Tooth and Claw’s audience peaked at 9.3 million viewers on Saturday night averaging 8.9 million.
As well as the ratings victory over ITV Saturday also saw Doctor Who win 5 BAFTA Cymru Awards:
* Best Drama Series/Serial – Phil Collinson
* Best Director – James Hawes (The Christmas Invasion)
* Best Make-Up – Davy Jones/Neil Gorton
* Best Costume – Lucinda Wright
* Best Director of Photography – Ernie Vincze (The Christmas Invasion)
with Russell T Davies being awarded the prestigious Si�n Phillips Award which is given for outstanding contribution to either a feature film or network television programme.
Welcoming the results Clare Hudson, Head of Programmes (English) at BBC Wales said: “Our success in the year’s BAFTA Cymru awards is a reflection of the great range of extraordinary talent and skill of the people who make programmes for BBC Wales.
“And we are thrilled that the spectacular contribution made by Russell T Davies to television over the past few years has won him such a very special award. This is wonderful news for BBC Wales and many congratulations to all those who won.”