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Young Actor Matt Smith Unveiled As New Doctor Who

Young British actor Matt Smith has been confirmed as the next man to play Doctor Who.David Tennant, currently recovering from back surgery, confirmed in October he would step down from the popular BBC1 show after...

By on 03 January 2009

New Doctor Who To Be Announced Today

The next inhabitant of the Tardis and David Tennant's replacement as Doctor Who will be announced this afternoon.Tennant, currently recovering from back surgery, confirmed in October he would step down from the popular BBC1 show...

By on 03 January 2009

Wallace And Gromit 'Most Watched On Christmas Day'

Overnight figures suggest the new episode of Wallace and Gromit screened on BBC1 was the most-watched programme on Christmas Day.A Matter Of Loaf and Death had a peak audience figure of 15.88 million people, a...

By on 26 December 2008

Return To Hamlet Is 'Possibility' For Tennant

David Tennant could return to the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of Hamlet before the end of its London run, a statement has revealed.The Doctor Who star had an operation on a slipped disc earlier...

By on 22 December 2008

Tennant Eyes Dr Who Musical

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT is keen for the cult TV show to be turned into a musical - because he loves "a song and a dance." The Scottish actor is adamant the sci-fi programme...

Tennant Will Return To The Stage In January

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT will return to the London stage in January (08) after a back injury forced him to pull out of a West End play. The Scottish actor scrapped his run in...

David Tennant 'Will Be Fit' For Final Doctor Who Specials

Despite having back surgery earlier this month, David Tennant is expected to be fit to resume filming a Doctor Who special in January.An "ongoing back injury" forced Tennant to withdraw from the Royal Shakespeare Company's...

By on 19 December 2008

Tennant Recovering After Back Surgery

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has taken his first steps on the road to recovery after enduring surgery for a slipped disc. The Scottish actor endured a procedure to correct the injury on Thursday (11Dec08)...

Tennant Ruled Out Of Hamlet Until 2009

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has withdrawn from all performances of HAMLET until next year (09) after scheduling surgery for a slipped disc. The actor was said to be devastated after pulling out of live...

Tennant 'Gutted' About Missing Hamlet

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT is "gutted" he has been forced to pull out of another scheduled performance of HAMLET due to an ongoing back injury. The 37-year-old had to scrap his Monday (08Dec08) night...

Tennant Pulls Out Of Second Hamlet Show After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" has forced David Tennant to withdraw from a second performance of Hamlet, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS) at...

By on 09 December 2008

Tennant Temporarily Out Of Hamlet After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" forced David Tennant to withdraw from a performance of Hamlet on Monday night, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS)...

By on 09 December 2008

Injury Forces Tennant Out Of Hamlet

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has been forced to pull out of a scheduled performance of HAMLET due to an ongoing back injury. The 37-year-old is currently starring in the Shakespearean play alongside former Star...

Barrowman Apologises For On-air Exposure

DOCTOR WHO star JOHN BARROWMAN has been forced to apologise after exposing himself during a live radio show and webcast. The openly gay star was making an appearance on a BBC Radio 1 show on...

Obe For Doctor Who Head Honcho Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies, the man behind the primetime resurrection of Doctor Who, has received an OBE from the Prince of Wales today.The Welsh writer accepted the honour at Buckingham Palace in recognition of his services...

By on 28 November 2008

Bbc Music Chief Hints At Top Of The Pops Return

Top of the Pops could make a return to the screen, according to the BBC's head of music entertainment.Bands such as the Ting Tings and Kaiser Chiefs, as well as culture secretary Andy Burnham have...

By on 17 November 2008

Dixon Claims Louis Walsh Voted Tactically On X Factor

Alesha Dixon has weighed into the row over X Factor voting, claiming judge Louis Walsh was mistaken sending Laura White home.Laura, 21, left the ITV1 talent show on Saturday after judges opted to save Spanish...

By on 13 November 2008

Mckellen And Stewart To Wait For Godot In 2009

Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will spend 2009 failing again and failing better in a new production of Waiting for Godot.The esteemed British actors, who appeared together in the X-Men films, will tour the...

By on 31 October 2008

Bbc Is Big Winner As Tennant Leaves The Tardis At Ntas

The BBC was the major winner at the National Television Awards (NTAs) as the search began for a new Doctor Who.David Tennant took the outstanding dramatic performance award and announced his intention to leave the...

By on 30 October 2008

David Tennant To Quit As Doctor Who After 2009 Specials

David Tennant has announced he is to step down as Doctor Who, after the filming of four special episodes next year.The Scottish actor made the announcement after claiming the outstanding drama performance prize at the...

By on 30 October 2008

Tennant Steps Down As Doctor Who

Actor DAVID TENNANT will quit his role as DOCTOR WHO next year (09). The star has decided to step down as the Time Lord after filming wraps on four TV specials of the cult sci-fi...

Doctor Who And Assistant Set For Tv Awards Clash

Doctor Who actor David Tennant and his co-star Catherine Tate will face off for a major accolade at the National Television awards (NTAs) later.The Time Lord and his sidekick are both nominated for the outstanding...

By on 29 October 2008

Billie Piper Gives Birth To First Child Winston

Actress Billie Piper has delivered her first child - a boy named Winston - by emergency caesarean.The former Doctor Who star, 26, gave birth at the private Portland hospital in London, having only been in...

By on 21 October 2008

Prince Charles Snubs Dr Who Cameo

British royal PRINCE CHARLES turned down the chance to star in iconic sci-fi show DR WHO, according to the show's executive producer RUSSELL T DAVIES. The Prince of Wales was invited to appear in the...

Doctor Who And Assistant Battle For National Tv Awards

The Time Lord and his sidekick are both in the running for major accolades at the National Television awards (NTAs), it has been announced.Doctor Who star David Tennant and his co-star Catherine Tate are both...

By on 13 October 2008

David Tennant 'Could Stay As Doctor Who Until 2011'

David Tennant may extend his Doctor Who contract until 2011, according to tabloid reports.The Scottish actor was thought to likely to step away from the Tardis after filming specials next year, but the News of...

By on 12 October 2008

Tennant Praised For Love's Labour's Lost Turn

David Tennant has earned rave reviews for his comedic turn in a new production of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.The Doctor Who star plays Berowne in the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Stratford-upon-Avon production and has been...

By on 09 October 2008

Free Theatre Tickets For Young Adults In New Initiative

A new government-funded scheme will offer free tickets to young adults for shows at up to 95 publicly-funded theatres, it has been announced.Eighteen- to 26-year-olds will be able to take advantage of free tickets -...

By on 23 September 2008

History Boys Star To Be New Dr Who?

HISTORY BOYS actor RUSSELL TOVEY has been tipped to replace DAVID TENNANT as DOCTOR WHO. In a series of emails written last year (07), the show's writer Russell T. Davies proclaimed that the actor would...

Rowling's Dr Who Cameo Scrapped For Tennant

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT reportedly cost HARRY POTTER author J.K. ROWLING a cameo role in the hit show - as producers scrapped the idea to keep him happy. The famed novelist was due to...

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