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State of Play wins at TV awards
John Simm in State of Play
State of Play starred John Simm as a dogged reporter
Drama State of Play, which starred John Simm and Bill Nighy, has won two prizes at the Indie TV awards in London.

The thriller, about a team of journalists investigating the death of a political aide, won the drama award and best production award.

Wife Swap, one of the reality show successes of the last year, won best reality show for RDF Media.

Hat Trick's satirical news quiz Have I Got News For You won the prize for best light entertainment show.

The Indie TV awards recognise shows made by independent production companies.

Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's rural cookery show Tales from Riverbank Cottage won the best advice/information/instruction award.

The best live TV event was judged to be Michael Hurll Television's coverage of the British Comedy Awards.

BBC series Grumpy Old Men won the international contemporary documentary award.

The awards, in 16 categories, were voted for by members of the independent producers' organisation, Pact.

Previous winners at the event have included the Alan Davies comedy Bob and Rose and Big Brother.




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