David Tennant Prior to playing the Doctor, Tennant also portrayed several characters in various Big Finish Audio Adventures. Biography Edit Before Doctor Who Edit David grew up in Ralston, Renfrewshire, where his father was the local minister, and later Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Moving to London in the early 1990s, Tennant lodged with comic actress and writer Arabella Weir, with whom he became close friends and later godfather to one of her children. Doctor Who He has also parodied the Doctor on several occasions, such as in a Comic Relief skit with future companion Catherine Tate, a Dead Ringers skit in which he portrayed a "regenerated" Tony Blair, and as the Doctor himself in the final episode of Extras. In January 2006, Tennant took a one-day break from shooting Doctor Who to play Richard Hoggart in a dramatisation of the 1960 Lady Chatterley's Lover obscenity trial. After Doctor Who
Doctor Who Premise History Licensed media such as novels and audio plays provided new stories, but as a television programme Doctor Who remained dormant until 2003. In September of that year, BBC Television announced the in-house production of a new series after several years of attempts by BBC Worldwide to find backing for a feature film version. The executive producers of the new incarnation of the series were writer Russell T Davies and BBC Cymru Wales head of drama Julie Gardner. The programme has been sold to many other countries worldwide (see Viewership). Public consciousness It has been claimed that the transmission of the first episode was delayed by ten minutes due to extended news coverage of the assassination of US President John F. With popularity came controversy over the show's suitability for children. The TARDIS prop used from 2010–2017. The programme's broad appeal attracts audiences of children and families as well as science fiction fans. Episodes
The Ultimate Guide to 2012's Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Misfits is certainly edgier than any America superhero show on now or before. The kids have killed what 4 people so far? A few that didn't even need to be killed either so they're aren't really even heros just idiots with super powers. So I agree with you making an American version is dumb but for different reasons. I'd argue that Life on Mars at least had exactly the problem you're describing - the show was very culturally specific and was destroyed by the translation. I've always thought of Misfits as "the British version of Heroes," but there's nothing specifically British about the characters and situation (super-powered disaffected teenagers could be anywhere). I agree, I think it'll fail. People still tune in for House, so, Americans can like assholes.
David Tennant, famous people from Bathgate. Born in Bathgate, Edinburgh and the LothiansBorn on 18th of April 1971 Scottish film, television and theatre actor. Best known for his role as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, also played the title role in the TV serial Casanova. More famous Britons here Contributors: Do you have a site related to David Tennant? 1740 views since 19th January 2011 BBC New Series Adventures Ninth Doctor Edit Launched in mid-2005, the New Series Adventures introduced a new format for Doctor Who fiction - paperback-sized hardcovers with smaller word count than the previous EDA and PDA lines. With this series of books, BBC Books also established a release pattern it has continued ever since, releasing the books in batches of three at least twice a year. The novels tended to reflect changes in the cast. This line of novels continued to be issued following Christopher Eccleston's departure from the series until the end of 2005, after which the series continued, featuring the Tenth Doctor in 2006. A number of the books have been reprinted in paperback editions, including in North America by Broadway Books. Novels Edit Cancelled novel Edit Tenth Doctor With the coming of the Tenth Doctor era, BBC Books continued its New Series Adventures line in 2006, featuring the new incarnation. Following the events of Journey's End, the books changed format somewhat. Decide Your Destiny Audiobooks
Doctor Who review: 'Heaven Sent' is a mind-bending masterpiece "Let me be brave," whispered a doomed Clara Oswald last week. She could take a tip from BBC One - it requires balls to air one of Doctor Who's most experimental, risky and downright odd episodes to date on a Saturday evening in the wake of gushy glitter-fest Strictly Come Dancing. 'Heaven Sent' is an adventure so deliberately dark and obtuse that it's practically begging for a divided reaction. What's known in 'the industry' as a single-hander, it features no (major) speaking parts other than Peter Capaldi's Time Lord. But writer Steven Moffat cleverly subverts the expectation that this'll be a low-budget escapade, with a surplus of Capaldi awkwardly expressing his inner thoughts aloud. There's plenty of the Doctor 'talking to himself', true enough, but there's always a reason. Early on, he's tough-talking the unseen presence that's brought him to this "killer puzzle box" in the middle of a vast ocean. There's the impossibly quick thinking that allows him to escape certain death.
How Dan Harmon Drives Himself Crazy Making Community | Magazine Harmon works long, irregular hours on the set of Community, now in its third season on NBC.Photo: Joe Pugliese The circles are everywhere, if you know to look for them. They’re on the whiteboards around Dan Harmon’s office, on sheets tacked to his walls, on a notepad on the floor of his car. Each one is hand-drawn and divided into quadrants with scribbled notes and numbers sprouting along the edges. Harmon, 38, is the creator of Community, a sitcom about a group of community-college study buddies and the most giddily experimental show on network TV. 1. Harmon calls his circles embryos—they contain all the elements needed for a satisfying story—and he uses them to map out nearly every turn on Community, from throwaway gags to entire seasons. Harmon tells me this over dinner on a midsummer night in Hollywood. Harmon doesn’t seem like the kind of guy you’d find running a $45 million-a-year network sitcom. Not that Harmon seems to be enjoying any of this.
Les McKeown - BCR Bay City Rollers After joining the Bay City Rollers in November 1973, the band, with Les McKeown on lead vocals, shot to superstardom. "Remember", the Rollers' first single with Les McKeown's vocals, shot up the UK charts to No. 6 and was quickly followed by "Shang-A-Lang", "Summerlove Sensation" and "All Of Me Loves All Of You" all hitting the Top Five. "Bye Bye Baby" was their first UK Number One in May 1975 followed by "Give A Little Love" in July. Their first US single, "Saturday Night", went straight to the top number 1 spot of the Billboard charts, and their first British album, "Rollin'" was the first debut album to top the number 1 position in the charts. After leaving the Bay City Rollers in 1978, The Rollers quickly disappeared from public eye. Drawing on the overwhelming response of the BCR reunions, the band Les & Pat, recorded their first studio LP in seven years, 'Breakout'. 1974: Rollin' 1974: Once Upon A Star 1975: Wouldn't You Like It?
2015 Twelfth Doctor Novels Plot synopses and cover art has been released for the next three New Series Adventures novels featuring the Twelfth Doctor. The stories are Big Bang Generation, Deep Time and Royal Blood written by Gary Russell, Trevor Baxendale and Una McCormack, respectively All three are currently due for release on 10 September 2015. An audio version of each will follow 5 November 2015. Big Bang Generation By Gary Russell. “I’m an archaeologist, but probably not the one you were expecting.”Christmas 2015, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.Imagine everyone’s surprise when a time portal opens up in Sydney Cove. Deep Time By Trevor Baxendale. ‘I do hope you’re all ready to be terrified!’ Royal Blood By Una McCormack. “The Grail is a story, a myth! [Thanks to Adam.]
The Future of the Paternoster Gang David Selby ponders where things could head next for the trio. Series Eight, it seems, will see changes to most of the show’s status quo: the Doctor has lost his title as the Last of the Time Lords and has taken on a newer, more capricious incarnation, changing his dynamic with the companion; the Siege of Trenzalore is over and the Silence would appear to be a thing of the past, and even smaller changes, such as a redly-lit, bookshelf-filled TARDIS console room only represent the greater shifts in the show as a whole. Yet moving onto a new era, the show-runner has decided to keep the Paternoster Gang: a broad label referring to the characters of Madame Vastra, the ‘Great Detective’ of Victorian London, her human wife, Jenny Flint and their unconventional butler, Sontaran Commander Strax. At present, there is abundant potential in the Paternoster Gang. The Great Detective “You realise Doctor Doyle is almost certainly basing his fantastical tales on your own exploits? Hyde and Seek Culture
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River Song’s Timeline - Features - The Doctor Who Site The Universe, River Song and the Doctor, three completely different timelines, click an event to match them up. A Good Man Goes To War I was born in battle on an asteroid called Demons Run. I was the daughter of Amy Pond and Rory Williams. They named me Melody Pond. The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon I was kidnapped, taken by Kovarian servant of the Silent to an orphanage on Earth. I was raised with only one purpose, to kill the Doctor. I escaped the space suit and lived on the streets homeless, alone and dying until I regenerated. Let’s Kill Hitler I became the best friend of young Amy and Rory. And then I regenerated into a new form I was the woman that would become River Song, although I didn’t know that at the time. I was trained and conditioned for one purpose, I was born to kill the Doctor, and I did so with a kiss. But I was shown who River Song would be and I saw just how much I would love him. And in return he left me the most wonderful gift. Let’s Kill Hitler/Closing Time Ok.
Theory:Timeline - River Song Limiting factors Edit to be added Series basics For the sake of clarity, her first incarnation will be referred to as "little girl" or "baby" to differentiate from her second, referred to as "Mels", and her third, which dominates her appearances in the Doctor Who universe. Timeline As a three-week-old baby. As a little girl, she leaves a distressed voice message for President Nixon in 1969. As a little girl in 1969 and 1970. Set decades after Day of the Moon. Mels fought Krampus and his minions during Year Three at Leadworth Primary School. Mels is shown as aging alongside her parents, appearing as a teenager and later a young adult. GAME: The Eternity Clock The first entry in River's diary is made the morning after she's admitted to the hospital. In the year 5123, River enrolls at Luna University. River finishes her doctorate and is taken prisoner by Madam Korvarian and the Silence. The Wedding of River Song directly follows Closing Time. GAME: The Eternity Clock * River is not yet a professor.
Director David Fincher Takes On The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo | Magazine Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.Photo: Merrick Morton A few months ago, David Fincher was having a problem with his new movie. This in itself wasn’t especially surprising, as Fincher’s productions seem to attract crises of the cosmic-joke variety, be they midshoot injuries (Se7en), last-minute casting switcheroos (Panic Room), or on-the-fly script rewrites (Alien3). Despite the director’s meticulous planning—he can spend years preparing for a film—something usually goes awry. He’s used to it. But this latest battle was unique. For much of the past year, Fincher has been filming The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, his roughly $100 million adaptation of the macabre Swedish mystery that centers on a punk-hacker heroine with distinctive skin art. When Fincher began planning the reshoot, he learned that the property had been sold to one of the guys in ABBA. As usual, though, Fincher is not satisfied. Dragon Tattoo is Fincher’s ninth film in two decades.