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4/05/2007 01:58:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Doctor Who has won six categories in the annual Reader Awards carried out by the sci-fi and fantasy title SFX.

More than 5000 readers of SFX were eligible to vote in 17 award categories.Doctor Who beat off fierce competition from shows such as Life on Mars, Lost and Heroes to win the Best TV Show award.

The Doctor himself, David Tennant, scooped Best TV Actor, whilst former assistant Billie Piper was awarded withBest TV Actress.

Doctor Who also picked up Best TV Episode for The Girl in the Fireplacewhilst Captain Jack Harkness, John Barrowman, was voted Sexiest Manfor his role in the show and spin-off series Torchwood.

Rounding off a bevy of awards, Executive Producer and Chief WriterRussell T Davies was inducted into the SFX Hall of Fame for his work in reviving the show, which had previously been axed by the BBC in 1989.

The full rundown of the SFX Reader Awards is featured in the May issue, on sale Wednesday 11 April.

SFX Reader Awards 2006

Best Film - Children of Men
Best Actor - Johnny Depp
Best Actress - Natalie Portman
Best Film Director -Christopher Nolan
Best TV Show - Doctor Who
Best TV Actor - David Tennant
Best TV Actress - Billie Piper
Best TV Episode - Doctor Who "The Girl in the Fireplace"
Sexiest Man - John Barrowman
Hall of Fame - Russell T Davies