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IRELAND: Des Starring David Tennant Begins On Virgin Media One In October

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ITV's gripping true crime drama Des, starring David Tennant as UK serial killer Dennis Nilsen, launches on Virgin Media One in Ireland next month. The three-part series begins on Monday 5th October from 10.00pm. The episode is followed at 11.00pm by the documentary The Real 'Des': The Dennis Nilsen Story, which is narrated by David Tennant. David Tennant stars as notorious serial killer Dennis Nilsen in the series based on Brian Masters’ book Killing For Company. In February 1983, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay is called to a house in Cranley Gardens, North London, where he discovers the drains clogged with rotting human flesh. But the extent of this grisly discovery only becomes apparent when the culprit returns from work and a search of his flat is undertaken. Dennis ‘Des’ Nilsen, apparently an ordinary civil servant, shows officers further human remains stashed around his home and freely admits to the police that it's not just one or two bodies, but as many as …

Filming Of Around The World In 80 Days To Resume In Romania In October

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Production on David Tennant's next TV project Around The World In 80 days will resume in October, it has been announced. According to Variety, filming will start in Romania before moving on to South Africa. The shoot was underway in South Africa with just one episode completed when production halted in March  due to the escalating coronavirus crisis. In the eight-part series David stars as Phileus Fogg who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.Steve Barron (The Durrells) will be lead director with Charles Beeson (The Mentalist) also lined up to direct a number of episodes. Executive producers are Simon Crawford Collins for Slim Film + Television and Lionel Uzan and Pascal Breton for Fe…

UK: Drama Channel Continues Repeat Run Of David Tennant’s Doctor Who Era Today

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Drama Channel in the UK continues airing David Tennant era Doctor Who episodes this afternoon. The re-runs begin from 1.00pm with three episodes airing each week. David joined the show in 2005 as the Tenth incarnation of the Time Lord and went on to achieve global success with the part. Over 4 years and 47 episodes David won critical acclaim, walking away from the show in January 2010 with an armful of accolades including National Television Awards and a BAFTA Cymru.
Fans too were won and his Doctor was voted the best ever by reader's of Doctor Who Magazine.
In November 2009 the episode The Waters Of Mars gave BBC America their biggest ever ratings.
And in the UK over 10 Million people tuned in on 1st January 2010 to see the demise of David's Doctor as he regenerated.
Today’s episodes are:
1pm The Poison Sky The Sontarans activate their masterplan and begin to choke the whole of planet Earth. UNIT is left defenceless, with a traitor in their ranks. And as interplanetary war edges clo…

New Series Of Richard Wilson’s Radio Comedy Believe It! Premieres On Radio 4 This Morning

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Richard Wilson returns to Radio 4 with the fifth series of Believe It! this morning.  Jon Canter’s comedic writing is as sharp as ever as he delves into themes such as celebrity, brand awareness and death. As usual Richard has many friends from whom he seeks advice. Expect visits from David Tennant, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Antony Sher, Peter Capaldi and Alexei Sayle - helped out by an excellent supporting cast. It’s a mockumentary and spoof autobiography rolled into one.
The first new episode “Brand” will air on BBC Radio 4 at 11.30am BST today - although David is not listed as appearing in this particular episode of the series.   
Listen in here BBC Radio shows are accessible worldwide.

David Tennant To Feature In Sarah Maple’s ‘Nazi Sexy Shark Show’ Art Exhibition

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David Tennant is featured in a new short film by artist Sarah Maple for her new exhibition Nazi Sexy Shark Show. It will exhibit at Jealous East Gallery from  Thursday 1st October until Sunday 18th October and is curated by Kate Bryan.  Book your tickets here In October the films will also be available to view on Sky Arts – which is now free to view and available to all. By having what is essentially video art meets sitcom available to all to view from home, Maple and Bryan aim to push the boundaries of what art can be and who it is available to.


Maple is recognised for her provocative work that challenges ideas around identity, religion, the artworld, feminism and freedom of expression. Often using herself as a conduit to challenge stereotypes and normative behaviour, Maple is adept at confronting complex issues that we are all thinking about with wit, irony and a startling honesty. Maple’s own mixed religious and cultural background informs much of her work. She works across a variety …

UK: David Tennant Narrates Series 2 Of The Children's Hospital

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David Tennant will be the narrator of a new series of The Children's Hospital, coming to BBC Scotland next month. 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 this first episode, baby Jaxon has life-saving surgery at just three days old, toddler Ossian has something unusual stuck up his nose and little Lachlan celebrates a special milestone.Baby Jaxon has a serious condition called gastroschisis which meant he was born with his abdominal wall open and his bowel on the outside of his body. The Children’s Hospital cameras follow the moment Paediatric…

NEW ZEALAND: David Tennant Series Des Comes To TVNZ On Demand Next Month

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ITV's true crime drama Des comes to New Zealand on 8th October when all three episodes drop on TVNZ On Demand. In the much acclaimed miniseries, David Tennant plays notorious UK serial killer Dennis Nilsen, known to his acquaintances and colleagues as Des.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 killer of the time. A…

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