Former Doctor Who to play Glasgow-based photographer Dave who is raising a family by himself
David Tennant is to return to BBC1 in the lead part in four-part comedy drama Single Father – his first starring role on TV since leaving Doctor Who.
Tennant will play Dave, a Glasgow-based photographer bringing up four children after the death of his partner, who falls in love with his best friend's wife.
Filming begins in Glasgow in March with further casting to be confirmed shortly.
Single Father has been written by Mick Ford and is being made by independent producer Red through BBC Scotland.
Peter Gallagher is producing, with Red founder Nicola Shindler and Anne Mensah, head of drama for BBC Scotland and independent suppliers, executive producing.