6 Co-Stars ‘Broadchurch’s David Tennant and Olivia Colman Have in Common

With the final deteriorate of Broadchurch, starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman, premiering tonight (June 28) on BBC America during 10/9c, we wish to take a look behind during some of their earlier performances.

They’re prohibited things and we’re certain copiousness of actors out there would put these dual right during a tip of their dream co-star list. But not all that many have had a pleasure of operative with BOTH these Anglo fan favorites. Aside from a other stars of Broadchurch, can we come adult with a list of actors who’ve worked with Tennant and Colman?

It’s not as easy as it seems, though don’t worry, we’ve finished a tough work so you don’t have to:

1. Colin Farrell

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If you’ve seen 2011’s Fright Night, starring Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrell, three-quarters of the way by a film, we might have been like, “Oh, there’s David Tennant!” He arrange of popped adult astonishing as a stone n’ hurl vampire killer, with Farrell in a purpose of bloodsucker. Farrell also starred in a 2015 sleeper strike The Lobster, taking on a partial of a singular male tasked with anticipating a partner within 45 days or eventually being incited into an animal of his choice. Colman co-stars conflicting Farrell as a manager of a hotel, where a singletons live until their outcome is determined.

2. Karen Gillan 

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(Photos: BBC/Getty Image/BBC)

Does it count if all 3 actors starred in a same TV program? Yes! It always depends when it involves Doctor Who. Tennant took on a purpose of a Tenth Doctor in 2005. Karen Gillan joined a array full-time, as the Eleventh Doctor’s (Matt Smith) messenger in 2008. But, prior to starring as Amy Pond, she had already stepped into a Whoniverse, starring conflicting Tennant in a episode, “The Fires of Pompeii,” set in Rome, AD 79, as a soothsayer. When Colman worked with Gillan on Doctor Who in 2010, Gillan was strictly on rug as a Doctor’s companion. The dual starred in “The Eleventh Hour,” with Colman holding on a purpose of a mother of dual children, who was in a coma. Clearly, formed on a above right photo, there’s some-more to her character’s story than being bedridden.

3. David Morissey 

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(Photos: BBC/Getty Images/BBC)

In 2004’s comedy-musical Blackpool, Tennant portrays DI Peter Carlisle. He’s questioning a murder of a immature male during an arcade in Blackpool, England, owned by Ripley Holden. David Morrissey plays Holden, who wants to spin his arcade into a Las Vegas-style casino. Ten years later, in 2014 both Morrissey and Colman starred in a made-for-TV film 7.39. The dual execute a clearly happy married couple, with a word “seemingly” stressed. Morrissey’s impression meets a immature lady on his commuter sight and a dual start adult a relationship.

4. Richard E. Grant 

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(Photos: BBC/Getty Images/Pathé)

Tennant assimilated Richard E. Grant in a foodie-inspired TV array Posh Nosh in 2003. Grant and Arabella Weir portray an uppity married couple, Simon and Minty Marmont, who are both chefs and grill owners. They are all about a food, with the patrons entrance a organisation second — or maybe even third. The indicate being… a food came first. Tennant stars as Simon’s tennis manager José Luis, who Mr. Marmont might or might not have been soft with. We also saw Grant in a 2011 biopic The Iron Lady, depicting a final years of Margaret Thatcher‘s life. He portrays real-life British politician Michael Heseltine. Colman stars as Thatcher‘s daughter, Carol Thatcher, with Meryl Streep in a pretension role.

5. Jessica Hynes 

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(Photos: Moviehouse Entertainment/Getty Images/BBC Films)

Yep, that’s right, 2009’s Nativity, starring Martin Freeman, has a sequel, starring “our” Dave. It’s called, Nativity 2: Danger in a Manger (2012), and Tennant plays a new clergyman who helps his category enter a singing competition. Jessica Hynes takes on a purpose of Angel Matthews — a horde of a over-the-top, though splendidly darling children’s sing-off. She also starred conflicting Tennant in the Doctor Who episodes, “Human Nature/The Family of Blood,” and “The End of Time: Part Two.” Prior to Nativity 2, Hynes assimilated Colman in a 2006 regretful comedy/musical Confetti. Coincidentally, this film also revolves around a competition, though with 3 couples wanting to win a wedding. Colman plays one half of a nudist couple, with Robert Webb (Peep Show) being her happily t0-get-nekkid-anywhere partner. The dual actresses also worked on Twenty Twelve, a sitcom about a group behind a prolongation of a 2012 Olympics hold in London and the follow-up series, W1A, which, coincidentally, Tennant narrated both. Bonus Mention: Marc Wootton also starred in both Nativity 2 and Confetti, so we’re adding him to a list unofficially (because a rest is so really official).

6. Jim Broadbent 

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(Photos: Film Consortium/Getty Images/Universal Pictures)

Tennant and Jim Broadbent were partial of a garb expel for 2003’s film instrumentation of Evelyn Waugh‘s novel Vile Bodies, named Bright Young Things. We should mention, it also stars Richard E. Grant… we see how this diversion works, right? The story is set in 1930s London, revolving around a immature writer (Stephen Campbell Moore), his fiancée (Emily Mortimer) and their cackle of friends. Tennant takes on a purpose of Ginger Littlejohn, with Broadbent playing the Major. And what did Broadbent work on with Colman? Well, some-more than one devise it turns out. We had Hot Fuzz in mind, with Colman holding on a purpose of PC Doris Thatcher and Broadbent starring as Inspector Frank Butterman. They also collaborated on The Iron Lady and Exile, both out in 2011.

So, in other words, these propitious 6 (plus Marc Wootton, who landed a spot at a final minute) have had a possibility to work with dual of a really favorites. Now, if usually we could take a look during their notes on a experiences… certainly all good reviews.

We hope our amateur review of who knows who will assistance put we in a mood for a small some-more Tennant and Colman as they get their partnership behind on in a FINAL deteriorate of Broadchurch, starting tonight [insert squeal].

Fingers crossed this isn’t a final time we’ll see a Broadchurch co-stars together, and we’re not a usually ones looking forward to more joint ventures, with Colman revelation TV Times,”We devise to work together in panto in a 80s!”

Let’s wish we don’t have to wait THAT long.

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