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11/23/2016 12:43:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Three Big Finish Audio plays have been nominated as Best Online/non Broadcast drama in the 2017 BBC Radio Drama Awards.

Absent Friends, the first part of the Eighth Doctor play Doom Coalition 3, Death and the Queen. the third story in the Tenth Doctor range and Torchwood: More Than This are all nominated.

The awards, which have been running since 2012, celebrate the range, originality and quality of audio drama on air and online and recognise the creativity of actors, writers, producers, sound designers and others who work in the genre. Big Finsh previously won the award in 2014 for their play Dark Eyes.

Also nominated in the Online category is Baker's End from Bafflegab Productions, the first part of a new audio series written by Paul Magrs and starring Tom Baker as himself, alongside Katy Manning and Susan Jameson.

David Tennant is nominated as Best Actor, for his performance in BBC Radio 4's Look Back in Anger.

The nominations are judged by a team of industry experts including actress Alison Steadman, journalist Baz Bamigboye, and producer Piers Plowright. Finalists will be announced in a ceremony at the BBC Radio Theatre in London on 29 January 2017, hosted by Sir Lenny Henry.