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FRANCE, GERMANY & SPAIN: David Tennant Drama Des Coming To Starzplay

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The gripping three-part real crime miniseries Des, starring David Tennant as UK serial killer Dennis Nilsen, is headed for Starzplay next month. The drama will launch exclusively on Starz's international streaming service in France, Germany and Spain on Sunday 29th November. Des focuses on one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history, Dennis Nilsen. Known as the ‘kindly killer’, Nilsen (David Tennant) was a local civil servant who spent five years murdering boys and young men he met on the streets of Soho from 1978 to 1983. He would meet and befriend these men before offering them food or lodgings for the evening back at his North London flat. His victims were often homeless or living off grid, having slipped through the cracks of 1980s society and were therefore welcoming of this stranger’s apparent generosity. When he was finally caught on 9 February 1983, Nilsen had murdered a total of fifteen men over a period of five years, making him Britain’s most prolific serial k…

USA & CANADA: David Tennant Drama Des Continues On Sundance Now

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David Tennant's gripping true crime drama Des continues on Sundance Now in the USA and Canada with the second episode available to stream from today. The three-part series aired on ITV in the UK last month to almost universal acclaim and netting the channel its biggest drama ratings this year. Also starring Daniel Mays and Jason Watkins, Des documents the arrest and trial of Dennis Nilsen, one of the UK's most notorious serial killers. Civil servant Nilsen encouraged at least a dozen vulnerable young men and boys back to his flats where he murdered them before dismembering their bodies for disposal. Sundance Now is a subscription streaming service available via iOS, Apple TV, Android, Roku, Chromecast or the web at a cost of $6.99 a month or $59.99 for an annual membership. A free seven-day trial is also available. To sign up click here.  Episode 2
With limited resources, Jay and the police continue to dig into Nilsen’s memories in an effort to identify and convict him for the …

Deadwater Fell Nominated In BAFTA Scotland Awards

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Channel 4 series Deadwater Fell is among the nominees for the British Academy Scotland Awards, announced today. The four-part psychological drama starred David Tennant and Cush Jumbo and was Channel 4's most successful series since 2018. Deadwater Fell has been nominated in the Television - Scripted category while Lynsey Miller has been short-listed as best director. TELEVISION SCRIPTEDDEADWATER FELL Production Team – Kudos/Channel 4ELIZABETH IS MISSING Andrea Gibb, Aisling Walsh, Sarah Brown, Chrissy Skinns – STV Productions/BBC One GUILT Production Team - Expectation/Happy Tramp North/BBC ScotlandDIRECTOR – FICTIONsponsored by Champagne TaittingerROBERT MCKILLOP - GuiltLYNSEY MILLER - Deadwater FellAISLING WALSH - Elizabeth is Missing Click here for the full list of nominees in the 2020 Awards. The winners will be announced during an online ceremony on Tuesday 8th December. 
Deadwater FellDeadwater Fell follows the impact of a terrible tragedy on a close community. Filmed entirel…

David Tennant and Michael Sheen, or should that be Michael Sheen and David Tennant return with more Staged for BBC One

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Michael Sheen and David Tennant return with more Staged from Infinity Hill and GCB Films for BBC One.The new series sees the pair attempt to navigate their ‘new normal’ at home with their increasingly exasperated families whilst simultaneously trying to tackle the world of ‘virtual Hollywood’ and their ever more fragile egos.Also returning for the new series are Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg and Lucy Eaton alongside Nina Sosanya and Simon Evans with new addition to the regular cast Primetime Emmy-winner Ben Schwartz, playing the assistant to Michael and David’s American agent.Following on from the surprise appearances in series one of Judi Dench and Samuel L Jackson this series sees the regulars joined in their virtual hell by a whole host of unexpected guests.The series hopes to capture our shared feelings of frustration and confusion at a world not quite ready to re-open. Moments that promise normality dashed before they can take hold. The tantalising prospect of comfort kept at ba…

SCREENCAPS: David Tennant Contributes To Adobe MAX 2020 Creativity Conference

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David Tennant contributed to the 2020 Adobe MAX Creativity Conference today as a speaker in the session Graphic Design: From Blank Screen to Brilliant.David talked about taking part in the huge busy international project Around The World In 80 Days, which was shut down after three weeks production due to the coronavirus pandemic. He contrasted this with being locked down in London, with his return to work unknown and the future for those in the creative industries uncertain. David explained how, out of this, people were coming up with ways to be creative without leaving home, and as a result, Staged was born. However, while he was delighted that he and the other cast and creatives of the comedy show had the opportunity to work, it is still a challenging time for the creative industries, with no certainty that theatres will be re-opening in the near future. With many of the UK's best known performers, David included, starting off in theatre, he urges that it is important that the i…

David Tennant To Take Part In Adobe MAX 2020 Creativity Conference Today

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David Tennant will be one of the many guests appearing at this year's Adobe MAX Creativity Conference. The virtual event promises an immersive and engaging digital experience of speakers, celebrity appearances, musical performances and global collaborative art projects. Taking place over three days with over 350 sessions, the event is available to all at no cost. Register here now to start building your schedule - you will need to create an Adobe ID account first.  Click here for a full list of participants.David will be taking part in two events which will be broadcast live: Wednesday 21st October 12:45 - 14:15 BST LB5020 - Graphic Design: From Blank Screen to BrilliantJoin the graphic design powerhouse and go from Blank Screen to Brilliant in 90 minutes with luminary speakers, including: Erik Spiekerman, who opens the doors into his letterpress workshop as he shares his view on typography and design"The Queen of Books" Irma Boom shares her studio and discusses the process…

UK: David Tennant Narrates A New Episode Of The Children's Hospital On BBC Scotland And BBC iPlayer Tonight

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The new series of The Children's Hospital, narrated by David Tennant, continues on BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer tonight from 8pm. The popular series gives a behind-the-scenes look at Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital, meeting the young patients and their families and showcasing the incredible dedication from the extraordinary NHS staff.The eight-part series is an intimate and sensitive account of day-to-day hospital life, unveiling the effort that goes into giving thousands of young patients in the North East of Scotland the best possible care and the camaraderie of the RACH’s dedicated hospital team.In tonight's episode Nine-year-old Magnus has travelled from Orkney to receive a drug infusion for his Crohn’s disease, but the treatment hangs in the balance as nurses suspect Magnus may have a nasty infection.Most modern operations wouldn’t be possible without anaesthesia, and consultant paediatric anaesthetist Kay shows the extraordinary procedures required to keep patient…

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