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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. Best known for his portrayal of TV's Doctor Who, Tennant was credited for drawing large audiences to the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008-09 staging of Hamlet. However, the actor missed numerous performances after the show moved from Stratford-Upon-Avon to London's West End because he had to undergo, then recuperate from back surgery.
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.
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. The BBC has officially tabbed the 26-year-old unknown actor to take over the legendary TV role from current star David Tennant, making Smith the 11th actor to assume the fictional mantle, the Daily Mail reported Saturday. Primarily a stage actor, Smith, who previously appeared on a pair of BBC programs, said his new role comes with a long history in British...
The name of the 11th actor to play the iconic British television character Doctor Who is to be revealed shortly, the BBC said. The decision regarding who will take over the role from outgoing star David Tennant is expected to be announced Saturday on a Doctor Who Confidential special. Tennant said in October he planned to leave the long-running science-fiction series after shooting four special episodes in 2009.
Outgoing "Doctor Who" star David Tennant says British actress and pop singer Billie Piper could be the next titular Time Lord on the series. Tennant recently announced he was leaving the science-fiction show after he wraps several specials set to air in 2009.
Scottish actor David Tennant has announced he is leaving the beloved science fiction television drama "Doctor Who." Tennant, who has been playing "the doctor" since 2005, is to leave the British series after this year's Christmas episode and four 2009 specials, the BBC said.
By SHERNA NOAH DAVID Tennant is set to go head-to-head with his Doctor Who sidekick Catherine Tate at this year's National Television Awards. Both stars have been nominated for Outstanding Drama Performance for their roles as the Timelord and his assistant Donna Noble in the hit BBC sci-fi drama.
DAVID TENNANT could continue to play Doctor Who until he is a pensioner, according to the show's writer.
DAVID Tennant could be working the controls of the Tardis until he is a pensioner, according to the show's writer. The actor had refused to talk about whether he would continue as Doctor Who in its fifth series.
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