EastEnders, Doctors win big at British Soap Awards

EastEnders was again named Best Soap at the British Soap Awards, but there was surprise success for BBC One’s daytime soap Doctors.

The weekday medical soap set near Birmingham won awards for Best Storyline, Best Single Episode and Best Dramatic Performance to actress Anita Carey.

EastEnders capped a magical year for the BBC One soap when Rob Kazinsky (Sean Slater) won Best Actor, Scott Maslen won Sexiest Male, Maisie Smith won Best Young Actor, Nina Wadia won Best Comedy Performance and teamed up with Nitin Ganatra to win Best On-Screen Partnership.

As well, Barbara Windsor received an award for Lifetime Achievement.

In 2008 Hollyoaks took six of the main prizes; in 2009 they received none.


Sexiest Male – SCOTT MASLEN, Eastenders

Sexiest Female – MICHELLE KEEGAN, Coronation Street

Villain of the Year – GRAY O’BRIEN, Coronation Street

Best Comedy Performance – NINA WADIA, EastEnders

Spectacular Scene of the Year – EMMERDALE, Victoria falls through the ice

Best Dramatic Performance – ANITA CAREY, Doctors

Best Performance from a Young Actor/Actress – MAISIE SMITH, EastEnders

Best Exit – ROB JAMES-COLLIER, Coronation Street

Best On-screen Partnership – NINA WADIA, NITIN GANATRA, EastEnders

Best Storyline – VIVIEN’S RAPE, Doctors

Best Newcomer – CRAIG GAZEY, Coronation Street

Best Single Episode – A KIND OF HUSH, Doctors

Special Achievement Award – PETER WHALLEY, writer Coronation Street

Best Actor – ROB KAZINSKY, EastEnders

Best Actress – KATHERINE KELLY, Coronation Street

The British Soap Awards screen on ITV1 on Wednesday, May 13 at 8pm


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