Tennant emotional about leaving 'Doctor'

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant said he was very emotional filming his final scenes as the lead of the science fiction series "Doctor Who."
Simm: Working on 'Who' was 'such fun'

Simm: Working on 'Who' was 'such fun'

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- British actor John Simm says the upcoming two-part "Doctor Who" Christmas special is a "brilliant send-off" for outgoing star, David Tennant.

Smith begins work as new 'Doctor Who'

LONDON, July 24 (UPI) -- British actor Matt Smith has begun shooting his first season as the titular character in TV's "Doctor Who," the BBC said Friday.
Tennant to co-star in 'St. Trinian's' film

Tennant to co-star in 'St. Trinian's' film

LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant has signed on to co-star alongside Colin Firth and Rupert Everett in the next film in the "St. Trinian's" franchise.

Tennant to play Hamlet in BBC production

LONDON, May 29 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant has signed on to reprise the title role he played on stage in "Hamlet" in a BBC television production of the drama.
Theatergoers honor Tennant

Theatergoers honor Tennant

LONDON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- David Tennant's return to the British stage as Hamlet after back surgery has been named the theater event of the year by participants in an online poll.

11th Doctor Who signs five-year deal

LONDON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The 11th "Doctor Who," newcomer Matt Smith, has signed a multiyear contract with the BBC worth more than $1 million over the life of the pact.

Tennant, Jacobi share Shakespeare gong

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- David Tennant and Derek Jacobi are this year's co-winners of Britain's Critics' Circle Theatre Award for best Shakespearean actor.

Tennant back on stage as Hamlet

LONDON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant has returned to the London stage production of "Hamlet" after undergoing back surgery, the BBC said.

Next Doctor Who a veritable unknown

LONDON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The career of actor Matt Smith got a lift with the BBC's announcement he will be the next star of the British TV mainstay "Doctor Who."

New Doctor Who to be named soon

LONDON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The name of the 11th actor to play the iconic British television character Doctor Who is to be revealed shortly, the BBC said.

RSC: Tennant may return to 'Hamlet'

LONDON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The Royal Shakespeare Company says there is a chance Scottish actor David Tennant may return to its London stage production of "Hamlet."

Tennant out of 'Hamlet' for now

LONDON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant was to undergo surgery for a slipped disc in his back Thursday, taking him out of his stage production of "Hamlet," the BBC said.

No Tennant for 'Hamlet' press night

LONDON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant's back injury kept him from starring in the critics-night performance of "Hamlet" in London Tuesday, the BBC said.

Old injury sidelines 'Hamlet' star Tennant

LONDON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A recurring back injury forced Scottish actor David Tennant to drop out of Monday's performance of "Hamlet" in London, the BBC said.

'Doctor Who' preview answers no questions

LONDON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A preview of a "Doctor Who" TV special offered no definitive answer as to who will be the next star of the British series, The Daily Telegraph says.

Tennant: Piper could be next 'Doctor Who'

LONDON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Outgoing "Doctor Who" star David Tennant says British actress and pop singer Billie Piper could be the next titular Time Lord on the series.

David Tennant leaving 'Doctor Who'

LONDON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant has announced he is leaving the beloved science fiction television drama "Doctor Who."

Advance tix for Dr. Who 'Hamlet' sold out

LONDON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The London performances of "Hamlet," featuring "Doctor Who" star David Tennant in the lead role, sold out in three hours, the Royal Shakespeare Company said.
Agyeman presides over 'Doctor Who' concert

Agyeman presides over 'Doctor Who' concert

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- British actress Freema Agyeman has served as host of a "Doctor Who"-themed concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.

Tennant's 'Hamlet' debuts in Stratford

LONDON, July 25 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant, best known as TV's latest Doctor Who, played Hamlet to a sold-out house in England's Stratford-upon-Avon.
'Who' boss: I've done what I set out to do

'Who' boss: I've done what I set out to do

LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- Russell T. Davies, the writer-producer leaving the new version of "Doctor Who," has declined to comment on who might next play the Doctor on the British series.

Tennant to retain 'Doctor Who' role

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- Actor David Tennant appears to be retaining the title role in "Doctor Who," the storyline of the British TV series' season finale portends.

Piper, Fox marry on New Year's Eve

EASEBOURNE, England, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- British actress Billie Piper married actor Laurence Fox in a romantic New Year's Eve wedding at the Parish Church of St. Mary's in Easebourne, England.

Tennant: I haven't quit 'Doctor Who'

LONDON , Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Scottish actor David Tennant said he has not decided to leave the TV show "Doctor Who" at the end of next season.
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