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Published on July 5th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

David Tennant E-book

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.

David Tennant - A Year in the SpotlightAs 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)

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About the Author

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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