake, Gracepoint.
David Tennant Daily News Digest for Tuesday 3rd December 2013.
Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Richard II is Time Out's Show Of The Week. A photo of the article has been posted to Twitter.
Dolphins Spy In The Pod will premiere on Thursday 2nd January at 8pm on BBC One.
Doctor Who BBC website has a The Day Of The Doctor fun quiz.
BroadwayWorldUK has an interview with Jane Lapotaire about Richard II.
Doctor Who News reports that The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff has now opened its The Day Of The Doctor exhibit.
The Telegraph chooses Doctor Who Complete Box-Set Series 1 - 7 as one of its top Christmas TV box-sets.
Today Absolute Radio announced that Shane Richie will join David Tennant in this year's Breakfast Show Pantomime on 20th December.
TVShowsOnDVD has the details of the extras on the US version of The Day Of The Doctor DVD and Blu-ray which is released next Tuesday.
David Tennant Daily News Digest for Monday 2nd December 2013.
Monday 2nd December 2013
Olivia Colman has been nominated for the Actress in Series Drama Award at the International Press Academy Awards for her role in Broadchurch for when it was screened on BBC America. The winners will be announced in January.
The Guardian reports that The Day Of The Doctor generated a record of nearly 1.3 million iPlayer requests in the 24 hours after broadcast which eclipses the previous high of the Olympics opening ceremony.
WhovianNet has the details about a 4-disc 50th Anniversary Collection of Doctor Who music which will be released on Monday 9th December.
Kasterborus has the details about Doctor Who: The Ultimate Limited Edition Collectorís Box. It consists of 11 CDs (one for each Doctor).
Background facts about The Day Of The Doctor are behind today's door on the BBC Doctor Who advent calendar.
Broadcast Now (behind a paywall) reports that The Day Of The Doctor was the most watched drama of 2013 so far and is the second most watched programme of the year.
Richard II Backstage Tours of The Barbican start on Friday 13th December.
Absolute Radio have posted an audio clip from when it was announced that David Tennant would be the star of this years Breakfast Panto. The clip includes an amusing phone call from David!
David Tennant will star in the Absolute Radio pantomime again this year with Christian O'Connell. The pantomime is on Friday 20th December amd will be at the Soho Theatre in London in front of an invited audience.
Before each performance and during the interval of Richard II at the The Barbican there will be a Costume Craft exhibition for people watching the play.
David Tennant Daily News Digest for Sunday 1st December 2013.
Sunday 1st December 2013
The new David Tennant photo from Richard II in the new exhibition of Simon Annand's The Half has been posted to Twitter.
The final rating for The Day Of The Doctor in the UK was that it was watched by 12.8 million (not including repeats or online). This made it the number one television show of the week.
Watch starts a new repeat of Series Three of Doctor Who on Friday 6th December.
BBC website has an article about Simon Annand's The Half exhibition. (However the photo of David Tennant is from The Rivals not the new Richard II picture.)
As well as worldwide figures previously reported Express reports that The Day Of The Doctor also took £200,000 in Germany. (Be warned that the article contains SPOILERS for the Christmas Day episode.)
US TV Guide has a four-page Doctor Who spread.
David Tennant Daily News Digest for Saturday 30th November 2013.