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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Doctor Who, Sherlock and Miranda Hart were among the winners at the TV Choice Awards.
BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, which returned to screens two weeks ago, was named Best Family Drama at the ceremony at London’s Dorchester Hotel last night, beating musical show Glee, fantasy series Merlin and school-based drama Waterloo Road.
The show’s creator Steven Moffat also saw success when his creation Sherlock was named Best Drama Series.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays Sherlock in the BBC One series, won Best Actor. As well as success here Cumberbatch has also made the leap into Hollywood, starring in War Horse and the upcoming Star Trek sequel Star Trek Into Darkness.
Comedian Miranda Hart won Best Actress, and the series in which she debuted her dramatic talents, Call The Midwife, was named Best New Drama.
EastEnders actor Shane Richie won Best Actor in the soap category for his portrayal of Queen Vic landlord Alfie Moon, while the female award went to Coronation Street’s Michelle Keegan.
Best Soap was awarded to EastEnders.
Other winners included Celebrity Juice, which beat The Graham Norton Show to win Best Entertainment Show, and The Hairy Bikers’ Bakeation which picked up the prize for Best Food Show.
The Jeremy Kyle Show won Best Daytime Show, and I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! won best Reality Show. Mrs Brown’s Boys won Best Comedy, Supersize vs Superskinny Best Lifestyle, Britain’s Got Talent won Best Talent Show and Top Gear Best Factual Entertainment Show.
Tony Discipline won Best Soap Newcomer for EastEnders.
Guests at the ceremony included Ant and Dec, Chelsee Healey and Katherine Kelly.