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VIDEO: A Staged New Year’s Message

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The cast of Staged have a New Year’s Message for you... Watch below: 

AUDIO: David Tennant Guests On Michael Sheen's Christmas Day Show

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David Tennant was a guest on Michael Sheen's Radio Wales show on Christmas Day. Michael interviewed David and Jon Hamm about Christmas on the set of the new series of Good Omens. You can listen to their chat below: The entire show, Christmas Day With Michael Sheen, is available to listen to again via BBC Sounds here .

David Tennant Guests On The Radio Times Christmas Podcast

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David Tennant was a guest on the Radio Times Christmas Podcast to chat about his new series Around The World In 80 Days which continues on BBC One on Sunday. Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast memb ers include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   Listen to what he has to say below, David's interview begins at around the 35 minute mark:   You can listen to the full podcast series here.

AUDIO: David Tennant Talks To 5 Live About Around The World In 80 Days

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J ust before Christmas David Tennant spoke to Rick Edwards on BBC Radio 5 Live's Breakfast Show about his new adventure series, Around The World In 80 Days.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   Listen to what he had to say below:

VIDEO: What Is Around The World In 80 Days?

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Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   Actors David Tennant (Phileas Fogg), Ibrahim Koma (Passepartout) and Creator /Writer/Executive Producer Ashley Pharoah discuss what to expect in the new adaptation of the adventure classic from Jules Verne. See the premiere Sunday, Jan 2, 2022, 8/7c on MASTERPIECE on PBS.

UK: Around The World In 80 Days Premieres On BBC One Tonight

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The first two episodes of David Tennant's epic new adventure series, Around The World In 80 Days, premiere on BBC One and iPlayer in the UK tonight. The premiere will consist of a double bill and will air at 5.50pm and 6.40pm, the full series will then be available to stream as a boxset on iPlayer from 2nd January 2022. Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   Episode 1 London, 1872. Inspired by a ne

David Tennant Guests On Christmas Day With Michael Sheen On BBC Radio Wales This Afternoon

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David Tennant will be a guest on Christmas Day With Michael Sheen on BBC Radio Wales at 2pm GMT this afternoon. Spend your Christmas with Michael Sheen as he entertains the nation with a special Christmas Day programme on BBC Radio Wales. He will host the two-hour show, Christmas Day with Michael Sheen on December 25 from 2pm. The show will feature a mix of music and guests, including a performance from James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers. Michael Sheen says: “Coming together at this time of year is what makes it so special and thanks to Radio Wales this Christmas Day, I’ll get to share some great festive music, a few Christmas catch ups with friends and a bit of a Yuletide magic.”  Additionally, Michael will use the programme as a moment for reflection and will be reciting extracts from Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Other guests include Charlotte Church and Dame Siân Phillips. You can listen live worldwide otr catch up via BBC Sounds. 

VIDEO: David Tennant's Comic Relief Panto Cameo

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David Tennant made a brief cameo appearance on last night's Comic Relief panto, Beauty And The Beast, check it out below: This Christmas the curtain is being raised on a very special, virtual performance of Beauty and the Beast as a host of famous faces including Guz Khan, Oliver Chris, and Lily James gather together for a fabulously festive treat in Beauty and the Beast: A Pantomime for Comic Relief. A retelling of the beloved fairy-tale of an unlikely romance between a cursed beast and his warm-hearted prisoner. While you enjoy the show at home, you will have the opportunity to donate to Comic Relief, to help support people living with hunger, struggling with their mental health or feeling lonely or unsafe. You can watch the whole panto now on BBC iPlayer here. And you can donate to Comic Relief here. 

GERMANY: Around The World In 80 Days Premieres On ZDF Tonight

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David Tennant stars as  as intrepid adventurer Phileus Fogg in  Around The World In 80 Days, an epic eight-part series which premieres on ZDF in Germany tonight. The adaptation of  the classic novel by Jules Verne which airs under the German title In 80 Tagen um die Welt  also stars Ibrahim Koma as Fogg's valet Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as journalist Abigail Fix. German viewers will be able to watch the first four episodes of the drama back-to-back from 20.15 this evening, with the remaining episodes showing across Wednesday and Thursday nights.  Around The World In 80 Days the series was adapted from the original novel by writers including Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson. In London in 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg is inspired by a news story into betting that he can circle the globe in just 80 days, despite never having been abroad before. He sets off with his new valet, Jean Passepartout, and journalist Abigail Fix, who is joining him to document the journey. Other c

David Tennant To Guest On Christmas Day With Michael Sheen On BBC Wales

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David Tennant will be a guest on Christmas Day With Michael Sheen on BBC Radio Wales at 2pm GMT on Christmas Day.  Spend your Christmas with Michael Sheen as he entertains the nation with a special Christmas Day programme on BBC Radio Wales. He will host the two-hour show, Christmas Day with Michael Sheen on December 25 from 2pm. The show will feature a mix of music and guests, including a performance from James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers. Michael Sheen says: “Coming together at this time of year is what makes it so special and thanks to Radio Wales this Christmas Day, I’ll get to share some great festive music, a few Christmas catch ups with friends and a bit of a Yuletide magic.”  Additionally, Michael will use the programme as a moment for reflection and will be reciting extracts from Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Other guests include Charlotte Church and Dame Siân Phillips. You can listen live worldwide otr catch up via BBC Sounds. 

AUDIO: David Tennant Talks To Zoe Ball About Around The World In 80 Days

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David Tennant was a guest on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show this morning to promote his new TV series, Around The World In 80 Days, and you can listen to it below: Around The World In 80 Days begins on BBC One on Boxing Day. The premiere will consist of a double bill and will air at 5.50pm and 6.40pm, it will then be available to stream as a boxset on iPlayer in the new year.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni

FRANCE: Around The World In 80 Days Premieres On France 2 Tonight

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The epic eight-part series Around The World In 80 Days starring David Tennant as intrepid adventurer Phileus Fogg premieres tonight in France with a triple bill on France 2 from 21:10. Airing under the French title Le tour du monde en 80 jours, the drama also stars Rising French star Ibrahim Koma as Fogg's valet Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as journalist Abigail Fix. Based on the classic novel by Jules Verne, Around The World In 80 Days, the series was adapted by writers including Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   The series is already airing on La Une in Belgium on Sunday nights and on RTS1 in Switzerland on Tuesdays. It is due to launch on ZDF in Germany tomorrow night, on BBC One in the UK on Sunday and on Masterpiece on PBS in the USA from 2nd January. The show will also be coming soon to Italy

VIDEO: David Tennant Chats About Around The World In 80 Days On The Andrew Marr Show

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David  Tennant was a guest on today’s Andrew Marr Show. It was Andrew’s final show for the BBC.  David was on the show to speak about his new TV series Around The World In 80 Days which begins on BBC One on Boxing Day. The premiere will consist of a double bill and will air at 5.50pm and 6.40pm, it will then be available to stream as a boxset on iPlayer in the new year.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Sci

Treat Your Yourself To Some Amazing David Tennant Fan Gifts This Festive Time

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UK: David Tennant Guest Stars In Tonight’s Comic Relief Panto

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David Tennant will be guest starring in this year’s Comic Relief panto Tonight at 9pm on BBC Two.  The world’s funniest and most star-studded Comic Relief pantomime is back, as writers Ben Crocker, Dawson Bros and Richard Curtis turn Beauty And The Beast into a festive panto delight, all to raise money for some very good causes. Returning to tell this years’ tale will be narrator Guz Khan as Bonzo. He will gleefully retell the beloved fairy-tale of an unlikely romance between a cursed beast and his warm-hearted prisoner as part of this new BBC Christmas tradition. Lily James (The Pursuit of Love, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, Downton Abbey) will portray Beauty alongside Oliver Chris as The Beast (Trying, Motherland). They will be joined by Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Ghosts, Stath Lets Flats) as Beauty’s brother Jacques, Sian Gibson (Murder, They Hope, Car Share) who plays their mother, Ma, and Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes, Chewing Gum) stars as Amelie. Further cast names and roles include Celia

UK: David Tennant Guests On The Andrew Marr Show This Morning

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David  Tennant is a guest on today’s Andrew Marr Show at 9am on BBC One. It is Andrew’s final show for the BBC.  David is on the show to speak about his new TV series Around The World In 80 Days which begins on BBC One on Boxing Day. The premiere will consist of a double bill and will air at 5.50pm and 6.40pm, it will then be available to stream as a boxset on iPlayer in the new year.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle a

UK: David Tennant To Appear On The Andrew Marr Show

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David Tennant will be a guest on the last ever edition of The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday 19th December at 9am. The long-running BBC One talk show sees Marr interviewing political and media figures on key events of the week. David will be on the show to discuss his new drama Around The World In 80 Days. The eight-part series will premiere in the UK on Boxing Day with a double bill starting from 5.50pm.  In Around The World In 80 Days, adapted from the classic novel by Jules Verne, David Tennant stars as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer, with Ibrahim Koma as his valet Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as aspiring journalist Abigail Fix. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.  

Good Omens 2 Cast Updates: Jon Hamm Returns As Gabriel

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Jon Hamm is back as the Archangel Gabriel in the second season of the hit Amazon Prime show Good Omens. He'll be joined by his heavenly co-stars from Season 1: Doon Mackichan as Michael and Gloria Obianyo as Uriel, alongside new cast members Liz Carr as Saraqael and Quelin Sepulveda as Muriel.  On the infernal side, another key character from Hell this season will be played by Bridgerton star Shelley Conn.  The newly confirmed cast members will join David Tennant and Michael Sheen who return as celestial duo Crowley and Aziraphale. Also confirmed are Paul Adeyefa, Michael McKean, Miranda Richardson, Maggie Service, Reece Shearsmith and Nina Sosanya.  Neil Gaiman, writer and producer, says of Jon's return, "Good Omens 2 just would not be the same without the astonishing Jon Hamm as Gabriel, everyone's worst boss. The story that Terry Pratchett and I created all those years ago continues to take us from London's Soho into Heaven and Hell. It's a delight for me to

Spider-Man Writer Dan Slott Makes His Doctor Who Comic Debut With New Tenth Doctor And Martha Jones Adventure

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Titan Comics have announced that Eisner Award-Winning writer  Dan Slott  ( Spider-Man ) will pen three separate annual  Doctor Who  comic book one-shots. Dan’s 2022 special will feature the Tenth Doctor and companion Martha Jones, and will hit stores in April. Witness the incredible adventures of the Tenth Doctor like never-before!  Writer Dan Slott – known for his critically acclaimed work on Marvel Comics such as  The Amazing Spider-Man ,  She-Hulk ,  Silver Surfer ,  The Superior Spider-Man ,  Tony Stark: Iron Man ,  The Mighty Avengers , and  Fantastic Four  – is set to delight fans with an epic story that sees companion Martha Jones captured by the insatiable Pyromeths, and her only hope for survival is to keep them distracted with sensational untold tales of the Tenth Doctor facing off against his greatest foes - both classic and new!" This all-new Tenth Doctor comic adventure teams Slott with fan-favourite artist Christopher Jones, who has previously worked on Titan’s  Doct

VIDEO: BBC Releases Their Official Around The World In 80 Days Trailer

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The BBC have released their trailer for Around The World In 80 Days ahead of the Boxing Day premiere on BBC One and iPlayer.  The premiere will consist of a double bill and will air at 5.50pm and 6.40pm, it will then be available to stream as a boxset on iPlayer in the new year.  Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Ty Tennant, Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   A second series has already been announced.  Watch the trailer below:

VIDEO: David Tennant Talks Around The World In 80 Days On The One Show

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David Tennant was a guest on The One Show tonight to promote Around The World In 80 Days which will be premiering on BBC One on Boxing Day.  David stars as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.  Watch the interview below. The full episode of The One Show can be seen on iPlayer. 

UK: David Tennant Guests On The One Show Tonight

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David Tennant will be a guest on tonight’s episode of The One Show on BBC One and iPlayer at 7pm. EHe will be chatting about his new show Around The World In 80 Days which begins on BBC One on Boxing Day and see him star as  Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.  

FRANCE: Deadwater Fell Comes To TF1 Next Week

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David Tennant stars in the four-part UK mystery series Deadwater Fell which begins on TF1 in France on Thursday 16th December. The show premiered in January 2020 on Channel 4.  David stars as Tom Kendrick, a respected doctor in a small Scottish town, whose wife and children tragically die in a fire that decimates their family home. However, when it was discovered that the fire was not started accidentally, the finger of suspicion points first to Tom, and there are signs that the family's seemingly perfect life was not all that it seemed. Deadwater Fell also stars Cush Jumbo, Matthew McNulty and Anna Madeley.  All four episodes will show on TF1 on Thursday 16th December starting from 21.05. Viewers in France can watch the first minutes of the show here .

David Tennant To Guest Star In This Year’s Comic Relief Panto

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David Tennant will be guest starring in this year’s Comic Relief panto.   “Oh no it isn’t”, “Oh, yes, it is.” The world’s funniest and most star-studded Comic Relief pantomime is back, as writers Ben Crocker, Dawson Bros and Richard Curtis turn Beauty And The Beast into a festive panto delight, all to raise money for some very good causes. Returning to tell this years’ tale will be narrator Guz Khan as Bonzo. He will gleefully retell the beloved fairy-tale of an unlikely romance between a cursed beast and his warm-hearted prisoner as part of this new BBC Christmas tradition. Lily James (The Pursuit of Love, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, Downton Abbey) will portray Beauty alongside Oliver Chris as The Beast (Trying, Motherland). They will be joined by Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Ghosts, Stath Lets Flats) as Beauty’s brother Jacques, Sian Gibson (Murder, They Hope, Car Share) who plays their mother, Ma, and Susan Wokoma (Enola Holmes, Chewing Gum) stars as Amelie. Further cast names and roles inc

David Tennant To Attend Wales Comic Con Telford Takeover In April 2022

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David Tennant has been announced as a guest at Wales Comic Con next year when the event heads over the border to England to take over Telford's International Centre. WCC: Telford Takeover runs from Saturday 2nd to Sunday 3rd April 2022 with David appearing on Saturday only. David will be taking part in signing and photo sessions during the day. Details of any Q&A session have not yet been made available.  Tickets for the event are on sale now via this link . Please note that you will need to purchase your Photo Op and Autograph tickets separately to your entry ticket. David's photos and autographs are priced at £90 each.  Other guests at the event include David Bradley (Harry Potter, Broadchurch), James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Torchwood), Anna Paquin (True Blood, X-Men) and Summer Glau (Firefly). 

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