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Sunday, 22 April, 2001, 20:38 GMT 21:38 UK
Longitude wins Bafta hat-trick
Neve McIntosh and Jonathan Rhys Myers
Gormenghast won awards for make up and hair design
Channel 4's drama Longitude has won three awards in this year's Bafta craft awards, but BBC Two had the most success winning a total of seven awards.

The awards - which were established last year to recognise behind-the-scenes work in television - were presented at a ceremony at Sadler's Wells hosted by TV personality Liza Tarbuck.

Click here to see the award winners in full.

Longitude - an adaptation of Dava Sobel's book starring Jeremy Irons and Michael Gambon - won prizes for production design, photography and lighting and original television music.

The drama had been head to head with BBC Two's Gormenghast in six categories, with Longitude nominated for a record-breaking eight awards.

Channel 4 drama Longitude
Longitude: had seven nominations
Gormenghast came away with two awards - make up and hair design and visual effects and graphic design.

BBC Two also won awards for costume design for The League of Gentlemen and photography factual for Wisconsin Death Trip and three new talent awards.

These went to Ed McCardie for Tinsel Town, Dominic Savage for Nice Girl and Sarah MacDonald for Newsnight Special: A Family Affair.

"Tonight we paid tribute to the outstanding contribution made by Television craft people to our industry," said Bafta television craft committee chair Hilary Bevan Jones.

Individual presenters included actors Kevin Whately, Robbie Coltrane, Michelle Collins and Samantha Bond.

There was also a filmed tribute from Ewan McGregor.

Though comic writers and performers Caroline Aherne and Chris Morris were nominated for their direction in The Royle Family and Jam respectively neither of them one an award.

Two special awards were presented.

Tinsel Town
Kate Dickie in Tinsel Town
One went to World Productions who make Ballykissangel, The Cops and This Life.

The other went to cinematographer whose work includes Billy Elliot, Trainspotting, East Is East and TV series such as Middlemarch and Silent Witness.

Costume design:

Yves Barre for BBC Two's The League of Gentlemen.

Editing factual:

Andrew Fegen for BBC's Omnibus on Dudley Moore.

Editing fiction/entertainment:

Jon Costelloe for Channel 4's North Square.

Make-up and hair design:

Joan Hills and Christine Greenwood for BBC Two's Gormenghast.

New director factual:

Sarah McDonald for BBC Two's Newsnight Special: A Family Affair.

New director fiction:

Dominic Savage for BBC Two's Nice Girl.

New writer:

Ed McCardie for BBC Two's Tinsel Town.

Original television music:

Geoffrey Burgon for Channel 4's Longitude.

Photography factual:

Eigil Bryld for BBC Two's Wisconsin Death Trip (Arena).

Photography & lighting fiction/entertainment:

Peter Hannan for Channel 4's Longitude.

Production design:

Eileen Diss and Chris Lowed for Channel 4's Longitude.

Sound factual:

Paul Vigars and Alex Thompson for ITV's South Bank Show, Simon Rattle on Judith Weir.

Sound fiction/entertainment:

Team for Channel 4's Anna Karenina.

Visual effects and graphic design:

Team for BBC Two's Gormenghast.

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