David Tennant Named Best Actor In Digital Spy Awards

David Tennant has been named as Best TV Actor in the 2020 Digital Spy Reader Awards for his appearance as Dennis Nilsen in the ITV series Des. The three part drama was written by Luke Neal, based on the book Killing For Company by Brian Masters, and was directed by Lewis Arnold. 

David said of his win, "It means so much to me that it's connected with audiences - I can't tell you how thrilled I am to receive this, thank you everyone who voted."

The Digital Spy Reader Awards were voted on by members of the public in an online poll during November 2020. 

The full list of winners is:

  • Best Lockdown Binge – Tiger King
  • Best TV Actress – Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Best TV Actor – David Tennant, Des
  • Best TV character – Villanelle, Killing Eve
  • Best TV Drama – Killing Eve
  • Best British TV Drama – Killing Eve
  • Rising Star – Paul Mescal, Normal People
  • Breakthrough TV hit – Normal People
  • Best TV Moment – First Black female Doctor, Doctor Who
  • Most Devastating TV Death – Kenny, Killing Eve
  • Best TV Comedy – Schitt’s Creek
  • Most Incredible TV Twist – The Timeless Child, Doctor Who
  • Best TV Presenters – Ant & Dec
  • Best Reality TV Show – I’m A Celebrity
The winners will be revealed in full in the new issue of Digital Spy magazine, out 4th December exclusively on Apple News+ 
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