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David Tennant: From Doctor Who to Des, a look back at the career of a chameleon actor

Flashback on the career of the incredible David Tennant, one of the most gifted Biritsh comedian of his generation, honoured in CANNESERIES with the screening of Around the World in 80 days, in which he plays the role of Phileas Fogg. From Doctor Who to Broadchurch, from Good Omens to Des and Staged, David Tennant has left his mark on the history of television. An exceptional talk with an exceptional actor.

Over the duration of his acting career, David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of film, television and on-stage credits. Most recently, he portrayed notorious killer Dennis Nilsen in ITV’s Des. This past year also saw David on our screens in BBC’s comedy series Staged, where he and Michael Sheen starred as themselves. Other credits include Deadwater Fell, Criminal, There She Goes, Camping and Good Omens. David will next be seen in Around The World In 80 Days, playing the iconic Phileas Fogg and is currently filming Steven Moffat’s upcoming BBC/Netflix drama Inside Man.  He is most recognisable for his multi-awarded portrayal as the 10th Doctor on the widely beloved series Doctor Who. The second season of David's podcast, David Tennant does a podcast with... was released towards the tail end of last year, with guests including Judi Dench, Stacey Abrams, Tim Minchin and Dan Levy. 

Conversation moderated by Thomas Destouches.


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