Doctor Who has received five nominations in this year’s British Academy Cymru Awards, which honour excellence in broadcasting and production in film and television in Wales.
Peter Capaldi features in the Actor category for his performance in Dark Water, whilst co-star Jenna Coleman receives her Actress nomination for her performance in Kill The Moon.
The show is also up for three technical awards – Editing (Will Oswald, Dark Water), Special and Visual Effects (Last Christmas) and Titles and Graphic Identity for Doctor Who‘s revamped titles sequence first introduced in the Series 8 opening episode Deep Breath.
The full list of nominees for the categories in which Doctor Who is nominated is as follows:
ACTOR sponsored by AUDI
- Richard Harrington – DCI Tom Mathias in Y Gwyll/Hinterland – Fiction Factory / S4C
- Peter Capaldi – The Doctor in Doctor Who: Dark Water – BBC Wales / BBC One
- Rhys Ifans – Captain Cat in Dan y Wenallt – fFatti fFilms / S4C
- Jenna Coleman – Clara Oswald in Doctor Who: Kill the Moon – BBC Wales / BBC One
- Mali Harries – DI Mared Rhys in Y Gwyll/Hinterland – Fiction Factory / S4C
- Rhian Morgan – Gwen Lloyd in Gwaith/Cartref – Fiction Factory / S4C
EDITING sponsored by Gorilla
- John Richards – Da Vinci’s Demons – Adjacent Productions/Phantom Four Films / FOX
- Will Oswald – Doctor Who: Dark Water – BBC Wales / BBC One
- John Richards – Jack to a King: The Swansea Story – YJB Films Ltd
SPECIAL AND VISUAL EFFECTS sponsored by University of Wales Trinity St David
- A Poet in New York – BBC Cymru Wales/Modern Television / BBC Two – Bait Studio
- Da Vinci’s Demons – Adjacent Productions, Phantom Four Films / FOX – Production Team
- Doctor Who: Last Christmas – BBC Wales / BBC One – Production Team
TITLES AND GRAPHIC IDENTITY sponsored by AGFX
- Doctor Who: Deep Breath – BBC Wales / BBC One – Production Team
- Jack to a King: The Swansea Story – YJB Films Ltd – Bait Studio
- Y Gwyll/Hinterland – Fiction Factory / S4C – Sarah Breese
The winners will be announced at a ceremony at St David’s Hall, Cardiff on Sunday 27th September.
[Source: BAFTA Cymru]