We're still excited about winning the BBC Audio Drama award for Best Online or Non-Broadcast Drama for Doctor Who - Dark Eyes: The Great War on Sunday night, so we wanted to share the thoughts of the category's judges, Viv Gardner and Sofie Mason. Read on...
Judged by Viv Gardner and Sofie Mason
WINNER: DOCTOR WHO – DARK EYES: THE GREAT WAR
People’s history, fantasy and high drama. The winning entry was outstanding in every respect: a complex, gripping narrative made visible through three-dimensional characters in believable relationships, some fine acting, and a superbly orchestrated soundscape which never overdoes the atmospherics or signposting of changes in time and place. Above all, it manages its historical and fantastical elements seamlessly and, for a brief period, time is suspended for the listener.
(Nick Briggs is pictured here, giving his acceptance speech, with Lenny Henry on the left. The award itself can just be glimpsed on the right, held by Jason Haigh-Ellery.)
Nick and Benji can’t wait to welcome you into the Big Finish world of audiobooks and audio drama. Guest stars: Big Finish composers Jamie Robertson and Howard Carter. Drama Tease: The Dalek Occupation of Winter (an adventure for the First Doctor).