Ahead of the main BAFTA TV Awards on May 8, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts handed out prizes to behind-the-scenes talent this evening in London. Wolf Hall, the Playground Entertainment and Company Pictures/BBC Two adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize winning novels, was the nominations leader going into the evening and scored two wins at the ceremony (for Editing and Sound).
Colin Callender’s Playground also scored two prizes for The Dresser, the one-off BBC Two adaptation of the classic play that stars Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins. It won for Costume Design and Make Up & Hair Design.
Also taking two BAFTAs were BBC One’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, ITV’s The Sound of Music Live!, Channel 4’s The Murder Detectives, and BBC One’s The Hunt.
Shane Meadows won his third BAFTA as director, for This is England ’90. Russell T Davies earned his fourth, for writing drama series Cucumber.
Casting director Nina Gold, whose credits include Game Of Thrones, Wolf Hall, The Dresser, The King’s Speech and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was presented with a previously announced Special BAFTA.
Wolf Hall also leads the nominees for the upcoming BAFTA TV Awards, followed by This Is England ’90. Other notable contenders on May 8 include Humans, The Last Panthers and Doctor Foster.
The full list of tonight’s Craft winners is:
MICHAELA COEL (Writer): Chewing Gum – Retort/E4
FOTINI DIMOU: The Dresser – Playground Television UK Limited, Sonia Friedman Productions, Altus Productions, Prescience/BBC Two
DEVELOPMENT TEAM: Humans – Persona Synthetics – Channel 4, 4creative, OMD, Microsoft, Fuse, Rocket, Supernatural
DAVE NATH: The Murder Detectives – Films of Record/Channel 4
SHANE MEADOWS: This Is England ’90 – Warp Films/Channel 4
COKY GIEDROYC, RICHARD VALENTINE: The Sound of Music Live! – ITV Studios Entertainment/ITV
BEN BROWN: The Murder Detectives – Films of Record/Channel 4
DAVID BLACKMORE: Wolf Hall – Playground Entertainment, Company Pictures/BBC Two
ENTERTAINMENT CRAFT TEAM
ZAC NICHOLSON, TOMAS BURTON, EDWARD K GIBBON, JACQUETTA LEVON: The Sound of Music Live! – ITV Studios Entertainment/ITV
MAKE UP & HAIR DESIGN
JENNY SHIRCORE: The Dresser – Playground Television UK Limited, Sonia Friedman Productions, Altus Productions, Prescience/BBC Two
STEVEN PRICE: The Hunt – Silverback Films/BBC One
CAMERA TEAM: The Hunt – Silverback Films/BBC One
PHOTOGRAPHY & LIGHTING: FICTION
LAURIE ROSE: London Spy – Working title TV, BBC/BBC Two
DAVID ROGER: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Cuba Pictures/Feel Films/BBC One
ANDY JAMES, ANDY PAYNE, ANDY GROVES, JULIAN PASQUA: VE Day 70: The Nation Remembers – BBC Events Production/BBC One
SOUND TEAM: Wolf Hall – Playground Entertainment, Company Pictures/BBC Two
SPECIAL, VISUAL & GRAPHIC EFFECTS
MILK VFX: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Cuba Pictures/Feel Films/BBC One
TITLES & GRAPHIC IDENTITY
MOMOCO: Fortitude – Fifty Fathoms Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions/Sky Atlantic
ROB DELANEY, SHARON HORGAN: Catastrophe – Avalon Television/Birdbath Productions/Merman Films/Channel 4
RUSSELL T DAVIES: Cucumber – Red Production Company/Channel 4
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