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Doctor Who Lockdown: Live Tweetalong For The Girl In The Fireplace With Sophia Myles & Steven Moffat Coming On Wednesday

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The next live Doctor Who Lockdown tweetalong is Wednesday 6th May with an international rewatch of the Season 2 episode The Girl In The Fireplace.
From 7pm BST, fans all over the world will start to watch the episodes via BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon, other local streaming or rental services or even their own DVD or digital copies.

The live tweeting will be led by Madame De Pompadour herself, Sophia Myles and the episode's writer Steven Moffat.  All you have to do is be ready to start watching and tweeting with other fans from 7pm BST. And if you're planning to join in, don't forget to use the hashtag #Clockdown.
The Girl In The Fireplace also stars David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor alongside Billie Piper as Rose Tyler and Noel Clarke as Mickey Smith.



The Girl In The Fireplace It's 18th Century France and the court of Versailles is under attack by clockwork killers. The mistress of King Louis XV, Madame De Pompadour, calls for the mysterious man in her dreams - the Doctor.

Th…

David Tennant And Matt Smith Feature On The Cover Of The Latest DWM

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The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine is out now and features David Tennant andMatt Smith on the cover. Inside former showrunners, Russell T Davies and Steven Moffat, interview each other, discussing their best scripts, leaving the show, and much more! Issue 551 also includes: Extended Production Notes from current showrunner Chris Chibnall.Composer Segun Akinola reveals his inspirations for the Series 12 soundtrack.In the first virtual Out of the TARDIS, Neil Gaiman answers questions from the TARDIS tin.The Fact of Fiction explores the 1984 classic The Caves of Androzani.A tribute to the late David Collings (Revenge of the CybermenThe Robots of DeathMawdryn Undead), including extracts from a previously unpublished interview.How Doctor Who fans around the world are staying connected during the lockdown.A lockdown viewing guide to Doctor Who stories that are available on DVD and streaming services. A look at Birth of a Renegade, a short Doctor Who story from the Radio Times 20th An…

USA & CANADA: Final Episode Of David Tennant Drama ‘Deadwater Fell’ Premieres On Acorn TV Today

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David Tennant’s dark UK drama series Deadwater Fell concludes  on Acorn TV today with the fourth and final episode available to stream in the USA and Canada to subscribers of the platform. 

Watch the trailer below:

When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they know and trust, the small Scottish community they call home becomes riven with doubt and suspicion as those closest to the family begin to question everything they thought they knew about their friends..

Deadwater Fell is written and created by Daisy Coulam (Humans, Grantchester) which follows two families in the fictional village of Kirkdarroch in the aftermath of a horrific crime. As much as it is an exploration of the anatomy of a terrible crime the series is equally a forensic dissection of two relationships – Kate and Tom, Jess and Steve. BAFTA and NTA award-winning David Tennant (Broadchurch, Dr Who, Good Omens) stars as Tom Kendrick. The local GP, a trusted, admired and much-liked member of the commun…

David Tennant To Take Part In RSC’s New Homework Help Project

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David Tennant is amongst a host of Shakespearean actors who are involved in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new Homework Help initiative, an opportunity to ask RSC actors your questions online through #RSCHomeworkHelp. If you're searching for answers, why not see if they can help?

COVID-19 means that actors can't rehearse or perform at the moment. Instead, many of them are going to be answering students' questions online, including Charlotte Arrowsmith, David Bradley, Niamh Cusack, Noma Dumezweni, Paapa Essiedu, Tamsin Greig, Patrick Stewart and David Tennant.

Lots of RSC artists are on hand, all you need to do is send them your questions. Whether it's about a specific play, a speech or line you are finding difficult, or even about how actors and directors work together to make a performance - they are here to help.

Send your questions by email at homeworkhelp@rsc.org.uk, or share them on Twitter and Instagram using #RSCHomeworkHelp by Sunday 10 May.

Answers from RSC actor…

New Doctor Who Multi Platform Story “Time Lord Victorious” Announced

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BBC Studiosis pleased to announce thatDoctor Whowill be the focus of a multi-platform story launching later this year.Time Lord Victoriouswill see partners includingPenguin Random House,Doctor Who Magazine,Titan Comics,Escape Hunt,Big Finish Productions,Eaglemoss Hero Collector,Immersive Everywhere,Maze Theory,BBC BooksandBBC Audio, unite to tell a brand newDoctor Whostory. Time Lord Victorious will launch later this year, with products and experiences scheduled to launch over a twelve week period.

Time Lord Victorious will tell a new and untold story, set within the Dark Times at the start of the universe, when even the Eternals were young. Following several Doctors across space and time as they defend their home planet from a terrible race, this is a story like no other. The story will feature the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Doctors, companion Rose Tyler and monsters including the Daleks and the Ood, with more to be revealed over the coming months as products are announced. James Goss, Prod…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 20th - Sunday 26th April

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BIG FINISH: Flash Sales On Tenth Doctor Bundles Available This Weekend

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Spend this lockdown weekend in the company of the Tenth Doctor thanks to some special download-only offers on Big Finish bundles, available until Sunday 26th April.

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume One
In 2017, David Tennant reprised his role as the Tenth Doctor, joined by Catherine Tate as fan favourite companion Donna Noble. This weekend Big Finish is offering a 50% reduction on the price of the digital download of this collection of three exclusive audio adventures starring the Doctor and Donna. The set comprises:

Technophobia by Matt FittonTime Reaver by Jenny T ColganDeath and the Queen by James GossTo download the set for the special price of £12.49 click here

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume Two David Tennant and Billie Piper return as the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler  for three Doctor Who audio adventures. The set, which also includes a guest appearance from Camille Coduri as Jackie Tyler comprises: Infamy Of The Zaross by John DorneySword Of The Cheval…

USA: DuckTales Season 3 Continues On Disney XD Today With The Premiere Of “Louie’s Eleven!”

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Season three of the Emmy Award-nominated DuckTales continues in the USA with a brand new episode this morning at 9:30 a.m. EDT/PDT on Disney XD and DisneyNOW.

David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way.

Season 3 will feature appearances by classic Disney characters Daisy Duck, Goofy and favorites from “TaleSpin,” “Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers” and “Darkwing Duck,” the new season finds the Duck family embarking on a globetrotting hunt for the world’s greatest lost artifacts, with a secret organization from Scro…

Doctor Who Lockdown: Live Tweetalong For Human Nature / The Family Of Blood Tonight

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The next live Doctor Who Lockdown tweetalong is tonight with an international rewatch of the Season 3 two parter Human Nature and The Family Of Blood.
From 7pm BST, fans all over the world will start to watch the episodes via BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon, other local streaming or rental services or even their own DVD or digital copies.
IT’S #DOCTOROFMINE DAY!

6pm SHADOW OF A DOUBT (new intro to the story by Paul Cornell)

7pm HUMAN NATURE
8pm THE FAMILY OF BLOOD

8:45pm THE SHDOW IN THE MIRROR (more new material!)

Live tweets from @Paul_Cornell, Charles Palmer @LockdownWho & Daughter of Mine @lozerrs 🎈 pic.twitter.com/WLd16J79DN — Emily Cook (@Emily_Rosina) April 24, 2020

The live tweeting will be led by writer Paul Cornell and director Charles Palmer.
All you have to do is be ready to start watching and tweeting with other fans from 7pm BST. And if you're planning to join in, don't forget to use the hashtag #DoctorOfMine.

Human Nature starred David Tennant as The Doctor and Freema …

VIDEO: A Tribute To The NHS Doctors From The Doctors

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The Doctors come together to thank the doctors! Join Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Tom Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Peter Davison, Jo Martin, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Colin Baker and Paul McGann as they pay tribute to our fantastic NHS & health workers for their amazing work.



We’ve never been further apart, yet somehow never closer. That’s why, for one night only, Comic Relief, BBC Children in Need and BBC One, are coming together for a special night of entertainment, like no other. Join us as we celebrate the people who are making a difference and help support those affected during these extraordinary times.
Comic Relief and BBC Children in Need are working together to make sure the money raised goes to where its most needed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Whilst we each have different approaches and focus; we are working together to ensure between us we reach those most at risk. 
Find out more on The Big Night In website here.

VIDEO: Catherine Tate And David Tennant Get Tik Tok Famous For The Big Night In

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Catherine Tate and David Tennant have teamed up for a new comedy sketch as part of tonight’s BBC One charity extravaganza The Big Night In with Catherine reviving her stroppy schoolgirl character Lauren, with David starring as her beleaguered teacher trying to cope with home schooling.
Check out the fun as they get Tik Tok famous below:




The Big Night In brings the nation an evening of unforgettable entertainment in a way we've never seen before. More importantly, it will also raise money for and pay tribute to those on the front line fighting Covid-19 and all the unsung heroes going that extra mile to support their communities.
The show gives viewers the opportunity to donate, for those who feel able to do so, to help support vulnerable people of all ages and backgrounds across the UK who will be significantly impacted by the crisis. Find out more on The Big Night In website here.

AUDIO: David Tennant Talks To Zoe Ball About Shakespeare And The RSC's #ShareYourShakespeare Campaign

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David Tennant talked all things Shakespeare this morning as he guested on Radio 2’s The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show.
David joined Zoe via a phone call on what would be William Shakespeare's birthday to give a masterclass on The Bard, and to set listeners a Shakespearean challenge with The RSC's new #ShareYourShakespeare campaign! He also chatted about his experiences of playing Hamlet and starring in many Shakespearean roles across his career. 
Listen to the interview here. 
David is one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of his generation. He joined the RSC in in 1996 and has since taken the lead role in 'Romeo and Juliet', played Touchstone in 'As You Like It' and Antipholus of Syracuse in 'Comedy of Errors'. His performance as Hamlet for the RSC, directed by Greg Doran in 2008, was described by The Guardian as “theatrical history in the making” and “the best and most intelligent Hamlet of recent times. Following a TV adaptation of 'Hamlet' for…

Catherine Tate And David Tennant Team Up For New “Lauren” Sketch For Tonight’s Big Night In

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Catherine Tate and David Tennant are teaming up for a new comedy sketch as part of tonight’s BBC One charity extravaganza The Big Night In.
Catherine is reviving her stroppy schoolgirl character Lauren, with David starring as her beleaguered teacher trying to cope with home schooling.

The Big Night In brings the nation an evening of unforgettable entertainment in a way we've never seen before. More importantly, it will also raise money for and pay tribute to those on the front line fighting Covid-19 and all the unsung heroes going that extra mile to support their communities.

Together (but safely distanced), Comic Relief legend Lenny Henry and Children in Need's Matt Baker will join forces with Zoe Ball and Paddy McGuinness to host a night of comedy, music and live entertainment from the studio, linking up with a multitude of stars from their houses for an unmissable night.

Expect huge treats from comedy legend Peter Kay and music from the one and only Gary Barlow. If you have not…

The Big Night In: Ten Doctors Thank NHS Doctors And Staff On Charity Show Tonight

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Ten Doctor Who stars from the last 50 years, including David Tennant, will join forces tonight during BBC fundraising show The Big Night In to thank NHS staff.

The current Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, will be joined by nine of her predecessors to share a recorded message to real doctors and other vital NHS workers during the challenging coronavirus crisis. The message for frontline workers will be broadcast just before the weekly Clap For Carers at 8pm BST.

The Doctor Who stars taking part are Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker and Jo Martin. 

The three hour show begins at 7pm BST on BBC One and aims to raise funds for vulnerable people around the UK who have been affected by the coronavirus. Other stars taking part include Catherine Tate, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Dawn French, Peter Kay, Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Rita Ora and Paloma Faith. 


David Tennant To Host New Episode Of Have I Got News For You During Lockdown

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David Tennant is to host a new episode of the BBC news quiz, Have I Got News For You on Thursday 7th May at 9pm on BBC One.

The satirical news quiz sees regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop face off as they poke fun at the biggest and strangest news stories of the week. 
As the series is being filmed in lockdown, guests and hosts are appearing remotely from their own homes. 

An extended repeat, Have I Got A Bit More News For You will be shown on Monday 11th May.

RADIO: David Tennant Talks Shakespeare On The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show Tomorrow

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David Tennant will be talking all things Shakespeare tomorrow as he guests on Radio 2’s The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show.

David joins Zoe on what would be William Shakespeare's birthday to give a masterclass on The Bard, and will be setting listeners a Shakespearean challenge! He’ll also chat about his experiences of playing Hamlet and starring in many Shakespearean roles across his career. 

Listen in from 6.30am tomorrow on BBC Radio 2 or via BBC Sounds.


VIDEO: David Tennant Performs All The World's A Stage From Lockdown For #ShareYourShakespeare

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David Tennant performs Shakespeare's All The World's a Stage speech from Act II, Scene 7 of As You Like It as part of The RSC's #ShareYourShakespeare campaign.



The Royal Shakespeare Community invites audiences from across the local, national and global community to play their part in keeping the work of Shakespeare alive. Through a newly launched programme of audience-curated performance, digital screenings and supporting educational resources, communities will celebrate a shared love of Shakespeare, and place the creativity of audiences centre stage.
Whether performing a speech, baking a cake, painting a picture, serenading a neighbour over the garden fence or teaching your dog to bark Macbeth, #ShareYourShakespearewill bring together famous faces from the RSC’s celebrated performance history with current acting company, Associate Schools, partner theatres and community theatre-makers around the world. Together they will create a virtual celebration of shared creativity,…

USA & CANADA: Episode 3 Of David Tennant Drama ‘Deadwater Fell’ Premieres On Acorn TV Today

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David Tennant’s dark UK drama series Deadwater Fell continues on Acorn TV today with the third episode available to stream in the USA and Canada to subscribers of the platform. New episodes will be released every Monday.

Watch the trailer below:

When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they know and trust, the small Scottish community they call home becomes riven with doubt and suspicion as those closest to the family begin to question everything they thought they knew about their friends..

Deadwater Fell is written and created by Daisy Coulam (Humans, Grantchester) which follows two families in the fictional village of Kirkdarroch in the aftermath of a horrific crime. As much as it is an exploration of the anatomy of a terrible crime the series is equally a forensic dissection of two relationships – Kate and Tom, Jess and Steve. BAFTA and NTA award-winning David Tennant (Broadchurch, Dr Who, Good Omens) stars as Tom Kendrick. The local GP, a trusted, admired and …

Doctor Who Lockdown: Live Tweetalong For Human Nature / The Family Of Blood This Friday

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The next live Doctor Who Lockdown tweetalong is this Friday 24th April with an international rewatch of the Season 3 two parter Human Nature and The Family Of Blood.
From 7pm BST, fans all over the world will start to watch the episodes via BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon, other local streaming or rental services or even their own DVD or digital copies.

The live tweeting will be led by writer Paul Cornell and director Charles Palmer.
All you have to do is be ready to start watching and tweeting with other fans from 7pm BST. And if you're planning to join in, don't forget to use the hashtag #DoctorOfMine.

Human Nature starred David Tennant as The Doctor and Freema Agyeman as Martha Jones. Guest stars included Jessica Hynes and Harry Lloyd.



Human Nature
It's 1913 in England, and an ordinary schoolteacher called John Smith dreams of adventures in time and space and a mysterious blue box, as Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. But, when lights in the sky herald the arrival of …

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 13th - Sunday 19th April

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LOCKDOWN WHO: David Tennant & Catherine Tate Join Worldwide Doctor Who Tweetalong

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David Tennant and Catherine Tate made a rare visit to Twitter tonight to take part in the latest Lockdown Who Worldwide Watchalong this evening, live tweeting along to Series 4 episodes The Stolen Earth and Journey's End. Other cast and creatives joining the event tonight were showrunner Russell T Davies, director Graeme Harper and co-stars Freema Agyeman, John Barrowman, Noel Clarke, Nicholas Pegg, Barnaby Edwards and Nicholas Briggs, and fans around the world joined in using the #SubwaveNetwork hashtag.

The Lockdown Who events are organised by Emily Cook from Doctor Who Magazine in order to raise funds for the Film and Television Charity, a fund set up to help support the creative community which has been devastated by the Coronavirus pandemic. If you enjoyed tonight's event, please consider showing thanks to those taking part by making a donation here

A selection of David and Catherine's tweets on the @LockdownWho account are below. Photos and video are courtesy of Geor…

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