David Tennant named Best Actor at BBC Audio Drama Award


UK Today News: Scottish actor David Tennant recently won the Best Actor Award at the maiden BBC Audio Drama Awards. The actor, who was also hosting the ceremony on January 29, 2012 at BBC Broadcasting House in Central London took away the prize for his performance in Radio 3 drama ‘Kafka: The Musical’.

‘Lost Property-The Year When My Mother Went Missing’, which was broadcasted on Radio 4, claimed the award for the Best Audio Drama. Rosie Caveliero walked home with the Best Actress Award for her role in ‘Lost Property: A Telegram From The Queen’, also aired on Radio 4.

The Best Adaptation was claimed by ‘The History of Titus Groan’. The award ceremony was organized to recognize the cultural importance of the audio drama online as well as on air and to give recognition to the actors, writers, sound designers and others who work on the genre.

For his role in the Radio 4 play ‘Referee’, Andrew Scott claimed the award for Best Supporting Actor/Actress in an Audio Drama and the Best Scripted Comedy Drama was claimed by Hugh Hughes. Tim Fountain’s ‘Rock’ won the Best Online Only Audio Drama. The Best Use of Sound in an Audio Drama was won by Bad Memories. The Innovation award was won by The Unfortunates by Graham White.