Saturday, 31 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Saturday 31st December 2011

It's the final David Tennant Treat 4 Today for 2011 so what else could I opt for but Much Ado About Nothing!

See you all in 2012 for 366 David Tennant Treat 4 Todays!





Friday, 30 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Friday 30th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a bunch of photos of David from 2011.
In each case click the photo for a larger version.













Many thanks to Scottish Actors Blog for several of these photos.



Thursday, 29 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Thursday 29th December 2011

Continuing a mini-look at David Tennant's career during 2011, the David Tennant Treat 4 Today is about his public appearances.

David wasn't on as many television or radio shows this year as he was on previous years (hopefully he will be in 2012!) so the clip I've chosen today is when he introduced Fright Night at one of the screenings in August.






Wednesday, 28 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Wednesday 28th December 2011

Continuing the theme this week of the David Tennant Treat 4 Today looking at various aspects of David Tennant's career during 2011, today it's the turn of his audio work.

Lots of fans have posted about the vast volume of audio work David has done this year. Of course recording voiceovers for television programmes or radio plays are a very fast turnaround, especially for an actor as experienced as David. For example something like the five Book At Bedtime slots he read for BBC Radio Four in November were broadcast over five nights but he could have easily recorded them all in a morning or less.

With such a choice of audio (especially if you include his radio appearances during the year), it's been difficult to choose just one clip!

Click here for the one I chose. (It's a tough job but someone has to do it!)





Tuesday, 27 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Tuesday 27th December 2011


Continuing the theme of looking at different aspects of David Tennant's career during 2011 as the David Tennant Treat 4 Today this week, today it's the turn of Fright Night.

Of course David filmed Fright Night during 2010 but it was released during 2011.

The movie probably wasn't quite the success that the movie company hoped it would be but it did recoup its costs quite early on and 99% of the reviews spoke very favourably about David Tennant's portrayal as Peter Vincent. This must have been one of the hardest roles in the movie to attempt as Roddy McDowall made that character so famous in the original movie.

On a personal note, I was lucky enough to be invited to the Press Screening of the movie in Leicester Square a few weeks before it was released either here or in the US. Although it was nice to have seen it before most people, it was quite a flat screening as the people of Her Majesty's Press don't portray much emotion at this type of event. But I did hear several people praise David (and only David) as they left the screening. On the downside I spent about a third of the screening wondering why the soundtrack was so bad in the movie. I then realised that the sound I could hear was all the Press nosily eating the free popcorn we were given!

Here is the clip from Fright Night where Peter Vincent first meets Charlie. The clip is introduced by David Tennant!








Monday, 26 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Monday 26th December 2011

For the final days of 2011, the David Tennant Treat 4 Today each day will be a look at various aspects of David Tennant's career during 2011.
For the majority of David's fans, 2011 will be forever remembered as the year he performed in Much Ado About Nothing at the Wyndham's Theatre in London.
He and Catherine Tate announced the run on Saturday 8th January on BBC Breakfast. Tickets immediately went on sale and the massive Delfont Macintosh website immediately crashed! It's no wonder that The Independent recently called it the hottest selling play of the year!
First Night was Monday 16th May with the Press Night being 1st June. They played 112 performances although David only played 110 as he had to miss two during to losing his voice.
Below are some photos from the production. Click each for a larger version.






Sunday, 25 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Sunday 25th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is continuing the Christmas theme....

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is David Tennant (as The Doctor) wishing us all a Merry Christmas.

And Merry Christmas to all our 67,000+ followers on Twitter too!


(Last year when I posted that, it was only 26,000 followers!)





Thursday, 22 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Thursday 22nd December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a brief video interview with David Tennant about Christmas.

It was filmed on the set of Nativity 2 and David is in costume (hence his wedding ring).

The interview is by Joe Tidy and was show on NewsRound earlier this month.



Monday, 19 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Monday 19th December 2011

As it's less than a week to Christmas, it's time for the David Tennant Treat 4 Today to turn festive!

We're starting with this picture which was provided and suggested by DT_Lover.

As usual, click the graphic for a larger version.







Sunday, 18 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Sunday 18th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the item we used as the prize for the David Tennant Quiz today.

The quiz was about the Doctor Who episode The Doctor's Daughter and this Treat is the commentary from the BBC website for the episode.

It features David Tennant, Russell T Davies and director Alice Troughton and is a real fun commentary!

Click here to listen to it.



Saturday, 17 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Saturday 17th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is just a random photo of David Tennant.



It was taken when he was in the pantomine (on the radio) with Christian O'Connell a few years ago.



David also, later that week, wore the costume to Matt Lucas's wedding. (It was a fancy-dress do rather than David just dressing up for the fun of it!)



As usual, click the photo for a larger version.


Friday, 16 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Friday 16th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a video of the second part of the David Tennant narrated documentary about the Monty Python film The Life Of Brian.





Thursday, 15 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Thursday 15th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a video of David Tennant signing after a performance of hamlet in Stratford-Upon-Avon during November 2008.

It was soon after the American elections and it's obvious from his comments who he supported!






Wednesday, 14 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Wednesday 14th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is just a random photo of David Tennant.

I'm sure I don't need to tell you where the photo was taken.

As usual, click the photo for a larger version.



Tuesday, 13 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Tuesday 13th December 2011

With the news today that David Tennant's production of Much Ado About Nothing is now available to download via Digital Theatre's website here, the David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the official trailer for the download.






Monday, 12 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Monday 12th December 2011

With the great news today that David Tennant is providing the voice-over for the second series of Twenty Twelve, the David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a clip from the first series.

And can you name the production this year that David Tennant played in with the actor who plays Barney Lumsden in this clip?






Sunday, 11 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Sunday 11th December 2011


The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a MP3 from two years ago.

David Tennant was a guest on Christian O'Connell's new show on Radio 5 Live on Sunday 6th September 2009.

Click
here to download the podcast.

Saturday, 10 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Saturday 10th December 2011


The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is an extract from an interview with Arabella Weir which appeared on the Doctor Who Advent Calendar earlier this week. (You can view the whole interview here.)

Arabella will be in the Doctor Who episode which will be broadcast on BBC One on Christmas Day but lots of David Tennant fans will know her as he was her lodger for several years. I can understand why David stayed with her for so long because (at the risk of sounding like a name-dropper!) I've swapped a few emails with her and she's a lovely person.

The relevant part of the BBC interview is:

"I met Tom Baker doing a voice-over when David Tennant wasn't at all well known. We were doing this voice-over together and I said to Tom, 'Oh, my friend's a really, really big Doctor Who fan,' and he replied, 'Wait!' He got his cheque book out and asked, 'What his name?' I said 'David Tennant'. He wrote, 'To David Tennant, seventeen pounds forty five', signed it and I asked him what it meant. He said, 'He'll know...'"



Friday, 9 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Friday 9th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is a video of the first part of the David Tennant narrated documentary about the Monty Python film The Life Of Brian.





Thursday, 8 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Thursday 8th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is just a random photo of David Tennant.

However, it is a rare one of him wearing shorts!

It was taken while he was practising sword-fighting for the Doctor Who episode The Christmas Invasion.

As usual, click the photo for a larger version.





Wednesday, 7 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Wednesday 7th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the second part of an interview with David Tennant and Peter Davison from Doctor Who Magazine number 389 about making the episode Time Crash.

As usual click each of the images for a larger (readable) version. As Blogger has changed its image hosting, you may need to right click on the image to see the largest version.














Tuesday, 6 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Tuesday 6th December 2011

Today the David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the first part of an interview with both actors from Doctor Who Magazine number 389 about making that episode.

As usual click each of the images for a larger (readable) version.

The second part of the interview will be added as a David Tennant Treat 4 Today on another day.











Monday, 5 December 2011

Sunday, 4 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Sunday 4th December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is an interview with David Tennant from earlier this year on the website Now Toronto.

David is answering question to promote Fright Night.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for some audio clips of David's answers.

Click here for the interview.





Saturday, 3 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Saturday 3rd December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today is the special Children In Need episode Time Crash.

You'll see why this video was chosen as the David Tennant Treat 4 Today on Tuesday!






Friday, 2 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Friday 2nd December 2011

The David Tennant Treat 4 Today goes back to 2004 but it’s probably a page that lots of David Tennant fans will have missed.

It’s on the National Theatre website and is about Martin McDonagh’s wonderful play The Pillowman.

If you ever get a chance to see a production of this play (or to watch David’s version at the NT archives) then I’d really recommend it as it’s a fascinating play which is really well written and has a lot of humour in it considering it is such a dark subject.

Click here to read David Tennant’s reviews and follow the links on the right side of that page for more details (and photos) of the play.

Thursday, 1 December 2011

David Tennant Treat 4 Today for Thursday 1st December 2011


The David Tennant Treat 4 Today has been suggested by Gail.

It's a transcript of an interview with Hamlet director Gregory Doran about David Tennant playing the role. The interview is dated April 2008 so it was before he started actually rehearsing the play.
Click here to read it.

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David Tennant Treat 4 Today please email it to DavidTennantOnTwitter@gmail.com