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17/11/2015

RTS North West Award Winners Unveiled

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The winners of this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre have been announced. The event was hosted by actor Ted Robbins.

The full list is below:

Best Best Animation / Puppetry
Winner:
Twirlywoos: Underneath
Nominees:
The Wise Man And His Beard
Strange Hill High
The Clangers

Best Children's Programme (Pre-School)
Winner:
Stargazing
Nominees:
Furchester Hotel
Justin's House: Granny Justina
Twirlywoos: Underneath

Best Children's Programme (School Age)
Winner:
Being Me – A Newsround Special
Nominees:
4 O'Clock Club
My Life – Coming to Britain
My Life – I Am Leo

Best Current Affairs Programme
Winner:
How Safe Are My Drugs?
Nominees:
Benefits and Bypasses: The Billion Pound Patients
Inside Out Northwest: MH17 – The Search For The Truth
Tonight – Backdoor Britain

Best Production (Craft)
Winner:
Sleeping Lions
Nominees:
Cucumber
Newzoids
Peter Kay's Car Share

Best Post Production (Craft)
Winner:
Peter Kay's Car Share
Nominees:
Cilla
Coronation Street: Minibus Crash & Fire
Idris Elba: No Limits – Drag Racing

Best Use Of Multiplatform
Winner:
FA People's Cup with BBC Get Inspired
Nominees:
Being Me: Newsround Interactive
Hollyoaks – The Gloved Hand Campaign: An Interactive Treasure Hunt
The Let's Go Club

Best Regional News Journalist
Winner:
Elaine Willcox
Nominees:
Clare Fallon
Dave Guest
Matt O'Donoghue

Best Regional News Programme
Winner:
BBC North West Tonight – Compilation
Nominees:
BBC North West Tonight – Stepping Hill
ITV News Granada Reports – Anne Kirkbride
ITV News Granada Reports – General Election Compilation

Best Regional Story
Winner:
The Alan Morris Trial
Nominees:
Inside Out North West: Alan Henning BBC
Mental Health Strand
The Jordan Begley Case

Best Sports Programme
Winner:
Arthur Ashe: More Than A Champion
Nominees:
Inside Out North West – Sir Stanley Matthews: The Wizard of Wembley
Match of the Day @50
Sporting Reds: Million Dollar Dreams, The Story Continues

Best Low Budget Programme
Winner:
Sporting Reds: Million Dollar Dreams
Nominees:
Crimes That Shook Britain: Jimmy Savile
Kickabout+
Nightmare in Suburbia: The Babysitter & The Cyber Killer

Best Script Writer
Winner:
Peter Kay/Sian Gibson/Paul Coleman/Tim Reid – Peter Kay's Car Share
Nominees:
Danny Brocklehurst – Ordinary Lies
Debbie Oates – Coronation Street
Russell T Davies – Banana

Best Performance in a Comedy
Winner:
Peter Kay – Peter Kay's Car Share
Nominees:
Morgana Robinson – House Of Fools
Sian Gibson – Peter Kay's Car Share
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer – House Of Fools

Best Performance in a Continuing Drama
Winner:
Simon Gregson – Coronation Street
Nominees:
Kieron Richardson – Hollyoaks
Nikki Sanderson – Hollyoaks
Sally Dynevor – Coronation Street

Best Single Documentary
Winner:
Executed
Nominees:
How Safe Are My Drugs?
Hot Tub Britain
My Big Fat Asian Wedding

Best Performance in a Single Drama or Drama Series (Male)
Winner:
Fisayo Akinade – Banana
Nominees:
David Morrissey – The Driver
Jason Manford – Ordinary Lies
Vincent Franklin – Cucumber

Best Performance in a Single Drama or Drama Series (Female)
Winner:
Julie Hesmondhalgh – Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster
Nominees:
Jo Joyner – Ordinary Lies
Michelle Keegan – Ordinary Lies
Sorcha Groundsell – Sleeping Lions

Best Factual Series
Winner:
Scrappers
Nominees:
Children's Hospital: The Chaplains
Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve
The Kids Hospital at Christmas

Best Factual Entertainment Programme
Winner:
Perspectives: Michael Jackson's Thriller with Ashley Banjo
Nominees:
Dragons' Den
Idris Elba: No Limits – Rally Driving
Marrying Mum and Dad

Best Entertainment Programme
Winner:
Sam and Mark's Big Friday Wind-up
Nominees:
Hip Hop Mastermind
Swashbuckle
You've Been Framed

Best Comedy Programme
Winner:
Peter Kay's Car Share
Nominees:
Hacker Time
House Of Fools
Newzoids

Best Single Drama or Drama Series
Winner:
Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster
Nominees:
Banana
Moving On: The Signature
Ordinary Lies

Best Continuing Drama Storyline
Winner:
Coronation Street – Steve's Depression
Nominees:
Coronation Street – Faye's Pregnancy
Hollyoaks – Justice For John Paul McQueen
Hollyoaks – Ste Hay: Living With HIV

Best Learning or Education Programme In Memory of Katy Jones
Winner:
BBC Ten Pieces
Nominees:
Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster
My Life, My Religion – Islam
Sleeping Lions

Judges' Award
Peter Salmon

Image: Sian Gibson.

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