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Over his almost three-decades-long acting career, multi-award-winning actor David Tennant has left a trail of memorable characters over an expansive and diverse array of theatre, film, radio, and television credits.
As well as being a seasoned professional actor, he is an award-winning voice-over actor. He has lent his voice to a wide range of characters, including ‘Huyand’ in animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”; “Spitelout” in How to Train Your Dragon; and 'Twigs’ in Tree Fu Tom, among others.

From 2015 David was seen portraying the villainous role of 'Kilgrave' opposite Krysten Ritter in Netflix’s “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.”


David can currently be seen in the Amazon Prime Video series Good Omens, He takes on the role of the demon Crowley, in the critically acclaimed adaptation of the classic Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel.

From his first projects with the Royal Shakespeare Company to his present-day Rolodex of timeless characters in all areas of performance, David Tennant continues to amass an ever-growing fan base worldwide

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David Tennant STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Fictionhouse West End Revival, 2021
Professor John Halder

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2017
Don Juan

[Off-Broadway]
US Premiere Production, 2016
Richard II


David Tennant Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Actor

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GOOD, Starring David Tennant, Will Air on the BBC and iPlayer

Good news! Good, starring David Tennant, will soon be braodcast on the BBC and BBC iPlayer. In 2022, Tennant made a much-anticipated return to the West End in a blistering reimagining of CP Taylor’s renowned and powerful political play, filmed live on stage by National Theatre during its sell-out run.

BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.

Andrew Scott, David Tennant & More Win U.K. Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

See who won U.K. Critics Circle Theatre Awards. Learn more about the awards and read the full list of winners.

Acorn TV's FAN-FAVORITE HARRY WILD Returns in May

Season three of Harry Wild, the popular Irish mystery series starring and executive produced by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Jane Seymour (The Kominsky Method; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Live and Let Die), will debut in May. Don't miss out on the thrilling adventures of this beloved character.

SUNSET BOULEVARD, PLAZA SUITE, and More Nominated For Olivier Awards; Full List!

The nominations are in for this year's Olivier Awards! Among those nominated are Sunset Boulevard, Plaza Suite, The National Theatre, and many more. Check out the full list of nominations here!

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Open 2024 Season With Nan Shepherd: NAKED AND UNASHAMED

Following the success of their podcast series, A Journey with Nan Shepherd, Firebrand Theatre Company and Pitlochry Festival Theatre will stage the world première of Nan Shepherd: Naked and Unashamed.

Video: Hannah Waddingham Performs 'Time After Time' at the BAFTAs

Watch Hannah Waddingham's performance of 'Time After Time' during the BAFTA Film Awards In Memoriam segment.

Interview: Steven Hao of THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN at Shakespeare BASH'd

Steven Hao, playing Pirithous and The Wooer in THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, spoke to BroadwayWorld about the unusual aspects of Shakespeare’s last play, why Theseus is Iron Man, and the joys of putting on one of the few works in the Shakespearean canon that's a 'hidden gem' without 500 years of baggage.

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For BAFTA Awards - Full List of Nominees!

The 2024 BAFTA Award nominations have been announced. Check out the full list of nominations, including Fantasia Barrino, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Carey Mulligan, Bradley Cooper, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Wonka, Maestro, and more.

RSC's New Season to Include OTHELLO, EDWARD II and Works by Sheridan and Hanif Kureishi

Newly appointed Co-Artistic Directors of the RSC, Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey have announced their inaugural season for the Company.

Cush Jumbo: Audience Behaviour Has “Got Weirder as Time Has Gone On”

Actor Cush Jumbo has said that audience behaviour generally has “got weirder as time has gone on”.

Arizona Theatre Company to Present National Theatre Live's HAMLET Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

Experience the best of British theatre in Tucson! Arizona Theatre Company presents National Theatre Live screenings at the Temple of Music and Art. Don't miss acclaimed productions like Hamlet, Fleabag, Good, and 42nd Street.

Photos: First Look at David Tennant and Cush Jumbo in MACBETH

All new photos have been released for Macbeth at the Donmar Warehouse, starring David Tennant (Macbeth) and Cush Jumbo (Lady Macbeth). Check out the photos here!

Review: MACBETH, Donmar Warehouse

It would be interesting to see the show free from all the fancy listening gear so we can bask in the thrill of seeing Tennant and Jumbo grapple with their actions without a middleman. After all, isn’t part of the beauty of theatre that the audience isn’t separated from the story by a screen of any kind? The run is sold out (as it should be!) and they’re probably already in talks for a transfer (as they should!), but one wonders if this is actually what the future of drama is: a Shakespearean ASMR experience that will be dubbed as immersive. Fair is foul, and foul is fair.

Cynthia Erivo, Alex Newell & More Join MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR Season Two

Season two of Disney Branded Television’s Emmy® Award-nominated “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur” is set to premiere in February. Guest stars for the new season will include Cynthia Erivo, Alex Newell, Ephraim Sykes, Ann Harada, Carol Kane, and more. Check out the full list now! Plus, watch a trailer.

STRANGE THINGS Star Joseph Quinn Added To FAN EXPO Portland Lineup

British actor Joseph Quinn, known for his role in 'Stranger Things,' joins the celebrity lineup at FAN EXPO Portland. Other additions include Laurie Holden, Mary McDonnell, and Diana Lee Inosanto. Tickets available now.

STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW Leads Our Top Ten Shows for December

The West End says farewell to 2023 in style with some incredible theatre. We visit the world before it went upside down, go inside the government during the pandemic and get a London transfer of a time-travelling comedy.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Donmar Warehouse's MACBETH, Starring David Tennant and Cush Jumbo

All new rehearsal photos have been released for Macbeth with David Tennant and Cush Jumbo at the Donmar Warehouse. Check out the photos here!

Photos: First Look at THE ENFIELD HAUNTING, Starring Catherine Tate and David Threlfall

New production photos have been released from The Enfield Haunting. Written by Paul Unwin, and directed by Angus Jackson, The Enfield Haunting is currently playing at Richmond Theatre and moves to The Ambassadors Theatre in London for a limited West End season from 30 November 2023 until 2 March 2024.

Linda Hamilton, Jeff Ward, Peter Weller Head Next Wave Of Celebrity Guests At FAN EXPO New Orleans

Linda Hamilton, Jeff Ward, Peter Weller, and Felicia Day are among the celebrity guests at FAN EXPO New Orleans. They will be joined by Lana Parrilla, Ethan Suplee, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Eman Esfandi. Get your tickets now!

David Tennant FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has David Tennant been in?

David Tennant has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has David Tennant been in?

David Tennant has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was David Tennant's first West End show?

David Tennant's first West End show was Don Juan in Soho which opened in 2017

What awards has David Tennant been nominated for?

David Tennant has been nominated for Best Actor at the Olivier Awards for his performance in Lobby Hero.

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