David Tennant Appears In Neil Gaiman's Playing In The Dark; Show Recorded For Radio At Christmas



David Tennant was a surprise guest reader alongside Neil Gaiman yesterday evening during the best-selling author's literary event at London's Barbican Centre. Neil hosted an evening of words and music with readings from his own books complemented by music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

David joined the performance to read from Good Omens, the 1990 novel the Neil co-wrote with the late Sir Terry Pratchett. David recently played the demon Crowley in the Amazon Prime adaptation of the novel and revisited the role - also providing a faithful version of Michael Sheen's Aziraphale - during his reading. 









Music included pieces by Gershwin, Sibelius, Britten and Wagner, with vocal performances by baritone Simon Butteriss and singer Amanda Palmer, Neil's wife, who performed A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square and also read out some of Neil's writing.

If you missed out on the live event, don't despair! The concert has been recorded by the BBC and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on December 23rd and on Radio 4 on Christmas Day. Both broadcasts can be listened to from anywhere in the world via the BBC website.

(Photos: BBC Symphony Orchestra)



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Tenth And Eleventh Doctor Build-A-Bears Available Now

COMPETITION: Design A David Tennant Fan T-Shirt With TeePublic

UK: Another Chance To Watch David Tennant In Des Next Week

STAGED: Help Make Companion Book To The Comedy Series A Reality

VIDEO: "Somebody Killed My Best Friend!" - Good Omens' Ineffable Pair Is Separated

David Tennant Narrates New Warhammer Adventure - Plague of the Nurglings - Out Now

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 15th - Sunday 21st February

USA: New Season 3 DuckTales Episode 'Beaks In The Shell!' Premieres On Disney XD Tonight

Labels

Show more

Archive

Show more