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January 2023
The Tenth Doctor Doctor Who books Planet Of The Ood and Waters Of Mars will be published on Thursday 13th July.
Both books are available to pre-order. Updated 19/1


December 2022
A photo of David Tennant (and Catherine Tate) is on the cover of the TV & Satellite Week magazine issue for 7th to 13th January as the magazine looks ahead to dramas in 2023 (including Doctor Who). Updated 30/12

Variety reports David Tennant is one of the actors who will voice a character in the animated adult comedy Standing By.
The description for the series is:
'A satirical look into the lives of a group of eternally bound, disgruntled guardian angels and the lessons they'll eventually learn from not only the dysfunctional humans they're in charge of protecting, but also each other.'
As well as David, Dan Levy, Natalie Palamides, Glenn Close, Poppy Liu and Samira Wiley will star.
The series has been ordered by Hulu in the US. Updated 15/12

PlayerOne reports there will be new David Tennant narrative content in Ark: Survival Evolved Winter Wonderland 7 which is due on Wednesday (14th December).
David returns as Sir Edmund Rockwell. Updated 12/12

David Tennant has been nominated for the Best Performer In A Play Award at the What's On Stage Awards.
Also Good is nominated for the Best Play Revival Award, both Elliot Levey and Sharon Small for the Best Supporting Performer In A Play Award and Dominic Cooke for the Best Direction Award.
The winners for all the awards will be revealed at a ceremony on Sunday 12th February 2023 at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
The winners are decided by a public vote. Updated 8/12

A new interview with David Tennant by Times Radio about Litvinenko, Doctor Who, Good and Staged has been posted to YouTube. Updated 5/12

A new (and long) interview with David Tennant about the drama Litvinenko has been released in a press kit from ITVX. Updated 1/12

Radio Times has an article about 'How David Tennant 'saved' the drama Litvinenko to ensure it went into production.'
It also contains a new photo from the drama. Updated 1/12

David Tennant on the cover of the Doctor Who 2023 Yearbook

A photo of David Tennant is on the cover of the Doctor Who 2023 Yearbook which is published today.
It is available from branches of WH Smith and to order online (UK, Ireland and Gibraltar only) from Panini.co.uk.
The digital edition is at PocketMags.com. Updated 1/12


November 2022
The ITVX trailer for Litvinenko has been posted online. Updated 22/11

Nominations for the What's On Stage Awards are now open. Good falls into the date range so both the play and David Tennant are eligible.
Nomination link. Updated 10/11

Doctor Who Magazine #584 is on sale from today (with the photo of David Tennant on the cover).
Details about the articles in this issue are available here. Updated 10/11

David Tennant on the cover of Doctor Who Magazine issue 584

A photo of David Tennant is on the cover of Doctor Who Magazine issue 584.
The issue is officially published on Thursday. Updated 8/11


October 2022
David Tennant has spoken to Radio Times about the BBC's centenary.
Today marks 100 years since 'the beeb' started broadcasting. Updated 18/10

The Telegraph (behind a paywall) has given Good 4 stars in it's review which it describes David Tennant's acting as 'a remarkable lead performance.'
It's review starts:
'Few actors can project charismatic affability better than David Tennant. Fewer still are mercurial enough to be able to switch all that off and go dead behind the eyes. Updated 13/10

The Independent (behind a paywall) has a 3 star review of Good.
It includes 'David Tennant is hypnotic in muddled Nazi drama.' Updated 13/10

iNews gives Good 5 stars in its review.
The review includes 'David Tennant is magnetic as a Nazi professor.' Updated 13/10

The Guardian gives Good 4 stars.
It sums it up as ''David Tennant is magnificent in chilling drama.' Updated 13/10

The Stage (behind a paywall) has a 4 star review of Good.
The title is ''David Tennant gives a meticulous performance.' Updated 13/10

The website London Theatre has given Good only 3 stars.
But the site's review includes 'Tennant superbly captures Halder's latent vanity and self-serving rationalisations and does well with both the odd moments of humour (including a folk dance) and vulnerable reflections' Updated 13/10

There's a 4 star review of Good from The Arts Desk.
The review includes 'Tennant's performance is genius, his natural Scottish accent promoting the air of incongruous sincerity around Halder.' Updated 13/10

BroadwayWorld gives Good 4 stars and includes the phrase 'David Tennant is excellent as Halder. Updated 13/10

A 4 star review from Evening Standard for Good.
It includes 'This is the truest, most natural performance I've ever seen him give in a theatre.' Updated 13/10

Time Out has a 4 star review of Good.
It includes ''Tennant really is terrific. As I said, the man knows a thing or two about portraying evil; his performance is perfectly judged.' Updated 13/10

What's On Stage awards Good 3 stars:
'Tennant is perfect casting. He has a remarkable ability as an actor to suggest a darkness beneath an affable surface.' Updated 13/10

The Times gives Good four stars in its review which includes the phrase 'Don't expect fireworks. What you get is something stranger, more insidious and I suspect much more memorable.' Updated 13/10

Financial Times has a five star review of Good.
The review includes 'Tennant is riveting: witty and intensely human but also brilliantly precise.' Updated 13/10

Around The World In 80 Days has been nominated for the VFX Award at 2022 Televisual Bulldog Awards.
The awards are decided by an industry wide vote and the results will be announced in the Televisual winter issue of their magazine. Updated 10/10

The Times has a new interview (behind a paywall) with David Tennant about Good, briefly about Doctor Who and how he was once voted Rear Of The Year!
It includes a new photo of David (with Good director Dominic Cooke). Updated 2/10


September 2022
The BBC has a short interview with David Tennant about appearing in the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who and about Good. Updated 30/9

BBC Press has announced that a two part companion podcast titled Obsessed With... Inside Man will be available on BBC Sounds.
The first episode will be available after the second episode of the drama is broadcast tonight. Updated 27/9

Inside Man is The Mail On Sunday's Pick Of The Week. Updated 25/9

Financial Times has an interview with Good director Dominic Cooke.
The interview starts with "The great thing about David Tennant is that he's the last person you think of becoming a Nazi." Updated 24/9

Financial Times has posted a 4 star review of Inside Man. Updated 23/9

An interview from BBC Press with David Tennant about Inside Man. Updated 20/9

There is also a small photo of David Tennant on the cover of TV Choice which is published today.
The issue contains an article about Inside Man. Updated 20/9

A photo of David Tennant from Inside Man is on the cover of TV & Satellite Week which is published today.
The issue also contains an interview with him. Updated 20/9

A new photo of David Tennant from Inside Man has been posted online. Updated 20/9

Scottish Daily Express reports David Tennant gave an eulogy at the funeral of Bernard Cribbins at Woking Crematorium today (as did Catherine Tate). Updated 14/9


August 2022
A review by The Guardian of Inside Man states the four part drama has an expected date it will be broadcast on BBC One of late September. Updated 28/8

Variety reports Netflix's The Sandman has dropped a new episode starring David Tennant Sandra Oh, James McAvoy and Michael Sheen.
It was released at midnight PT and is a new installment of The Sandman Season One.
It is a live action/animated hybrid episode which adapts the two stories from Gaiman's Sandman graphic novels - A Dream Of A Thousand Cats and also Calliope.
A Dream Of A Thousand Cats is the animated portion.
The stars include Tom Sturridge as Dream, Sandra Oh as The Prophet, Rosie Day as The Tabby Kitten, David Gyasi as The Grey Cat, Joe Lycett as The Black Cat, Neil Gaiman as Crow/Skull Bird, James McAvoy as Golden-Haired Man, David Tennant as Don and Michael Sheen as Paul. Updated 19/8

Around The World In 80 Days has made it to the final round of voting for the Best Family Drama Award at the TV Choice Awards.
Voting link.
Voting ends on Friday 19th August and the winners will be announced at a ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Monday 14th November.
Unfortunately David did not make it through to the final round for the Best Actor Award. Updated 9/8

Vortex Magazine #162 from Big Finish includes an article featuring some of their audio readers speaking about working with David Tennant over the years.
The magazine is free to download at this link. Updated 1/8


July 2022
The Mirror has reported a Doctor Who spin-off series in conjunction with the 60th anniversary special will be broadcast.
It is believed it will be called Doctor Who: Unleashed and will begin in 2023.
It will be similar to Doctor Who Confidential. Updated 19/7

Doctor Who The Fires of Pompeii novel is released as an audiobook (via download and CD) and also as a book on Kindle and paperback today. Updated 14/7

Radio Times has an extract from the Doctor Who Fires Of Pompeii novel. Updated 12/7

Titan Comics has various Doctor Who bundles which are available until Thursday 28th July. Updated 8/7


June 2022
Doctor Who Magazine #579 is published today (with a photo of David Tennant and Catherine Tate on the cover). Updated 23/6

David Tennant and Catherine Tate on the cover of Doctor Who Magazine #579

A photo of David Tennant and Catherine Tate is on the cover of Doctor Who Magazine #579 which is published on Thursday (23rd June). Updated 20/6

Daily Mail has more photos of David Tennant filming Doctor Who today. Updated 16/6

Daily Mail has more photos and video of David Tennant filming Doctor Who today. Updated 15/6

A photo of David Tennant (wearing an 'interesting' suit) on the set of Doctor Who today has been posted online.
Also BristolPost have a page of action photos/clips with possible SPOILERS. Updated 15/6

David Tennant has been nominated in the longlist for the Best Actor Award (for Around The World In 80 Days) in the TV Choice Awards.
Also Around The World In 80 Days is one of the nominees for the Best Family Drama Award.
Voting on the longlist ends at midnight on Friday 24th June.
Voting link. Updated 7/6

Around The World In 80 Days has made it through to the short list for the New Drama Award at the TRIC Awards.
The other nominees on the short list are It's A Sin, The Pembrokeshire Murders and Vigil.
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 6th July. Updated 1/6


May 2022
The Guardian reports David Tennant is one of the actors who have called for better onscreen representation of women older than 45 to fight against the 'entrenched' ageism of the entertainment industry. Updated 29/5

Daily Mail has photos of David Tennant, Catherine Tate and Yasmin Finney filming Doctor Who in Camden, London today. Updated 17/5

Daily Mail has photos of David Tennant, Catherine Tate and Bernard Cribbins filming Doctor Who in Camden, London today.
(24 hours after we tweeted that, our tweet had received over 7,200 likes!). Updated 16/5

David Tennant and Catherine Tate return to Doctor Who

David Tennant and Catherine Tate return to Doctor Who.
The pair are currently filming for the sci-fi show's 60th anniversary which it celebrates in November 2023.
The BBC have released three promo photos to accompany the announcement (which are in the link). Updated 15/5

The Independent has a new interview with David Tennant about how he 'felt the responsibility of playing Alexander Litvinenko after meeting spy's wife Marina.' Updated 12/5


April 2022
Radio Times has posted a five star review of David Tennant in Macbeth.
The review includes:
'Tennant delivers Macbeth's most famous lines with style and ease.
The best Shakespearean actors make the Bard's words easier to understand, and Tennant, it has to be said, is one of the very best.
' Updated 23/4

As well as an audiobook, The Fires Of Pompeii will be released as a book (on Kindle and in paperback) on the same day (Thursday 14th July).
Pre-order link. Updated 20/4


March 2022
A photo of David Tennant at the Radio Times Covers Party last night has been posted online. Updated 30/3

Deadline reports Litvinenko will be showcased at MIP TV.
The industry-only event takes place between Monday 4th and Wednesday 6th April at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France.
No start date for the UK broadcast has been announced yet.
However it will be shown on ITV's new streaming service called ITVX first before being broadcast 6 to 9 months later on ITV. Updated 29/3

The Argos reports two David Tennant audiobooks have been nominated for the Audiobook Fiction Book Of The Year Award in the British Books Awards 2022.
The books are:
The Wizards Of Once: Never And Forever by Cressida Cowell
The Sandman Act II by Neil Gainman and Dirk Maggs
The winners will be announced at a live event from Grosvenor House London on Monday 23rd May. Updated 25/3

A new short interview with David Tennant about Comic Relief. Updated 8/3

Yahoo News reports David Tennant will voice an appeal which will be broadcast on the radio supporting an urgent Ukraine humanitarian campaign. Updated 3/3


February 2022
Doctor Who Chronicles 2007 is published today.
It examines the stories, people, events and news in 2007 when David Tennant was the Tenth Doctor. Updated 24/2


January 2022
The next Doctor Who Chronicles will be published on Thursday 24th February and will cost £9.99.
The 116 page publication will look at the stories, people, events and news in 2007 when David Tennant was the Tenth Doctor.
Pre-order link. Updated 6/1

More details about David Tennant's contribution to Raising The Curtain book about Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland (which we tweeted about originally on 3rd December) has been posted online. Updated 03/01


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