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(July to September 2010)

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September 2010
David Tennant in What's On TV magazineTwitter David Tennant in Single Father is mentioned (with photos) in most television listing magazines this week in the "coming next week" sections. The Radio Times has the quote "Bumbling on has kind of worked all right so far." See
here for scans. Updated 28/9

There's an interview (and possibly a cover too) with David Tennant in next weeks Radio Times (the issue which is published on 5th October. Updated 27/9

HeraldScotland has a review titled "David Tennantís latest TV drama is too heavy-handed" about Single Father. Be warned that it contains minor spoilers. Updated 27/9

David Tennant and Suranne Jones will be on the Jo Whiley Show on Radio 1 on Sunday 10th October sometime between 1pm and 4pm to discuss Single Father. Also Christian O'Connell gave quite a large hint that David Tennant would be on his breakfast show sometime next week. See here for full details. Updated 27/9

Click here to read a review by @BlogtorWho of Single Father. Updated 27/9

David Tennant is mentioned in this article about Hamlet actor Andrea Harris marrying someone who slept outside the Novello to get a ticket. Updated 25/9

There's a photo of David Tennant on the front cover of The Stage magazine this week. Click here for more details and other press items. Updated 24/9

A BBC article says that an eight foot tall craft picture of David Tennant made out of old newspapers is at a Newcastle Doctor Who event. Updated 24/9

In a review in The Telegraph of John Simm playing Hamlet they say that in comparison with David Tennant he "seems like a boy sent to do a manís work". Updated 23/9

David Tennant is one of the stars whch most people wish had Twitter according to a straw poll by the Radio Times tonight. Updated 22/9

David Tennant has been nominated for several awards in the SFX Sci-Fi Awards. See here for full details. Updated 22/9

David Tennant receives a brief mention in The Independent today in an article about in Hamlet comparisons and an even briefer mention in The Telegraph in a Jonathan Bate article concerned about the recently announced BBC Shakespeare season. Updated 22/9

Click here to read an old interview with David Tennant about when he played in Romeo and Juliet for The RSC. Updated 22/9

David Tennant's success at the NTAs is mentioned in article about this year's nominees on DoctorWhoTV.co.uk. Updated 21/9

The success of David Tennant's Hamlet leads the way for a Shakespeare season on BBC according to this press release reported in The Telegraph. Updated 21/9

David Tennant receives a mention in an article about BBC Scotland on HeraldScotland.com. Updated 21/9

David Tennant mentioned is briefly in an article in The Guardian about the forthcoming production of Hamlet by The National Theatre. Updated 19/9

Suranne Jones has more great things to say about David Tennant in Single Father in this article in the Daily Mail. Updated 19/9

There's a newish article about David Tennant appearing in the Decoy Bride movie on the website UKBride (but be warned that it contains spoliers). Updated 18/9

There's a photo of David Tennant in tonights Evening Standard in the London area in a Sophia Myles inteview. Click here to read the online version (although there is no photo of David). Updated 17/9

MrPaparazzi.com report that artist Lancelot Little has made a Gargoyle based on David Tennant! Click here to view it. Updated 15/9

The Daily Record in Scotland have an article today about David Tennant's drama Single Father taken from the Press Kit which was released by the BBC yesterday. Click here to read it but be warned that it contains minor spoilers. Updated 15/9

David Tennant on front cover of TV & Satellite Week magazine The BBC Press Office have issued an online Press Kit about David Tennant's forthcoming drama Single Father which includes an interview with David. Click here to read it. Updated 14/9

Click here to read a round-up of the BAFTA screening of David Tennant's drama Single Father last night. Updated 14/9

There's a great new detailed website about all of David Tennant's theatre productions. Click here to view it. Updated 12/9

David Tennant mentioned in today's Sunday Express about Hamlet. Click here to read it. Updated 12/9

David Tennant was briefly mentioned on BBC Breakfast this morning about British actors trying to make it big in the US. Updated 10/9

Paisley Daily Express has an article about David Tennant helping a Paisley man raise £10K for charity. Updated 9/9

David Tennant receives two mentions in The Sunday Times today. See here for full details. Updated 5/9

Single Father is included in the Sunday Times Top 100 Art Events of the Autumn. Updated 5/9

The Scottish Sun has the photo of David Tennant in his Fright Night costume on the poster. They reckon it could be the 'making of him' in America. Updated 3/9


August 2010
The Daily Record has a derogatory article about Rex Is Not Your Lawyer titled "Fans slate David Tennant's US accent attempt as clips of failed pilot emerge online." This story was also later picked up by The Sun too. Updated 31/8

ReelScotland.com has an article with the title "David Tennant helps launch STV YouTube channel." Updated 25/8

David Tennant is on the cover of TV & Satellite Week magazine as part of their Fall preview. There's a small (but new) photo from Single Father inside. See here for scans. Updated 24/8

DigitalSpy has the best comments about David Tennant from the Radio Times article. Updated 24/8

Click here to read the article about Single Father in the Radio Times this week. The four part drama airs in October. Updated 24/8

David Tennant is mentioned on the front cover of the Radio Times for next week (it's published tomorrow). Click here to see a photo of the cover. Updated 23/8

David Tennant's name is mentioned in a Daily Express article today titled "Fury as BBC charity cash goes to criminals" in regards to him contributing to raising money for Children In Need last year. Updated 23/8

The Daily Record has an article about David Tennant contributing to the Just So audiobook which we posted on Thursday. Click here to read the article and here to purchase the book. Updated 21/8

David Tennant in Decoy Bride Variety.com have published a new photo of David Tennant from Decoy Bride in an article about Ecosse Films. See here to read the article (you have to register first) or view the photo on the right. Updated 21/8

The Observer includes David Tennant in its 10 best portrayals of Hamlet. See here for more details. Updated 21/8

David Tennant is currently voicing adverts for the animal charity Scottish SPCA. His previous advert for them can be heard here. Updated 21/8

The blog Sitting Tennant is mentioned in Guardian's Internet picks of the week. See here for the article. Updated 21/8

Mania.com lists David Tennant as one of the top ten actors they'd like to see in more movies. See here for more details. Updated 20/8

A new book about the Dundee Repertory Theatre includes David Tennant's time on the stage there. See here for more details. Updated 20/8

Page 222 of the September issue of Glamour magazine mentions Single Father and has the same photo which was posted recently in Marie Claire. Updated 15/8

David Tennant is now not attached to the movie The Retreat. See here for more details. Updated 12/8

David Tennant and Suranne Jones in Single Father The September issue of Marie Claire magazine has a new photo and an article about Single Father. Click here for more details. Updated 8/8

David Tennant narrated books have been nominated twice in the 2010 Audiobooks Awards. See here for more information and to vote. Updated 5/8

David Tennant also receives a mention in The Stage today regarding Jonathan Miller's 2008 comments. Updated 4/8

There's a photo of David Tennant in a brief article in the Daily Telegraph about the Jonathan Miller 'celebrity casting' comment from 2008. Updated 4/8

David Tennant has been mentioned briefly in the British press a couple of times. See here for details. Updated 3/8

David Tennant wins the Best Actor (Television) Award at the Portal Awards "by a landslide". Doctor Who wins 6 awards including Best Television Series and Best Episode (The End Of Time). See here for all the details. Updated 2/8


July 2010
Mariah Gale (who played Ophelia in Hamlet) has some lovely things to say about David Tennant in the Birmingham Post today. As well as a touching story about their final night she says about David "I have so much respect for him as an actor. He was very lovely to me and very respectful. Itís nice when you appreciate what you can each bring to the show." Updated 30/7

ForArgyll have posted some fascinating details about filming on Decoy Bride yesterday (including "Are they shooting the toilet scene?"). See here for the link. Updated 29/7

ForArgyll have posted a large batch of photos taken on the set of Decoy Bride yesterday at this link. They include two of the cast (including David Tennant) here and here. Updated 29/7

Largs and Millport (a local Scottish newspaper) reports on how David Tennant spent some filming downtime at their seaside last weekend. Updated 29/7

ForAgyll.com says that David Tennant filmed Decoy Bride in Auchindrain in Argyll which they describe as "Scotlandís last preserved highland farm township." Click here to view the photo from the article. The article also says that they believe that Decoy Bride will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. Updated 28/7

In an article about the "silly season in the press" Mark Lawson in The Guardian today describes David Tennant's Hamlet as "an undoubted highlight of 2008." Updated 28/7

There's a photo of David Tennant in The Sun today in an article about Benedict Cumberbatch being offered the part of the Eleventh Doctor. Benedict says "David and I talked about it but I thought it would have to be radically different. And anyway I didn't really like the whole package - being on school lunchboxes." Updated 27/7

According to a news item on GallifreyBase.com the Latest Finished Product magazine has David Tennant on the cover (in military uniform) and includes interviews with actors who talk about their memories of David Tennant in one of his final roles before playing the Tenth Doctor. Updated 27/7

According to an article on ThisIsLondon.co.uk (and repeated in the Evening Standard newspaper) David Tennant received the most cheers on Saturday evening when the sequence of eleven regenerations was screened at the Doctor Who Proms. The actual wording in the article is "Attention focussed primarily, not on the orchestra, but on a dozen screens showing action-packed Dr Who clips, including one sequence that assembled the Doctorís every incarnation. Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker got a warm welcome, but the loudest cheers were for David Tennant." Updated 26/7

It's the final days to vote for David Tennant and Doctor Who in the Airlock Alpha Portal Awards. Click here for more details and how to vote. Updated 22/7

A new website has been launched to attempt to get "#TennantTuesday" trending each Tuesday on Twitter. Click here to view it. Updated 20/7

Click here to read the official press release about the Constellation Awards. The part that refers to David Tennant's success says "The most competitive category of the evening was the award for "Best Male Performance in a 2009 Television Episode", where actor David Tennant ("Doctor Who") nudged out Canadian actor Robin Dunne ("Sanctuary") by a single percentage point in the fan vote. "I felt like Al Gore!" remarked Dunne when interviewed after the ceremonies." Updated 20/7

Click here for confirmation that David Tennant won the award for Best Male Performance at Constellation Awards and for a look at the David Tennant related results. Updated 20/7

Click here for confirmation that David Tennant won the award for Best Male Performance at Constellation Awards and for a look at the David Tennant related results. Updated 20/7

David Tennant is mentioned in the Daily Star today about The Incredible Hulk RUMOUR: See here for more details. Updated 19/7

Click here for the video of David Tennant in the pedalo boat from BBC Scotland last night. Updated 16/7

Click here for video and photos of David Tennant filming Decoy Bride yesterday at Carlaverock Castle from BBC Scotland earlier tonight. Updated 15/7

BBC News reports on David Tennant and Decoy Bride filming in Scotland (including a photo) at this link plus there is an audio interview from the set yesterday at this link. Updated 15/7

There are rumours today in the Press about David Tennant being considered to play Bruce Banner (more popularly known as The Incredible Hulk) in the Joss Whedon directed movie The Avengers. See here for more details. Updated 14/7

The Guardian has an article today about Doctor Who in which Stephen Moffat describes David Tennant as "fantastic". Click here to read it. Updated 12/7

According to an article on The Drum website the producers of Taggart "would love" David Tennant on the show. Updated 10/7

The Sun newspaper today has an intrusive article which looks at David Tennant's finances and claim they have "plummeted" since he left Doctor Who. See here for a more measured explanation. Updated 10/7

Click here to see a new video interview by ITN with David Tennant about Decoy Bride filming on the Isle Of Man (video only available in the UK). Updated 9/7

The Dumfries newspaper News and Star says that David Tennant's movie Decoy Bride starts filming there next Tuesday (13th July). Updated 8/7

Click here to listen to a 5 minute interview that David Tennant gave exclusively to to More Music 3FM while he was filming yesterday on the Isle Of Man for his forthcoming movie Decoy Bride. It includes the amazing line "Do gods go to the loo?" Updated 8/7

David Tennant was interviewed tonight on the local news programme called BBC North West about filming on the Isle Of Man for Decoy Bride. Click here to see the video and a minor spoiler about his costume. Updated 7/7

A writer in the Financial Times describes David Tennant as "a terrific actor" but believes he was wasted in Doctor Who. Updated 3/7

In the past 24 hours there have been several mentions of David Tennant in reports of RUMOURS about Johnny Depp playing The Doctor in a film version of Doctor Who. This is one of the examples (with video) from ITN. Updated 1/7

STV (Scottish Television) are to make David Tennant's episode of Dramarama officially available on YouTube according to this article in the Daily Star. Updated 1/7

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