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Doctor Who doubles up at Britain's National Television Awards

Jan 22, 2014 | 6:16pm EST

Doctor Who and TV personalities Anthony Mcpartlin and Declan Donnelly (aka Ant & Dec) were the big winners at the National Television Awards in London on Wednesday (22Jan14), scooping four of the night's most coveted honours. Doctor Who was named Best Drama and the show's former star Matt Smith picked up the Best Drama Performance trophy, while Ant & Dec landed the Best Entertainment Presenter award for the 13th time and also claimed the Best Entertainment Programme honour for their I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! show. The duo was also handed a special prize to mark a 25-year TV career. British soap Coronation Street was also a double winner - the show's Julie Hesmondhalgh, whose cancer-stricken character Hayley Cropper committed suicide on Monday night's (20Jan14) episode, won the Best Serial Drama Performance accolade, while the programme was named Best Serial Drama. The full list of National Television Awards winners is: Best Factual Entertainment Programme - Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs Best Entertainment Programme - I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here Best Documentary Series - Educating Yorkshire Best Newcomer - Khali Best Best Drama Performance - Matt Smith Best Daytime Show - This Morning Best Comedy - Mrs Brown’s Boys Best Serial Drama Performance – Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street) Best TV Detective - Benedict Cumberbatch Best Entertainment Presenter - Ant & Dec Best Drama - Doctor Who Best Serial Drama - Coronation Street Landmark Award - Ant & Dec Best Talent Show - Strictly Come Dancing

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