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NEW INTERVIEW: David Tennant Talks There She Goes “People Have Been Touched By It”

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There She Goes stars David Tennant, Jessica Hynes and writer Shaun Pye are interviewed in the new issue of TV Times which is out today in both print and digital.


Starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes the series is based on the real life experiences of writer Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare and, to date, undiagnosed chromosomal disorder.  There She Goes follows the day to day life of a severely learning disabled girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Jessica Hynes recently won a Bafta for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for her role in the show. Series one which debuted on BBC Four in 2018 chronicled the dual timeline of Rosie as a newborn and age nine. The new series, which sees the show move to BBC Two, is set around 18 months on and will focus on Rosie at the ages of three and 11 and premieres on a Thursday 9th July at 9.30pm.


Check out What David had to say about the …

VIDEO: Watch A Preview Clip Of The New Series Of There She Goes

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The second series of There She Goes, the heartwarming comedy drama about a family with a learning disabled daughter, begins in the UK on Thursday 9th July at 9.30pm. The new series also sees the show make the move from its original channel BBC Four to its new home on BBC Two. 

Starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes the series is based on the real life experiences of writer Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare and, to date, undiagnosed chromosomal disorder. There She Goes follows the day to day life of a severely learning disabled girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Jessica Hynes recently won a Bafta for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for her role in the show.

Series one, which debuted in 2018, chronicled the dual timeline of Rosie as a newborn and age nine. The new series is set around 18 months on and will focus on Rosie at the ages of three and 11. Check out a preview c…

David Tennant Hosts Sam’s Riverside Quiz Night This Evening

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David Tennant is hosting Sam’s Riverside Quiz Night tonight from 7pm.
The quiz, which is taking place on Zoom, is to help raise the profile of Sam’s Riverside restaurant voucher scheme and to encourage you to come and support them when they re-open their doors to the public. 
They are also raising money for the mental health charity the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.

Other guests this evening include Adam James and Suranne Jones. 
Tickets cost £25 and you can buy yours now here. 



There will be 5 rounds, each containing 7 questions each, and participants will have the chance to win a range of exciting prizes. Prizes include: VIP tour and tasting at the vineyards at Gusbourne Winery in Kent.Summer Wine Selection from Ellis WinesMega Food Hamper from HG Walter Butchers and Oui Chef Fruit & Vegetables2 sets of £100 Riverside Studios Cinema VouchersTop Prize of a meal for four people on the new terrace at Sam’s Riverside
How it will work: After purchasing a ticket you will receive an email with…

UK: Broadchurch Series 1 Episode 4 Repeated On ITV Tonight

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Broadchurch continues its prime time repeat run in the UK tonight on ITV at 9pm.
The eight part series first aired back in 2013 and went on to become multi award winning after earning praise from critics and TV audiences alike.  Broadchurch explores what happens to a small community in Dorset when it suddenly becomes the focus of a police investigation, following the tragic and mysterious death of an eleven year old boy under the glare of the media spotlight. In tonight’s episode: The aftershocks of Danny's murder continue to ripple through the town, as friends and neighbours’ lives come under scrutiny. Beth and Mark decide to take matters into their own hands to get news of Danny's murder into the newspapers.

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 21st - Sunday 28th June

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VIDEO: David Tennant & Dame Judi Dench Talk About The Effect Of The Coronavirus Crisis On British Theatre

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David Tennant and Dame Judi Dench appeared on last night's episode of The Coronavirus Newscast on the BBC News channel to discuss the crisis facing the UK's theatres in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown.

Check out what they had to say about the devastating effect lockdown has had on the theatre industry:



More than 100,000 people have signed a government petition asking for further support for the arts during the pandemic. If you would like to sign the petition then you can do so here.
The petition asks that the Government "state where the theatres and arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery roadmap, create a tailor-made financial support mechanism for the arts sector and clarify how social distancing will affect arts spaces like theatres and concert venues."
It goes on to say that: "The government has addressed hospitality sectors such as restaurants and cinemas. They've stated how the sports will be resumed after the lockdown period. But there has been no mentio…

VIDEO: David Tennant, Jodie Whittaker & Matt Smith Talk To Nerdist

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To celebrate the arrival of Seasons 1-11 of Doctor Who on HBO's new streaming platform HBO Max, Nerdist caught up with Doctors Ten, Eleven and Thirteen for an online chat.

Watch Riley Silverman in conversation with David Tennant, Matt Smith and Jodie Whittaker as they talk about the pressures of taking on the role and their hardest scenes to film.




As well as including every episode starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi and Jodie Whittaker, HBO Max will also be the streaming home for the Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood, starring John Barrowman. Also, the next three seasons of Doctor Who will be exclusively available to stream on HBO Max after their premiere on BBC America.

Other titles available include animated series gen:Lock and the Harry Potter movies.

The service does not include classic episodes of Doctor Who; these are available via Britbox.

HBO Max costs $14.99 a month although current subscribers to HBO programming may not have to pay …

UK: David Tennant & Dame Judi Dench Discuss Theatre's Future On BBC News Tonight

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David Tennant and Dame Judi Dench will be appearing on The Coronavirus Newscast on the BBC News channel tonight from 9.25pm BST. The actors will be discussing the crisis facing the UK's theatres in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown. 

Yesterday Dame Judi shared her fears that the Government's lack of support for the arts could spell an uncertain future for theatres, saying, “It’s a desperate feeling, and when will they ever open again? I don’t know, certainly, I’m sure not in my lifetime.”

David, who was due to open in a production of CP Taylor's Good at the Playhouse Theatre, has also said that he feels theatres are teetering on the brink.“We’ll need government intervention until theatres can safely reopen, and audiences are happy to go back,” he said in a recent interview with Radio Times. 

The Coronavirus Newscast, hosted by Adam Fleming, Laura Kuenssberg, Chris Mason and Fergus Walsh, can also be seen on BBC One at 23.35pm.

Photo: Dino Sofos




VIDEO & PHOTOS: Watch The HBO Max Doctor Who Panel With David Tennant, Jodie Whittaker And Matt Smith

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HBO Max have hosted a Doctor Who chat with David Tennant, Jodie Whittaker and Matt Smith to celebrate seasons 1 - 11 streaming exclusively on their platform.

Terri Schwartz of IGN, HBO Max, in partnership with BBC America, presents the first-ever, historic meeting of The Doctors.

Watch it below:


As well as including every episode starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi and Jodie Whittaker, HBO Max will also be the streaming home for the Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood, starring John Barrowman. Also, the next three seasons of Doctor Who will be exclusively available to stream on HBO Max after their premiere on BBC America.

Other titles available include animated series gen:Lock and the Harry Potter movies.

The service does not include classic episodes of Doctor Who; these are available via Britbox.

HBO Max costs $14.99 a month although current subscribers to HBO programming may not have to pay an additional premium. For more information consult your sub…

UK: BBC Two Reveals Start Date For There She Goes Series 2

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The second series of There She Goes, the heartwarming comedy drama about a family with a learning disabled daughter, begins in the UK on Thursday 9th July at 9.30pm. The new series also sees the show make the move from its original channel BBC Four to its new home on BBC Two. 

Starring David Tennant and Jessica Hynes the series is based on the real life experiences of writer Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare and, to date, undiagnosed chromosomal disorder. There She Goes follows the day to day life of a severely learning disabled girl Rosie (Miley Locke), her dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst). Jessica Hynes recently won a Bafta for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for her role in the show.


Series one, which debuted in 2018, chronicled the dual timeline of Rosie as a newborn and age nine. The new series is set around 18 months on and will focus on Rosie at the ages of three and 11.

There She Goes
Series …

David Tennant And Alex Kingston Team Up For Doctor Who Audio Adventures With Ten And River Song

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Sh! Spoilers! David Tennant and Alex Kingston are back as the Tenth Doctor and River Song, together again for the first time in 12 years in a brand-new Doctor Who audio series.  


Last seen on screen together in 2008’s two-part Doctor Who story, Silence in the Library/The Forest of the Dead, Professor River Song and her husband, the Tenth Doctor, will reunite in November 2020 for three new thrilling adventures in time and space.   A stunning full-cast audio production with an original score and cinematic sound design, Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor and River Song also features special guest appearances by Peter Davison and Colin Baker as the Fifth and Sixth incarnations of the Doctor respectively.  



Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor and River Song is now available to pre-order at the special price of £27.99 as a collector’s edition four-disc CD box set or £19.99 as a download HERE. The Doctor knows that River Song is a part of his future. A maddening, intriguing, but inevitable part.   Their lives…

UK: Episodes 5 & 6 Of Staged Premiere On BBC One Tonight

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The final two episodes of David Tennant’s new comedy series, Staged, premiere on BBC One in the UK tonight from 12.05am. 


Staged sees David Tennant and Michael Sheen playing fictional versions themselves. In Staged the pair were due to star in a production of Six Characters in Search of an Author in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans - also playing himself) is determined not to let the opportunity pass him by. He knows how big a chance this is for him and turns his attention to cajoling his stars into rehearsing over the internet. All they need to do is read the first scene, but throughout the series they come up against a multitude of oppositional forces: distraction, boredom, home-schooling and their own egos.. The series takes on the challenges of creating a drama in lockdown, on stage and off, with a line-up including Georgia Tennant, Lucy Eaton and Anna Lundberg. 

The Staged production team followed the latest government guidelines on Cov…

UK: Broadchurch Series 1 Episode 3 Repeated On ITV Tonight

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Broadchurch continues its prime time repeat run in the UK tonight on ITV at 9pm.
The eight part series first aired back in 2013 and went on to become multi award winning after earning praise from critics and TV audiences alike.  Broadchurch explores what happens to a small community in Dorset when it suddenly becomes the focus of a police investigation, following the tragic and mysterious death of an eleven year old boy under the glare of the media spotlight. In tonight’s episode: Fingerprints at the murder scene lead DI Hardy and DS Miller to a startling suspect in Danny's murder. Meanwhile, Steve Connelly has a message for Beth. David Tennant and Olivia Colman star as detective duo Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller with Jodie Whittaker as grieving mum, Beth.  The series will also be available on ITV Hub.

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

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AUSTRALIA: Inside The Children’s Hospital Narrated By David Tennant Comes To 10 In July

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The BBC Scotland series The Children's Hospital is heading for Australia, launching on 10 in July. David Tennant narrates the eight-part series set at Royal Aberdeen's Children's Hospital which will air in Australia under the title Inside The Children's Hospital.


Inside The Children’s Hospital explores the lives of the young patients and the amazing staff who care for them, at one of Scotland’s busiest and most-advanced children’s hospitals.  
Since opening in 2004, the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital has cared for over a million children (and their worried parents) from across the north of Scotland.  Inside The Children’s Hospital showcases the dedication, care and camaraderie of the hospital team in the most warm and fuzzy way.
From a mild case of double vision to chemotherapy treatment, the specialists at Royal Aberdeen diagnose mysterious medical conditions both big and small. The trauma team deal with the most pressing emergencies, we will see life-changing surger…

UK: Prime Time Repeat For Staged on BBC One In July

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David Tennant's new comedy series Staged draws to a close next Wednesday night in the UK, but viewers will be delighted to learn that a repeat run begins less than a fortnight later. 

Staged begins its repeat run on BBC One on Monday 6th July at 9.45pm, directly after the BBC's new six-part drama series The Secrets She Keeps. Episodes will air on Monday and Tuesday nights over three weeks in July. 

Based on an original idea by Simon Evans and Phin Glynn - Staged is written and directed by Evans and is an Infinity Hill/GCB Films production for BBC One. The series stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen, playing fictional versions themselves, with the premise that the pair were due to star in a production of Six Characters in Search of an Author in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans - also playing himself) is determined not to let the opportunity pass him by. He knows how big a chance this is for him and turns his attention to cajoling h…

VIDEO & PHOTOS: David Tennant And Jodie Whittaker Interviewed On The Late Late Show With James Corden

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David Tennant and Jodie Whittaker were guests in last night’s The Late Late Show With James Corden in the USA last night.
After talking about life in quarantine, James asks them about their experience playing the role and what the show means to them. And Reggie Watts has a question.

Watch the interview below:


Fans in the UK can catch up on the episode tonight on Sky Comedy at 11.50pm.

You can also watch David and Jodie judging a Doctor Who cosplay competition here


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