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PHOTOS: David Tennant and Michael Sheen Filming Good Omens In St James's Park

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As previously reported, filming began yesterday on the six-part TV adaptation of Good Omens, the comic apocalyptic novel by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett. The series has been written by Neil Gaiman and stars David Tennant as Crowley, 'Hell's most approachable demon', and Michael Sheen as his counterpart, the fussy angel and rare book dealer Aziraphale.

David and Michael started the shoot in style by filming scenes in London's St James's Park.
Check out some great HQ photos below:








Good Omens will be filming for the next six months in London, Oxfordshire and locations in South Africa. Equal parts humour and horror, fantasy and drama, it will launch in the UK in 2019 on Amazon Prime Video before airing on BBC Two. It has also been confirmed it will air in over 200 countries and territories via Amazon.
Commenting on the start of production, Neil Gaiman says: “People have fallen in love with an angel and a demon in a book by Terry Pratchett and me, and they have b…

NEW RELEASE: David Tennant Narrates New Cressida Cowell Book 'The Wizards Of Once'

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Today's the day for fans of David Tennant who loved him bringing to life the myriad characters of Cressida Cowell's sadly missed How To Train Your Dragon books series. David has teamed up with the award-winning writer again to narrate the audiobook of her new novel, the magical adventure The Wizards Of Once.

The story is out now on Audible download and available via the following links:
UK Audio download via Audible
USA Audio download via Audible

You can download the book for free with an Audible Free Trial if you don't already have membership.

Alternatively it will be released on Audio CD in the UK and USA on 3rd October at the links below:

UK - www.amazon.co.uk
USA - www.amazon.com

The Wizards Of Once
Once there was magic, and the magic lived in the dark forests. Until the warriors came....
This is the story of a young boy wizard and a young girl warrior who have been taught since birth to hate each other like poison and the thrilling tale of what happens when their two worl…

VIDEO: Watch Clips Of This Week's Episodes Of DuckTales - Daytrip Of Doom And The Great Dime Chase - With David Tennant

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Following the sensational launch of Disney's DuckTales with the hour long premiere special, Woo-oo! earlier this summer, the McDuck family will be flying into action on Saturday 23rd August with brand new episodes airing on Disney XD in the USA.

First up is Daytrip Of Doom which sees Scrooge McDuck's great nephews take Webby to Funso’s Fun Zone and have a dangerous run-in with the Beagle Boys.

Also airing on 23rd September is The Great Dime Chase where Louie accidentally spends Scrooge’s Number One Dime and turns to mad inventor Gyro Gearloose for help to get it back, while Dewey and Webby become entangled in a conspiracy.


Based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, Disney XD's animated comedy-adventure series DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck (voiced by David Tennant), his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie (Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby…

VIDEO: First Look At David Tennant's Thunderbirds Are Go Character

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As previously announced David Tennant has joined the cast of ITV children's show, Thunderbirds Are Go, as Tycho Reeves, a billionaire inventor much admired by Brains, who has some unexpected teething problems on the inaugural voyage of his superspeed Hypercar and now you can get your first look at his character in the new trailer below:



Also joining the cast are Emilia Clarke of Game Of Thrones as Doyle, a resilient and courageous oil rig worker who stands up for what is right and allies herself with International Rescue, Adam Hills (The Last Leg) as Buddy Pendergast, Alan Ford (Snatch, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) as Light Fingered Fred, Asa Butterfield (Hugo, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children) as Space Controller Conrad, Kathryn Drysdale (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Kate, Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Taboo) as Professor Quentin Questa, Ruby Wax (Ruby, The Waiting Game) as Hayley Edmonds and Togo Igawa (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai) as Tosh…

PHOTOS: David Tennant And Michael Sheen Start Filming For Good Omens

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Filming has begun today on the six-part TV adaptation of Good Omens, the comic apocalyptic novel by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett. The series has been written by Neil Gaiman and stars David Tennant as Crowley, 'Hell's most approachable demon', and Michael Sheen as his counterpart, the fussy angel and rare book dealer Aziraphale.

Neil posted the above photo of David and Michael in character on location this morning at St James's Park where they are filming the opening scenes of the series.

Good Omens will be filming for the next six months in London, Oxfordshire and locations in South Africa. Equal parts humour and horror, fantasy and drama, it will launch in the UK in 2019 on Amazon Prime Video before airing on BBC Two at a later date. It has also been confirmed it will air in over 200 countries and territories via Amazon.




Commenting on the start of production, Neil Gaiman says: “People have fallen in love with an angel and a demon in a book by Terry Pratchett a…

UK PREMIERE: W1A Series 3 Begins Tonight On BBC Two - David Tennant Narrates

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The third series of the award winning sitcom W1A airs tonight, with Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes returning to the roles of Ian Fletcher and Siobhan Sharp, and David Tennant back on voiceover duties. The spoof fly-on-the-wall documentary is a follow up to the acclaimed series Twenty Twelve and follows characters from that show as the move into new roles in the BBC. The six episode series was written and directed by John Morton and the cast also includes Jason Watkins, Nina Sosanya, Sara Pascoe, Sarah Parish, Jonathan Bailey, Hugh Skinner and Monica Dolan. 
W1A Series 3 Episode 1 It is the year of charter renewal and a critical time for the BBC. The renewal group under head of values Ian Fletcher is tasked with identifying what the BBC does best and finding more ways of doing less of it better. A new challenge comes in the shape of a Channel 4 documentary about a cross-dressing ex Premier League footballer Ryan Chelford, which alleges that the BBC rejected Ryan as a potential pundit…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 11th - Sunday 17th September

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NEW ZEALAND: DuckTales Starring David Tennant Premieres In October

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Disney's all-new DuckTales starring David Tennant in the role of beloved trillionaire Scrooge McDuck will premiere in New Zealand in October. Sky New Zealand have revealed that the revival of the classic cartoon series will launch on Friday 13th October at 7pm with an hour long special episode, 'Woo-oo!', simulcast on the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

The series then continues with brand new episodes on Saturdays at 9am starting from 21st October.

Disney's DuckTales
Episode 1 ' 'Woo-oo!'
Picking up 10 years after the beloved series ended, Scrooge has hung up his adventure hat. When a last minute emergency forces Donald to leave Huey, Dewey, and Louie with their Great Uncle Scrooge, the boys see a golden opportunity to open adventure’s door. This family – including Webby, Mrs Beakley, and Launchpad round out the finely honed adventuring team. If they stick together, there’s no rival these ducks can’t face. In this premiere episode, Donald Duck rel…

VIDEO: One Week To Go Till New DuckTales Adventures!

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The wait is almost over! With one week to go until the US launch of all-new DuckTales, Disney has released a brand new trailer, featuring David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck.
Aaahhhh, Saturday... Perfect day to kick back, relax, and BE ONE WEEK AWAY FROM ALL NEW #DuckTales on @DisneyXD! 👍 Woo-oo! pic.twitter.com/J0ZGMP1D2Q — DuckTales (@DuckTales) September 16, 2017

Following the sensational launch of Disney's DuckTales with the hour long premiere special, Woo-oo! earlier this summer, the McDuck family will be flying into action on Saturday 23rd August with brand new episodes airing on Disney XD.

Daytrip Of Doom 7.00am EDT, Disney XD Scrooge McDuck's great nephews take Webby to Funso’s Fun Zone and have a dangerous run-in with the Beagle Boys.
The Great Dime Chase 7.30am EDT, Disney XD

Louie accidentally spends Scrooge’s Number One Dime and turns to mad inventor Gyro Gearloose for help to get it back, while Dewey and Webby become entangled in a conspiracy.

Disney XD's animated comedy…

More Good Omens Cast Confirmed: Jack Whitehall & Miranda Richardson Take Key Roles

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The BBC has revealed yet more cast members for the six-part TV adaptation of Good Omens, the comic apocalyptic novel by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett. The series has been written by Neil Gaiman and stars David Tennant as Crowley, 'Hell's most approachable demon', and Michael Sheen as his counterpart, the fussy angel and rare book dealer Aziraphale.

Jack Whitehall (Fresh Meat, Bad Education) is now confirmed as Newton 'Newt' Pulsifer, a former clerk who finds himself recruited as a new Witchfinder Private in the fight against the forces of darkness. Jack said of his casting, "I feel extraordinarily privileged to have been asked to play this part and cannot wait to get started." 

Newt's commanding officer is Witchfinder Sergeant Shadwell, played by Michael McKean (This Is Spinal Tap, Better Call Saul), who revealed his own role yesterday. Michael said, "I’m thrilled to join this amazing cast and creative team. I can’t think of anyone I’d rather…

GOOD OMENS: New Cast Announcements Following First Cast Read Through

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With only days to go before cameras roll, Neil Gaiman has revealed some of the other cast members taking part in the BBC and Amazon co-production of Good Omens. The six-part comic fantasy has been adapted by Neil from the novel of the same name that he co-authored with the late Terry Pratchett. David Tennant and Michael Sheen have already been announced in the roles of demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale respectively.


The series has found its Anathema Device in Emerald City star Adria Arjona. The key character is a descendant of the witch Agnes Nutter and the keeper of the only surviving copy of her ancestor's book of prophecies.

Nina Sosanya (Casanova, W1A) has been cast as Sister Mary Loquacious, a nun of the Chattering Order of St Beryl. Nina has worked with David Tennant previously in a number of projects on stage and screen and they will next be seen together in the feature film You, Me And Him, due out later this year. 

Irish actor Ned Dennehy (Peaky Blinders, Versailles) will p…

VIDEO: Watch A Clip Of The Next Episode Of DuckTales - Daytrip Of Doom - With David Tennant

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Following the sensational launch of Disney's DuckTales with the hour long premiere special, Woo-oo! earlier this summer, the McDuck family will be flying into action on Saturday 23rd August with brand new episodes airing on Disney XD in the USA.

First up is Daytrip Of Doom which sees Scrooge McDuck's great nephews take Webby to Funso’s Fun Zone and have a dangerous run-in with the Beagle Boys.

Check out a clip below:



Also airing on 23rd September is The Great Dime Chase where Louie accidentally spends Scrooge’s Number One Dime and turns to mad inventor Gyro Gearloose for help to get it back, while Dewey and Webby become entangled in a conspiracy.

Based on the Emmy Award-winning series treasured by a generation of viewers, Disney XD's animated comedy-adventure series DuckTales chronicles the high-flying adventures of Duckburg's most famous trillionaire Scrooge McDuck (voiced by David Tennant), his mischief-making triplet grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie (Danny Pudi,…

VIDEO: "The Otters Have Died" - W1A Returns Next Week!

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It turns out that there was film in the camera after all, therefore W1A is set to return to BBC Two for a third series of the award winning comedy, written and directed by John Morton, with narration by David Tennant.
The new series focuses on the BBC’s Royal Charter renewal, and at the heart of this process is the charter renewal group, chaired by Head of Values Ian Fletcher (played by Hugh Bonneville).
Working alongside Ian are Anna Rampton, Director of Better (played by Sarah Parish); Simon Harwood, Director of Strategic Governance (played by Jason Watkins); Siobhan Sharpe, Joint CEO of FUN Media (played by Jessica Hynes); David Wilkes, Commissioning Editor Primetime Factuality (played by Rufus Jones); Izzy Gould, Development Executive (played by Ophelia Lovibond); Will Humphries, Assistant to Ian Fletcher (played by Hugh Skinner); Lucy Freeman, Head of Inclusivity (played by Nina Sosanya); Neil Read, Current Head of News and Current Affairs (played by David Westhead) and Tracey Prit…

COMIC RELEASE: Doctor Who - The Lost Dimension #3 - Tenth Doctor Special

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The latest installment of the continuing adventures of the Tenth Doctor, as portrayed onscreen by David Tennant, is released by Titan Comics today. The new issue is the 9th in Ten's third year of travels in the TARDIS with new companions Gabby Gonzalez and Cindy Wu; adventures which take place in the preriod after the Doctor had returned the memory-wiped Donna Noble to Earth. The issue is also the third in Titan Comics' 2017 multi-Doctor event miniseries, an eight-part story called The Lost Dimension, which sees the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors crossing paths with previous incarnations, companions and enemies. 

Previously in The Lost Dimension
When the fabric of the universe is threatened, when the laws of time, space, and all of reality start to break down... on those dire days, different incarnations of the Doctor can meet. It should never happen. Not all of them will remember it properly. But this is one of those days...
An unknown force is striking from the depths…

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GOOD OMENS: David Tennant Starts Work On New Series With First Read Through Today

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David Tennant starts work on the BBC / Amazon production Good Omens today with a read through of the first three episodes in London. The fantasy comedy has been adapted by Neil Gaiman from the much loved novel that he co-authored with the late Terry Pratchett.

David Tennant plays the fast-living demon Crowley with Michael Sheen as his fussy angelic counterpart Aziraphale in the six part series set on the verge of the Apocalypse. According to The Nice And Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies) the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. The Divine Plan is in place and the armies of Good and Evil are amassing. But Crowley and Aziraphale, who have been living among Earth's mortals since the Beginning, have grown rather fond of the place and even have a loose arrangement in place to maintain their current comfortable lifestyles. So, they're not looking forward to the coming war. To …

USA: Broadchurch Season 3 Released on DVD Today

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The third and final season of the award-winning UK drama, Broadchurch, is released on DVD in the USA today.

Order from www.amazon.com 

Three years have passed in a town that will never forget; but times change. The local newspaper, once the backbone of Broadchurch, is about to be closed down. And DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) are about to explore a case that reopens old wounds and divides the town in ways they could never have predicted. Hardy and Miller are called on to investigate the brutal sexual assault of a local woman, Trish Winterman (Julie Hesmondhalgh). The crime scene points to a party attended by close to a hundred people. But not a casual assault the act appears premeditated. What dark secrets still lie buried in a town that has been so closely examined? And how will unresolved issues around the death of young Danny Latimer finally be settled? These answers lie in Broadchurch: The Final Chapter.

Familiar faces Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Bu…

VIDEO: David Tennant Narrates First Clip From W1A Series 3

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David Tennant narrates the first sneak peek at the new series of the acclaimed sitcom W1A. The spoof fly-on-the-wall documentary, created by John Morton, returns to BBC Two on Monday 18th September.

Watch below as everyone's favourite PR guru and the BBC's Head of Brand, Siobhan Sharpe (Jessica Hynes), delivers another of her typically convoluted media incentives:



The new series sees the BBC moving into charter renewal and a critical period of review, led by Head of Values Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville). Cast favourites Sarah Parish, Monica Dolan, Jason Watkins, Nina Sosanya, Hugh Skinner and David Westhead are also returning for six more episodes of tongue-in-cheek silliness as the programme makers poke fun, not just at the revered broadcaster, but at any organisation characterised by tortuous managerial processes.

W1A returns on Monday 18th September at 10pm on BBC Two


BIG FINISH: Covers Revealed For Tenth Doctor & Rose Big Finish Full Cast Audio Adventures

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The cover artwork has been revealed for three new Big Finish Doctor Who productions, coming later this year, which reunite David Tennant and Billie Piper as the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler. The full cast audio adventures will be available exclusively from Big Finish in November before going on general release early in 2018.

The second set of stories in the Tenth Doctor Adventures series follows David's debut as the Tenth Doctor for Big Finish last year, when he starred in three adventures alongside Catherine Tate as Donna Noble.
The Tenth Doctor Adventures 22.1 Infamy Of The Zaross
Written by John Dorney


When Jackie Tyler takes an away day to visit her old friend Marge in Norwich, she finds her holiday immediately interrupted in the worst way possible - an alien invasion! The infamous Zaross have come to take over the Earth.  Or have they? After Jackie calls in the Doctor and Rose to deal with the menace, it soon becomes clear that this is a very unusual invasion indeed.  The Doctor is …

Tickets Now On Sale For Winchester Cathedral Christmas Celebration Featuring David Tennant

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Tickets have now gone on sale for a special charity Christmas celebration at Winchester Cathedral on 7th December at 7.45pm. David Tennant is among a host of stars taking part in the event which has been organised to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Haven in Titchfield and The Murray Parish Trust.

The latter is a charity set up by David's friends, actress Sarah Parish and her husband, actor James Murray who founded the charity after they lost their first daughter Ella-Jayne to a congenital heart defect. It supports the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital Southampton. Sarah said of the event: "We are so lucky to have such big names supporting this event and we will be doing everything we can to ensure that this will be a night to remember to raise as much funds as possible for these two incredible local charities."

Also in attendance at the event on 7th December will be David’s Broadchurch co-star Olivia Colman, Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonnev…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 4th - Sunday 10th September

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VIDEO: Behind The Scenes Of Big Finish's The Tenth Doctor Chronicles With Jake Dudman

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Due for release in April 2018, actor and impressionist Jake Dudman will be taking the reins and narrating tales from the Tenth Doctor’s time for Big Finish.

Jacob Dudman, known online for his impressions from the world of Doctor Who amongst others, will be breathing life into the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors in Big Finish’s Tenth Doctor and Eleventh Doctor Chronicles.

The first of the Chronicles will be released in April 2018, with Jake narrating adventures from David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor era.

Co-starring with him is Jacqueline King, reprising her role as Sylvia Noble, and he will also be reunited with partner in crime, Jon Culshaw.

Check out a video from the recording session below:



The first two adventures directed by Helen Goldwyn Back Track by Matthew J Elliott and Wild Pastures by James Goss.

Producer Scott Handcock said: “As the Short Trips range has demonstrated, there’s plenty of room for narrated stories alongside the full-cast releases, so we’re thrilled to be tackling the Tenth D…

PHOTOS: David Tennant & Broadchurch Cast At The TV Choice Awards

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TV Choice Magazine have posted a number of photos of David Tennant at the 2017 TV Choice Awards. The Awards, voted for by the magazine's readers, were presented on Monday night at a celeb-packed ceremony held at London's Dorchester Hotel.

David picked up the Best Actor prize for his performance as Alec Hardy in the third and final series of the ITV drama Broadchurch. In fact, it was a hat trick for the show on the night as David's co-star Olivia Colman was voted Best Actress and the programme itself won Best Drama Series. David's fellow cast members Georgina Campbell and Carolyn Pickles were on hand to help him celebrate, as were the show's creatives, including writer Chris Chibnall and producer Jane Featherstone. 





Check out the full list of the night's winners and see more Red Carpet photos here


GOOD OMENS: Neil Gaiman & Rob Wilkins Talk Dream Castings & Burning Bentleys

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Writer Neil Gaiman and Narrativia MD Rob Wilkins have spoken about their genuine joy in securing their dream cast for the new BBC / Amazon adaptation of Good Omens. The pair appear in a half hour video in which they answer questions posed by attendees of the North American Discworld Convention which has been posted to Vimeo by the Terry Pratchett Estate. Neil and Terry co-authored the 1990 comic novel upon which the six part series has been based, and David Tennant and Michale Sheen have been cast in the lead roles of Crowley and Aziraphale, a demon and an angel who join forces to try to prevent the Apocalypse.

The pair also gave a number of updates on the production which begins shooting in just over a fortnight (possible spoilers ahead if you're not familiar with the novel):

The production team jumped through hoops to get David and Michael on board
"To say we wanted them is an understatement," Rob said.
"The pre-eminent Welsh actor of his generation and the pre-eminen…