Today is the last day to vote on Long List 2018 National Television Awards. Once again this year’s categories have a number of nominations for David Tennant’s work.  

Alec Hardy (David Tennant) - Broadchurch S03 ©ITV
Alec Hardy (David Tennant) – Broadchurch S03 ©ITV

Most notably, David Tennant and Broadchurch have received several nominations for the final series. The programme that was created and written by Chris Chibnall is nominated for best Crime Drama and in the Drama Performance for both David Tennant and Jodie Whittaker.  Whittaker, who will take on role as the Thirteenth Doctor, is also nominated in the Drama Performance Category for Trust Me.

Jodie Whittaker as Beth Latimer - Broadchurch Series 3 ITV)
Jodie Whittaker as Beth Latimer – Broadchurch Series 3 ITV)

The Drama Performance Category is definitely who’s who of Doctor Who.  In addition to David Tennant’s and Jodie Whittaker’s nominations,  both Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie have received the nod for their work in Doctor Who and Jenna Coleman has been nominated for the second series of ITV’s Victoria.

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Spy in the Wild - Misbehaviour (No. 4) - Picture Shows: Pufferfish with dolphins in background. Mozambique. - (C) John Downer Productions - Photographer: Angie Gullan
Spy in the Wild – Misbehaviour (No. 4) – Picture Shows: Pufferfish with dolphins in background. Mozambique. – (C) John Downer Productions – Photographer: Angie Gullan

In other categories, the stunning nature documentary from the talented John Downer Productions, Spy in the Wild (narrated by David Tennant), is nominated for a Factual Entertainment award as is another series that Tennant provided the voiceover.  W1A, the hilarious mockumentary about life in the BBC, received nod in the Comedy section

W1A - L-R Simon Harwood (JASON WATKINS), Izzy Gould (OPHELIA LOVIBOND), Tracey Pritchard (MONICA DOLAN), Will Humphries (HUGH SKINNER), Ian Fletcher (HUGH BONNEVILLE), Anna Rampton (SARAH PARISH), Siobhan Sharpe (JESSICA HYNES), Neil Reid (DAVID WESTHEAD), Lucy Freeman (NINA SOSANYA), David Wilkes (RUFUS JONES), Jack Patterson (JONATHAN BAILEY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
W1A – L-R Simon Harwood (JASON WATKINS), Izzy Gould (OPHELIA LOVIBOND), Tracey Pritchard (MONICA DOLAN), Will Humphries (HUGH SKINNER), Ian Fletcher (HUGH BONNEVILLE), Anna Rampton (SARAH PARISH), Siobhan Sharpe (JESSICA HYNES), Neil Reid (DAVID WESTHEAD), Lucy Freeman (NINA SOSANYA), David Wilkes (RUFUS JONES), Jack Patterson (JONATHAN BAILEY) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Jack Barnes

The final short list based on today’s voting will be available in January and the winners will be announced at the ceremony held at the O2 and air on ITV the 23rd January.

To vote for short list list head over to the National Television Awards website and vote before 23:00 today, 27 October.

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