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Bafta TV Craft Awards: 'Chernobyl', 'Peaky Blinders' and Aisling Bea among winners

The craft awards celebrate the people behind the scenes in TV

'Chernobyl' picked up seven awards at the 2020 Bafta TV Craft Awards. The series dramatised events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident, which took place in 1986. Courtesy HBO
'Chernobyl' picked up seven awards at the 2020 Bafta TV Craft Awards. The series dramatised events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident, which took place in 1986.Β Courtesy HBO

Ahead of the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards on July 31, the winners of the Bafta TV Craft Awards were announced in a virtual ceremony on July 17.

The entertainment organisation's Television Craft Awards celebrate the talent behind the scenes, from costume, hair and make-up, to editing, direction and sound design.

Chernobyl was the major winner, picking up seven awards for costume design, best director in fiction, original music, sound, production design, photography and lighting, and editing.

Irish comic Aisling Bea won the Breakthrough Talent award for series This Way Up, which she both wrote and starred in.

The Bafta TV Craft Awards winners in full:

Breakthrough Talent: Aisling Bea – This Way Up

Director, Fiction: Johan Renck – Chernobyl

Director, Factual: Arthur Cary – The Last Survivors

Director, Multi-Camera: Janet Fraser Crook – Glastonbury 2019

Writer, Drama: Jesse Armstrong – Succession

Writer, Comedy: Jamie Demetriou – Stath Lets Flats

Costume Design: Odile Dicks-Mireaux – Chernobyl

Make Up & Hair Design: Loz Schiavo – Peaky Blinders

Original Music: Hildur Gudnadottir – Chernobyl

Sound, Fiction: Chernobyl

Sound, Factual: Battle of the Brass Bands'

Production Design: Luke Hull and Claire Levinson-Gendler – Chernobyl

Scripted Casting in Television: Des Hamilton – Top Boy

Photography & Lighting, Fiction: Jakob Ihre – Chernobyl

Photography, Factual: Bertie Gregory, Howard Bourne and John Shier, Seven Worlds, One Planet

Editing, Fiction: Simon Smith and Jinx Godfrey – Chernobyl

Editing, Factual: Michael Harte – Don’t **** With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

Entertainment Craft Team: David Bishop, Vicky Gill, Andy Tapley and Patrick Doherty – Strictly Come Dancing

Special, Visual & Graphic Effects: Russell Dodgson – His Dark Materials

Titles & Graphic Identity: Elastic and Painting Practice – His Dark Materials

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Updated: July 18, 2020 01:08 PM

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