Belfast Telegraph

Tennant wins prize for radio role

David Tennant has been named best actor at the inaugural BBC Audio Drama Awards.

David, who hosted the ceremony at BBC Broadcasting House in central London, took the prize for his performance in Radio 3 drama Kafka: The Musical.

The award for Best Audio Drama went to Lost Property - The Year My Mother Went Missing, which was broadcast on Radio 4.

Best Actress in an Audio Drama was won by Rosie Cavaliero for her role in Lost Property: A Telegram From The Queen, which was also aired on Radio 4 while Best Adaptation went to The History Of Titus Groan.

The prize for Best Supporting Actor/Actress in an Audio Drama went to Andrew Scott for his role in Radio 4 play Referee, while Best Scripted Comedy Drama was won by Floating by Hugh Hughes.

Best Online Only Audio Drama went to Rock by Tim Fountain, which was produced by Made in Manchester for the Independent Online, and Best Use of Sound in an Audio Drama was won by Bad Memories.

Meanwhile the Innovation Award was awarded to Graham White's adaptation of comedy The Unfortunates, which was broadcast on Radio 3.

The winner of the Imison Award for Best Radio Drama Script broadcast in 2010 by a new writer was Michelle Lipton for Amazing Grace and the Tinniswood Award for Best Radio Drama Script broadcast in 2010 was Stephen Wyatt's Gerontius.

Director of BBC Audio & Music Tim Davie said: "These awards celebrate the cultural importance of radio drama, so I'm delighted that we have been able to honour some of the actors, writers and producers who have created outstanding programmes this year."


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