BPG Awards: Diverse Winners Prove TV And Radio Are In Best Of Health

Gideon SpanierIf anyone doubts the rich breadth of British broadcasting talent, they should study the winners of this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, just announced at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London’s West End.

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BPG Awards 2016 – Radio nominations

BPG-NOW-TV-Lockup-With-Info-FINALDanny Baker, Lauren Laverne, Test Match Special and The Archers are among the top radio presenters and programmes shortlisted for this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, chosen by journalists who write about TV and radio. [Read more…]

BPG Interview: Hugh Bonneville

Lord Grantham, Mr Brown, or to viewers of Best Comedy W1A, Ian Fletcher – actor Hugh Bonneville – in a Red Carpet interview at the BPG TV & Radio Awards.

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BPG Interview: Susanna Dinnage

Susanna Dinnage, EVP and Managing Director, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland, gives her take on the BPG TV & Radio Awards 2015.

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BPG Interview: Sheridan Smith

Red Carpet interview with Sheridan Smith, who won the BPG’s best actress award for her performance as the young Cilla Black in the ITV drama Cilla.

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BPG Interview: Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry received the BPG’s highest honour, the Harvey Lee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting. It recognises his contribution to Comic Relief, which began 30 years ago, and also his campaign for greater diversity in broadcasting, which is finally starting to change policies at the UK’s major broadcasters. Henry is broke off from rehearsals for the Red Nose Day telethon to attend the ceremony.

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BPG Awards on London Live

Watch London Live’s Red Carpet interview with Sheridan Smith.

2015 Awards Gallery

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Lenny Henry to be honoured by TV journalists on Red Nose Day

Lenny Henry – comedian, actor, presenter, writer, and activist – is to be honoured at lunchtime today (Friday) by journalists who write about TV for a living. [Read more…]

BPG Awards 2015 – Television nominations

BPG Awards 41 Final-logo-landscapeThree of TV’s most popular actresses – Sheridan Smith, Keeley Hawes and Sarah Lancashire – have been shortlisted for the annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, chosen by journalists who write about TV and radio. The awards, sponsored by Discovery Channel, will be presented next month at a lunch in central London. [Read more…]