Thursday, 10 April 2008

Moths nominated for Sony Award

Toby Hadoke's play Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarfopened in London's West End last night, and a successful performance was topped off by the news that the radio version of the production had been nominated in the Best Drama category of the prestigious Sony Awards.

Famous faces at the Arts Theatre, Leicester Square, on
Wednesday's opening night included Fenella Woolgar(Bright Young Things, Steven Moffat's Jekyll and soon to be Agatha Christie in the current series of Doctor Who, and seen right with Hadoke), Justin Edwards (Perrier Award nominee and star of BBC4's The Thick Of It) and Ian Boldsworth (a.k.a. comedian Ray Peacock, who also appeared in the Doctor Who episode Blink).

Hadoke's press release claims that Doctor Who luminaries Paul CornellRob Shearman and Louise Jameson will also be attending to support the show during the run.

The remaining dates are 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th April (7.30pm start time, except 12th and 19th, when it's a 3.30pm start).

The BBC 7 Radio adaptation, also available as an audio book, is now in the running for a Sony Award, the radio equivalent of the Oscars and the highest accolade a radio production can receive. The awards themselves take place on May 12th.