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 and Giovanni Scifoni.
A second series has already been announced.