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Thursday, 28 April 2011

Now it's Sherlock V Doctor Who: The Taff War begins

 To my mind Sherlock deserves the award - I just haven't warmed to the new youth orientated Doctor Who. Either way Steven Moffat will end up the winner as he is the man at the helm of both shows. This years Bafta's are also great for BBC Wales with a total of eleven award nominations for its programs.


Matt Smith has been  nominated for a Bafta television award.
The 28-year-old actor joins other rising stars in the nominations list for the 2011 awards.
BBC Wales won 11 nominations in eight categories for the awards which will be decided at a ceremony in London on 22 May, hosted by Graham Norton.
Smith takes on Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch for the leading actor prize.
He took over the Doctor Who role from David Tennant in 2009.
Sherlock, the modern-day retelling of Sherlock Holmes commissioned by BBC Cymru Wales, received four nominations.

BBC Wales Bafta nominees

Leading Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock, Daniel Rigby - Eric & Ernie, Matt Smith - Doctor Who Supporting Actor: Martin Freeman - Sherlock Single Drama: Eric & Ernie Drama Series: Being Human, Sherlock Drama Serial: The Sinking of the Laconia Specialist Factual: Human Planet Single Documentary: Between Life and Death Audience Award: Sherlock
The show is also up for best drama series, alongside Being Human, best supporting actor for Martin Freeman and the audience award.
Daniel Rigby is nominated for leading actor for his performance in BBC Wales' Eric & Ernie, which is also up for best single drama.
Human Planet is nominated in the specialist factual category and The Sinking of the Laconia for best drama serial.
Between Life and Death, also commissioned by BBC Cymru Wales, is up for best single documentary.

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