Released last year in print, David Tennant A Year In The Spotlight is now available as an e-book, with proceeds going to the cancer charity AICR which David Tennant supports.
2008 was a massive year for the actor David Tennant in terms of the press interest in him.
This book seeks to look at an amazing year in the spotlight in the life of one quite humble actor through reports in the press, through comments by his friends and colleagues and through reactions by his fans.
As well as a section of all this theatre reviews, the book also covers:
*All the awards both David Tennant and Doctor Who received during the year
*An in-depth look at the filming of Doctor Who Series Four
*The media interest in the Doctor Who Series Four Press Launch
*A detailed account of the Hamlet rehearsal process
*Fans reactions each of the Doctor Who episodes plus the ratings that 3,000 fans gave each one
*All of David Tennant’s TV and radio interviews during the year using his own words as much as possible
*The media articles that David had signed for another series of Doctor Who and then the reaction to him announcing that he would be leaving after the Specials
*The headlines that he used a real skull on stage during Hamlet and the little known fact that he continued using it during the London run too
*Whilst playing in Hamlet and Love’s Labour’s Lost David Tennant fitting in filming the Steven Poliakoff movie Glorious 39
*David Tennant pulling out of Hamlet to have an operation on his back
*David returning to the stage on the night of the announcement of Matt Smith as the new Doctor.
David Tennant A Year In The Spotlight is 356 pages in length and is available online in print from either www.DavidTennantBook.com or on Amazon.co.uk, or as an e-book available either as a PDF or in Kindle format from Amazon.com.
(With thanks to Sue Williams)