Dr Who sweeps Cymru Baftas board
- Dr Who sweeps Cymru Baftas board
Doctor Who won eight awards, including best actor
The Doctor Who show has cleaned up at the Bafta Cymru Awards for the
second year running, managing to win in eight of 13 nominations.
Actor David Tenant, who plays the Time Lord, won best actor, with lead
writer Russell T Davies best screenwriter.
Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood won four gongs including best drama
series and best actress for Eve Myles.
Both programmes are made by BBC Wales. Controller Menna Richards said
she was "very proud indeed".
Doctor Who's success was even better than last year, when it won five
Its accolades this year included: best lighting director - not camera;
best editor; best original music soundtrack; best make-up; best
costume, and best director: drama.
Sci-fi thriller Torchwood also picked up best director of photography:
drama, and best design.
The programme's success rounded off a night which saw BBC Wales pick
up 24 Bafta Cymru Awards - more than any other broadcaster - at the
Cardiff International Arena on Saturday.
Menna Richards added: "Congratulations to all of the winners.
"I'm very proud indeed of the success of all those who've made such
wonderful programmes for BBC Wales.
"It's great to see BAFTA Cymru recognising the talents of all those
who make programmes of the highest possible standards."