TV Choice Awards 2013 - Battle of the Doctors: David Tennant beats Matt Smith to best actor
Doctor Who and Broachurch won two awards each
David Tennant won a TV Choice Award for his role as DI Alec Harding in Broadchurch last night, beating Doctor Who star Matt Smith.
Broadchurch star Olivia Colman was also nominated for best actress, but lost out to Miranda Hart who won for her portrayal of ‘Chummy’ in Call the Midwife.
Broadchurch won for best new drama at the awards- which were voted for by the public- beating The Fall, Mr Selfridge and Ripper Street.
Doctor Who won an outstanding contribution award and a gong for best drama series, staving off competition Donwton Abbey, Call the Midwife and Waterloo Road.
It was also a successful night for Ant & Dec, whose three shows I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, Britain’s Got Talent and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway all won awards.
BBC sitcom Mrs Brown’s Boys retained its title as best comedy.
Shane Richie and Michelle Keegan won awards for best soap actor and actress for their portrayals of Alfie Moon in EastEnders and Tina McIntyre in Coronation Street.
Review: Imaginative storytelling returns with vigourfilm
Bannatyne leaves Dragon's DenTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin says 'f*** you' to fans who fear he will die before finishing Westeros saga
- 2 Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’