Tennant Swaps Daleks for Denmark in RSC Hamlet???
Date: 6 July 2007
Screen and stage star David Tennant, whose star status on cult BBC show Doctor Who has kept him away from the stage for two-and-a-half years, is rumoured to be negotiating a star turn in an RSC production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Directed by artistic director Michael Boyd, with whom Tennant has previously worked with as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, the Daily Mail reports that the production would run next summer if filming commitments allow. It is not yet clear whether Tennant has will return as the Time Lord for a fourth series. Tennant, who last appeared onstage in a revival of Look Back in Anger at the Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh, has appeared with the RSC six times, with roles including Touchstone in As You Like It and Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors. His was last seen on the London stage as Katurian in The Pillowman at the National Theatre.
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