Archives for February 2013

Charlotte Green, Martha Kearney and Jarvis Cocker shortlisted for Radio Broadcaster of the Year in 39th Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Charlotte Green, who read her final news bulletin on BBC Radio 4 last month, has been shortlisted in the radio section of this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. The former newsreader and announcer is famous for her occasional giggles, as well as reading the Shipping Forecast and taking part in the News Quiz. She has been nominated as Radio Broadcaster of the Year, in recognition of her 25-year career at Radio 4. The judges said she would be much missed. [Read more…]

Parade’s End leads TV nominations for 39th Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Sir Tom Stoppard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Sienna Miller, Ben Whishaw, Clare Balding and Grayson Perry are among those shortlisted for top honours in the 39th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, to be presented next month at a lunch in central London. [Read more…]