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David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 14th - Sunday 20th October

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GERMANY: Mary Queen Of Scots To Premiere On Sky Cinema Next Weekend

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Mary Queen Of Scots premieres on TV in Germany next Sunday evening on Sky Cinema. The movie stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular monarch with Margot Robbie as the English Queen and her rival for power, Elizabeth I. Guy Pearce, Gemma Chan, Jack Lowden and Joe Alwyn also star, with David Tennant as the controversial Scottish preacher John Knox. Mary Queen Of Scots was directed by celebrated theatre producer and director Josie Rourke.  
Watch the German TV premiere of Mary Queen Of Scots on Sky Cinema on Sunday 27th October from 20.15.

Mary Queen Of Scots (Maria Stuart, Königin von Schottland) 

Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game …

David Tennant’s Kilgrave Costume To Go Up For Sale In Jessica Jones Props Auction

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One of the costumes worn by David Tennant when he played Kilgrave in the Netflix series Marvel’s Jessica Jones is to go up for sale in an auction of props later this year.
The suit, which was worn by David in the police station scene during the first season of the show, is one of a collection of costumes to be featured in the sale, others include lead actress Krysten Ritter’s iconic leather jacket and jeans and her memorable yellow dress. Other props for sale are Jessica's camera and business cards for her private detective agency. 
The auction will take place on as yet to be confirmed date in December and bids will be taken at the LA based Prop Store Auction House as well as online using the live stream feature. 
You can register your interest in the sale online now via the Prop Store’s website here.
Marvel’s Jessica Jones is streaming on Netflix.

UK: How To Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World Premieres Today On Sky Cinema

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The third How To Train Your Dragon film, The Hidden World, will make its UK TV debut today on Sky Cinema Premiere. 

Based on the best selling books by Cressida Cowell, the DreamWorks animated feature continues the adventures of Viking hero Hiccup and his loyal dragon Toothless. The filmstars Jay Baruchel ,Cate Blanchett, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler and Kit Harrington alongside Ashley Jenson, Craig Ferguson and Jonah Hill. David Tennant returns to voice Spitelout as well as a new character, Ivan The Witless.

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown…and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Welcome to the most astonishing chapter of one of the most beloved animated franchises in film history: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Now chief and ruler…

Trick Or Treat Yourself With The Best David Tennant And Doctor Who Fan Picks In The Timey Wimey Megasale

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Our friends at TeePublic are having an absolutely MASSIVE Doctor Who Timey Wimey MEGASALE for the next few days and we wanted to show you some of our favourite items!

If these aren't what you're looking for, then fear not, as they have THOUSANDS of Doctor Who and David Tennant Fan designs for you to choose from, you can even pick your own style, fit and colour making it a truly personalised gift!

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AUDIO: Dixon Of Dock Green: Needle In A Haystack Repeats On BBC Radio 4 Extra Today

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BBC Radio 4 Extra continues repeating the whole of the first series of Dixon Of Dock Green over the course of the next few days.  Episode 2: Needle In A Haystack airs today with broadcasts at 6am, 1pm, 8pm and 1am.

In today’s episode a baby's life is in danger when some pep pills go missing and Dixon causes a stir at home when he offers PC Crawford the spare room.

Dixon Of Dock Green was first broadcast in 2005. It stars David Calder as PC George Dixon and David Tennant as PC Andy Crawford. It was adapted by Sue Rodwell from the original TV scripts by Ted Willis

Listen to Dixon Of Dock Green here

Continues at the same time on Monday 21st October.

AUDIO: Dixon Of Dock Green: London Pride Repeats On BBC Radio 4 Extra Today

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BBC Radio 4 Extra begin repeating the whole of the first series of Dixon Of Dock Green over the course of the next few days.  Episode 1: London Pride airs today with broadcasts at 6am, 1pm, 8pm and 1am.

In today’s episode George Dixon is showing new boy Andy Crawford the ropes on the beat of Dock Green. To PC Crawford's surprise, Dixon is prepared to bend the rules in order to arrest one of a gang of safe breakers.

Dixon Of Dock Green was first broadcast in 2005. It stars David Calder as PC George Dixon and David Tennant as PC Andy Crawford. It was adapted by Sue Rodwell from the original TV scripts by Ted Willis

Listen to Dixon Of Dock Green here

Continues at the same time tomorrow.

COMIC RELEASE: Pre-Order Titan Comics Thirteenth Doctor Year 2 Vol 1 Featuring Tenth Doctor Team Up

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Earlier this month at New York Comic-Con, Titan Comics revealed details of the second series of Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor, which launches in January 2020. Bursting straight out of the long-running hit television series, the comic series continues the time-travelling tales of the Doctor and friends. During the reveal they also announced that in the first Year 2 adventure, Jodie Whittaker's Thirteenth Doctor will be joined by the Tenth Doctor, as played in the TV series by David Tennant. 
Now, fans can pre-order Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor: Year 2 Volume 1, the first Year Two collection which collects every chapter of the first adventure. The brand new story ties in to the Season 3 episode Blink, written by former showrunner Steven Moffat.
Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor: Year 2 Volume 1 Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser and artist Roberta Ingranata return for Year Two of the critically acclaimed Doctor Who comics. In a spectacular return to comics, the Thirteenth Doc…

David Tennant Stars In Children In Need: Got It Covered Coming To BBC One

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A behind the scenes look at the making of the new Children In Need charity album, Got It Covered, is coming to BBC One on Wednesday 30th October at 7.30pm and will feature David Tennant as he records his version of The Proclaimers hit, Sunshine On Leith. 

This incredibly exciting venture from BBC One and BBC Children in Need also involves Helena Bonham Carter CBE, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman CBE, Shaun Dooley, Luke Evans, Suranne Jones, Adrian Lester OBE, Himesh Patel and Jodie Whittaker. The album of cover songs aims to help make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK. 



The special 90-minute programme will follow the entire recording process and explore all the behind-the-scenes action, as the actors face the challenging task of laying down their bespoke tracks at the legendary recording studios RAK and Abbey Road Studios in London.


Children in Need: Got It Covered is a co-production by BBC Studios and 20four7films. It has been c…

First Promotional Image From Deadwater Fell Released As The Series Features At MIPCOM

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The first promotional image of David Tennant and Cush Jumbo in character for their new Channel 4 drama, Deadwater Fell, has been released as the series is featured at MIPCOM this week. 

MIPCOM is the world's most anticipated entertainment content market, allowing TV execs to network and to screen and buy new content for broadcasters around the world. The event takes place from the 14th - 17th October at Palais des Festivals in Cannes.

Deadwater Fell is expected to air in the UK on Channel 4 from January 2020. Presentation at MIPCOM will increase the possibility of other territories worldwide screening the dramas. 

Endemol Shine International boss Cathy Payne says the excellent cast will help attract further broadcasters “They’re a really strong cast in what some people might think is a domestic UK show. Being able to attract a cast at that level really brings in that interest,” she says.


The new 4X60’ drama is written by Daisy Coulam (Humans, Grantchester) and produced by Kudos, part …

VOTE NOW! Good Omens Nominated For Best Comedy In The National Television Awards

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The longlists for this year’s National Television Awards have been released and Good Omens is nominated in the Best Comedy category.


David Tennant stars as fast-living demon Crowley opposite Michael Sheen as fussy angel Aziraphale in the six-part Amazon Prime series which was adapted from the beloved book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. It was produced by Neil Gaiman and directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Set in 'a nostalgic present' Good Omens sees the Earth hurtling towards the Apocalypse, with the forces of Heaven and Hell massing for the final battle. However, an angel and a demon who have dwelt among humanity since The Beginning are determined that they won't give up their comfortable existance and form an alliance to stop the world ending. Their plan is to destroy the Antichrist...if only they han't mislaid him. The series also stars Jon Hamm, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Jack Whitehall, Nina Sonanya, Michael McKean and Josie Lawrence.
You can vote for Good Omen…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 7th - Sunday 13th October

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Georgia And David Tennant Announce Birth Of Their New Baby

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Congratulations to Georgia and David Tennant on the birth of their new baby! Georgia announced the birth with a hilarious nod to Good Omens on her Instagram page. 

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The new baby is the couple’s fifth child. The pair are already parents to Ty, Olive, Wilfred and Doris. 
Michael Sheen, who is also pictured, and his partner Anna Lundberg recently took delivery of their own little bundle of joy with Anna giving birth to the couple’s first daughter, Lyra, last month. 

RADIO: Wild Honey Part Two Starring David Tennant Repeats On BBC Radio Four Today

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David Tennant stars in the concluding episode of the two-part radio production of the epic comedy commonly known as Platonov, which is repeated on BBC Radio 4 this afternoonat 3pm. The play is a version of Michael Frayn’s 1984 stage adaptation of the original work by Chekhov, which is performed under the title Wild Honey. David is joined in the production by Olivia Darnley, Elliot Levey, and John Hollingworth.
Wild Honey Wild Honey is a  rumbustious cornucopia of characters and themes, covering sexual comedy, morality, melodramatics, the state of contemporary Russia and a hint of tragedy.
Village schoolmaster Platonov has it all - wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women - one of whom is his devoted wife. As summer arrives and the seasonal festivities commence, the rapidly intensifying heat makes everyone giddy with sunlight, vodka and passion.
Platonov - What's going to become of us all?
Anna - You seem just…

Twenty Twelve And W1A Boxsets Narrated By David Tennant Available On BBC iPlayer Now

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The complete series of Twenty Twelve and W1A are now available to watch for free via the BBC iPlayer platform for viewers in the UK.
David Tennant provides a tongue in cheek voice over for both of the spoof documentaries which follow Hugh Bonneville’s character, Ian Fletcher, across his career in planning for the London 2012 Olympics and then as the BBC’s Head Of Values.
Both series were written and created by John Morton and feature a stellar cast including Jessica Hynes, Olivia Colman, Jason Watkins, Monica Dolan, Sarah Parish, Nina Sosanya, Sara Pascoe and Rufus Jones.
Twenty Twelve  DescriptionHosting the 2012 Olympics is a big deal for London, as evidenced by this comedy series, originally broadcast by the BBC, which follows the Olympic Deliverance team -- the people tasked with having the two-week event go off without a problem. The team has plenty of time before the deadline and 9 billion pounds to spend, so what could possibly go wrong? The team members do their best to get to the…

UK & USA: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Illustrated Edition Released Today

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A new illustrated edition of Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire is released in the UK and USA today. David Tennant portrayed the role of Barty Crouch Jr in the 2005 movie adaptation of the book.
An extraordinary creative achievement by two extraordinary talents, Jim Kay's inspired reimagining of J.K. Rowling's classic series has captured a devoted following worldwide. This stunning new fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire brings more breathtaking scenes and unforgettable characters to life - including Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour and Mad-Eye Moody. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this full-colour edition will captivate fans and new readers alike as Harry, now in his fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, finds himself competing in the legendary Triwizard Tournament and facing death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizard…

The Tenth And Thirteenth Doctors Join Forces Against The Weeping Angels In New Comic Series

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Following on from the success of the first season, Titan Comics have announced at New York Comic-Con the details and the five covers of the second series of Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor. Created by the stellar sci-fi team of Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser and Shades of Magic artist Roberta Ingranata, Doctor Who The Thirteenth Doctor: Season Two #1 is certain to provide both recent and lifelong fans with wonderful new stories to explore when Issue 1 goes on sale in January 2020. Not only will this second season see the return of Jodie Whittaker’s brilliant Thirteenth Doctor, but she will also be joined by David Tennant’s beloved Tenth Doctor in this wonderful reimagining of the iconic Blink TV episode. As the Weeping Angels and the Autons descend on 1960s London, it will take both the Thirteenth and Tenth Doctor to save Earth from becoming an alien battleground. Issue #1 comes with five fantastic covers for fans to collect including fan-favorite Alice X. Zhang, Rick & Morty …

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