David Tennant Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


10th November 2015

Quote: "Number four has arrived! It's a bit of a brood!" Former Doctor Who star David Tennant confirms reports he and his wife Georgia Moffett have welcomed a baby girl. The newborn joins older siblings Wilfred and Olive, and half-brother Ty, from Moffett's previous relationship.


30th April 2015

Fact: A walking trail dedicated to hit U.K. crime drama BROADCHURCH has been launched in Dorset, England. Ramblers can visit locations from the show along the area's Jurassic Coast and follow the footsteps of lead characters played by David Tennant and Olivia Colman. Broadchurch was adapted into a U.S. version called Gracepoint, which starred Tennant alongside Breaking Bad's Anna Gunn.


21st April 2015

Fact: Former Doctor Who star David Tennant will host a live celebration of William Shakespeare's work to celebrate 400 years since the legendary writer's death. The Scottish actor will appear at the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatre in the writer's native Stratford-upon-Avon, England next year (16). The show will air on U.K. network BBC2.


2nd March 2015

Fact: Doctor Who star David Tennant is charging fans $150 (£93) for personal meet-and-greet sessions at the Wizard World Raleigh Comic Con 2015 convention in North Carolina later this month (Mar15).


19th November 2014

Quote: "I was in the shower at the gym once... you don't want to be approached by a naked person at any time, but especially when you're naked yourself, and they're holding nothing but a piece of paper and a pen. The whole thing was very peculiar. Of course I signed it! What else could I do!" Former Doctor Who David Tennant on his strangest fan encounter.


23rd September 2014

Fact: Actor David Tennant showed off his Highland pride at the premiere of his latest film What We Did On Our Holiday in London on Monday (22Sep14) by wearing a kilt to the red carpet launch.


10th September 2013

Fact: British star David Tennant was among the big winners at Britain's 2013 TV Choice Awards on Monday (09Sep13), scooping the Best Actor prize for his role in Broadchurch. He previously won the trophy in 2011 for his part in the drama Single Father. Other honourees this year (13) included Simon Cowell's Britain's Got Talent, which was named Best Talent Show.


2nd April 2013

Fact: Welsh actress Joanna Page has signed up to star alongside David Tennant and Billie Piper in a special 3D episode of hit U.K. Tv series Doctor Who, to celebrate the cult show's 50th anniversary later this year (13).


28th January 2013

Fact: British actor David Tennant returned to the BBC Audio Drama Awards show on Sunday (27Jan13) to host the ceremony a year after he won the event's Best Actor prize. The 2013 winners included Sherlock star Andrew Scott, who picked up a Best Actor prize for voicing a role in Betrayal by Harold Pinter, and Northern Irish actress Michelle Fairley, who won Best Actress for her turn in a radio adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath.


23rd January 2013

Fact: British actor David Tennant is returning to the stage this year (13) to star in a Royal Shakespeare Company production of Richard Ii. The play will open in Stratford-upon-Avon, England before transferring to London's Barbican in December (13). Tennant's previous theatre work includes star turns in Shakespeare's Hamlet, Love's Labours Lost and Much Ado About Nothing.


1st September 2011

Fact: British actor David Tennant returned to the West End stage on Wednesday night (31Aug11) after voice problems forced him to pull out of two performances of Much Ado About Nothing earlier this week (begs29Aug11).


25th February 2010

Fact: A sale of Doctor Who memorabilia has raised more than $104,000 (£65,000) at auction in London. One fan paid $8,060 (£5,040) for a suit worn by David Tennant, while another devotee paid $4,990 (£3,120) for the outfit donned by Kylie Minogue in the 2007 Christmas special.


5th February 2010

Fact: Sci-fi fans will be able to get their hands on props from cult British TV show Doctor Who at an auction in London later this month (Feb10). Props and costumes set to go under the hammer include the outfit worn by singer Kylie Minogue during her 2007 guest appearance and suits worn by former Time Lord David Tennant.


2nd November 2009

Quote: "There have been some strange things. Pants have got to be up there, certainly. Yoghurts for a while." Time Lord David Tennant is bemused by the vast range of merchandise for Doctor Who.


28th July 2009

Quote: "He's brilliant, which is annoying. There is no one who has worked with Matt in the U.K. who doesn't rave about him." Actor David Tennant is envious his Doctor Who replacement Matt Smith is proving a hit on-set.


14th May 2009

Fact: Doctor Who star David Tennant has landed a job on U.S. TV. The Scottish actor will follow in the footsteps of Laura Linney and Alan Cumming by starring in long-running TV anthology MASTERPIECE CONTEMPORARY this autumn (09).


12th May 2008

Fact: PUSHING DAISIES actress Anna Friel and Doctor Who star David Tennant have been named TV's sexiest characters in a new poll, carried out by TV channel Hallmark.


19th November 2007

Fact: British actress Billie Piper is to return to her role as ROSE in Doctor Who alongside David Tennant for a film version of the BBC sci-fi show next year (08). Piper will also reprise her role for three TV specials in 2009.


5th September 2007

Fact: Doctor Who star David Tennant has signed up to appear in the final series of Ricky Gervais' TV show EXTRAS.


3rd September 2007

Fact: Actor Patrick Stewart is to be joined onstage for an upcoming production of HAMLET by Doctor Who star David Tennant. The former Star Trek actor will play Claudius, the uncle to Tennant's Danish prince in the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer 2008 production.


11th March 2007

Quote: "I've got a Skoda. I want something with ethics. I'll wait for something that runs on cornflakes." British actor David Tennant is keen to help save the planet with an environmentally-friendly car.


3rd January 2007

Fact: Doctor Who star David Tennant and British DEAL OR NO DEAL host NOEL EDMONDS are celebrating after being included in this year's (07) edition of Who's Who, which lists noteworthy and influential people. Also featured are SIR Elton John and David Furnish in a new gay marriages section.


7th December 2006

Fact: David Tennant has been voted the best ever Doctor Who in British magazine Radio Times.


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