David Tennant has given a signed copy of the script for New Earth to St Andrew’s and St George’s Church in George Street to sell at its annual Christian Aid book sale.
The church has family connections for David as his father served as minister there for six months in 2003.
The Stage reports that ITV is in ‘moves in to poach’ Billie Piper for a role in the network’s adaptation of period classic Mansfield Park.
Doctor Who has been cited as a example of the type of series the BBC intends to make in future under plans unveiled yesterday by Director-General Mark Thompson who said the corporation would make fewer dramas with longer runs.
An accompanying press release issued by the BBC press office yesterday also highlighted the show in discussion of plans which includes:
Finally a number of news outlets have carried reports in recent days of fans ‘stalking’ the Doctor Who production team which appear to amount to nothing more than fans watching filming and comments from an unnamed BBC ‘source’.