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Vote for Doctor Who in the National Television Awards

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Fans of Doctor Who can show their love and appreciation by casting their vote! However, they’ll have to do so quickly because time is running out. If only they had a time machine to help with that… The National Television Award show is back to celebrate the best of the best.  Live from The O2…

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Vote for Doctor Who in the National Television Awards

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It’s that time of year again when our favourite show is up for several National Television Awards and needs you to show your support. This year, Doctor Who is in the ‘Best Drama’ category, while Jodie Whittaker is in the ‘Best Drama Performance’ category. Meanwhile, Bradley Walsh (who plays the Doctor’s friend Graham) is nominated…

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Doctor Who nominated for British LGBT Award

Doctor Who has been nominated for a British LGBT Award for its portrayal of Twelfth Doctor companion Bill Potts, played by actress Pearl Mackie. Bill’s introduction to Doctor Who last year as the show’s first openly gay regular companion has been nominated as one of the British LGBT Awards’ top ten media moments of the…

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Pearl Mackie collects LGBT award for Doctor Who

Actress Pearl Mackie picked up an Ally Award at last night’s PinkNews Awards in recognition of Doctor Who‘s ‘groundbreaking’ LGBT storylines. Doctor Who has featured a variety of LGBT characters since its 2005 return, including omnisexual Torchwood lead Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) as well as married lesbian couple Madame Vastra and Jenny Flint. The most recent…

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Russell T Davies receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has been presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s Edinburgh International Television Festival. The award, which Davies received at last night’s Edinburgh TV Awards, honours his illustrious career as a television screenwriter and producer. Before bringing Doctor Who back to television screens in 2005 – as…

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Doctor Who: Big Finish Wins BBC Audio Drama Award

Big Finish has won the award for Best Online/Non-Broadcast Drama at the 2017 BBC Audio Drama Awards. The winning drama is Absent Friends, the opening installment of Doctor Who: Doom Coalition 3. Written by John Dorney, the audio play stars Paul McGann, Hattie Morahan and Nicola Walker, and is directed by Ken Bentley. We won! #bbcaudiodramaawards…

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Doctor Who Wins BAFTA Cymru Award

The BAFTA Cymru awards took place yesterday at a ceremony hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenter, Huw Stephens, at St David’s Hall, Cardiff. The Doctor Who production team won an award for ‘Special and Visual Effects, Titles and Graphics’ for the Series Nine opener The Magician’s Apprentice. Danny Hargreaves led the team at Real SFX to produce the special effects…

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Vote For Doctor Who In TV Choice Awards 2016

It’s that time of year again and the shortlists have been announced for this year’s TV Choice Awards. Doctor Who is in the category for Best Family Drama, up against Call The Midwife, Casualty and The Durrells. Peter Capaldi is also nominated in the Best Actor category opposite Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager)…

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Doctor Who’s Steven Moffat Recieves OBE

Doctor Who executive producer and lead writer Steven Moffat has received his OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to drama. The award, which was initially announced in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, was presented to the writer by the Prince of Wales during yesterday’s investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Talking afterwards to…

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Steven Moffat To Be Honoured By The Queen

Steven Moffat, Doctor Who showrunner, is to be honoured by the Queen with an OBE (Order of the British Empire) for services to the world of drama. The announcement was made in the Queen’s traditional birthday honours list. In a fairly diplomatic response to the award, Steven told the BBC: I never thought I would…

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