Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Doctor Who & Tennant Success NTAs David Tennant's portrayal of the Doctor has won him the Outstanding Drama Performance National Television Award.

This is the third year in a row that David has won an award at the NTAs, having previously been named Most Popular Actor in 2006 and 2007.

David accepted his award in a live link from Stratford, where he his currently performing with The Royal Shakespeare Company.

David went on to to make a momentous announcement - that he will leave Doctor Who when he has completed the filming of four special episodes which will be screened in 2009 and early in 2010.

Doctor Who has won the National Television Television Award for Most Popular Drama for the third year running.

"I know it's won before" said star Catherine Tate, who accepted the award alongside Executive Producer Russell T Davies and other members of the cast, "but I was sweating that we wouldn't win when I joined!"

The show's success was followed by a win for David Tennant in the Outstanding Drama Performance Category.

You can view David Tennant accepting his award from the Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-Upon -Avon via satellite on the NTAs below:

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