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Published on November 24th, 2010 | by Andrew Reynolds

Who Misses out at MIND Awards

Doctor Who lost out to Shameless in the drama category at this years MIND Mental Health Media Awards. The awards are designed to celebrate the best portrayal of mental distress and reporting of mental health in broadcast media.

Vincent and the Doctor, written by Richard Curtis, saw the Doctor make a touching attempt to help troubled artist Vincent Van Gogh battle against his demons.

The episode was up against the Paul Abbot created drama, along with Criminal Justice- Series Two, which presented a seering look at the justice system through the eyes of an abused woman, In Treatment, featuring Gabriel Byrne as a psycho-therapist in this drama which in each episode explores the experiences of one patient in a therapy session in real time and The Streets: Series 3- Episode 3, the Jimmy McGovern drama saw a soilder returning home and coming to terms with his deblitating injuries.

The winners were announced on Monday at the British Film Institute.

For a list of the full winners click here.

(Via Gallifreynewsbase)

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Everyone has a favourite Doctor and mine - just for his honesty, his fairness and his ability to not notice the Master's awful, awful disguises/anagrams (Sir Gilles Estram!?!) - has to be the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. The stories didn’t serve him as well as his acting served those stories.



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