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INTERVIEW: 20 Questions With...David Tennant

Actor David Tennant, who's just opened at the National in Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman, adores Doctor Who, American playwrights & Soho drinking holes, considers artistic responsibility & names his (many!) sought-after roles.


After graduating from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, actor David Tennant launched his career in his native Scotland where his early theatre credits included The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Antigone, Hay Fever, Merlin, Long Day's Journey into Night, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Tartuffe and The Glass Menagerie (for which he won a TMA Award nomination).

Since heading south, Tennant has appeared regularly on stage, not least in: King Lear and An Experienced Woman Gives Advice (for which he won a MEN Award nomination) at Manchester's Royal Exchange; Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors (for which he won an Ian Charleson Award Commendation), The Rivals, As You Like It, The Herbal Bed and The General from America f…