David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor

Tennant Turned Down by Fielding & Padbury!

The  Project Motor Mouth convention this weekend brought David Tennant together on stage with several of his predecessors, notably Paul McGann, Peter Davison and Sylvester McCoy .

David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor

Although Colin Baker was unable to make the event at the eleventh hour, the other guests – assembled to raise money for the Project Motor House, with which Janet Fielding is involved.

As reported by DavidTennantOnTwitter.com, various interesting things were revealed by Tennant:

  • Both Janet Fielding and Wendy Padbury refused to represent David as a young actor (both former actresses became agents; Fielding was Paul McGann’s agent when he was cast as the Doctor).
  • Tennant is possibly returning to the RSC in Richard II.
  • Filming Hamlet for DVD for easier than expected.
  • The Tennant household has an infestation of ladybirds.
  • Twiggs’ voice will be changing in Tree Fu Tom‘s second series as David Tennant will not be returning due to a schedule clash.

Obviously there are a few things there to keep an eye on (notably the ladybirds Richard II) so we’ll let you know if there are any developments in that area.


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