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April 26th, 2011 24 comments

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Matt Smith Nominated for Bafta Award

Matt Smith Nominated for Bafta

Matt Smith has been nominated for a Bafta award in the leading Actor category along with Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock. The Awards take place on Sunday 22 May.

Leading Actor

Jim Broadbent – Any Human Heart (Channel 4)

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock (BBC One)

Daniel Rigby – Eric and Ernie (BBC Four)

Matt Smith – Doctor Who (BBC One)

You can see full list of categories and nominees on the Bafta site Here



  • Anonymous

    November 23rd, 2011 - 7:26pm

    David Tennant is the best Doctor ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Doctor Who Star 100

    April 28th, 2011 - 6:30pm

    I dont wanna come down hard but DT is gone he may or may not come back as one of those timeline alteration thingys but only time will tell.

    for now try to remember MS is the doctor. And 2 be perfectly honest he kinda rocks.


    April 27th, 2011 - 11:48pm

    Doctor Who certainally isn’t going down the tube and Matt Smith can do very serious acting. The scene where he was put in the Pandorica was extremenally powerful and not a gag in sight and now S6 is surely proving you wrong on the thought he can’t act seriously in Doctor Who. DT certainally wasn’t dull in fairness and as much as you can hate his Doctor, one thing that can’t be denied is that he is one of the finest british actors of our generation along with pretty much every new series Doctor.

  • booboo

    April 27th, 2011 - 5:38pm

    I think Lukes favourite Doctor is Patrick Troughton

  • Callum Metcalfe

    April 27th, 2011 - 5:33pm

    My Doctors:

    11. Paul McGann

    10. Christopher Eccleston

    9. Tom Baker

    8. Peter Davison

    7. William Hartnell

    6. Colin Baker

    5. Jon Pertwee

    4. Sylvester McCoy

    3. David Tennant

    2. Matt Smith

    1. Patrick Troughton

    I know not many people agree but share yours.

  • king gerbil

    April 27th, 2011 - 2:20pm

    you do realise someone can act 1 part in a fun and playful way, but still be a good actor-the doctor shouldnt be dull and serious like dt was

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    April 27th, 2011 - 12:28pm

    I forgot about DT about 10 minutes into “The Eleventh Hour”. DT played the Doctor, and he played him well…but Matt Smith IS the Doctor. I don’t care a jot if MS cant act in any other way…the way he acts is perfect for the Doctor. Besides…if DT had cried one more time, I would have slapped him – DT played him with too many human emotions…the Doctor is an alien…Matt Smith (as with Tom Baker) capture this brilliantly.

  • Fox Mulder

    April 27th, 2011 - 1:27am

    He might get it but Were all still reeling over the David tenant. He has been imprinted on our minds too much. Ifs hard to get rid of the stigma, I wonder how Tom bakers fans got over it when he left the role after seven years ?

  • Fox Mulder

    April 27th, 2011 - 1:17am

    He should bring some of that Serious Acting from those shows to Doctor Who.I Admitted I never seen any other matt smith shows ,I was only judging his acting on DR WHO that’s all, I’m just surprised and gobsmaked that he was nominated, I thought Dr.Who was going down the tubes 🙁

  • The Dark Side of the Moon

    April 26th, 2011 - 9:48pm

    I also disagree but that fact is that he is being nominated for playing the part of the Doctor…which in my opinion, there hasn’t been an actor who has played the role as well as Matt Smith with the exception of the big man him self (Tom)…they are the only two who played the Doctor as an alien…and you could never forget he was an alien.


    April 26th, 2011 - 7:50pm

    I’m sorry but this is really not fair. Matt can do serious acting. Shakespeare isn’t the only type of serious acting, Matt was in Christopher and his Kind and his performance powerful. On par with every actor to play the Doctor, never has there been a bad actor in part of the Doctor.

  • 2doctors2000

    April 26th, 2011 - 7:42pm

    What was weird was all the time david was the dr he won it, matt didnt win last year but i reckon this year he could I definitley want him to.

  • DoctorWho4Eva

    April 26th, 2011 - 7:27pm

    come on Matt Smith. I SOOOOOOOOOOOO hope that he wins.

  • Rishie

    April 26th, 2011 - 7:19pm

    So am i i so hope he wins

  • Fox Mulder

    April 26th, 2011 - 7:08pm

    Hes good BUT He’s not THAT good, he will lose most likely. The man can’t do serious acting .

  • DuckandGrouse

    April 26th, 2011 - 6:49pm

    you mean fish fingers dipped in custard crossed!

  • the impossible astronaut

    April 26th, 2011 - 5:12pm

    I’d like Matt Smith to win, He’s so awesome! Dr Who rocks!! Fingers crossed and let’s hope for the best 🙂

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    April 26th, 2011 - 4:30pm

    Do viewers vote for this category? If not, then I will be suprised if MS wins. When these awards are decided upon by committees etc, they tend to be political…DW has won loads of awards over the last few years, so they’ll be under pressure to find a reason to vote for someone besides MS. My money is on Jim Broadbent but I think Daniel Rigby deserves to win….but I’d love it if Matt did win.

  • Anonymous

    April 26th, 2011 - 4:29pm

    Steven Moffat does not like this at all, he knows that no matter what he will ose, potentially twice (like at the NTAs).

  • Fishy Frank

    April 26th, 2011 - 3:35pm

    I would love Matt Smith to win. Otherwise, it’s gonna have to be Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • someone

    April 26th, 2011 - 2:11pm

    yey. after the 6.5 million viewers wathing doctor who on the 23rd matt smith has that bafta sercured!!! 🙂 🙂 😉

  • DoctorWhoIV (LongStripyScarf)

    April 26th, 2011 - 11:46am

    That’s great, hope he gets it, he didn’t win an NTA 🙁
    hope he wins though, that would be great for doctor who 🙂

  • crazy guy

    April 26th, 2011 - 10:21am

    i am deffiently voting formatt smith. go team tardis

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    April 26th, 2011 - 10:16am

    Four top top actors (great for SM too having wrote two of the above programmes). I’ll risk upsetting everyone and say that although this would be very close, I would actually say that Daniel Rigby deserve to win this award…he gave an absolutley stunning and top notch performance.

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