Neil Gaiman, fantasy writer extraordinaire

Neil’s Nebulous Nomination

It’s pretty excellent to hear that one of the most respected and loved writers of his generation, Neil Gaiman, has had his Doctor Who Series 6 episode The Doctor’s Wife nominated in one of the most notable science fiction awards.

The Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation is one of the Nebula Awards and covers film and TV scripts. That The Doctor’s Wife is nominated for such a prestigious award is superb news!

The full list of nominations for that category:

Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation

  • Attack the Block, Joe Cornish (writer/director) (Optimum Releasing; Screen Gems)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (writers), Joe Johnston (director) (Paramount)
  • Doctor Who: “The Doctor’s Wife,” Neil Gaiman (writer), Richard Clark (director) (BBC Wales)
  • Hugo, John Logan (writer), Martin Scorsese (director) (Paramount)
  • Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen (writer/director) (Sony)
  • Source Code, Ben Ripley (writer), Duncan Jones (director) (Summit)
  • The Adjustment Bureau, George Nolfi (writer/director) (Universal)

Naturally we congratulate Neil and everyone who worked on the episode for the nomination, and wish all the best in hopefully winning against some tough competition!



Christian Cawley

About

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


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