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Did you miss the Programme Awards 2013-14? Here's your full round up of the night with Michael Underwood.

Two of television's leading interviewers, who will have been at the centre of proceedings will informally share their insiders’ view of exactly what happened just days after the General Election.

From On The Hour to Veep, legendary show runner Armando Iannucci shares his influences with the Royal Television Society at a sold-out event in Westminster.

All the winners from the RTS Programme Awards 2013 - 2014

Live updates from tonight's RTS Programme Awards

The 'Al Jazeera 3' awarded the RTS Television Journalism Judges' Award

Read about all the winners and nominees of the RTS Television Journalism Awards, held at the Hilton, Park Lane, London on February 18 2015. 

The chair of the BBC Trust, Rona Fairhead, has opened the debate on the future of the BBC at the RTS, ahead of charter renewal in 2016.

The writer, producer and director behind The Thick of It, In The Loop and VEEP comes to the RTS for an intimate early evening chat

16 Sep 2015

The Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention is to be held on 16-18 September 2015 and will be chaired by Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC.

28 Apr 2015

You asked RTS to bring industry events to your door and here they are: three free seminars across the Midlands with what you need to know and who you need to meet.

13 May 2015

Thames Valley’s annual look at events in Las Vegas

19 May 2015
01 Jul 2015

A celebration of video in the air…latest advances in aerial imaging

16 Sep 2015

The Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention is to be held on 16-18 September 2015 and will be chaired by Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC.

Television Magazine

March 2015

The atmosphere at the RTS Television Journalism Awards
is always highly charged. This year’s ceremony was positively electric. I’d like to personally congratulate all the winners and to give a special mention to the winners of the Judges’ Award, the three imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists: Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed. It was a real thrill that Peter could be there at the Hilton to receive his award. Unfortunately, his two colleagues remain on bail in Cairo. Peter’s speech – relayed live to Cairo so that Mohamed and Baher could hear it – was both touching and inspirational. It was a very memorable evening. Thanks to Peter for attending and to those who organised this unique tribute to the Al Jazeera journalists. Another of the night’s winners was Sky News. Don’t miss Andrew Billen’s interview this month with the channel’s editor, John Ryley. On 25 February, the Society held  its first nominations breakfast for the RTS Programme Awards. At Covent Garden’s Hospital Club, we heard who the nominees are on what is set to be a glamorous night out on 17 March.
I look forward to seeing you there. Finally, I’d like to thank Rona Fairhead, Chair of the BBC Trust, for providing such an insight into how she sees the Trust’s role. It was a great event and very well attended.

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