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Published on April 20th, 2008 | by Christian Cawley

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Stuntman

Digital Spy have reported how David Tennant performed his own “running around a corner” stunts for Planet of the Ood.

The heavily demanding role of running around corners and kicking bins over saw our favourite actor reject plans to bring in a stuntman for the scenes in which the Doctor escapes from a giant mechanical claw.

However the big jessie wore knee and elbow protectors underneath his clothes to avoid injury as dived over containers.

“I wasn’t doubled for any of it because it was throwing yourself around, which I enjoy,” Tennant revealed.

He also revealed that he fancies the Ood… for supper:

David added: “The Ood heads are so squeezable, you just want to bite them.”

Eewww…

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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