Monday, 30 January 2012

David Tennant wins BBC Audio Award


The former Doctor Who actor won the BBC Audio Award for Best Actor, for his performance as “Kafka” in the BBC Radio 4 production of Kafka: The Musical, the score for which was also composed by Murray Gold (Doctor Who’s composer since 2005). David Tennant also hosted the awards ceremony.

Tennant’s fellow award winners included Rosie Cavaliero (Jam and Jerusalem), who scooped up an award in the Best Actress category, for her role as “Ruthie” in Lost Property: A Telegram from the Queen.

Listen to David Tennant’s introduction speech…
#ada audio drama awards intro David tenant (mp3)
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Andrew Scott was named as Best Supporting Actor. The 35-year-old won the award for his role in the audio play Referee, after having recently come to the wider public attention for his performance as Jim Moriarty in BBC One’s Sherlock (created and written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss). The BBC Audio Award was presented to Scott by David Tennant and June Whitfield (Absolutely Fabulous, Doctor Who ‘The End of Time’).


Actor Richard Wilson (One Foot In the Grave, Doctor Who ‘The Empty Child’) presented the writer Hugh Hughes with the award for Best Scripted Comedy Drama for Floating.

Best Sound was awarded to the play Bad Memories, directed by Julian Simpson (Doctor Who ‘The Rebel Flesh’/’The Almost People’).


Read the full list of BBC Audio Award winners:

> BBC News

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