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10/24/2011 10:11:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The Sarah Jane Adventures has been nominated for two 2011 BAFTA Children's Awards.

The series is nominated as Best Drama, facing opposition from Combat Kids, House Of Anubis and Just William.

Lead Writer of the series, Phil Ford, is also nominated in the Best Writer category. He faces opposition from James Lamontand Jon Foster for The Amazing World of Gumball, Ben Ward, Steve Punt and Dave Cohen for Horrible Histories and Simon Nye for Just William.

The Sarah Jane Adventures have been nominated for best drama in 2008, 2009 and 2010 in the Children's awards, but have yet to clinch the prize.

In addition, this year’s Awards celebrates the BAFTA Kids’ Vote, in which children aged between 7 and 14 years have their say across a whole range of entertainment media in a nationwide poll to choose their favourite film, television programme, website and video game. The Sarah Jane Adventures is nominated in the TV category.

Voting for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote opens today (24 October 2011) and closes at 18.00 on Friday 25 November 2011. Children can cast their votes at baftakidsvote.org. Winners of each category will this year be presented their Award by JLS.

The Awards will be hosted for the second year running by ex Totally Doctor Who and current Blue Peter presenter, Barney Harwood, and will take place on Sunday 27 November at the London Hilton on Park Lane.