According to the Radio Times the actor, singer and entertainer has beaten last year’s winner Anton Du Beke. The television listings magazine quotes the actor as saying “With tush tightly toned, cheeks firmly clenched and a big smile on my face, I’m thrilled to be awarded the accolade”. Barrowman plays the pansexual Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and spin-off series Torchwood. The actor has told just about anyone who will listen he’s keen to reprise his role of Captain Jack for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary next year.
Meanwhile Coronation Street actress Shobna Gulati, who plays Sunita Alahan in the ITV soap, was named Bottom of the Year inheriting the title from former Countdown presenter Carol Vodernman.