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Broadcast Awards 2023 – Shortlist

28 November 2022






Best Comedy Programme

Am I Being Unreasonable?

Starring David Fynn, Yohanna Ephrem, Jessica Hynes


Big Boys

Starring Camille Coduri, Sheila Reid, Freddie Meredith, Eve Delaney

Directed by Jim Archer



Written, Created and Executive Produced by Oliver Lyttelton

Directed by Elliot Hegarty

Produced by Alex Walsh-Taylor

Casting by Catherine Willis


Derry Girls

Starring Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Sinead Keenan, Conor MacNeill

Martin Quinn, Amy Huberman


Stath Lets Flats

Starring Julia Davis

Directed by Andrew Gaynord


Wedding Season

Starring Liz Kingsman, Ashley Byam

Written, Created, and Executive Produced by Oliver Lyttelton

Written by Louise Nesbitt (Ep 6), Daran Johnson (Ep 5).

Casting by Catherine Willis

DOP: Adam Etherington (Eps 1-3 & 5)


Best Drama Series or Serial

Bad Sisters

Starring Saise Quinn, Jonjo O’Neill, Niall McNamee

Directed by Rebecca Gatward (Eps 7-10)

Written by Karen Cogan (Ep 4), Daniel Cullen (Ep 6)

Story Producer: Ciara McIlvenny

Block Producer: Susan Breen

Series Producer: Johann Knobel

Executive Producer: Faye Dorn



Starring Felicity Montagu 

Directed, Co-Written and Executive Produced by Will Sharpe

DOP: Erik Wilson

Sound Recordist: Rudi Buckle


The Responder

Starring Faye McKeever, James Nelson-Joyce, Warren Brown, Philip Barantini

Directed by Philip Barantini (Ep 5)

Series Producer: Rebecca Ferguson

Co-Producer (Eps 1-4) and Producer (Ep 5): Barrington Paul Robinson


The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe

Starring Monica Dolan and David Fynn

Written and Executive Produced by Chris Lang

Directed by Richard Laxton

Produced by Alison Sterling

Production Designer: Claire Kenny


This is Going to Hurt

Starring Alex Jennings, Tom Durant Pritchard, Harki Bhambra

Ella Dacres

Directed by Tom Kingsley (Eps 5-7)


Top Boy

Starring Ashley Walters, Simbi Ajikawo, David Beames, Araloyin Oshunremi, Josephine de La Baume

Lead Director: Brady Hood

Written by Daniel West (Eps 3 & 6)

Produced by Stella Nwimo

Executive Produced by Yann Demange


Best Original Programme

Am I Being Unreasonable?

Starring: David Fynn, Yohanna Ephrem, Jessica Hynes



Starring Mohammad Amiri, Tom Stourton, Jessica Hynes

Directed by Stroma Cairns (Eps 4-6)

Produced by Lisa Walters


Then Barbara Met Alan

Produced by Bryony Arnold


Best Single Drama

Life and Death in the Warehouse

Starring Kimberley Nixon

Written and directed by Joseph Bullman


My Name is Leon

Starring Monica Dolan, Christopher Eccleston, Olivia Williams

Produced by Carol Harding


On the Edge: Cradled 

Written by Nessah Muthy


The House

Starring Miranda Richardson.

Casting by Gail Stevens


Then Barbara Met Alan

Produced by Bryony Arnold