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David Tennant and Catherine Tate to return to Doctor Who

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David Tennant and Catherine Tate will return to their well-loved roles for the first time since the Doctor and Donna parted ways in ‘Journey’s End’ in 2008, when the Doctor had to wipe Donna’s memory in order to save her life. With the Doctor leaving Donna’s family with the stark warning that if she were ever to remember him, she would die, the question arises as to what brings the pair back together?

A celebration of Doctor Who doctors

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The longest running sci-fi show, Doctor Who first aired in 1963 and follows the adventures of a Time Lord called the Doctor who travels through space in a TARDIS and helps people in need. 

Over the years there have been 13 different actors portraying the Doctor, all with their own unique take, here are some of the most notable.

First look images released for Stephen Moffat’s thriller Inside Man

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The four-part miniseries will follow the unexpectedly intersecting paths of a prisoner on death row in the US, a Vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar.

Leading the star-studded cast will be David Tennant (Des), Dolly Wells (The Pursuit of Love) and Lydia West (It’s A Sin) alongside Stanley Tucci (Feud) in the titular role of the Inside Man.

David Tennant to star in new ITV drama Litvinenko

Written by George Kay, the four-part drama will explore the death of former Russian Federal Security Services and KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, who was found dead from polonium poisoning in November 2006. 

The murder led to one of the most dangerous and testing investigations in the history of the Metropolitan Police.  

The drama highlights the painstaking work of the Scotland Yard officers who dedicated ten years of their lives to discover who was responsible.

New images released for BBC’s Around the World In 80 Days starring David Tennant

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The Jules Verne adaptation features David Tennant as fearless explorer Phileas Fogg, Ibrahim Korma as the changeable Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as young journalist Abigail ‘Fix’ Fortescue. 

After getting involved in a ludicrous bet, Fogg and his valet Passepartout take on the challenge of circumnavigating the world in just 80 days.

They are soon joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who sees the adventure as a chance to write about the extraordinary story. 

Cast announced for Steven Moffat’s new drama Inside Man

David Tennant, Dolly Wells, Lydia West and Stanley Tucci (credit: BBC)

David Tennant (Des), Dolly Wells (Dracula), and Lydia West (It’s A Sin) will all star in the four-part series, alongside leading man Stanley Tucci (Spotlight) in the titular role.

Directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock), the gripping miniseries will follow the unexpectedly interconnected lives of a prisoner on death row in the States, a Vicar in a quiet English town and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar.

David Tennant and Michael Sheen to return for series two of Staged

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The new series will once again follow Tennant and Sheen as they settle into their ‘new normal’ and navigate living with their increasingly agitated family in a world that now involves Zoom, face masks and social distancing.

The pair will also need to try to manage their ever-increasing fragile egos and try to stay relevant in a Hollywood that has now gone virtual.

Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg and Lucy Eaton are set to return, and they will be joined by new addition Ben Schwartz, who will play Tennant and Sheen’s American agent.

David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in new BBC comedy series

David Tennant and Michael Sheen (Credit: BBC)

The six-part series is based on an original idea by Simon Evans and Phin Glynn, with the series written and directed by Evans.

Staged follows the cast of a play forced to halt their upcoming West End Production and sent home on furlough.

Classed as some of the best British actors of their generation, the cast try to keep up rehearsals at home during lockdown.

The series finds the comedy and challenges of creating a drama in lockdown both on and off stage.

David Tennant to star as Dennis Nilsen in new ITV drama

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The drama is based on the book Killing for Company by Brian Masters and will follow the arrest and trial of Nielsen – also known as the 'Muswell Hill Murderer' – in one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history.

Written by Luke Neal and developed by Neal and Lewis Arnold, the drama will be told through the prism of three men, Nielsen, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay (Daniel Mays, Line of Duty) and biographer Brian Masters (Jason Watkins, The Crown).