RTS Midlands Awards 2019

Awards Ceremony

Friday, 29 November, 2019

We are delighted to announce the winners of the RTS Midlands Awards 2019!

Thank you to all those who joined us at The ICC on Friday 29th November for our glittering celebration of fabulous Midlands talent.


Acting Performance - Female: Vicky McClure

Title: Line of Duty - Series 5
Production Company: World Productions
Sorcha Cusack - Father Brown
Bharti Patel - Doctors
Sarah Moyle - Doctors
Duaa Karim - Man Like Mobeen

Acting Performance - Male: Guz Khan

Title: Man Like Mobeen
Production Company: Tiger Aspect Productions
Jack Deam - Father Brown
Matthew Chambers - Doctors
Ian Midlane - Doctors
Ashley Rice - Doctors

Craft – Post Production: Affixxius Films

Title: Peshawar Zalmi
Matthew Clare - BBC East Midlands Current Affairs
Paula Tann-Billingham, Matt Morris & GBM Post Production Team - Great British Menu
Paul Farrer - Ninja Warrior UK
Leigh Nicholls

Craft – Production: Francois Gandolfi, Simon Cox, Avril Beaven, Perjeet Aujla

Title: Great British Menu
Production Company: Optomen
Affixxius Films - Christ School - “Your Future’s Coming For You…”
Louise Hutchinson - The Greatest Dancer
Claire Collins - Father Brown
Karen O'Donovan - North One Television

Current Affairs Programme of the Year: BBC Birmingham

Title: The Pub Bombings
Production Company: BBC
BBC East Midlands - Inside Out East Midlands
BBC Birmingham - Inside Out West Midlands

Factual Entertainment/Popular Factual series: River Walks - The Severn Valley

Title: GOSH! Television
Great British Menu - Optomen
Travel Man 48 hours in...Hamburg - North One Television
The Thames: Britain's Great River with Tony Robinson - Full Fat Television
Galdem Sugar - BBC Three

Journalist of the Year: Jonathan Gibson

Title: BBC Birmingham
Production Company: BBC
Jeremy Ball - BBC East Midlands Today
Andy Bevan - ITV News Central
Ben Godfrey - BBC Birmingham
Will Hanrahan - First Look TV

News Programme of the Year: BBC Midlands Today

Title: Midlands Today Pub Bombings
Production Company: BBC
BBC East Midlands Today - Leicester Helicopter Crash
BBC East Midlands Today - Remembrance Special 2018
ITV News Central East - Leicester Helicopter Crash - A City In Mourning
ITV News Central East - Armistice 100th Anniversary

On Screen Personality: Matt Teale

Production Company: ITV News Central
Des Coleman
Charlotte Cross
Jonathan Gibson
Nick Owen

Outstanding New Talent: Sue Brown

Production Company: BBC Birmingham
Nisha Chopra
Fiona Short
Niall Bradnick
Tom Staricoff

Promotional Content: Breck's Last Game

Title: Affixxius Films
Beep Assist: Isolation - ReelTwentyFive
Discover Dudley - Spark Media
BBC Three: Strictly Come Dancing – social support - BBC Three
Truth Be Told : A film about Fostering - Spark Media

Short Form: Amazing Humans

Title: BBC Three
Inside the Wig Room - Royal Shakespeare Company/ Chatterbox Creations
The Penguin Who Couldn't Swim - BBC 4, BFI, Wingspan Productions
Lost In Transit - Stamp - Santé Theatre and Media Productions
Midlands Today - BBC Birmingham

Single Documentary/Documentary Feature: Gemma My Murder

Title: Hey Sonny for BBC Three
Production Company: BBC Three
Broadcaster: BBC
The Pub Bombings - BBC Birmingham
Inside Out East Midlands - Who's looking after Mum and Dad? - BBC East Midlands
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes - North One Television
Nurses Who Kill: Thelma Purchase - First Look TV

Single Television Drama or Drama Series: Doctors

Title: BBC Studios
Father Brown - BBC Studios
Shakespeare and Hathaway : Private Investigators - BBC Studios

Specialist Factual Content/Series/Programme: Surgeons: At the Edge of Life

Title: Dragonfly TV
A Very British History: Ugandan Asians - BBC Birmingham
Inside Jaguar: A Supercar Is Reborn - Jungle TV
Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure - Curve Media
The Great British School Swap - Top Hat Productions

Writer: Guz Khan and Andy Milligan

Title: Man Like Mobeen
Production Company: Tiger Aspect Productions
Jed Mercurio - Line of Duty - Series 5
Claire Bennett - 'Rhyme & Reason' Doctors
Mark Hiser & Bridget Colgan for Doctors - 'And the Beat Goes On'