Is that who I think it is?
Yes, David Tennant, 10th Doctor Who, stand-out Hamlet and voice of the narrator in BBC Television’s comedy drama W1A lives in Chiswick. The Scottish actor is often seen going about his business in Chiswick and has been a judge at the Chiswick House Dog Show.
He’s probably best known in this country for his roles as Doctor Who, the detective Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In January 2015 he received the National Television Award for Special Recognition.
He’s known internationally for more recent series on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Good Omens, based on the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, boasted an all-star cast, including Michael Sheen, Adria Arjona, MIranda Richardson, Michael McKean, Jack Whitehall, Jon Hamm and Frances McDormand. David played Crowley, a demon who has lived on Earth since the dawn of creation. The series was a co-production between Amazon Studios and BBC Studios.
Criminal, released on 20 September 2019, is a 12-part Netflix series which takes place entirely within the confines of police interview suites in four different countries. A number of people are brought in for questioning in police stations in the UK, France, Spain and Germany. Each episode tells a different story and is written and directed by the top writing and acting talent from one of those countries. As the episodes are recorded in the language of the country in which they are produced, viewers can choose to watch it in the original language. with the speech dubbed or subtitled as they prefer.
David announced on the Graham Norton show in May 2019 that he and his wife Georgia were expecting their fifth child. He said:
“We have number five child on the way. It’s very exciting. There is a big spread of ages, with a 17 year old at one end. When he found out about the new baby, he was like, ‘You’re having another one?’ It’s odd when a 17 year old is giving his parents a lecture on birth control!”