Stars on red carpet for gala awards night in Bristol
WHILE the Oscars celebrated the stars of the movie world, the focus was on the best of the small screen in Bristol last night.
TV personalities John Craven, Nicki Chapman and Mary Berry were among the guests at the Royal Television Society's West of England gala evening at the Bristol Old Vic.
Among the winners were Bristol- based independent production company Icon Films, which took three awards for Jungle Gremlins of Java (Best Natural History Programme); Day of the Aphids (Best Daytime and Early Peak); and Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist (Best International Documentary).
Aardman won Best Film for The Pirates! An Adventure with Scientists while The Best of Men, a drama by Whitby Davison Productions which told the story of the birth of the Paralympics, took three awards.
Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered www.myprint-247.co.ukView details
Our heavyweight cards have FREE UV silk coating, FREE next day delivery & VAT included. Choose from 1000's of pre-designed templates or upload your own artwork. Orders dispatched within 24hrs.
Terms: Visit our site for more products: Business Cards, Compliment Slips, Letterheads, Leaflets, Postcards, Posters & much more. All items are free next day delivery. www.myprint-247.co.uk
Contact: 01858 468192
Valid until: Sunday, June 30 2013
BBC Features won five awards for Protecting our Children, the story of child protection social workers in Bristol, which took years to negotiate access and gather material.
Creative England's iFeatures films scooped four awards, while the BBC's Natural History Unit went home with three awards.
BBC West won in the news categories.
Jonathan Dimbleby, the voice of Radio 4's Any Questions, took to the stage to acknowledge Network Radio's contribution to the region.
He presented BBC Network Radio Bristol with a special award for its work, which dates back to 1934.
He said: "The seeds of modern radio were sown in Bristol.
"Whiteladies Road was where the architect of modern radio, Frank Gillard, shaped the future.
"For radio listeners, the words 'Made in Bristol' really do count for something."