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Last Updated: Monday, 12 May, 2003, 06:25 GMT 07:25 UK
Period dramas win Baftas
Albert Finney
Finney's Churchill role has been lauded

Period BBC dramas Daniel Deronda and The Gathering Storm have each won two Bafta TV Craft awards.

Channel 4's drama Falling Apart also walked away with a couple of awards from the event.

Winston Churchill drama The Gathering Storm, which starred Albert Finney as Britain's war-time prime minister, won awards in the make-up and production design categories.

The BBC One adaptation of George Eliot's classic novel, Daniel Deronda, was honoured for editing and sound in the fiction/entertainment awards.

Channel 4's hard-hitting drama Falling Apart earned Brian Hill the best new director award in the fiction category while Anna Maloney walked away with the new writer award.

Comic Alistair McGowan hosted the event at the Dorchester hotel in London's Park Lane, which was attended by a stars from the small screen, including Ricky Gervais and Michael Palin.

Hilary Bevan Jones, chair of Bafta's Television Craft Committee, praised the "wide range of programming" among the Bafta winners.

"The craft community face ever tighter schedules and budgets yet their commitment and ambition remains undaunted, as demonstrated by tonight's Bafta winners," he said.

The full list of winners :

Costume Design - Shackleton, Shirley Russell (Channel 4)
Editing Factual - SAS Embassy Siege, Peter Norrey (BBC Two)
Editing Fiction/Entertainment - Daniel Deronda, Philip Kloss (BBC One)
Graphic Design - The Dinosaur Hunters, Burrell Durrant Hifle (Channel 4)
Make-up and Hair design - The Gathering Storm, Daniel Parker, Frances Hannon, Stephen Rose (BBC Two)
New Director Factual - Death, Alice Yglesias (Channel 4)
New Director Fiction - Falling Apart, Brian Hill (Channel 4)
New Writer - Falling Apart, Anna Maloney (Channel 4)
Original television Music - The Forsyte Saga, Geoffrey Burgon (ITV1)
Photography Factual - Sahara With Michael Palin, Nigel Meakin (BBC One)
Photography and Lighting Fiction/Entertainment - Bloody Sunday, Ivan Strasburg (ITV1)
Production Design - The Gathering Storm, Luciana Arrighi (BBC Two)
Sound Factual - The Queen's Golden Jubilee, sound team (BBC One)
Sound Fiction/Entertainment - Daniel Deronda, sound team (BBC One)
Visual Effects - The Giant Claw (A Walking With Dinosaurs Special), Max Tyrie, Tim Greenwood, Jez Gibson Harris (BBC One)




SEE ALSO:
Zhivago edges Deronda in ratings
25 Nov 02  |  Entertainment
Honours for Churchill drama
04 Apr 03  |  Entertainment


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