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Staged Series 2 Ep 6: Gentle Jim Parsons, Weirdly Sinister Josh Gad
If Staged was a movie, we've come to the latter part of Act 2 where our heroes David Tennant and Michael Sheen have hit rock bottom in their foundering friendship They've stopped talking to each other, but they left their zoom calls on to show each other how mad they are at each other and[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep 5: Tennant and Sheen’s Hell is Other Actors
David Tennant is lying on his couch and boring the crap out of Michael Sheen in an unofficial therapy season These two are the last guys who should ever act as therapists for each other We get to see why before the opening credits are even over "At least they have each other?" Lucy (Lucy[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep 3: Whoopi Reads the Riot Act
Previously on Staged, David Tennant and Michael Sheen subtly sabotaged Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's audition to play them in the US network remake of the show Simon and Nick tortured David by declaring they would much rather play Michael with his more proactive bouts of madness with the birds in the first episode of[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep. 3: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Torture Tennant!
In the show itself, Staged is getting a US network remake, and the network doesn't want David Tennant or Michael Sheen in the leads despite them being the stars of the UK original that made it a hit in the first place It's a common indignity that British actors suffer when their hit shows are[...]
Staged 2 Episode 2: Now the Story - and Comedy - Truly Begins
In fact, the original supporting cast would be back, except for David Tennant and Michael Sheen. Still from "Staged Series 2" Episode 2, BBC Or rather, "David Tennant" and "Michael Sheen" The meta hall of mirrors continues to rotate furiously in the second season of the show This is an alternate universe in which the first season[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 2 Video Brings Back the Show’s Heights
The 10th Doctor (David Tennant) and 11th Doctor (Matt Smith) appeared in the show to tie it to canon if not continuity This show lasted 5 seasons before it ended due to  Elizabeth Sladen's passing. "Class", BBC Studios Class This was an odd, derivative spinoff that nobody really asked for A Buffy-esque series about high school students fighting[...]
Doctor Who (Image: BBC Studios)
The whole science fiction world is so creative and so money-making right now, I think your wildest dreams can come true," Davies explained. Didn't have space for this in my interview (also: bit niche) but here's Russell T Davies' vision of an MCU-style future for #DoctorWho, complete with David Tennant/Matt Smith team-up and – the petition[...]
Doctor Who: Big Finish Celebrates Female Producers
Big Finish has been producing Doctor Who audios since 1999, starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, and John Hurt Now they're kicking off 2021 by celebrating their newest audio drama producers – all of them female – and their forthcoming work on the Doctor Who and Torchwood audio[...]
Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker offers a message for 2021. (Image: BBC screencap)
The 21st Century Doctors were even more modern archetypes: Christopher Eccleston was the Doctor as a no-nonsense Northerner; David Tennant was the sexy geek smart-aleck; Matt Smith as the geek with an old man's soul; Peter Capaldi as cranky woke granddad Think of the different archetypes and personality types there are out there for a[...]
Staged Returns to a Different World, a Different Mood
David Tennant and Michael Sheen play gonzo versions of themselves while their respective spouses Georgia Tennant and Anna Lundberg play patient and saintly versions of themselves trying to keep their men grounded and sane Show creator, writer, and director Simon Davis plays a nervous, disastrous, stressed-out version of himself The show is a meta hall[...]
Staged Returns to a Different World, a Different Mood
David Tennant and Michael Sheen are back as shambolic, bitchy, petty, and insecure versions of themselves in the second series of Staged, mere months after the first season run Staged is probably the most successful TV show to be based in the lockdown, written, shot, and broadcast very quickly during the first lockdown in the[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 2 Video Brings Back the Show’s Heights
It was David Tennant's first season as The Doctor and Billie Piper's second and last It was the season that caught fire in the US and turned the show from a decades-long cult to a massive global pop culture phenomenon Teenage and 20something women discovered the show and fell in love with Tennant as their[...]
With production back underway after a COVID-related pause to production, David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) offered viewers an update on the upcoming adaptation of Jules Verne's classic Around the World in 80 Days Accepting the Digital Spy Reader Awards 2020 award for "Best Actor (Male)" for his portrayal of real-life serial killer Dennis Nilsen in ITV's[...]
Staged: BBC One - Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020 (Image: BBC)
A series that found a way to reflect our current pandemic times while still giving viewers a moment to smile was Simon Evans and Phin Glynn's Staged. Premiering on BBC One in June 2020, the series used video-conferencing technology to offer viewers "meta fictionalized" versions of Michael Sheen (Prodigal Son) and David Tennant (Doctor Who) as they[...]