Pat Cooney: popular family man who was always in good humour

Pat Cooney: popular family man who was always in good humour

PAT Cooney, Castlewood Gardens, Pollerton, Carlow passed away peacefully on Sunday 27 September at …
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Dame Angela Lansbury Reflects on Turning 95 as Fans Celebrate Her Birthday

Fans are celebrating Dame Angela Lansbury’s extraordinary life and career as the legendary actress …
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David Tennant says he “felt a bit stupid” marrying Doctor Who co-star

© BBC David Tennant says he “felt a bit stupid” marrying fellow Doctor Who star Georgia as the scenario seemed “unlikely”. Doctor Who star David Tennant met his wife Georgia on set when she appeared in a series 4 episode. Fans have noted the ironic humour of the episode being called ‘The Doctor’s Daughter’, in which Georgia’s character was ‘born’ from The 10th Doctor’s stolen DNA. Going even further, Georgia is actually the real-life daughter of Fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison. Now Tennant has admitted he had reservations about them as a couple because of the whole meta nature of it all. But obviously, he went with his heart in the end and they will celebrate their 10-year wedding anniversary in 2021. © Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images David Tennant and Georgia Tennant Related: David Tennant’s West End stage return rescheduled for 2021 “I thought we were an unlikely life partnership, I suppose. There is a bit of an age gap,” he stated on an upcoming episode of The Gaby Roslin Podcast. “Because Doctor Who had run through my life like a stick of rock, to end up marrying the daughter of one of the Doctors, it all felt a bit stupid… that wasn’t really likely to happen. So there were a lot of things against it.” It wasn’t just true love that broke through David’s worries, but Georgia’s persistence. She stated: “I very much forced it into happening, didn’t I? I was very much the driving force. Had I not worked quite so hard, it might not have happened. © BBC Doctor Who, ‘The Doctor’s Daughter’ Related: David Tennant talks about how Doctor Who fame left him feeling “vulnerable” “I just mean you couldn’t believe that was why I was messaging you 400 times a day. You thought maybe I was lonely and wanted a chat. I very much fell into stalker category. Thank goodness I did, though.” David and Georgia recently talked about their teenage son Ty’s move into acting, joking that it would ruin their family if he was rubbish at it. Doctor Who airs on BBC One in the UK and BBC America in the US, and will return for a festive special. Digital Spy has launched its first-ever digital magazine with exclusive features, interviews, and videos. Access the latest edition with a 1-month free trial, only on Apple News+. Interested in Digital Spy’s weekly newsletter? Sign up to get it sent straight to your inbox – and don’t forget to join our Watch This Facebook Group for daily TV recommendations and discussions with other readers.
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