He was very shy. Not an awkward teenager, but we were all kind of a bit self-aware. And he was playing a sort of awkward, narky cityslicker of a teenager. Contrast that with this amazing flamboyancy that you see now. It’s a massive contrast.
Tony Kearney, David Tennant’s costar in Dramarama: The Secret of Croftmore (x)
David’s father was a minister at the Church of Scotland. He came to see me and he said, ‘Do you think my son is any good? Because he is very good at school, he does his exams, he’s got a nice future and everything. But he wants to give it up to be an actor.’
Haldane Duncan, director of Dramarama: The Secret of Croftmore (x)