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4/08/2007 01:52:00 am - Reported by Anthony Weight


April 8, 2007 • Posted By Paul Hayes
icWales reports that Doctor Who and its BBC Three spin-off seriesTorchwood have between them earned 21 nominations at the BAFTA Cymru Awards. The awards, given by the Welsh branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, celebrate achievements by film and television productions produced in Wales. Doctor Who won the Best Drama Series category at the same ceremony last year, where the show also won several other categories including Best Director and an Oustanding Contribution to Network Television Award was given to Russell T Davies.

This year, both Doctor Who and Torchwood are nominated in the Drama Series category, with David Tennant andJohn Barrowman nominated for the Best Actor award and Billie Piper and Eve Myles both in the running in the Best Actress category.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Cardiff later this month.