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Awards for Doctor Who and The Waters of Mars
Doctor Who has won Best Family Drama by the TV Choice Awards 2010. Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) and Steven Moffat (Lead Writer and Executive Producer) were there in person at the ceremony Monday evening hosted by Alexander Armstrong (voice of "Mr. Smith" on The Sarah Jane Adventures).
This comes on the heels of another award granted to Doctor Who, this time a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) for last year's Doctor Who special, The Waters of Mars(Amazon US link).
Out of the handful of Doctor Who specials transmitted last year, I enjoyed Waters most.
Paul Cornell was at the Hugo Awards ceremony presenting an award.
Congratulations all around!
"Waters Wins Award 07th Sep 2010 The Waters of Mars has won the 2010 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic presentation, Short Form.
The adventure was written by Russell T Davies and Phil Ford, directed by Graeme Harper and starred David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor, joined by Lindsay Duncan as Adelaide.
The 'Hugos', as they're often called, are awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Doctor Who has proven successful at the Hugos since 2005 with The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances, The Girl in the Fireplace and Blink all lifting awards."
We interviewed Graeme Harper, the director of The Waters of Mars in Doctor Who: Podshock 220.