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June 2020
Radio Times has the first review of Staged.
It concludes with describing the comedy as 'a hilarious potter around the insecurities of the acting profession and the leads are terrific.'
A scan of the review has been posted online. Updated 3/6


May 2020
The winners of the Nebula Awards were announced overnight at an online event. The third episode of Good Omens (Hard times) won the Ray Bradbury Award For Screenwriting. Updated 31/5

The front page of The Telegraph today has a photo of David Tennant on it in regards to his upcoming BBC One television comedy Staged. Updated 30/5

The Scottish Sun has reported that David Tennant has been named 'Scotland's Greatest Ever Actor' by readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Updated 30/5

Brief interview with David Tennant in Doctor Who Magazine about the new Big Finish audio drama. Updated 28/5

David Tennant has been nominated for the Best Actor Award for Deadwater Fell in the long-list of the 24th TV Choice Awards.
Also Criminal, Deadwater Fell and Good Omens are nominated for the Best New Drama Award.
Plus Spy In The Wild has been nominated for the Best Factual Show Award.
Voting ends at midnight on Friday 12th June.
Voting link. Updated 26/5

David Tennant has contributed to a book thanking the NHS.
The book is titled Dear NHS: 100 Stories To Say Thank You and will be available on Kindle and in hardcover on Thursday 9th July. Updated 22/5

The conclusion of Titan Comics Doctor Who Thirteenth and Tenth Doctors crossover story is published today. Updated 21/5

The first two Time Lord Victorious books are announced for the UK and the US.
The Knight, The Fool And The Dead will be published on Thursday 1st October and All Flesh Is Grass will be published on Thursday 10th December.
Both books will be available on both hardback and Kindle in the UK and on Kindle in the US. Updated 19/5

iNews has a lovely quote by Daniel Mays about filming Des:
"To sit opposite David Tennant and watch him work was spellbinding. Iíve only ever come out of a scene while acting twice: once on stage with Ben Whishaw in Mojo and once when watching David as Nilsen." Updated 14/5

The Edinburgh Reporter reports that STV has made Gracepoint available for people in the UK to watch. Updated 1/5


April 2020
Issue #551 of Doctor Who Magazine is published today with a photo of David Tennant on the cover.
The issue contains interviews with former showrunners Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat. Updated 30/4

The RSC has announced that David Tennant is one of the actors involved with their RSC Homework Help programme. Questions should be sent by email to HomeworkHelp@rsc.org.uk by Sunday 10th May.
Answers from The RSC actors on video and in writing will be shared on The RSC website from Monday 11th May. Updated 27/4

David Tennant on the cover of issue 551 of Doctor Who Magazine

Issue #551 of Doctor Who Magazine is published on Thursday (30/4) and has a photo of David Tennant on the cover.
The issue contains interviews with former showrunners Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat. Updated 27/4

In an article in The Times today about shows delayed due to Coronavirus, it says that Des will be screened on ITV in the autumn (as planned). Updated 11/4

Entertainment Weekly has a new interview with David Tennant about Deadwater Fell.
One quite from David is:
"Just when you thought you knew what kind of story you were in and what these characters were like and where you were headed, it would pull you in a different direction." Updated 6/4

TVInside has a new (short) interview with David Tennant which is mainly about Deadwater Fell.
David was also asked about how different shooting Around The World In 80 Days (which he was filming in South Africa at the time the interview was conducted).
David's reply was 'Today, we were on the Atlantis dunes in Cape Town, which are these endless rolling vistas of white sand. We've had camels. We've had things exploding. So far, it's been enormous fun. But yes, very different.' Updated 4/4

New York Times has a new interview with David Tennant.
The interview is titled 'David Tennant Craves Old English Dinners and Cigarettes After Sex.'
The sub-title is 'The band, that is. Tennant, whose mini-series Deadwater Fell arrives April 6, also puts Tim Minchin and Succession on his list of essentials.' Updated 2/4


March 2020
Doctor Who: The David Tennant Years An Episode Guide book is published today in paperback by Sonicbond Publishing. Updated 26/3

Hollywood Reporter reports David Tennant is one of the 13,000 people who have have signed the petition by Equity urging the government to pay during the Coronavirus crisis 80% of the wages of self-employed freelancers who make up a vast chunk of the creative sector. Updated 24/3

The Edinburgh Reporter reports that David Tennant and Arabella Weir are supporting The DARED Challenge Ė Do a Run Every Day in June.
It is a fundraising challenge to help vulnerable children in support of Circle Scotland. Updated 17/3

Deadline reports that, not surprisingly, filming on Around The World In 80 Days has suspended its South Africa shoot as a precaution against the Coronavirus crisis. Updated 17/3

Tonight's CAMEO Awards ceremony (and the associated London Book Fair) have been cancelled due to Coronavirus.
Two of David Tennant's projects (Good Omens and How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World) were nominated for CAMEO Awards. Updated 9/3

David Tennant's Tenth Doctor stars in the latest Doctor Who comic which was published today by Titan Comics. Updated 4/3


February 2020
The Press Night for Good will be Wednesday 14th October. Updated 11/2

David Tennant to return to the theatre in October in a revival of CP Taylorís play Good at the Playhouse theatre.
The exact dates of the performances nor the length of the run has not been announced yet. Updated 11/2


January 2020
The writer of Deadwater Fell (Daisy Coulam) explains the ending of the drama to Radio Times.
The article contains SPOILERS (if you haven't watched the episode yet). Updated 31/1

C21 Media reports that Turner Latin America has licensed the rights to broadcast Deadwater Fell in their markets. Updated 29/1

The Telegraph gives the third episode of Deadwater Fell 5 stars in its review (which includes spoilers).
It describes the 4 part drama 'the standout TV drama of 2020 so far.' Updated 25/1

Deadwater Fell is iNews TV Pick Of The Day.
The article has a new photo of David Tennant (from the fourth episode). Updated 24/1

David Tennant sent a message of support to the Eilidh Brown Memorial Trust.
A news report about it has been posted online. Updated 21/1

Filming on Around The World In 80 Days is scheduled to start on Monday 24th February according to a press event in France today.
The 8 episode series will be filmed in Budapest (Hungary) and South Africa - 4 episodes in each place.
Previously it was announced that some filming would take place in Romania as well as South Africa. Updated 21/1

Spy In The Wild is Sunday Times Critics Choice for Wednesday. Updated 19/1

Daily Mail gives the first episode of Good Omens 5 stars in its review. Updated 16/1

Good Omens is the Television Pick Of The Day in most of the 'broadsheet' newspapers today:
The Guardian
The Times
iNews Updated 15/1

Good Omens script book is published in paperback in the UK today. Updated 15/1

The Arts Desk gives the first episode of Deadwater Fell 4 stars.
It describe the drama as 'Channel 4's Deadwater Fell is gripping, disturbing and leaves you needing more.' Updated 11/1

The Independent also gives the first episode of Deadwater Fell 4 stars.
It's review is titled 'Horrific drama starring David Tennant is gruelling to watch but hard to take your eyes off.' Updated 11/1

The Telegraph also gives Deadwater Fell 4 stars in its review titled 'David Tennant's whodunnit may be the standout drama of 2020.' Updated 11/1

The Guardian gives Deadwater Fell 4 stars in its review which is titled 'It's the new Broadchurch ... but more irresistible.' Updated 11/1

An advert for Deadwater Fell is the wrap-around for Metro newspaper in London this morning.
A photo of it has been posted online. Updated 10/1

David Tennant interview with Radio Times about Deadwater Fell. Updated 9/1

David Tennant interview in TV And Satellite Week about Deadwater Fell. Updated 9/1

Today Titan Comics published its first Tenth/Thirteenth Doctor crossover comic when Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Year Two Volume One is published.
Jodie Whittaker's Thirteenth Doctor is joined by the Tenth Doctor. Updated 8/1

Deadwater Fell is The Times TV Pick Of The Week. Updated 5/1


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