Doctor Who star, Matt Smith has been nominated as Best Actor in this years BAFTA Awards for his role in Doctor Who.
It is to be noted that this is the first time an actor who has played The Doctor, has ever been nominated in the role, and will be going head-to-head with Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Other Doctor Who related personalities to receive BAFTA nominations include:
Steven Moffat & Mark Gatiss - Best Drama Series - Sherlock
Toby Whithouse - Best Drama Series - Being Human
Anna Maxwell-Martin - Best Actress - Red Riding
Lynda Baron - Best Supporting Actress - Coronation Street
Stephen Fry - Best Entertainment Performance - QI
+ The awards take place on Sunday 22nd May 2011.
[Source: Neil Marsh]