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News and updates about David Tennant, the Scotish star of Doctor Who and Broadchurch.

Doctor Who: Sylvester McCoy LOVES Peter Capaldi & his Scottish accent!

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On Saturday night everyone finally got to see Peter Capaldi in his Doctor Who debut, but what did we all make of his performance?

There was a huge anticipation surrounding Capaldi’s casting as the iconic space and time traveller, with the general consensus being that he was perfect for the part.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Peter Capaldi is “still finding his feet”!

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With his Doctor Who debut only four days away, new Time Lord, Peter Capaldi has revealed that he isn’t completely ready!

The Doctor is probably one of the most iconic, and sought after roles that any actor could hope to be cast as, but with great history and reputation comes an even greater responsibility for any new actor to get it right.

No pressure then!
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David Tennant challenged by John Barrowman & taught to swear by Billy Connolly!

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Former Torchwood star, John Barrowman, has challenged former Doctor Who actor David Tennant to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

This new Ice Bucket Challenge, which is sweeping through the world of celebrities – One Direction singer Niall Horan has been issued with the challenge – sees one celebrity tipping a bucket of iced-water over their head, then challenging another celebrity to do the same, or donate to the ALS Association charity within twenty four hours.
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Broadchurch novel to include series 2 spoilers!

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With Broadchurch fans everywhere wondering not just what will happen in the second series, but what it will even be about, the answer may be on its way to us in book form.

The UK was gripped by the surprise blockbuster drama, when it hit our screens last year, as we watched the murder mystery of an eleven year old boy unfold, rocking the sleepy seaside town where he lived with his family and close knit community.
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Broadchurch star David Tennant couldn’t turn down Gracepoint role, but will his character be killed off?

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David Tennant was of course the obvious choice for the casting directors of the US remake of Broadchurch, which is entitled Gracepoint, having already played the same role in the UK.

British fans were hooked on the six part drama, Broadchurch, which saw Tennant playing the lead role of DI Alec Hardy, the inspector heading the investigation into the shocking murder of an 11 year old boy in the sleepy seaside town…
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Doctor Who Spoilers: David Tennant excited by “enthusiastic” Peter Capaldi & talks leaks!

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One of the best parts of taking on a job like Doctor Who is that there is usually a string of people who have been exactly where you are, all eager to advise and support you along your Tardis driven way.

Peter Capaldi is being inundated with support and words of wisdom it would seem and we can reveal that his predecessor David Tennant has been in touch with the 12th Time Lord ahead of the premiere of the eighth series of Doctor Who next month.
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David Tennant explains differences between Gracepoint & Broadchurch characters

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Former Doctor Who star David Tennant, has spoken out about the differences between his character in Broadchurch, and his counterpart character in the US remake, Gracepoint.

When it was announced that the US wanted to make their own version of the hit Chris Chibnall penned drama, Broadchurch, we all scratched our heads about how this would work.

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David Tennant to star in Hannibal? Executive Producer Bryan Fuller hopes so….

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Hannibal executive producer Bryan Fuller has never tried to hide the fact that he desperately wants former Doctor Who star David Tennant to make a guest appearance on the show!

But you have to remember that David Tennant is a very busy man!
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Broadchurch US remake Gracepoint coming to UK & Mr Selfridge to end after series 4?

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The US remake of the Chris Chibnall blockbuster drama Broadchurch is heading over to the UK, The Daily Star newspaper reports!

US network giants FOX picked up the rights to remake Broadchurch, along with its writer and main star David Tennant, and put together Gracepoint which, apart from a few accent related issues, has been the buzz of excitement over the pond.
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Doctor Who: David Tennant still loves “magnificent” Billie Piper! Who doesn’t?

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Billie Piper really has come a long way from her teen pop star days, and even her weekend long pub sessions with ex-husband Chris Evans days, in fact it is fair to say she has matured into one of the biggest, and brightest stars that this country has to offer.

Not only was she a Doctor Who companion (not even the Queen can issue an honour that big), but she is also now starring in an incredibly popular period series, Penny Dreadful, in which she has had rave reviews.
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Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch is THIS popular & David Tennant weighs in on Scottish referendum

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Well, we knew that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch was popular, but it would seem that his popularity is so intense that he has actually increased the sale of a restaurant magazine by a whopping 5,000%!

Square Meal, which is a publication aimed at helping eaters in and around London find the best places to dine, featured Benedict Cumberbatch on the front of their spring issue, along with an interview inside with the actor himself, discussing parts of his life ranging from his ordeal at the hands of armed terrorists whilst filming in South Africa, to the end of his relationship with fellow actor, Olivia Poulet.
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The Vampire Diaries’ Kendrick Sampson defends David Tennant’s Gracepoint performance!

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Whilst you may be expecting Gracepoint to be an exact replica of Broadchurch, one of its stars, Kendrick Sampson has revealed that this will not be the case.

Broadchurch took our nation by complete surprise as, for weeks, we were glued to the murder mystery of a young boy from a sleepy seaside town, with viewers speculating over and over again about who the killer might be.

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Doctor Who: Billie Piper’s final scene voted top sci-fi moment! Do you miss Rose Tyler?

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One thing that sci-fans are not lacking in is passion, so it makes perfect sense to us that the scene they have voted in as their favourite of all time, is Billie Piper’s last moments on Doctor Who.

The hit BBC show was always sure to feature highly in the chart, but we were surprised by some other results and the lack thereof. It may surprise you is that not a single Star Trek moment was listed, whilst Star Wars only just made the top five, for scenes which saw Luke Skywalker finding out about his Darth Vader parentage in The Empire Strikes Back.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: Peter Capaldi to face The Master? But it’s NOT John Simm!

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The new series of Doctor Who is only a couple of months away and so far all the information leaked about it has given us more than enough to get excited over, but this news might be the best so far.

The Daily Star has reported that series 8 of the hit BBC family sci-fi series MIGHT be bringing back a very familiar face… The Master!
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Broadchurch’s David Tennant blasted for accent in US remake Gracepoint BUT….

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As we have previously reported Broadchurch star David Tennant had been having a few issues trying to adapt an American accent for US drama Gracepoint, but it seems his efforts were in vain as he has been blasted for it by critics.

Gracepoint is the US remake of the hit ITV murder mystery Broadchurch, which starred David Tennant as DI Alec Hardy, who was sent to a sleepy seaside town rocked by the murder of a young local boy.
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