Romesh Ranganathan accepts the award for Podcast of the Year

Romesh Ranganathan accepts the award for Podcast of the Year, Hip Hop Saved My Life with Romesh Ranganathan.

Russell T Davies accepts the Best Writer award for A Very English Scandal

Russell T Davies accepts the Best Writer award for A Very English Scandal

Paul Merton congratulates Nicholas Parsons on winning the 2019 Harvey Lee Award

Radio and TV presenter, Nicholas Parsons CBE, who has entertained audiences for more than 70 years, was honoured at the 45th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, sponsored by Virgin Media. The actor and gameshow host has presented Radio 4’s Just A Minute for over 50 years and hosted ITV’s Sale of the Century for 12 years.

His friend and colleague Paul Merton pays tribute.

Tribute to 2017 Harvey Lee Award winner Norma Percy

BPG Harvey Lee Outstanding Contribution To Broadcasting Norma Percy from Julian Clover on Vimeo.

The documentary filmmaker and producer Norma Percy, who has persuaded a who’s who of world leaders to be interviewed for revelatory series such as The Death of Yugoslavia, The Second Russian Revolution and Inside Obama’s White House, has been honoured in this year’s Harvey Lee Award.

Strictly Come Dancing: Best Entertainment

Judges Bruno Toniolli and Len Goodman offer their recorded thanks as Strictly Come Dancing wins Best Entertainment in the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2014.

Jamie Dornan: Breakthrough Award 2014

Actor Jamie Dornan won the Breakthrough Award for his role in The Fall. Here’s his video acceptance speech.

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – 1989

In the late 1980s and early 1990s the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards were featured on the BBC lunchtime programme presented from its studios in Pebble Mill. These clips come from Daytime Live in 1989. [Read more…]

Let’s do lunch

Holy Moly goes to the BPG Awards with only one thing in its mind.

Russell Brand is sorry he can’t be here today…

Russell Brand is on top form with an acceptance speech presented in his own inimitable style. The television and radio celebrity was due to receive the award for the ‘Best Performer in a Non Acting Role’ at the 33rd Broadcasting Press Guild Television and Radio Awards. Brand was out of the country, but sent the video that has now been viewed over 60,000 times on YouTube. The event was sponsored by Turner Broadcasting, home of CNN, Cartoon Network and Turner Classic Movies.

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