Broadcasting Press Guild award nominations
February 18, 2010
The Inbetweeners, The Thick of It, Whitchapel, Being Human, Red Riding and Dispatches: Terror in Mumbai have been nominted in the Broadcasting Press Guild Award nominations. Winners will be announced in a ceremony on 26 March 2010.
The Thick of It, co-written by Tony Roche, has been nominated as Best Comedy/Entertainment Programme and for the Best Writers Award - there are also nominations for two of the leading cast Rebecca Front and Peter Capaldi.
The Inbetweeners, created and written by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, is up for the Best Comedy/Entertainment award.
Whitechapel, written by Ben Court and Caroline Ip and directed by S J Clarkson has been nominated for Best Drama Series or Serial. Among the other dramas nominated in this category is Channel 4's trilogy of films Red Riding, the third of which, 1983, was directed by Anand Tucker. It is also up against BBC3 drama Being Human which was opened by Toby Haynes.
Dispatches: Terror in Mumbai, directed by Dan Reed has been nominated in the Best Single documentary/factual programme category.