A Cult BBC Three sitcom This Country has been the big winner of this year’s RTS Programme Awards, taking home three awards, including best script comedy.
His brother, star, Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper, has also won the writer of comedy and comedy performance awards.
Daisy May not participate in the ceremony in central London, having recently given birth to a baby girl.
Charlie explained to his sister was “snowed under” as she accepted the comedy performance prize.
For the first time on BBC iPlayer in 2017, This Country is a mockumentary about two young people who live in a small Cotswolds village.
The first series had more than four million iPlayer requests last year, prompting the BBC to the creation of a second series that is currently in the phase of presentation online.
In his review of the second series, Sarah Carson from the Radio Times said the show “has become a word-of-mouth hit and critical triumph,” after its iPlayer debut in 2017.
The BBC had the most to celebrate on Tuesday the ceremony of digging 17 of the 29 awards handed out by host Vernon Kay.
BBC One has won channel of the year award, with other awards going to Planet Earth II, Three young Girls and Killed.
Sinead Keenan and Stephen Graham has won awards for acting, Little Boy Blue, the ITV drama about the murder of an 11-year-old Rhys Jones in 2007.
Graham has sent a video message in which he paid tribute to Rhys’s parents Melanie and Stephen “for allowing their story to tell”.
The Boardwalk Empire star also sent a recognition for his “Aunt Vera” to “make tea for me, wash my clothes and giving me a cuddle when I came home from work”.
Keenan echoes the sentiments, saying that he hoped that the ” Little Boy Blue, “she said of Rhys’s history, and has made Mel and Steve proud.”
Keenan has played Melanie Jones in four parts, the drama and the Graham portrait Dave Kelly, the detective superintendent who led the investigation.Officer critical Rhys Jones TV drama
Anita Rani won the presenter category, for My Family, of division and of Me, his BBC One documentary on the 1947 division of India.
The Countryfile star has thanked the director of the master in part for “the modification of all the quarrels between me and my mom.”
Other awards went to Netflix’s royal drama the Crown, and The veteran writer Jimmy McGovern, Brookside and Cracker fame.
Coronation Street has won the award for soap and continuing drama in the week the TALENT show aired its first male rape storyline.
Peter Morgan, author of the Crown, said he felt “very grateful and lucky” for show “in a time when television is no longer the ugly duckling”.
His victory came shortly after Netflix apologized to the star program, Claire Foy and Matt Smith, after which its producers have revealed Smith had been paid more than his co-star.The Crown’s star excuses to pay
There were awards for Ant and Dec at this year’s awards – and no sign of them.
The presentation, the duo is nominated in two categories, but stayed away from the event, in the wake of Ant McPartlin recent arrest for suspicion of drunk driving.
The pair’s Saturday Night Takeaway, the show won the entertainment award last year, but lost out this year to the Island of Love.
They have also lost the fun of the performance, the prize went to the star of Channel 4’s The Last Leg.
Comedian Adam Hills made a reference to the competition as he accepted his award with co-presenter Alex Brooker, jokingly, that there was no space for an irreverent comedy duo on TV at this time.”
Charlie Brooker has been responsible for another topical joke, suggesting that Cambridge Analytica may have had a hand in the special prize, and Annabel Jones, assigned to the Black Mirror.
The analysis data of the firm is at the centre of a dispute relating to the collection and use of personal data.
Brooker has also sent his best wishes for McPartlin, telling reporters that he should “go and get treatment and look after himself”.
Originally founded as a Television, the Company, in 1927, the RTS (Royal Television Society) has begun to give awards to all genres of television programming since 1975.
RTS Awards 2018: Full list of winners
Best Actress – Sinead Keenan, Little Boy Blue
Best Actor – Stephen Graham, Little Boy Blue
Arts – Paula Rego: Secrets and Stories
Held – With Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Timewasters
Children’s program – Inside My Head: A Newsround Special
Comedy Performance – Daisy May Cooper & Charlie Cooper, In This Country,
Daily Program Of Movement: Eighteen
Documentary Series – The Hospital
Drama series – the End of The F***ing World
Entertainment – The Island Of Love
Entertainment Performance – Adam Hills, Alex Brooker & Josh Widdicombe, The Last Leg
History of queen Elizabeth I and Secret Agents
Live Event – The First World War, Commemorated: Ypres – For The Fallen
Mini-Series of the Three Girls (in the photo)
Presenter Anita Rani – My Family, the Partition, and Me: India, 1947
Formatted Popular Factual – Muslims Like Us
Channel of the Year – BBC One
Science and Natural History – Planet Earth II
Script Comedy Of This Country
Unique Documentary – Rio Ferdinand: Be Mom and Dad
Single Drama – which was Killed for Being Different
Soap and Continuing Drama – Coronation Street
Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit – Michael Johnson
Sports – Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko
Best Comedy Writer – Daisy May Cooper & Charlie Cooper, This Country
Best Drama Writer – Nicole Taylor, Three Girls
Special Recognition Award – The Crown
The Jury Of The Prize – Black Mirror
Lifetime Achievement Award – Jimmy McGovern
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