The Crown and Sherlock among RTS Craft & Design Awards nominations

The Crown and Sherlock among RTS Craft & Design Awards nominations

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BBC One drama Taboo (Credit; Scott Free London and Hardy, Son & Baker)

Strictly Come Dancing, Black Mirror and Planet Earth II were among the programmes nominated for the RTS Craft and Design Awards 2017

The awards recognise the huge variety of skills involved in programme production from editing to lighting, and costume design to digital effects. 

BBC dramas lead the way in nominations. Taboo, which stars Tom Hardy is up for six awards, whilst Broken and Three Girls received four nominations each. 

Three Girls director Philippa Lowthorpe received a nomination in the Director - Drama category alongside Euros Lyn for Damilola, Our Loved Boy and Julian Jarrold for The Witnesses for the Prosecution, all for BBC One. 

Royal dramas Victoria and The Crown each earned three nominations, in categories including Costume, Make Up, Music and Effects.


Funnyman Peter Kay is up against Damon Beasley and Tom Marshall in the Comedy Drama/Sitcom category, whilst Marcus Plowright (American High School), Arthur Cary and Jonathan Taylor (American Justice) and Dan Edge and Lauren Mucciolo (Last Days of Solitary), will battle it out in the award for Factual Direction.

Click to see the full list of nominations

The winners will be announced by comedian and Love Island presenter, Iain Stirling at a glittering ceremony at the London Hilton, Park Lane on November 27th. Tickets to the awards are available here.

The RTS Craft and Design Awards 2017 are chaired by Creative Director of ITV Studios Entertainment Lee Connolly. 

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