Saturday, October 29, 2011

DAVID TENNANT BEN WILBY AND MARC ON NATIVITY 2 SET

*photo courtesy of Jill Wilby

Marc has just 3 performances as Nick Bottom the Weaver left now in
A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Royal Shakespeare Company
at Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Marc is also filming the sequel to Nativity! - HUGE thanks to Jill Wilby for this amazing photo of Ben Wilby aka Bob in the film with David Tennant (Mr Peterson) and Marc Wootton (Mr Poppy) on the set of Nativity! 2 (out 2012)

...more news soon.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

NATIVITY! 2 - more photos from the set

Marc is currently filming the sequel to Nativity! (and still performing as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Royal Shakespeare Company until November 5th).

Huge thanks to Karen Kemp for her photo below. Marc also provided a recent photo from the Nativity! 2 set of Mr Poppy, Reindeer and Elf .

Nativity! 2 - also starring David Tennant will be released December 2012.



*photo courtesy of Karen Kemp

Mr Poppy and Karen Kemp

Thursday, October 20, 2011

NATIVITY! 2 - On set

Filming has now commenced on Nativity! 2 with Marc reprising his role as Mr Poppy.

Marc is joined by new cast member David Tennant who will be playing the part of teacher Mr Peterson, whilst Pam Ferris will be returning as Mrs Bevan.


To read the article click here: NATIVITY! 2 in the Coventry Telegraph

*photo courtesy of Ian Webb

and HUGE thanks to Ian Webb and Nichola Finn for this amazing photo of their daughter Holly Webb-Finn with Marc aka Mr Poppy taken yesterday on the set of Nativity! 2.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

RSC - PRODUCTION PHOTOS/NATIVITY! 2

"...A most rare vision"

...Marc aka Bottom and A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011) by Ann Gee Chan at the RSC FOLIO EXHIBITION


Marc will commence filming on NATIVITY! 2 shortly.

You can still catch Marc as Nick Bottom/Pyramus in
A Midsummer Night's Dream
at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon until November 5th - just 10 performances left...


...thank you to Marc and the RSC for these Production photos...

Chike Okonkwo, Marc and Michael Grady-Hall as Snout, Bottom and Flute.

Marc as Nick Bottom the Weaver

The Mechanicals - Timothy Speyer (Starveling) Chike Okonkwo (Snout) Michael Grady-Hall (Flute) Felix Hayes (Snug) and Marc as Nick Bottom

Monday, October 03, 2011

NATIVITY! 2

In 2009 Marc starred as Mr Poppy in Debbie Isitt's Nativity!

Earlier this year Director Debbit Isitt spoke of a Nativity! sequel and franchise:




Today DavidTennant.com confirms David for NATIVITY! 2:

"Nativity 2
A few months back we reported on the possibility of David appearing in Nativity 2 for BBC Films. Well we can now confirm that David's next film project will be Nativity 2. Ian McNiece will play his character's father and filming is due to begin next week, although it's not known when David will be starting on set.

Thanks to Cassandra."



source: visit David Tennant site