Monday, September 6, 2010

Doctor Who television special “The Waters of Mars” wins Hugo Award

BBC’s acclaimed Doctor Who television special “The Waters of Mars” (2009), which attracted millions of viewers in the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States, just won the prestigious Hugo Award in the category of Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form. A science fiction horror set on the Red Planet in the year 2059, “The Waters of Mars” stars British Actor David Tennant as the Doctor and acclaimed Scottish actress Lindsay Duncan as Adelaide Brooke, his companion and head of Bowie Base One on Mars.

The Hugo Awards were announced at Aussiecon 4, the 68th World Science Fiction Convention, held in this past weekend in Melbourne, Australia.

[via SF Signal]