Tennant & Lewis up for first Radio Awards prizes

Tennant, who will also host the awards ceremony in London on 29 January (12), has been recognised for his role in Kafka: The Musical by Murray Gold, while Lewis is nominated for Giovanni’s Room. They will compete with Rory Kinnear for his role in Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path, which also landed a Best Supporting Actor nod for Rupert Penry-Jones.

Absolutely Fabulous star Whitfield is mentioned for her role in A Monstrous Vitality.

The judges deciding on the awards winners include actresses Maxine Peake and Imogen Stubbs and screenwriter Andrew Davies.