Peaky Blinders tops BAFTA TV Craft Awards winners

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 April 2014
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'Peaky Blinders', 'Downton Abbey' and 'Doctor Who' all took home prizes at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards last night (27.04.14)

'Peaky Blinders' and 'Downton Abbey' were among the big winners at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards last night (27.04.14).

The BBC Two gangster drama took home two prizes at the annual television awards ceremony, which recognises the talented staff who work behind the scenes on Britain's best-loved programmes, including a Best Director: Fiction prize for Otto Bathurst and Photography & Lighting: Fiction for George Steel.

'Downton' costume designer Caroline McCall took home the Costume Design gong for the hit period drama, while fellow ITV drama 'Broadchurch' was honoured with the Original Music prize for Olafur Arnalds.

'Doctor Who' was also a big winner at the awards for its 50th anniversary efforts as 'The Day of the Doctor', which starred Matt Smith, David Tennant and John Hurt, was crowned winner of the Special, Visual and Graphic Effects category.

Biographical drama 'An Adventure in Time and Space', which chronicled the creation of the BBC sci-fi show, also won in the Make Up and Hair Design field.

'In the Flesh' writer Dominic Mitchell won the Writer: Drama category and 'IT Crowd' scribe Graham Linehan took home the Writer: Comedy gong.

BBC One primetime series 'Strictly Come Dancing' won the Special Award for its consistent technical and creative achievements. The prize was collected by the show's crew, led by series director Nikki Parsons, and was presented by 'Strictly' professional dancer Anton du Beke and former winner Kara Tointon.

Other winners included 'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway', 'The X Factor' and 'Educating Yorkshire'.

BAFTA TV Craft Award winners:

Special Award: 'Strictly Come Dancing'

Breakthrough Talent: Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith, 'Run'

Costume Design: Caroline McCall, 'Downton Abbey'

Director - Factual: Nick Holt, 'The Murder Trial'

Director - Fiction: Otto Bathurst, 'Peaky Blinders'

Director - Multi-camera: Phil Heyes, 'The X Factor'

Editing - Factual: Mark Towns, 'Educating Yorkshire'

Editing - Fiction: Steve Singleton, 'The Fall'

Entertainment Craft Team: Patrick Doherty, Kevin Duff, Kim Gavin and Andrew Milligan, 'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway'

Make Up & Hair Design: Vickie Lang, 'An Adventure in Space and Time'

Original Music: Olafur Arnalds, 'Broadchurch'

Photography - Factual: Marcus Robinson, 'Rebuilding the World Trade Center'

Photography & Lighting - Fiction: George Steel, 'Peaky Blinders'

Production Design: Mark Geraghty, 'Ripper Street'

Sound - Factual: 'David Bowie: Five Years'

Sound - Fiction: 'Peaky Blinders'

Special, Visual & Special Effects: 'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor'

Writer - Drama: Dominic Mitchell, 'In the Flesh'

Writer - Comedy: Graham Linehan, 'The IT Crowd'

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