NEW INTERVIEW: “Playing The Doctor Is A Huge Honour” David Tennant Talks About His Bond With Jodie Whittaker
David Tennant recently spoke to Doctor Who Magazine about the unique bond he shares with his friend and former Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker.
Jodie became the first female Doctor when her first series of the long running sci fi show last year. She will return for a new series in 2020 with filming already well underway.
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 armfull 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 regenrated.
The 23rd November 2013 saw the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who and marked the return of David Tennant to the TARDIS for a one off special episode.
The episode was simulcast to over 75 countries worldwide and streamed live in to cinemas across the globe.
From 2016 David Tennant reprised his role as the Tenth Doctor in a series of audio adventures for Big Finish.
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Read the interview below: