A complete guide to stage shows starring David Tennant

By | Posted on 12-Feb-2020

A complete guide to stage shows starring David Tennant

Making his stage debut in 1989, David Tennant has become one of Britain’s most recognisable actors. In a professional career of over 30 years, Tennant’s starred as the tenth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, as well as giving award-winning performances in West End productions of Shakespearean classics.

David Tennant will be returning to the West End this year in a revival of CP Taylor’s Holocaust drama, Good. Ahead of Tennant’s return to the West End stage, take a look back at every stage show starring David Tennant and book your Good tickets.

David Tennant on stage

ShowRoleTheatre/CompanyYear
The Ghost of Benji O’NeillGhostPhantom Productions1989
FoolsLeon Steponovitch TolchinskyMade in Glasgow (RSAMD Student Company)1990
Twelve Angry MenJuror 8Theatre Positive Scotland, Arches Theatre1990
The Resistible Rise of Arturo UiVarious Characters7:84 Theatre Company Scotland1991
Shinda The Magic ApeKennyRoyal Lyceum Theatre1991
Jump The Life To ComeMalcolm7:84 Theatre Company Scotland1992
MerlinArthurRoyal Lyceum Theatre1992
Scotland MattersVarious Characters7:84 Theatre Company Scotland1992
HayfeverSimonRoyal Lyceum Theatre1992
Who’s Afraid of Virginia WoolfNickDundee Repertory Theatre1992
TartuffeValereDundee Repertory Theatre1992
Merlin the Magnificent and the Adventures of ArthurArthurDundee Repertory Theatre1992
The Princess and the GoblinCurdieDundee Repertory Theatre1993
Long Day’s Journey Into NightEdmundDundee Repertory Theatre1994
The Slab Boys TrilogyAlanYoung Vic1994
What The Butler SawNickNational Theatre1995
An Experienced Woman Gives AdviceKennyRoyal Exchange Theatre, Manchester1995
The Glass MenagerieTomDundee Repertory Theatre1996
As You Like ItTouchstoneRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon1996
The General From AmericaColonel HamiltonSwan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon1996
The Herbal BedJack LaneThe Other Place, Stratford upon Avon1996
HurlyburlyMickeyOld Vic, Queen’s Theatre (now known as the Sondheim Theatre)1996
The Real Inspector HoundMoonComedy Theatre (now known as the Harold Pinter Theatre)1998
Black ComedyBrinsley MillerComedy Theatre (now known as the Harold Pinter Theatre)1998
VassaPavelAlbery Theatre (now known as the Noel Coward Theatre)1999
King LearEdgarRoyal Exchange Theatre, Manchester1999
The Comedy of ErrorsAntipholus of SyracuseSwan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon2000
The RivalsJack AbsoluteSwan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon2000
Romeo and JulietRomeoRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, Barbican2000
A Midsummer Night’s DreamLysander/FluteRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, Barbican2001
ComediansGethin PriceNational Tour2001
MedeaBody GuardNational Theatre2001
Push UpRobertRoyal Court2002
Lobby HeroJeffDonmar Warehouse, Ambassadors Theatre2002
The PillowmanKaturianNational Theatre2003
Look Back in AngerJimmy PorterTheatre Royal Bath, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Royal Court2005-2006
Love’s Labour LostBerowneCourtyard Theatre, Stratford upon Avon2008
HamletHamletRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, Novello Theatre2008-2009
Much Ado About NothingBenedickWyndham’s Theatre2011
Richard IIRichard IIRoyal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, Barbican2013-2014
Don Juan in SohoDon Juan (DJ)Wyndham’s Theatre2017