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Paisley's Doctor Who is in the money - with a TARDIS-filling £2.5 million

Daily Record logo Daily Record 19/07/2021 Stephen Houston

Actor David Tennant has had a great year of making cash, with the latest accounts revealing a healthy surplus.

The former Ralston Primary and Paisley Grammar pupil runs a limited firm called No Mystery, which posted details at Companies House on Thursday.

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The 50-year-old star runs the firm with his actress wife Georgia Moffett,36, and it includes acting earnings and property profits.

Another company he operates called Littletinyface also boasts assets of more than £600,000.

His main interest No Mystery Ltd revealed that to November 30 last year, there was £2,806,266 in the bank.

After costs the bank balance was £2,446,546 up £726,247 on the previous year. No Mystery was founded just four years ago.

David's most recent work was the BBC lockdown hit Staged with Michael Sheen, filmed at his London home.

As well as Dr Who, he played murderer Dennis Nilsen in Des, which was broadcast on ITV last year. He also starred as DI Alec Hardy in Broadchurch.

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Other recent hits include the Channel 4 crime drama Deadwater Fell and the BBC comedy drama There She Goes.

Deadwater Fell was partly shot in Gateside Place, Kilbarchan and David also exec produced the gripping four-parter.

Filming was set in Dunlop and scenes also featured Culzean Country Park.

David's wife Georgia is the daughter of Peter Davidson, the fifth Doctor, and they met on the set.

They have six children together.

He is set to star in a highly-anticipated adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic novel, Around the World In 80 Days.

David leads the cast, playing literature’s greatest explorer Phileas Fogg, in a globe-trotting adventure that is one of the most-anticipated TV shows of 2021.

The series is expected to be broadcast in autumn this year and is currently being adapted into an eight-part show for the BBC.

Production was delayed on the series due to the global pandemic, but in March 2021, production company Slim Film+Television confirmed filming was finished.

David plays Fogg and he and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary challenge of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days.

They are joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.


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