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RTS Yorkshire Talks - James Knight, Yorkshire Firefighters

With Wise Owl film crews embedded within the fire service watches, Yorkshire Firefighters offers an in depth exploration of the critical work of this service. But it’s more than that – this is about the people behind the visors, the diverse range of characters in each watch who are like a family to each other as they fight fires, support other emergency services, and provide vital community support.

All filmed during covid, Series Producer, James Knight explains the practicalities involved in the making of this enthralling series.

RTS Yorkshire Student Television Awards 2021

ITV Yorkshire presenters Christine Talbot and Duncan Wood hosted the online ceremony from the ITV News Calendar studio.

Scripted winner Future For Our Children, made by a team of Sheffield Hallam University students, is set in a refugee camp for Syrian children. The judges praised the film for its “extraordinary naturalism”, which was backed up by “technical excellence and incredible performances”.

RTS Yorkshire examines the unlikely comeback of a comedy classic

“In conversation” with RTS Yorkshire Chair Fiona Thompson in February, ITV Content Delivery’s James Macmillan recalled: “We were totally blown away… It’s been a very tough year for everyone, but I can’t think of a better way of ending 2020 than by winning the award.”

The Leeds-based business development manager explained how the Carry On movie was restored to its original condition.

RTS Yorkshire Student Awards 2021

The winners of the RTS Yorkshire Student awards 2021 have been announced and the winners in both the Scripted and Non-scripted categories will be considered for the National Student awards – we wish them well. In addition the judges awarded a bumper crop of nine craft wards, reflecting the high standards of talent across the submissions for this year’s awards.

Protecting Yorkshire's TV heritage | RTS Yorkshire

An RTS Yorkshire event looks at Yorkshire's rich history of producing outstanding television content for regional, national and international audiences. The panel debates how important is it that both the legacy collections and new digital content are archived: that the material is protected and preserved, and made accessible for future generations, and whose responsibility is it and are the skills and training in place to make it happen.

Winners of the RTS Yorkshire Awards 2020 announced

The creator of the hit BBC period drama received the Outstanding Contribution award. Wainwright, who also wrote Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax, said: “It’s very nice that the award has come on the back of Gentleman Jack, which I’ve been working on for over 20 years. It’s the project that’s always been most close to my heart.”

Jo Haddock reveals what goes on behind the scenes on Say Yes to the Dress Lancashire

Production has begun on series 3 of the programme, in which fashion expert Gok Wan helps brides find their dream wedding dress. “We’ve got all sorts of [safety] protocols in place,” said Jo Haddock, development executive at programme-makers True North. “We’re hoping to make 10 episodes leading up to Christmas.”