David Tennant At 50 - The Top 50 Moments - Part Two

To celebrate David Tennant turning 50 on Sunday 18th April 2021, we're sharing our Top 50 Moments. A collection of videos that highlight David and his illustrious career. 

We continue today's look back with a selection of videos focusing on David's theatre career...

The deposition scene, Act IV, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's history play, Richard II. 
David Tennant plays Richard II as he hands his crown to Bollingbroke, played by Nigel Lindsay. 
This production played at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon and the Barbican in London in the 2013 winter season.

In Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice and Benedick are adamant in their mutual dislike, while Claudio and Hero are deep in love, and the two stories take an unexpected course. This production was captured by Digital Theatre live at London’s Wydham's Theatre and starred David Tennant and Catherine Tate. Watch a clip from Act 1.

David Tennant talks to Stephen Colbert about why Shakes peare still matters.


David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, very funny.

David Tennant and Patrick Marber discuss their 2017 play Don Juan In Soho.

British actor Paapa Essiedu and star of the Royal Shakespeare Company's "Hamlet," who gets some unsolicited advice about performing the role. Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant, Rory Kinnear, Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench, and Prince Charles himself all give it a try.


 David Tennant performs the 'Get Thee To A Nunnery' scene alongside Mariah Gale.

David Tennant as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing delivering his Act 2, Scene 1 monlogue.

David Tennant talks to Channel 4 news about opening in Richard II in Stratford-upon-Avon back in 2013.


 Live Q&A from the 15 November 2013 Schools' Broadcast of Richard II. Featuring David Tennant who plays Richard II and RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran.