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USA: Final Space Season Three “One Of Us” Premieres On Adult Swim Tonight

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The third season of Final Space continues with episode four airing on Adult Swim at 10.30pm ET/PT tonight. In tonight’s episode, One Of Us,  Gary and Quinn plan a dangerous rescue mission to save Avocato and the others. Description the dimensional keys recovered, the crew travels to Inner Space and finally tries to free Bolo. Descriptio the dimensional keys recovered, the crew travels to Inner Space and finally tries to free Bolo. Descriptio the dimensional keys recovered, the crew travels to Inner Space and finally tries to free Bolo. Created by and starring Olan Rogers, the animated space opera also stars Tika Sumpter, Coty Galloway and Steven Yuen with David Tennant as the villainous Lord Commander. Final Space follows Gary Goodspeed and his alien buddy Mooncake as they traverse the galaxy with their eclectic gang known as Team Squad. The Season 2 climax saw the gang freeing the Titan Bolo and entering the eponymous Final Space. However, the Lord Commander is still in pursuit of Moo

UK: David Tennant’s Episode Of Have I Got News For You Rescheduled For Monday Night

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Following the sad news of the death of HRH Prince Phillip BBC One rescheduled all of Friday night’s TV schedule and postponed David Tennant’s episode of Have I Got News For You. The episode will now be shown as the extended version, Have I Got A Bit More News For You, on Monday 12th April on BBC Two at 10pm.  David will be hosting with Jack Dee and journalist Helen Lewis joining team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop as they delve into the news.

Go Behind The Scenes Of David Tennant’s New Torchwood Audio Adventure In Vortex

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The new issue of Big Finish’s Vortex magazine goes behind the scenes of David Tennant’s new Torchwood audio adventure, Absent Friends.  Click here to read.  Absent Friends, which is released next month,  reunites John Barrowman  with David Tennant,  as they reprise their iconic TV roles to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the successful  Doctor Who  spin-off (and more than five years of  Torchwood  full-cast audio dramas at Big Finish).   Listen to the trailer below:    Torchwood:  Absent Friends is  available to pre-order as a collector’s edition CD at £10.99 or on download at £8.99, exclusively at  www.bigfinish.com .      On a dark and stormy night in Cardiff, the city is in danger, and the Doctor's put himself in charge of Torchwood in order to save it.      In a sealed recording studio, the voices of the dead have been playing for 17 years. Was it the project of a madman, or is this the site of something terrible?      Torchwood has been hunting for the Doctor since 1879. And

AUDIO: Listen To The DuckTales Podcast - Episode 2: Narratron 3000

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Following the conclusion  of the Disney animated show DuckTales, the series cast have reprised their voice roles for ‘This Duckburg Life,’ an original scripted podcast for kids and families. A new episode of the podcast premiered today on Disney XD YouTube, DisneyNOW and Disney XD VOD or you can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This Duckburg Life sees Huey Duck (Danny Pudi) hosting a show for Duckburg Public Radio, and the seven-part series will be packed with familiar characters and riveting stories from the DuckTales world. Joining Pudi to reprise their voice roles in This Duckburg Life will be David Tennant (Scrooge McDuck), Ben Schwartz (Dewey), Bobby Moynihan (Louie), Kate Micucci (Webby Vanderquack), Beck Bennett (Launchpad McQuack), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs. Beakley), Jim Rash (Gyro Gearloose), Josh Brener (Mark Beaks), Margo Martindale (Ma Beagle) and Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), with others yet to be announced.  The second episode, Narratron 3000, focuses on  Gyro Gearloo

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 29th March - Sunday 4th April

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Catch up with our updates about David Tennant's projects and appearances with this weekly post. Simply click the link to read the article. Don't forget, if you want to access older news stories you can still do so in our archives.   Staged UK: Staged Series 2 Extended Edition Added To BritBox CANADA: Staged Premieres On Hollywood Suite Tonight Check Out Some Preview Art From Completely Staged The Complete Scripts - And Pre-order Now!   DuckTales New DuckTales Scripted Podcast 'This Duckburg Life' Premieres Today AUDIO: Listen To The DuckTales Podcast - Episode 1: Adventure Calls   Radio RADIO: David Tennant Contributes To In The Studio's Tale Of The RSC In 2020 On BBC Sounds   Audiobooks David Tennant Narrates The Wizards Of Once: Never And Forever - Out Now!  

David Tennant Narrates The Wizards Of Once: Never And Forever - Out Now!

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D avid Tennant narrates the audiobook for the next chapter in the exciting The Wizards Of Once series by Cressida Cowell. The fantasy novels follow the adventures of a young Wizard and his Warrior friend in a time full of magic, giants and sprites. David has worked with Cressida many times before and narrated all twelve volumes of the How To Train Your Dragon book series, creating unique, memorable and above all, hilarious voices for the myriad of characters inhabiting the adventures. In Never And Forever, the fourth book in the spellbinding The Wizards Of Once series, Cressida Cowell brings her trademark wit, along with the stunning artwork and heartfelt adventure that has made her beloved around the world, weaving a story that is sure to transport readers to a world that will enchant and bewitch them. UK Fans:  Click here to order from Amazon.co.uk USA Fans:  Click here to order from Amazon.com  About Never And Forever: The final book in the Wizards of Once quartet. Warriors and Wiza

Check Out Some Preview Art From Completely Staged The Complete Scripts - And Pre-order Now!

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Ever wondered how much of Staged was the actual work of series creator Simon Evans and how much was improvised by its stars? Very soon you'll have the chance to find out, with the arrival of a new book containing the scripts from both series, new photos, plus a load more treats besides. Published on 16th September 2021, Completely Staged presents the complete text of the screenplays from Staged’s writer and director Simon Evans and co-creator Phin Glynn, illustrated throughout in full colour with stills from the show, original drawings, sheet music for the theme tune, Georgia Tennant's carrot cake recipe, tips on how to draw a pineapple and much more. This treasure trove is a must-have for every fan of Staged, a show which perfectly combines comedy and poignancy to encapsulate the collective feelings of a reluctantly virtual world. Click here to pre-order now from amazon.co.uk for just £16.20

AUDIO: Listen To The DuckTales Podcast - Episode 1: Adventure Calls

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Following the concluding episode of the Disney animated show DuckTales, the series cast reprise their voice roles for ‘This Duckburg Life,’ an original scripted podcast for kids and families. The podcast launched earlier this week on Disney XD YouTube, DisneyNOW and Disney XD VOD or you can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This Duckburg Life sees Huey Duck (Danny Pudi) hosting a show for Duckburg Public Radio, and the seven-part series will be packed with familiar characters and riveting stories from the DuckTales world. Joining Pudi to reprise their voice roles in This Duckburg Life will be David Tennant (Scrooge McDuck), Ben Schwartz (Dewey), Bobby Moynihan (Louie), Kate Micucci (Webby Vanderquack), Beck Bennett (Launchpad McQuack), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs. Beakley), Jim Rash (Gyro Gearloose), Josh Brener (Mark Beaks), Margo Martindale (Ma Beagle) and Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), with others yet to be announced.  The first episode, Adventure Calls, focuses on big-hearted but di

CANADA: Staged Premieres On Hollywood Suite Tonight

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The award-winning BBC comedy series Staged launches on TV in Canada tonight courtesy of premium network Hollywood Suite.  Staged stars Good Omens co-stars David and Michael as exaggerated versions of themselves, a pair of bickering actors confined to their homes, attempting to rehearse a play over Zoom. However, their rivalries, fragile egos and family distractions threaten to derail the whole process. The series also stars Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Nina Sosanya, Lucy Eaton and Simon Evans and boasts a stream of high-profile stars making cameo appearances. Staged is created by Simon Evans and Phin Glynn and written and directed by Evans. Two episodes of Staged Season 1 premiere tonight at 9pm ET on HS00, with two further episodes at the same times on Friday and Saturday night. The full series will also be available to stream on Hollywood Suite On Demand from April 1st. April 1st Episode One: Cachu Hwch – 9pm ET Episode Two: Up To No Good – 9:25pm ET April 2nd Episod

UK: Staged Series 2 Extended Edition Added To BritBox

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The second series of the award-winning  series Staged is available to stream on BritBox in the UK from today. The exclusive extended edition features an additional 7 minutes of material in comparison to the broadcast version.  The critically acclaimed series was written and directed by Simon Evans and produced and co-created by Phin Glynn.  Starring David Tennant (Good Omens, Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Good Omens, Masters of Sex), Staged was filmed entirely throughout the UK’s lockdowns via video conferencing technologies. Absurd and humorous in equal measure the series also stars Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Simon Evans and Lucy Eaton, as well as eminent surprise guest stars.  Staged recently scooped Best Comedy Awards in the Broadcasting Press Guild and Radio Times Awards, and Best New Sitcom in the Comedy.co.uk Awards.

RADIO: David Tennant Contributes To In The Studio's Tale Of The RSC In 2020 On BBC Sounds

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The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director Greg Doran and Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman take a look back at the company’s year under COVID-19 in RSC: The Bard, the Theatre and a Pandemic, an episode in the BBC World Service series In The Studio. With a star studded cast including David Tennant and Noma Dumezweni, and a backstage team featuring creatives from the company, In The Studio presents the tale of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2020 as a global pandemic brought the curtain down on productions from this major British theatre organisation. The episode is available to hear via BBC Sounds:  listen here . The annual million plus ticket sales of the RSC’s shows in Stratford-upon-Avon, London’s West End and touring productions all over the world dried up overnight - threatening the organisation’s future. The BBC’s Karl Bos has been following the RSC over several months to find out how they are adapting to the ‘new normal’ - moving their huge international education

New DuckTales Scripted Podcast 'This Duckburg Life' Premieres Today

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Following the concluding episode of the Disney animated show DuckTales, the series cast reprise their voice roles for ‘This Duckburg Life,’ an original scripted podcast for kids and families. The podcast launches today on Disney XD YouTube, DisneyNOW and Disney XD VOD or you can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.  This Duckburg Life sees Huey Duck (Danny Pudi) hosting a show for Duckburg Public Radio, and the seven-part series will be packed with familiar characters and riveting stories from the DuckTales world. Joining Pudi to reprise their voice roles in This Duckburg Life will be David Tennant (Scrooge McDuck), Ben Schwartz (Dewey), Bobby Moynihan (Louie), Kate Micucci (Webby Vanderquack), Beck Bennett (Launchpad McQuack), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs. Beakley), Jim Rash (Gyro Gearloose), Josh Brener (Mark Beaks), Margo Martindale (Ma Beagle) and Tony Anselmo (Donald Duck), with others yet to be announced.  The first episode, Adventure Calls, focuses on big-hearted but disaster-p

David Tennant Weekly News Updates: Monday 22nd - Sunday 28th March

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Catch up with our updates about David Tennant's projects and appearances with this weekly post. Simply click the link to read the article. Don't forget, if you want to access older news stories you can still do so in our archives.    Inside Man NEW PROJECT: David Tennant Joins Cast Of Steven Moffat's Series Inside Man   Staged FRANCE: Staged Season 2 Premieres On Canal+ Tonight AUSTRALIA: Staged Season 2 Premieres On ABC TV Plus Tonight CANADA: Staged Launches On Hollywood Suite In April   The Late Late Show USA: David Tennant Guests On The Late Late Show On CBS Tonight UK & GERMANY: David Tennant Is A Guest On The Late Late Show With James Corden VIDEO: Watch David Tennant’s New Interview On The Late Late Show With James Corden   Have I Got News For You UK: David Tennant Returns As Guest Host Of Have I Got News For You In April   Doctor Who Get your FREE Big Finish Doctor Who Audio Adventure Starring Georgia Tennant As Jenny  

CANADA: Staged Launches On Hollywood Suite In April

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The hit BBC comedy series Staged comes to Canadian TV in April courtesy of premium network Hollywood Suite.  Created by Simon Evans and Phin Glynn and written by Evans, Staged sees Good Omens co-stars David and Michael playing exaggerated versions of themselves, a pair of bickering actors confined to their homes, attempting to rehearse a play over Zoom. However, their rivalries, fragile egos and family distractions threaten to derail the whole process. The series also stars Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Nina Sosanya, Lucy Eaton and Simon Evans and boasts a stream of high-profile stars making cameo appearances. Two episodes of Staged Season 1 premiere each night April 1st–3rd beginning at 9pm ET on HS00. The full series will be available on Hollywood Suite On Demand from April 1st. April 1st Episode One: Cachu Hwch – 9pm ET Episode Two: Up To No Good – 9:25pm ET April 2nd Episode Three: Who The F#!k is Michael Sheen? – 9pm ET Episode Four: Bara Birth – 9:25pm ET April 3rd Episode Five

NEW PROJECT: David Tennant Joins Cast Of Steven Moffat's Series Inside Man

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David Tennant is among the stellar cast of Steven Moffat's upcoming limited series Inside Man, the BBC has announced today. The four-part drama will also star Stanley Tucci (Supernova, Fortitude) in the titular role, with Dolly Wells (Dracula, Blunt Talk) and Lydia West (It's A Sin, Years And Years). Netflix have come on board the project to stream the series internationally outside the UK and Ireland.  Produced by Hartswood films, the drama's plot is still very much under wraps, but what is teased so far is that it focuses on a prisoner on death row in the USA, a vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar, who cross paths in the most unexpected way. Steven Moffat and his wife Sue Vertue, executive producer for Hartswood Films, say: “We’re a bit stunned, and very excited, at the acting talent we’re managing to assemble for this show. Can’t wait to crawl out of our lockdown bunker and get to work.” Piers Wenger, Director of BBC Drama, says: “BBC O

UK: David Tennant Returns As Guest Host Of Have I Got News For You In April

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David Tennant will be the first guest host of the new series of BBC One's Have I Got News For You when it returns next month  for its 61st series . Always popular on the panel, this will be David's seventh time presenting the long-running satirical news quiz which first launched in 1990. David last hosted the show in May 2020, presenting remotely from home while the UK was in the midst of its first national lockdown. The series returned to the studio later in the year. Also appearing on the show with David and regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are journalist Helen Lewis and comedian Jack Dee, himself a regular in the show's hosting chair.  Have I Got News For You returns on Friday 9th April at 9.30pm on BBC One. An extended edition, Have I Got A Bit More News For You will follow a few days after the initial broadcast. 

VIDEO: Watch David Tennant’s New Interview On The Late Late Show With James Corden

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James Corden welcomes David Tennant to the show, and David immediately sets the tone for a great chat thanks to his pink blazer. After the two discuss the pains of homeschooling, James asks David about Melissa Von Stressel, the name of his fake assistant that he used to get out of gigs and requests he didn't have the heart to say no to directly. And David talks about the process of making "Staged" with his wife, Georgia, Michael Sheen and Simon Evans. Fans in the UK can also see the full episode tonight on Sky Comedy at 11.50pm

UK & GERMANY: David Tennant Is A Guest On The Late Late Show With James Corden

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Viewers in the UK and Germany will be able to see David Tennant tonight as one of the guests on the latest episode The Late Late Show With James Corden which premiered in the USA on CBS last night. David appeared remotely on the show from his home in London to chat about the second series of his BBC comedy show Staged, which is streaming on Hulu in the USA now. Also appearing on the show is singer Joy Downer who performs with Beck and Lauren Brown.  The Late Late Show With James Corden airs at 11.50pm on Sky Comedy in the UK. It airs in Germany at 23.30 on Pro Sieben Fun.

AUSTRALIA: Staged Season 2 Premieres On ABC TV Plus Tonight

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Staged is back in Australia tonight as David Tennant and Michael Sheen return as the locked-down and bickering actors in a new season of the BBC's award winning comedy. The first episode of Season 2, Saddle Up Sheen! premieres on ABC TV Plus tonight from 9.05pm. David Tennant and Michael Sheen star as themselves - two bickering actors making a drama out of a crisis. Can their fragile egos survive working from home and virtual Hollywood? Staged was written and directed by Simon Evans, who also co-stars alongside Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Lucy Eaton and a host of surprise guest stars. David will also be a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden tonight from 10.30pm on Shake where he will be talking about the new season which has just premiered in the USA. The complete Season 2 of Staged is also available to stream in Australia on ABC iView.

USA: David Tennant Guests On The Late Late Show On CBS Tonight

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David Tennant is a guest on The Late Late Show With James Corden tonight. David will be chatting to James about his lockdown comedy series Staged, which is streaming on Hulu in the USA now. Also appearing on the show are Joy Downer.  Star of stage, cinema and TV, British writer, actor and host James Corden heads up the late-late night CBS franchise. Airing weeknights at 12.35am ET/PT, The Late Late Show With James Corden features celebrity interviews and exclusive musical performances. The show will also premiere in Canada tonight on CTV from 12.55am ET/PT. Fans in the UK can see the episode on 23rd March at 11.50pm on Sky Comedy. 

Get your FREE Big Finish Doctor Who Audio Adventure Starring Georgia Tennant As Jenny

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In this week’s penultimate FREE download, the Doctor’s daughter  Jenny  is inviting listeners on her very first full-cast audio adventure with Big Finish.       While the UK remains in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, Big Finish is releasing free downloads of full-cast audio dramas – or  #lockdownloads  – for a limited time.     Every Monday, a new story (or episode from a box set collection) can be downloaded for free exclusively from the Big Finish website’s Weekly Deals page at  www.bigfinish.com/collections/v/weekly-deals .      Each freebie can be unlocked by anyone who has registered for a Big Finish account (which is free to create) and played on the Big Finish listening app (which is free to install). Accompanying each free release is a selection of discounts on related titles.      This week’s  #lockdownload  is:     Jenny – The Doctor’s Daughter: Series 1 –  Stolen Goods  by Matt Fitton     Originally released in June 2018, this was the first adventure for  Jenny  o

FRANCE: Staged Season 2 Premieres On Canal+ Tonight

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The multi-award winning UK   series Staged continues in France tonight as Season 2 airs in its entirety on Canal+ The innovative comedy starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen was a welcome bit of comic relief when it first premiered on BBC One last June   during the first COVID-19 lockdown, and it made a welcome return for a second season in January.              Created by Simon Evans and Phin Glynn and written by Evans, Staged sees Good Omens co-stars David and Michael playing exaggerated versions of themselves, a pair of bickering actors confined to their homes, attempting to rehearse a play over Zoom. However, their rivalries, fragile egos and family distractions threaten to derail the whole process. The series also stars Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Nina Sosanya, Lucy Eaton and Simon Evans and boasts a stream of high-profile stars making cameo appearances. Watch Staged Season 2 on Canal+ tonight from 23h10.   

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

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Catch up with our updates about David Tennant's projects and appearances with this weekly post. Simply click the link to read the article. Don't forget, if you want to access older news stories you can still do so in our archives.    Red Nose Day UK: David Tennant Hosts Red Nose Day Live Show Tonight VIDEO: David Tennant & Michael Sheen Time Travel For Staged Comic Relief Special   Staged FRANCE: Staged Season 1 Premieres On Canal+ Tonight USA: Staged Season 2 With David Tennant & Michael Sheen Comes To Hulu Today UK: Staged Season 2 Extended Edition Added To BritBox Next Month   DuckTales USA & CANADA: DuckTales Bows Out With Extended Final Episode Tonight   Des USA: David Tennant's Real Crime Drama Des Released On DVD & Blu-ray Today   Doctor Who Time Lord Victorious: Echoes of Extinction Pre-Orders Now Open   TV David Tennant To Guest On The Late Late Show With James Corden Next Week Audio VIDEO: David Tenna

VIDEO: David Tennant & Michael Sheen Time Travel For Staged Comic Relief Special

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David Tennant and Michael Sheen popped back to the world of the award-winning comedy Staged this evening during the Red Nose Day 2021 TV Special, currently airing on BBC One. The locked-down actors gave an Elizabethan twist to their characteristic bickering tonight before being interrupted by Sir Lenny Henry to remind them what the evening is all about. Watch here: David Tennant is one of the hosts of the marathon charity special, which also features co-hosts Lenny Henry, Alesha Dixon, Davina McCall and Paddy McGuinness, with sketches and appearances from Catherine Tate, Daniel Craig, Tim Vine, Keira Knightley, Dawn French, Jack Whitehall, Olivia Colman, and many more. You can donate to this year's appeal here .

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