BBC1 shows Sherlock and Parade’s End will go head to head in the best drama series category at the 39th Broadcasting Press Guild Awards next month, with Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for best actor for his performances in both. BBC1’s Last Tango in Halfax and BBC2’s Line of Duty will also contest the prize. (via Sherlock v Parade’s End as Benedict Cumberbatch up for best actor at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards | Radio Times)

W1A Narrated by David Tennant Nominated for 2015 Broadcasting Press Guild Award

W1A Narrated by #DavidTennant Nominated for 2015 @BPGPressGuild Award @hughbon

W1A Cast- BBC Two

The BBC Two mockumentary W1A starring Hugh Bonnoville and Jessica Heynes and narrated by David Tennant has been nominated in the 2015 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best comedy/entertainment.

This very funny comedy is a follow up to the award winning series Twenty Twelve and sees Ian Fletcher return to start a new chapter of his life as the Head of Values at the BBC.…

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Benedict Cumberbatch leads TV award nominees

Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall are among the nominees for the 39th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

The pair are up for best actor and actress for their roles in BBC Two drama Parade’s End, which leads the field with five nominations.

Parade’s End also features in the best drama series category, where it will compete with Last Tango in Halifax, Line of Duty and Sherlock.

The awards will be presented at a ceremony in London next month.

Cumberbatch, whose nomination also recognises his performance in Sherlock, faces competition his from Parade’s End co-star Roger Allam; Ben Whishaw for his roles in Richard II and The Hour; and Peter Capaldi, for The Thick Of It and The Hour.

Hall is up against Sienna Miller, for The Girl; Anna Chancellor, who starred in Pramface and The Hour; Olivia Colman, for Accused and Twenty Twelve; and Maxine Peake, from Silk and Room At The Top).

Sir Tom Stoppard completes the Parade’s End shortlist with his nomination for the BPG Writer’s Award, while Masterchef: The Professionals and the Great British Bake Off go head-to-head in the Best Factual Entertainment category, alongside Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs and Who Do You Think You Are?

The awards will be held at the Gladstone Library in London’s Whitehall Place on Thursday 14 March.


GIVE HIM AN AWARD ALREADY! not that he needs one to prove how talented he is but still…

W1A wins at 2015 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

W1A wins at 2015 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

W1A Cast- BBC Two

BBC Two comedy series W1A was a winner earlier today the 2015 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards ceremony earlier today in London. The show, narrated by David Tennant, won Best Entertainment/Comedy, it was up against the same channel’s The Trip to ItalyHarry And Paul’s Story Of The TwosRev (also starring Olivia Colman, who makes a brief appearance in W1A) and BBC Four’s Detecto…

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[News] Parade's End vince 4 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Si sono appena svolti i Broadcasting Press Guild awards e sia Benedict che Parade’s End ne escono vincitori! Parade’s End viene proclamato Miglior Drama mentre Benedict ha vinto il premio come Miglior Attore. La sua co-protagonista, Rebecca Hall, ha vinto quello come Miglior Attrice e lo sceneggiatore Tom Stoppard quello come miglior adattamento.


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