Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Nominations Galore for 'Poldark' in Royal Television Society West of England Awards 2016

Poldark, Aidan Turner, RTS, Royal Television Society West of England Awards 2016

Congratulations to Poldark! The BBC drama is nominated for six Royal Television Society West of England Awards 2016 including Best Television Drama and Best On Screen Performance.  

In Best Television Drama, defined as ' ... best scripted serial drama, one off special and returning drama series filmed and/or produced in the West of England',  Poldark faces stiff competition from Wolf Hall, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies and Cider with Rosie.

Aidan Turner is a contender for Best On Screen Performance and is in excellent company with Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall),  Jason Watkins  (The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies) and Ruby Ashbourne Serkis (Cider with Rosie) also in the running.

In addition, Poldark is nominated in the following categories:

Best Composer
Debbie Wiseman Wolf Hall
Anne Dudley Poldark

Best Cinematography
Gavin Finney Wolf Hall 
Cinders Forshaw Poldark 
Mike Eley The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

Best Sound
Fraser Barber, Danny Sheehan, Paul Cotterell, Matt Davies The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies 
Alex Hudd Horizon 
The Sound Team Wolf Hall 
Glen Marullo, Jennie Evans, Gareth Bull, Blair Jollands Poldark

Best Editing
David Blackmore Wolf Hall 
Adam Recht Poldark
David Thrasher Cider with Rosie
Kristina Hetherington The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

A full list of the Judges' Nominations can be found here:  https://rts.org.uk/sites/default/files/rts102_nominations_a4_3.pdf

The RTS West of England Awards will take place on Sunday 6 March at the Bristol Old Vic. Tickets are available now from Bristol Old Vic box office price £45.  Call  0117 987 7877 for details.



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