David Tennant gallery

  • As You Like It

    1996
    As You Like It, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Stephen Pimlott, designed by Ashley Martin-Davies. David Tennant appeared as Touchstone, alongside Niamh Cusack as Rosalind.

    The company also included Joseph Fiennes (Silvius), Colin Farrell (Forest Lord) and Liam Cunningham (Orlando). Photo by Reg Wilson, 1996.

  • The Herbal Bed

    1996
    David Tennant (Jack Lane) and Teresa Banham (Susanna Hall) in The Herbal Bed by Peter Whelan at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by Michael Attenborough and designed by Robert Jones, the production also starred Joseph Fiennes (Rafe Smith) and Liam Cunningham (John Hall). Photo by John Haynes.

  • The Herbal Bed - 2

    Set in 1613, The Herbal Bed is a play about Susanna Hall, daughter of William Shakespeare, who is accused of adultery with the local haberdasher, Rafe Smith, the nephew of Shakespeare's close friend Hamnet Sadler.

    The photo depicts, from left to right, David Tennant (Jack Lane), Liam Cunningham (John Hall) and Teresa Banham (Susanna Hall).

  • David Tennant in Comedy of Errors

    2000
    The Comedy of Errors, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Lynne Parker and designed by Blaithin Sheerin. David Tennant played Antipholus of Syracus. Photo by Mark Hall, 2000.

  • David Tennant in The Comedy of Errors, 2000.

    2000
    The full cast for The Comedy of Errors, from left to right:  Michael Thomas (Solinus), Jacqueline Defferary (Luciana), David Tennant (Antipholus of Syracuse), Ian Hughes (Dromio of Syracuse), Paul Greenwood (Egeon),  Graeme Mearns (Messenger), Ann Firbank (Lady Abbess), Tom Smith (Dromio of Ephesus), Karen Bryson (Luce), Anthony Howell (Antipholus of Ephesus). Paul Ewing (Balthasar), Emily Raymond (Adriana), Nicholas Khan (Second Merchant), Robert Goodale (Angelo), Nina Conti (Courtesan). Photo by Mark Hall, 2000.

  • David Tennant in Romeo and Juliet, 2000.

    2000
    Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Michael Boyd and designed by Tom Piper. Romeo played by David Tennant. Juliet played by Alexandra Gilbreath. Photo by Bob Workman, 2000.

  • Romeo and Juliet, 2000.

    2000
    David Tennant as Romeo in Michael Boyd's 2000 Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Bob Workman.

  • David Tennant in The Rivals, 2000.

    2000
    The Rivals, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, by Richard Binsley Sheridan, directed by Lindsay Posner, designed by Ashley Martin-Davis. Jack Absolute played by David Tennant. Lydia Languish played by Emily Raymond. Photo by John Haynes, 2000.

  • David Tennant in Hamlet, 2008.

    2008
    Hamlet, Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Gregory Doran, designed by Robert Jones. David Tennant as Hamlet, Patrick Stewart as Claudius and Edward Bennett as Laertes.

  • David Tennant in Hamlet, 2008.

    2008
    David Tennant as Hamlet, Penny Downie as Gertrude in Gregory Doran's production, which was also filmed by production company Illuminations.

  • David Tennant in Love's Labour's Lost, 2008.

    2008
    Love's Labour's Lost, Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by Gregory Doran, set designed by Francis O'Connor. David Tennant plays Berowne and Nina Sosanya plays Rosaline. Photo by Ellie Kurttz, 2008.

  • David Tennant in Love's Labour's Lost, 2008.

    2008
    David Tennant plays Berowne and Nina Sosanya plays Rosaline in Gregory Doran's Love's Labour's Lost. Photo by Ellie Kurttz.

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