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Zai Bennett: Why Sky’s shows are now world class

“Up until then we’d been making pretty good telly – and we continue to make amazing telly – the year before Chernobyl we won the BAFTA for Patrick Melrose.     

“But I think Chernobyl was the moment everybody said: ‘We’ve got to take you guys really seriously.’ We’re shoulder to shoulder with the very best people in the world now.” 

To date, Chernobyl has won seven RTS awards and numerous other prizes.