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April 2011

This page looks at the April 2011 David Tennant items which were on the middle frame of the website (it covers all sections in chronological order).

Saturday 30th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - a snippet from The Times today. Updated 30/4
The David Tennant TV For Today (16 days before Much Ado About Nothing starts!) is 8pm Watch Parting Of The Ways, repeated an hour later on Watch+1. Updated 30/4

Friday 29th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 29/4
It's Royal Wedding Day and 17 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 29/4

Thursday 28th April 2011
It is 18 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing and today the David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a fun clip from Doctor Who. Updated 28/4
Much Ado About Nothing is listed by Whats On Stage as a Top 5 Royal Wedding Show (even though performances do not start until 16th May). Updated 28/4
The Telegraph has a preview of David Tennant's The Gobetweenies but please note that it starts at 11.30am not 11am as it says in the preview. Updated 28/4
The front cover of The Stage has a montage of RSC programme covers including David Tennant's Hamlet. Updated 28/4
David Tennant is mentioned (with photos) several times in the Radio Times this week. See here for details. Updated 28/4

Wednesday 27th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 27/4
It's 19 days until David Tennant plays first performance of Much Ado About Nothing but already 7 performances are sold out. Updated 27/4

Tuesday 26th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - a clip of David from episode 3 of The RSC At 50. Updated 26/4
Click here for a review in The Telegraph about Kafka The Musical. Updated 26/4
Today Michael Bruce starts recording the score of Much Ado About Nothing and it's 20 days until David Tennant plays the first performance. Updated 26/4

Monday 25th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 25/4
Even former Tony Blair aide, Alastair Campbell has an opinion about David Tennant's United. (After we tweeted that, he tweeted "and why not?"!) Updated 25/4
DavidTennantFan.com has over 1,500 pictures from United! Plus the website has a scan of Empire magazine about Fright Night. Updated 25/4
Currently David Tennant's United is the second most popular programme being downloaded on the BBC iPlayer. Updated 25/4
United can be downloaded (worldwide) from this link. Updated 25/4
David Tennant's United received 3.2m viewers according to the overnight figures which were released today. This figure will increase when the final figures are posted in a week or so. To compare Lewis (which was on from 8pm until 10pm on ITV and is a long running series) had an average of 5.9m. Updated 25/4
On The Box gives United 5 out of stars and describes David Tennant as "one of Britainís finest actors." Updated 25/4
It is only 3 weeks (21 days) until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 25/4

Sunday 24th April 2011
Click here for United on the BBC iPlayer (UK only) for the next seven days. Updated 24/4
Click here to download Kafka The Musical, plus it will be on the BBC iPlayer (worldwide) for the next seven days. Updated 24/4
David Tennant is mentioned a couple of times in a Daily Mail article about Doctor Who ratings. Updated 24/4
Click here to listen to a trailer for Kafka The Musical which is currently being aired on BBC radio. Updated 24/4

David Tennant's United is the TV Pick Of The Week in the Sunday Times Culture magazine today. Updated 24/4
The BBC website has an article by James Strong the director of United who writes about the filming. Updated 24/4
Today The Observer says about United: "Without question, one of the best television dramas of recent years" and "a superlative performance by David Tennant" and about Kafka The Musical By turns, teasing and moving" and "David Tennant excels." Updated 24/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 24/4
Both Kafka The Musical and United air today and it's 22 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 24/4
There have been a few items of negative press about United (but not about David Tennant). Updated 24/4
Click here to watch a video of CBBC's tribute to Elisabeth Sladen which was screened last night. It includes contributions by David Tennant, Russell T Davies and Matt Smith. Updated 24/4
Tonight Kafka The Musical premieres on BBC Radio Three at 8pm and United premiers at 9pm on BBC Two. See here for more details. Updated 24/4

Saturday 23rd April 2011
The Express reviews the David Tennant narrated My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece and describes it as "One of the most compelling listens ever." Updated 23/4
GQ.com has an article about filming United and lists it as one of "the things you must watch this Easter." Updated 23/4
According to a post on the What's On Stage forum, there are (unconfirmed) plans to film one of the performances of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 23/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 23/4
There's a new photo of David Tennant in Fright Night from Empire Magazine. There is also a four page article about the movie. Updated 23/4
Click here for a video of David Tennant talking about United from Football Focus today. Updated 23/4
This morning The Press Association issued a press statement about United. Click here to read it. Updated 23/4
The website IGN votes David Tennant as their favourite Doctor. Updated 23/4
There are two David Tennant premiere television broadcasts today - Football Focus and the tribute to Elisabeth Sladen. See here for details. Updated 23/4
DavidTennantOnTwitter.com has 35,000 followers and it's only 23 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 23/4

Friday 22nd April 2011
Football focus tomorrow at 11.45am on BBC One will include an interview with David Tennant and a clip of United. Updated 22/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 22/4
The Mirror says that Matt Busby's family are upset about his portrayal in United. Updated 22/4
It's 24 days until David Tennant utters his "No, you shall pardon me" line in the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 22/4
BlogtorWho has photos and more details about David Tennant's new radio comedy The Gobetweenies. Updated 21/4
The Daily Mail has an article today about United. Updated 21/4

Thursday 21st April 2011
The Hollywood Reporter has a new interview with David Tennant about United. Updated 21/4
Click here to view a video of David Tennant on Newsround today talking about Elisabeth Sladen. Updated 21/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - the Front Row review of Unted. Updated 21/4
Click here for a scan of the photo of David Tennant which is in the programme for the current RSC production of Macbeth. Updated 21/4
A preview of Kafka The Musical which airs on Easter Sunday on BBC Radio Three at 8pm. Updated 21/4
Click here to view a video of a section on BBC Breakfast this morning about The RSC At 50 which included a line by David Tennant from Hamlet. Updated 21/4
David Tennant has contributed to a programme called My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen which will be broadcast on on Saturday 23rd April on CBBC at 6.45pm. Updated 21/4
Click here to view a video of all three sections of David Tennant's appearance on BBC Breakfast. He speaks about Elisabeth Sladen and United. Updated 21/4
This morning David Tennant is on BBC Breakfast and it's 25 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 21/4

Wednesday 20th April 2011
BBC2 are now airing trailers for Kafka The Musical and it's 26 days until David Tennant appears in Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 20/4
Today David Tennant gave some tributes about Elisabeth Sladen. Click here for details. Updated 20/4
What's On Stage lists David Tennant's Hamlet as one of its Top Five Productions by the RSC in the past 50 years. Updated 20/4
A quote from Time Out about Kafka The Musical is "As usual, David Tennant's palpable acting magic wipes the floor with all comers." Updated 20/4
David_Tennant on Twitter Click here for a video report at the Guardian website from the set of United which includes an interview with David Tennant. Updated 20/4
Front Row on BBC Radio 4 tomorrow at 7.15pm will be reviewing David Tennant's United. Updated 20/4
David Tennant will be on BBC Breakfast tomorrow talking about United. Updated 20/4
The BBC have added a third promo video of David Tennant in United. Updated 20/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - a small tribute to Elisabeth Sladen. Updated 20/4
At 7.30pm the tenth and final episode of Starlight: For The Children (which David Tennant narrates) premiers on Channel Five. Updated 20/4

Tuesday 19th April 2011
The sad news was announced tonight that Elisabeth Sladen, who played Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who, has died. Updated 19/4
Click here, here and here for scans from the Radio Times about David Tennant in both United and Kafka The Musical. Updated 19/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - the Radio Four Extra / Desert Island Dics interview. Updated 19/4
Unfortunately David Tennant's "interview" on Radio Four Extra was just a repeat of part of his Desert Island Discs interview. Updated 19/4
There are BBC promo videos of United here and here and some promo photos here. Updated 19/4
Click here for an article by a BBC reporter who went onto the set when they were filming United. Updated 19/4
David Tennant may also be included in the third episode of the Radio Four programme The RSC At 50 at 11.30am today. Updated 19/4
David Tennant is on The 4 O'Clock Show on Radio Four Extra today and it's 27 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 19/4

Monday 18th April 2011
Click here for a review of United which may contain SPOILERs regarding what is shown in the drama. Updated 18/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 18/4
HanWay Films have posted a new still from Decoy Bride starring David Tennant. Plus they have confirmed that it will screen in Cannes on Saturday 14th May at 12.00pm and on Monday 16th May at 4pm. Updated 18/4
The BBC have posted a clip of tonight's episode of Twenty Twelve. Updated 18/4
David Tennant receives a brief mention in article in the Mail On Sunday about Sarah Harding (in regards to St TriniansII). Updated 18/4

Click here to see the trailer for United which is currently being shown on BBC television. Updated 18/4
Also tonight in Salford (Manchester) BAFTA are holding their screening of the David Tennant drama United (which airs on BBC Two on Sunday). Updated 18/4
At 10pm tonight on BBC Four episode six of the David Tennant narrated Twenty Twelve premiers. It is repeated at 10.30pm on BBC HD and then again on BBC Four at 1.30am and at 3.35am (that broadcast is signed), with more repeats during the week. This is the final episode of this series. Updated 18/4
It's David Tennant's 40th birthday and 4 weeks (28 days) until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 18/4

Sunday 17th April 2011
Click here for a short video of David Tennant and Catherine Tate arriving at the studio on Thursday. Updated 17/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 17/4
The David Tennant quiz tonight at 6pm is about the Doctor Who episodes Daleks In Manhattan and Evolution Of The Daleks. Updated 17/4
It's David Tennant's final day as a 30-something and 29 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 17/4

Saturday 16th April 2011
Click here for a recap of David Tennant's appearance on The Graham Norton Show last night including links to downloads. Updated 16/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 16/4
Click here to download the Graham Norton show from last night with David Tennant. This version will play outside the UK. Updated 16/4
It's one month tonight (30 days) until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 16/4

Friday 15th April 2011
Tonight's episode of The Graham Norton Show featuring David Tennant is now available to watch on BBC iPlayer. Updated 15/4
Click here for a preview clip from the Graham Norton show tonight where David Tennant and Catherine Tate compete on Much Ado lines. Updated 15/4
It's tonight that David Tennant is on the Graham Norton show and it's 31 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 15/4
The BBC Press Office has released preview quotes from the Graham Norton show which is broadcast tonight with David Tennant as a guest. Updated 15/4
David Tennant will be in the new BBC Radio 4 comedy called The Gobetweenies. The first episode will be broadcast on Friday 6th May at 11.30am. Click here to read the press release. Updated 15/4

David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 15/4
The Independent Arts & Books section has an article about The RSC At 50 with a photo of David Tennant on the front. It lists his Hamlet as one of their five seminal productions. Click here to see the online version. Updated 15/4
The BBC have commissioned a second series of Twenty Twelve. (David Tennant narrated series one.) Click here to read the press release. Updated 15/4
The Sun claims that David Tennant is in The Hobbit. Please note that this has NOT been confirmed (it has been rumoured for about a year now). Updated 15/4
Click here for a photo of David Tennant at the Graham Norton show last night and here for a video of him signing for fans afterwards. Updated 15/4
Tonight at 10.35pm on BBC One David Tennant and Catherine Tate's interview on the Graham Norton Show has its premiere screening. Updated 15/4

Thursday 14th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 14/4
The Nick Herns Book special edition for the David Tennant production of Much Ado About Nothing has a publishing date of 19th May and can be pre-ordered at this link. Updated 14/4
Tonight David Tennant records the Graham Norton show and it's 32 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 14/4

Wednesday 13th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 13/4
It's 11 days until United airs and 33 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 13/4
The BBC have added a new showreel video of some of their upcoming programmes including clips from United. Updated 13/4
At 7.30pm episode 9 of Starlight: For The Children (which David Tennant narrates) premiers on Channel Five. Updated 13/4

Tuesday 12th April 2011
The Radio Times have confirmed that United will air at 9pm on Sunday 24th April (Easter Sunday) at 9pm on BBC Two. Updated 12/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 12/4
David_Tennant on Twitter Today David Tennant is immortalised on a Royal Mail stamp! See here for more details and how to purchase one. The Mirror also has an article about this today. Updated 12/4
It's day two of week two of rehearsals for Much Ado About Nothing and 34 days until David Tennant opens in the play. Updated 12/4
Today at 11.30am on BBC Radio Four episode two of The RSC At 50 has its premiere airing. Updated 12/4
There are paparazzi photos of David Tennant in the Scottish Sun and Daily Mail today. Updated 12/4

Monday 11th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 11/4
Theatre publishing company Nick Hern Books are printing a special edition of Much Ado About Nothing for David Tennant's production of the play. Updated 11/4
The BBC have posted a preview clip of tonight's episode of Twenty Twelve. Updated 11/4
At 10pm tonight on BBC Four episode five of the David Tennant narrated Twenty Twelve premiers. It is repeated at 10.30pm on BBC HD and then again on BBC Four at 3.45am (that broadcast is signed), with more repeats during the week. Updated 11/4
It's the start of the second week of rehearsals and only five weeks (35 days) until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 11/4

Sunday 10th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 10/4
The Telegraph has a new article about the RSC stamps which are issued on Tuesday. Updated 10/4
It's a fortnight until Kafka The Musical airs on BBC Radio 3 and 36 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 10/4

Saturday 9th April 2011
It's 9 days until his birthday and 37 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 9/4
The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the Radio Wales documentary about Jimmy Murphy. There are two clips of David Tennant talking in it, plus two anecdotes about him. Updated 9/4
The Daily Mail has a photo of David Tennant as The Doctor in an article about Billie Piper. Updated 9/4

Friday 8th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 8/4
David Tennant now has his own page on the BBC website about Desert Island Discs. (MP3s of his appearance are also available on our MP3 page or click here for the direct link.) Updated 8/4
Tomorrow at 1.05pm (and repeated on Sunday at 5pm) BBC Radio Wales will have a programme about Jimmy Murphy who is David Tennant's character in United. See here for details. Updated 8/4
Baz Bamigboye gives David Tennant a brief but flattering mention in his article in the Daily Mail about United. Updated 8/4
On Tuesday 19th April David Tennant will be one of the guests on Radio Four Extra's 4 programme The 4 O'Clock Show. Updated 8/4
Hollywood.com complains about the lack of David Tennant in the new stills from Fright Night which were issued yesterday. Meanwhile the magazine Empire says that its new issue which is published on 28th April will have an exclusive photo of him from the movie. Updated 8/4
It's 16 days until Kafka The Musical airs on BBC Radio 3 and 38 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 8/4

Thursday 7th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 7/4
The BBC have confirmed that Kafka The Musical will air on BBC Radio Three on Easter Sunday (24th April) at 8pm. Updated 7/4
BBC Press have issued a press pack about United which includes an interview with David Tennant. Updated 7/4
Today the BBC announced that United will air on BBC2 sometime the week commencing Saturday 23rd April but the exact day and time is unknown at the moment. Updated 7/4
A photo from MirrorFootball of David Tennant in United which appears to be the one The Mirror was describing. Updated 7/4
The Mirror has a short article about David Tennant in United with a photo which appears to have the wrong caption. Updated 7/4
It's 5 days until David Tennant is immortalised on a British postage stamp and 39 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 7/4

Wednesday 6th April 2011
Today is the day we first heard David Tennant singing from Kafka The Musical and it's just 40 days he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 6/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - the interview with composer Murray Gold about Kafka The Musical which was broadcast today on the BBC Radio Four programme Front Row. It includes two clips of David Tennant singing. Updated 6/4
Digital Spy has a brief article about United. Updated 6/4
Much Ado About Nothing is one of the cultural hghlights of the spring according to The Guardian. Updated 6/4
Manchester Evening News has an article about David Tennant filming United last December. Updated 6/4
At 7.30pm episode 8 of Starlight: For The Children (which David Tennant narrates) premiers on Channel Five. Updated 6/4

Tuesday 5th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - the two David Tennant clips from the programme The RSC At 50 which was broadcast today. Updated 5/4
The full cast for Much Ado About Nothing has been announced. Click here for details. Also a new website MuchAdoOnStage.com has been set up by the production. Updated 5/4
It's not confirmed but according to an article in GQ United is now expected to air over Easter. Updated 5/4
Click here for a scan of David Tennant in last week's edition of the Radio Times. Updated 5/4
There's a small photo of David Tennant in the edition of the Radio Times which was published today. It is in regards to his appearance on the Graham Norton show next week. There is also a photo from United (although the page does not mention David Tennant). Updated 5/4
It's the second day of rehearsals and 41 days until David Tennant plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 5/4
At 11.30am David Tennant is included in a programme called The RSC AT 50 on BBC Radio Four (which can be heard worldwide on the internet). This is the first of a three part series. Click here for more details. Updated 5/4

Monday 4th April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 4/4
TV & Satellite Week tweeted that they had just viewed United (starring David Tennant) and that it may be screened this month. (It was originally scheduled for the Autumn.) See here for more details. Updated 4/4
Today sees the start of some of the Royal Shakespeare Company's costumes (including some worn by David Tennant) being placed on display. See here for a press article. Updated 4/4
It's 6 weeks (42 days) until David Tennant plays the first performances of Much Ado About Nothing and rehearsals started today! See here for more details. Updated 4/4
At 10pm tonight on BBC Four it is the premiere screening of episode four of Twenty Twelve. The programme is repeated at 10.30pm on BBC HD and at 1.30am and 3.30am on BBC Four, plus a couple of times during the week. Updated 4/4

Sunday 3rd April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today - an item from the Scottish edition of the Big Issue. Updated 3/4
It's 5 months today that David Tennant plays the final performances of Much Ado About Nothing but 43 days until he plays the first one. Updated 3/4
The David Tennant Quiz tonight at 6pm is "Complete this line from Doctor Who." Updated 3/4

Saturday 2nd April 2011
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 2/4
12 days until David Tennant records the Graham Norton Show and 44 days until he plays the first performance of Much Ado About Nothing. Updated 2/4
The Sun claims that David Tennant will be talking about becoming a father on the Graham Norton show. Updated 2/4

Friday 1st April 2011
BAFTA are holding a special screening of United in Manchester on Monday 18th April. Click here for more details and tickets. It will be followed by a Q&A but David Tennant will not be attending. Updated 1/4
David Tennant and Catherine Tate will be on The Graham Norton Show on BBC1 on Friday 15th April (recorded on Thursday 14th). Updated 1/4
David Tennant Treat 4 Today. Updated 1/4
It's now April which is the month which rehearsals start for Much Ado About Nothing. It opens in 45 days. Updated 1/4

For March 2011 click here(137 updates)
For February 2011 click here(97 updates)
For January 2011 click here (141 updates)
For December 2010 click here (95 updates)
For November 2010 click here (122 updates)
For October 2010 click here (176 updates)
For September 2010 click here (92 updates)


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