DAVID TENNANT REVIEW OF 2015: March - Appearances In America & A Return To The Stage



Today brings the third part in our review of 2015 as we take a look back at the news highlights from March. This month David headed to New York to start work on Marvel's Jessica Jones and made the first of his Comic Con appearances.


TV


Production began in New York on Marvel’s Jessica Jones and David was invited to take a tour of Marvel’s headquarters.

The second season of Broadchurch finally premiered in the USA on BBC America, and also across Latin America. After a long wait, viewers in Germany were finally able to watch season 1 on ZDF.

Viewers in the UK learned that they would be able to watch Gracepoint on ITV Encore from April.


David appeared in a clip on the Red Nose Day TV marathon to explain how the money raised by the event has helped to reduce deaths from malaria in Africa 

David narrated Growing Up Wild, a wildlife documentary filmed for the BBC’s Natural World series that explored how young animals prepare for the trials and tribulations of the adult world.

The 2014 comedy W1A, which David narrated, took the Broadcasting Press Guild Comedy Award. It also emerged that David had been asked to re-record some of the commentary for an episode of the new series following presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s shock exit from the BBC 

Events


David attended two days of Wizard World Comic Con in Raleigh. As well as posing for fan photos and signing autographs, he also guested on panels on the Saturday and Sunday.  During the event David confirmed what Doctor Who fans had been waiting to hear for years – that Rose was the Doctor’s girlfriend
It was announced that David would be appearing with Billie Piper at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia in May – their first appearance together in the USA. 

Film

Fan-favourite actor Lee Pace was the latest name to be added to the voice cast of David’s latest animation project, Reds And Grays.

Theatre


The Royal Shakespeare Company announced that David would be returning to the role of Richard II in early 2016 as part of the staging of the tetralogy King & Country: The Great Cycle Of Kings. Richard II would be performed with Henry IV Part 1 & 2 and Henry V in cycle at the Barbican Theatre in London.

Radio


David returned to BBC Radio 4 for a second episode of Just A Minute.

The review of 2015 continues tomorrow as we reach April. If you missed the accounts of January and February you can find them here.






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