Thursday, 9 April 2009

Media Build-up for Planet of the Dead

David Tennant is participating in a media blitz in the run-up to "Planet of the Dead" (airing at 6:45 pm Saturday on BBC One). Today, Tennant appeared on three radio programmes and discussed "Planet of the Dead", his feelings about winding up his time on Doctor Who and his future plans.

In the morning, Tennant appeared with Christian O'Connell on Absolute Radio's Breakfast Show. On O'Connell's show, Tennant confirmed that along with Bernard Cribbins, Catherine Tate will be appearing in his final two-part story, which is currently filming.

At midday, Tennant joined Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 1. Tennant discussed the remaining Doctor Who specials, and mentioned that discussions are underway for a television adaptation of the RSC's production of "Hamlet".

And in the afternoon, Tennant was interviewed by Colin Murray, standing in for Simon Mayo on his BBC Radio 5 Live programme.

All the programmes are available on the internet:
Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show (edited podcast, Tennant interview only)
Jo Whiley Show (Tennant interview begins at approximately 2:10)
Simon Mayo programme (Tennant interview begins at approximately 1:05)
Additionally, Michelle Ryan promoted "Planet of the Dead" on CBBC's Blue Peter and on The Paul O'Grady Show on Channel 4.

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