AUDIO: Russell T Davies On David Tennant "He's Steeped In Wisdom"



Russell T Davies, the creative force behind BBC One's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, paid a visit to Salford's MediaCity yesterday to chat about the play with Kirsy Wark for BBC Radio 4's Front Row. Russell confirmed that he turned to an obvious advisor while working on the project: Tenth Doctor and Royal Shakespeare Company actor David Tennant.

"We did talk a lot about it together actually because he's steeped in wisdom on all these things," he said.

Sadly David wasn't available to take a role in the production, although Russell would have loved to have included him.

"I would have cast him as anything, but he's busy. He's got this career going on - I don't know who would employ him, basically," he joked. "But sadly he wasn't free to become a faery in the forest. We managed without him."

Listen to Russell's whole interview here.


A Midsummer Night's Dream will air on BBC One on Monday 30th May at 8.30pm


Comments



Popular posts from this blog

Jenny's Back! Georgia Tennant To Lead New Doctor Who Audio Adventure Series!

VIDEO: David Tennant & Other Doctor Who Stars React To Jodie Whittaker's Casting

David Tennant Joins The Cast Of Thunderbirds Are Go

David Tennant Vs Alexander Vlahos In The Radio Times Drama Champion Semi-Final

David Tennant Joins The Cast Of Final Space