Day Of The Doctor Shortlisted In The 2014 Hugo Awards

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special The Day Of The Doctor has been shortlisted in the Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form category in the 2014 Hugo Awards. The special starred David Tennant, Matt Smith and John Hurt as three incarnations of the Doctor, alongside Billie Piper, Jenna Coleman and Jemma Redgrave, with a surprise cameo from Tom Baker.

Doctor Who featured heavily in the category: also nominated were Doctor Who origin drama An Adventure In Space And Time, series finale The Name Of The Doctor and Peter Davison's The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, which also featured David Tennant. 

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form 
  • An Adventure in Space and Time, written by Mark Gatiss, directed by Terry McDonough (BBC Television)
  • Doctor Who: “The Day of the Doctor”, written by Steven Moffat, directed by Nick Hurran (BBC Television)
  • Doctor Who: “The Name of the Doctor”, written by Steven Moffat, directed by Saul Metzstein (BBC Televison)
  • The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, written & directed by Peter Davison (BBC Television)
  • Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere”, written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter (HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions)
  • Orphan Black: “Variations under Domestication” written by Will Pascoe, directed by John Fawcett (Temple Street Productions; Space/BBC America)

The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The Awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention, which is also responsible for administering them. The winners will be announced during Loncon 3 at ExCel on 17th August 2014.

For more details and to read the full shortlist visit the official Hugo Awards website.