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CANADA: Season 4 Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Premieres Today

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Season 4 of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premieres in Canada this morningr on YTV at 11am ET/PT. David Tennant joins the regular voice cast as the Half-Shell Heroes embark on their biggest adventures yet – in space!
At the climax of Season 3, the Turtles, together with April and Casey Jones, were rescued from Earth moments before its destruction. Their rescuer was the Fugitoid, an android into which was placed the brain of brilliant scientist Professor Zayton Honeycutt after his body was destroyed. David is set to voice the fan-favourite character in a thirteen episode story arc as the Turtles cross space, time and dimensions in order to reverse the destruction caused by the Triceraton attack.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles YTV, 11.00am ET/PT
Season 4, Episode 1 - Beyond The Known Universe The turtles learn about their mysterious rescuer and are given a second chance to save the Earth, but also make a new and very dangerous enemy.
Along with David, regular cast members Sean Astin, Seth Gre…

VIDEO: David Tennant Hosts Have I Got News For You

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This evening saw David Tennant make his debut as guest host on Have I Got News For You.
The long-running topical show sees two teams of panellists casting an eye over the week's events, resulting in a fast flow of anarchic, spontaneous and hugely entertaining wit and humour. Joining team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop this week were artist Grayson Perry and comedian Katherine Ryan.

The long running show from Hat Trick Productions was first broadcast in 1990 and is now in its 50th series. A celebrity guest host has chaired the show since 2002.

Watch David as host below:



Watch the trailer below:


An extended repeat of the show, Have I Got A Bit More News For You, will air on BBC One at 10.35pm on Monday 2nd November (12.05am in Scotland), and the show will be available to view again in BBC iPlayer for 30 days from broadcast.

AUSTRALIA: Episode Premiere - Watch David Tennant In Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Tonight

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Viewers in Australia can see the episode premiere of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse – Mickey’s Monster Musical today, featuring a brief cameo by David Tennant. David voices the role of Igor the ‘A-door-able’ Door in the animated show aimed at pre-schoolers, and leads Mickey and pals in a counting game.
The Disney Hallowe'en special first aired in the USA on 9th October 2015.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse - Mickey's Monster Musical Mickey, Minnie and Pluto are on their way to a picnic when the sky turns dark and stormy and they get lost in a dark forest! They find an old castle and inside, they meet Count Mikula, who needs their help solving his creaky castle conundrum
Watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse – Mickey’s Monster Musical on Disney Junior in Australia from 6pm this evening.

The episode is repeated tomorrow at 12.00pm, also on Disney Junior.

Fan Art Friday Gallery

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Many thanks to everyone who has sent in their fabulous art work for our Fan Art Friday feature. Here's this week's gallery from our talented readers:
Hailey, sent in by her very proud Aunt, Ann Atchison
Jim Reddington

Josie Murray
Sanja Paži
Kuro Hatak

If you're interested in taking part please send in your art work in to us at jack@david-tennant.com marking your email 'Fan Art Friday' 
Please note if you have already submitted a work and we've not used it yet, don't worry, we have it so you don't need to resubmit, just keep an eye out for it to feature in future posts :)  Thanks!

The Best Doctor Who Tees On Offer This Weekend

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There's some great Doctor Who T shirt offers this weekend. Here's a round up of our favourite designs this week.
Tee Public have these seriously cool Doctor Who tees on sale until Monday 2 November for just $14 / £9 each!  They ship worldwide from the USA and there's a wide range of hoodies, tanks, kids sizes and posters also available!!  
Click here to buy one of the above designs!
Companion Tees have the following 4 fun designs on offer until Monday 2 November for just $15 / £10 each. The designs are also featured on a series of other merchandise including vests, hoodies, mouse mats, coasters and phone covers which fit all iPhones, as well as the Samsung S3, S4, and S5! They ship worldwide.
Click here to buy one of the above designs!


Whovian Shirts present a collection of awesome designs on offer until Wednesday 4 November. They cost just $10 for black and white and $14 for coloured or glow in the dark designs. Ships worldwide from the USA.
Click here to buy one of the above des…

UK PREMIERE: David Tennant Hosts Have I Got News For You On BBC One Tonight

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David Tennant is the guest host of next week's edition of Have I Got News For You, airing tonight in the UK on BBC One from 9.00pm GMT.

The long-running topical show sees two teams of panellists casting an eye over the week's events, resulting in a fast flow of anarchic, spontaneous and hugely entertaining wit and humour. Joining team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop this week will be artist Grayson Perry and comedian Katherine Ryan.

The long running show from Hat Trick Productions was first broadcast in 1990 and is now in its 50th series. A celebrity guest host has chaired the show since 2002.

The show is usually recorded the day before broadcast allowing it to remain as topical as possible. An extended repeat of the show, Have I Got A Bit More News For You, will air on BBC One at 10.35pm on Monday 2nd November (12.05am in Scotland), and the show will be available to view again in BBC iPlayer for 30 days from broadcast. 



PRE ORDER: Doctor Who:The Complete History Issue 6 - David Tenant Era

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Issue 6 of the new Doctor Who part works series, Doctor Who: The Complete History, is now available to pre order from Forbidden Planet here.

The issue will be focusing on the David Tennant era stories The Christmas Invasion, New Earth and Tooth and Claw.

Doctor Who: The Complete History  goes behind the TV cameras to document the making of the world's longest running science fiction series from 1963 to the present day.

Scripts, casting, film locations, studio recordings, broadcast, ratings and merchandise are all covered in detail for each and every adventure, along with full story details and profiles of the cast and crew, all illustrated by a wealth of colour and black and white photographs.

Issue 6 will ship from 15th November.

Sneak Peek At Titan Comic's Tenth Doctor Season Two Issue 5 Cover Art Work

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Click here to pre order this cover!
Take a sneak peek at the cover art for Titan Comic's Tenth Doctor Season 2, Issue 5 art work.

The Doctor and Gabby are still caught between two factions as modern humanity is born.

Neanderthals and Cro Magnons clash, and their actions will shape the direction taken by humankind in the millennia to come!

Plus: Cindy discovers an alarming secret back in NYC... and in deep space, Anubis grows impatient!

 Click here to pre order this cover!
Click here to pre order the cover!

PREVIEW: Doctor Who Comic UK Volume Two #2 - On Sale 5th November

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The Doctor and his companions encounter mystery, musicians, and mayhem in three fantastic comic adventures. In this issue: the astounding Four Doctors special event continues; the Twelfth Doctor and Clara hope they don’t roll snake eyes when they take a gamble in 1960s Las Vegas; and the volume is cranked up to eleven when the Tenth Doctor and Gabby return to New York City! Plus - don’t miss the chance to win a spectacular, hand-sculpted Cyberman Bust!

FOUR DOCTORS - PART TWO

After being caught in the blast of a Continuity Bomb, the Doctors were whisked through a series of alternate timelines, in which they could be trapped forever! They reached a world where the Twelfth Doctor, old and near-mad from loneliness, had been betrayed by Clara. Choosing this timeline in attempt to escape, they fell into a trap. The Old Twelfth Doctor took them to a tiny pocket universe, where the Voord have hidden since the Time War. Worse... the Old Twelfth Doctor is the leader of the Voord!

ECHO 

Overwhel…

Marvel's Jessica Jones Premiere Covered LIVE On Good Morning America

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Good Morning America will have exclusive TV access to the New York City premiere of the Netflix Original Series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones next month.The Emmy Award-winning morning show will be covering the event live as part of their 40th Anniversary marathon broadcast "40 For 40".

The gala launch will be live streamed from the red carpet on November 17th and will include interviews with the series stars as they arrive. Krysten Ritter, David Tennant, Mike Colter and Carrie-Anne Moss are among those expected to appear, plus special appearances from the showrunners and creatives and the casts of Marvel's Daredevil and Marvel's Luke Cage as GMA enjoys some very special access to the Marvel Universe.

ABC News’ Good Morning America presents “40 for 40”, a 40-hour continuous broadcast to celebrate GMA’s 40th anniversary. The epic event begins on Tuesday, November 17th at 5pm EST and culminates on November 19th at 9am EST. There will reunions of GMA anchors past and present …

USA VIDEO - New Preview Clips For Episode 2 Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Featuring David Tennant

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Nickelodeon have posted a couple of new clips from the second episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 4. David Tennant continues in his guest role as the Turtles' new ally, the Fugitoid as the Half Shell heroes continue their travels through time and space to save the Earth from certain destruction.

The new episode, The Moons Of Thalos 3, sees the team crash landing on an ice moon. In order to survive they need to work together with an enemy. Zelda Williams joins the voice cast as Salamandrian warrior Mona Lisa.

The first of the two clips (both viewable in the USA only for now) shows the Turtles and friends under observation by a pair of Salamandrians.
Watch here

The second clip takes a look behind the scenes at a sequence involving the crash landing of Fugitoid's ship, comparing initial sketches to the finished scene. 
Watch here



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Moons Of Thalos 3 premieres at 11.00am ET/PT on Sunday 1st November on Nickelodeon in the USA. David Tennant joi…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: David Tennant & Catherine Tate Doctor Who Photoshoot

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Today's Throwback Thursday post is a collection of photos of David Tennant and Catherine Tate taken to promote the 2008 series of Doctor Who.

David and Catherine will soon be returning to their roles as the Doctor and Donna in a new series of Doctor Who audio adventures for Big Finish. Read more about that here. 





VIDEO: Watch The New Jessica Jones Kilgrave Motion Poster Trailer

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A new motion poster for Marvel's Jessica Jones featuring David Tennant as the show's evil  super villain Kilgrave has been released.

Check it out below:



The series stars Krysten Ritter as the eponymous Jones, a former superhero who retired following a personal trauma. The sassy, sarcastic and short-tempered Jessica now runs a private detective agency in New York's Hell's Kitchen, just trying to keep out of trouble, pay the bills and get by. However, a new case brings an old, unwelcome face back into her life. David Tennant co-stars as supervillain Kilgrave, with Mike Coler as Luke Cage, Rachael Turner as Trish Walker and Carrie-Anne Moss as Jeryn Hogarth.

Marvel's Jessica Jones drops on Netflix on 20 November
Keep up to date with all the latest Jessica Jones news on our blog here...

REVIEW: New David Tennant Audio Project - Carmilla

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David Tennant is part of an all new full cast recording of the erotic vampire classic Carmilla, just released by Audible Originals. First published in serial form by J. Sheridan le Fanu between 1871-2, the story centres on an account by the teenage Laura of her relationship with another young woman who is not all that she appears. The story is one of the first works of vampire Gothic fiction, predating Bram Stoker’s Dracula by several years, and has inspired many a romantic horror tale since. The writer was thought to have based his work on historical collections of European folk tales and legends of the supernatural.
“You are mine now. I shall have you all. I shall drink you up like wine. I shall suck you up. I shall eat you.”
The story takes the form of a case study, introduced by Dr. Hesselius (David Tennant), centring on an account by a girl called Laura (Rose Leslie). A lonely teenager staying with her father (James Wilby) in Austria, Laura becomes close to another young woman call…

David Tennant Records Have I Got News For You Tonight

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David Tennant is recording his guest host appearance on the BBC One current affairs comedy panel show Have I Got News For You at The London Studios later today.

The long-running topical show sees two teams of panellists casting an eye over the week's news, resulting in a fast flow of anarchic, spontaneous and hugely entertaining wit and humour. 
Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop will be joined by artist Grayson Perry and comedian Katherine Ryan.
Watch Have I Get News For You on Friday 30th October at 9.00pm GMT on BBC One.
Have I Got News For You was first broadcast in 1990 and is now in its 50th series. The show is usually recorded very close to broadcast allowing it to remain as topical as possible.

Big Finish Confirm Supporting Cast For Their New Tenth Doctor Adventures

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As we let you know on Monday, David Tennant and Catherine Tate are reprising their roles as the Tenth Doctor and Donna for a series of new audio adventures for Big Finish. The three full-cast dramatisations will be released in May 2016.
Today, Big Finish have released details of the stellar cast of guest stars who will be joining the pair in their new travels, many of whom will be familiar to Doctor Who fans and Big Finish subscribers.
Technophobia by Matt Fitton When the Doctor and Donna visit London’s Technology Museum for a glimpse into the future, things don’t go to plan. The most brilliant IT brain in the country can’t use her computer. More worrying, the exhibits are attacking the visitors, while outside, people seem to be losing control of the technology that runs their lives. Is it all down to simple human stupidity, or is something more sinister going on? Beneath the streets, the Koggnossenti are waiting. For all of London to fall prey to technophobia... With Niky Wardley as Bex, Ra…

PREVIEW: David Tennant On Room 101 - Contains Spoilers!!

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Yesterday evening saw David Tennant take part in the recording for the hit BBC One show Room 101 at Elstree Studios.
The long-running comedy moan-fest sees stars try to get their pet peeves banished to Room 101 - the title is of course a reference to the room of horrors created by George Orwell in the classic novel 1984. Each episode sees host Frank Skinner encourage three celebrities to reveal what rubs them up the wrong way, and he chooses the most deserving to be eliminated forever.  Appearing alongside David were veteran broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald and Irish actress and comedian Aisling Bea.

The show will be broadcast on BBC One in early 2016 but for those of you who can't wait to see what David chose carry on reading below, for those who don't want to be spoiled look away now!




SPOILERS TO FOLLOW - Do not continue reading if you don't want the show to be spoiled!!


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FREE AUDIO BOOK: David Tennant Stars In Carmilla For Audible Original Dramas

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David Tennant stars in an exciting venture from Audible Originals - a brand new audiobook adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu's classic gothic novella, Carmilla, which you can stream for free from today! Click here to listen now!



One of the very first vampire thrillers, this audio adaptation follows 18-year-old Laura as she recounts the story of her mysterious, intriguing and beautiful house guest Carmilla, who is stranded in the forest after a carriage accident and taken in by Laura's widowed father. The girls develop a friendship which turns into a passionate meeting of souls. A relationship of vampire and prey, the story is told through Laura's eyes as she is drawn further into Carmilla's terrifying world of pleasure and pain.

A masterpiece of erotic Gothic horror, Carmilla encompasses mystery, suspense, forbidden lust, violence...and lots of blood....
Carmilla has been dramatised by Robin Brooks, an actor, dramatist and author who has been working as a playwright fo…

VIDEO: David Tennant In Look Back In Anger (Clip)

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Watch a video clip of David Tennant from the 2005 performance of Look Back In Anger. David played Jimmy Porter in the 2005 production of John Osborne's gritty 1956 play at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh and the Theatre Royal, Bath.

Watch the clip here



Look Back In Anger also starred Kelly Reilly, Steven McNicoll, Alexandra Moen and Gareth Thomas. The play was recorded for the V&A Theatre and Performance archives and can be viewed by appointment only.


UK & USA RELEASE: Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds A 50-Year Treasury of Art and Design - Out Now

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A new Doctor Who book, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds A 50-Year Treasury of Art and Design, has been released in the UK and the USA today.

The book is an intimate, behind-the-curtains tour of the sets, costumes, spacecraft, alien planets, creatures, weapons, and gadgets used to create the stunning world of Doctor Who.
From distant galaxies in the far-flung future, to ancient history on the planet Earth, Doctor Who is unique for the breadth of imaginative possibilities it offers the artists charged with bringing each episode to life. Mining the depths of the BBC archives, Stephen Nicholas and Mike Tucker have compiled this breathtaking collection of rare and never-before-published images that are interwoven with fascinating insights from the show’s writers. Showcasing the work of Doctor Who’s remarkable designers, Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds pays tribute to the care and attention to detail essential to creating the look of the show, from the characters themselves—including recurring vil…

NEW AUDIO BOOK CLIP: David Tennant Stars In J. Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla

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With Halloween this weekend why not treat yourself to a spooky new audio treat in the form of Audible's new version of the classic gothic novella, Carmilla, starring David Tennant and Game Of Thrones actress Rose Leslie.

Listen to a clip below:


About the book:

Audible Originals brings you a brand new audiobook adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu's classic gothic novella, Carmilla - starring Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey), David Tennant (Doctor Who and Broadchurch) and Phoebe Fox (Life in Squares and The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death).

One of the very first vampire thrillers, this audio adaptation follows 18-year-old Laura as she recounts the story of her mysterious, intriguing and beautiful house guest Carmilla, who is stranded in the forest after a carriage accident and taken in by Laura's widowed father. The girls develop a friendship which turns into a passionate meeting of souls. A relationship of vampire and prey, the story is told through Laura's ey…

Dressed By Angels - 175 Years Of Stage And Screen Costumes

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A new exhibition featuring award-winning costumes from film, TV and theatre from the world's largest costume house is now on at the Old Truman Brewery in London.
For 175 years and over 7 generations Angels has dressed the world, working on countless award-winning films, TV series including Doctor Who, and theatre productions. The Angels' collection is a rich treasure trove of cultural history: from Lawrence of Arabia to Titanic; Indiana Jones to The Iron Lady; Cate Blanchett's Elizabeth to Helen Mirren's The Queen; from the Oscars ® and the BAFTAs to the Tony and the Olivier Awards.
Don't miss the chance to come behind the scenes of costume design and creation to see some of the most iconic costumes ever to have graced the stage and silver screen.

Book tickets online here - booking until 3 January 2016

David Tennant To Guest Star On New ITV Beatles Show

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David Tennant will be a guest star on a new ITV show to celebrate the number one hits of 1960's super group The Beatles.

The two-hour documentary, entitledThe Nation's Favourite Beatles Number One, will feature interviews from other musicians, friends and celebrity fans of The Beatles, who will recount their memories of Britain's most successful band.

"The Beatles have had more number one singles in the UK than any other band. It’s a tough call to even start predicting what might be voted the nation’s favourite," said executive producer Mark Robinson.

He added: "It’s extraordinary to think that The Beatles’ output changed so dramatically within seven years – these are 27 songs that chart that extraordinary revolution in popular music."

The music from the programme will be available on a new DVD featuring restored videos for each song and around 200 minutes in additional bonus material, including promotional films and videos.


The Nation's Favourite Beatle…

David Tennant Records His Guest Appearance On Room 101 Tonight

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David Tennant is recording his guest appearance on the BBC One comedy panel show Room 101 at Elstree Studios later today.
The long-running comedy moan-fest sees stars try to get their pet peeves banished to Room 101 - the title is of course a reference to the room of horrors created by George Orwell in the classic novel 1984. Each episode sees host Frank Skinner encourage three celebrities to reveal what rubs them up the wrong way, and he chooses the most deserving to be eliminated forever. Room 101 has been on the air since 1994, with Frank Skinner taking over from original host Paul Merton in 2005, when the show changed to the current three guest format.
Appearing alongside David on the show tonight are veteran broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald and Irish actress and comedian Aisling Bea. 
The broadcast date for the show has not yet been confirmed; however since Frank took over, new series have launched in January following their autumn taping. David’s show is the seventh in the eight-sh…

VIDEO: David Tennant & Catherine Tate On Why They Love Working Together On Doctor Who

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Earlier today, Big Finish Productions announced that they were reuniting David Tennant and Catherine Tate to produce three brand new audio adventures featuring the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble.

In the final days of recording David and Catherine were interviewed by executive producer Nick Briggs on what they each thought the other brought to Doctor Who.

See what they had to say here:





The three new audio adventures will be released in May 2016. For more information on the individual titles and links to pre-order, please click here.

Look out for more from David and Catherine in the near future on the Big Finish YouTube channel.

THE DOCTOR & DONNA RETURN! David Tennant & Catherine Tate Record New Audio Adventures For Big Finish

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Big Finish have rocked the Whoniverse this morning with the very welcome news that David Tennant and Catherine Tate will be returning to their Doctor Who roles in a series of brand new hour-long adventures.


Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures will be released in May 2016 and comprises three thrilling full cast audio adventures:
Technophobia  Written by Matt Fitton,  The opening adventure is set in London slightly in the future, where mankind is gradually losing its ability to use everyday technology. Could there be an evil force at work?
Time Reaver  Written by Jenny T Colgan  The Doctor and Donna arrive on Calibris - ‘An entirely mechanical planet. Catch, hitch, fuel, fix, buy, pretty much any kind of transportation in existence.’ It’s also a world full of scoundrels, where a deadly black market has opened up in a device known only as the Time Reaver.
Death and the Queen  Written by James Goss,  Donna is swept along in a fairytale romance and meets the man of her dreams in the beautiful …

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 19th - Sunday 25th October

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