Nottingham born actor Vicky McClure was presented with the Best Female Actor award for her performance as DCI Kate Fleming in series 5 of Line Of Duty, at the RTS Midlands Awards 2019 on Friday.

There were also huge celebrations for Coventry’s Guz Khan as he claimed two trophies for Best Male Actor for the BBC Three comedy series, Man Like Mobeen and for Best Writer, which he jointly won with his co-writer Andy Milligan.

The glittering awards ceremony attended by over 300 guests and held at the ICC Birmingham, celebrated the television and broadcasting industry across the region and was hosted by popular radio and television presenter Trish Adudu.

Birmingham born Barbara Slater OBE was presented with the prestigious Baird Medal for her outstanding services to sport, in particular her work championing women in sport. Barbara celebrated a decade as the BBC’s Director of Sport earlier this year and she represented Great Britain in Gymnastics at the Montreal Olympics.

ITV News Central’s Matt Teale scooped the award for best on screen personality, whilst BBC Midlands journalist Jonathan Gibson took home the award in the best journalist category.

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 The BBC Doctors cast including Bharti Patel and Laura RollinsLensi Photography
The cast of BBC Doctors at the RTS Midlands Awards

Sue Brown, presenter of BBC Four’s First Black Brummies documentary won the Outstanding New Talent category.

Other winners included, Birmingham based independent company GOSH TV who picked up an award for best Factual Entertainment programme for Riverwalks, The Severn Valley; and Optomen TV who were presented with the Craft Production Award for The Great British Menu.

Caren Davies, Chair, RTS Midlands says: “This year has been an outstanding year for the Midlands in terms of TV and digital production. The breadth and diversity of the content is a true reflection of the talent and creativity of the region. It was great to see the Midlands television industry out in force alongside many familiar faces from our TV screens. It was a truly exciting evening of celebration.”

The RTS Midlands Awards were supported by Birmingham City Council and Film Birmingham, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Birmingham City University, PLC Media, Channel 4 Nations & Regions, BBC Midlands, Reeves PR and the University of Worcester.


Who else won at the RTS Midlands Awards?


Outstanding New Talent

Poet and presenter Sue Brown wins Outstanding New Talent at the RTS Midlands Awards 2019BBC/Nick Robinson
Poet and presenter Sue Brown wins Outstanding New Talent at the RTS Midlands Awards 2019

Nisha Chopra BBC East Mids

Fiona Short Wonder Television

WINNER: Sue Brown | BBC

Niall Bradnick BBC Three

Tom Staricoff BBC Three


Promotional Content

Beep Assist Isolation ReelTwentyfive

Discover Dudley Spark Media

Truth Be Told. A Film about Fostering Spark Media

WINNER: Breck’s Last Game | Affixxius Films

BBC Three: Strictly Come Dancing – Social Support BBC Three Birmingham


Single Documentary/Documentary Feature

The Pub Bombings BBC Birmingham

Inside Out East Midlands – Who’s Looking After Mum and Dad BBC East Mids

Dunkirk – The Forgotten Heroes North One TV

Nurses Who Kill: Thelma Purchase First Look TV

WINNER: Gemma: My Murder | Hey Sonny for BBC Three


Acting Performance – Female

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Royal Television SocietyBBC/Nick Robinson
Vicky McClure won Best Female Actor at the RTS Awards Midlands 2019

WINNER: Vicky McClure – Line of Duty-Series 5 | World Productions

Sorcha Cusack – Father Brown BBC Studios

Bharti Patel – Doctors BBC Studios

Sarah Moyle – Doctors BBC Studios

Duaa Karim – Man Like Mobeen Tiger Aspect Productions


Craft – Production

Christ School – Your Futures Coming For You Affixxius Films

Francois Gandolfi, Simon Cox, Avril Beaven,

WINNER: Perjeet Aujila – Great British Menu | Optomen

Louise Hutchinson – The Greatest Dancer Syco/Thames/BBC One

Claire Collins – Father Brown BBC Studios

Karen O’Donovan North One Television


Digital Creativity

WINNER: EastEnders: The Real Stories | BBC Three, Birmingham

Work It: Body Confidence Stories Wonder Television

Strictly Come Dancing- Social Support BBC Three, Birmingham

Birmingham Pub Bombings Inquest Lisa Wright, BBC Birmingham

Ambulance – Social Films BBC Three, Birmingham


Acting Performance – Male

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Royal Television SocietyBBC/Nick Robinson
Man Like Mobeen actors Tez Ilyas and Duaa Karim collected awards on behalf of show lead Guz Khan

WINNER: Guz Khan – Man Like Mobeen | Tiger Aspect Productions

Jack Deam – Father Brown BBC Studios

Matthew Chambers – Doctors BBC Studios

Ian Midlane – Doctors BBC Studios

Ashley Rice – Doctors BBC Studios


Journalist of the Year

WINNER: Jonathan Gibson | BBC Birmingham

Jeremy Ball BBC East Mids Today

Andy Bevan ITV News Central

Ben Godfrey BBC Birmingham

Will Hanrahan First Look TV


Specialist Factual Content / Series / Programe

A Very British History: Ugandan Asians BBC Birmingham

Inside Jaguar: A Supercar is Reborn Jungle TV

Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure Curve Media

WINNER: Surgeons: At the Edge of Life | Dragonfly TV

The Great British School Swap Top Hat Productions


Single Television Drama or Drama Series

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Royal Television SocietyBBC/Nick Robinson
The BBC Doctors team won Best Drama at the RTS Awards Midlands 2019

Father Brown BBC Studios

Shakespeare and Hathaway BBC Studios

WINNER: Doctors | BBC Studios


Current Affairs Programme of the Year

WINNER: The Pub Bombings | BBC Midlands

Inside Out East Midlands BBC East Mids

Inside Out West Midlands BBC Midlands


Craft- Post Production

Matthew Clare BBC East Mids Current Affairs

Paul Tann-Billingham, Matt Morris &

GBM Post Production Team Optomen

Ninja Warrior UK Paul Farrer

WINNER: Peshawar Zalmi | Affixxius Films

Leigh Nicholls North One Television


On Screen Personality

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Royal Television SocietyBBC/Nick Robinson
ITV Central News presenter Matt Teale (left) won the On Screen Personality accolade at the RTS Midlands Awards 2019

WINNER: Matt Teale | ITV News Central

Des Coleman ITV News Central

Charlotte Cross ITV News Central

Jonathan Gibson BBC Midlands

Nick Owen BBC Midlands Today


Writer

Jed Mercurio, Line of Duty Series 5 World Productions

Claire Bennett, Doctors ‘Rhyme & Reason’ BBC Studios

Mark Hiser & Bridget Colgan, Doctors ‘And the Beat Goes On’ BBC Studios

WINNER: Guz Khan and Andy Milligan, Man Like Mobeen | Tiger Aspect Productions


Factual Entertainment/Popular Factual series

Great British Menu Optomen

WINNER: River Walks – The Severn Valley | GOSH! Television

Travel Man 48 hours in…Hamburg North One Television

The Thames: Britain’s Great River with

Tony Robinson Full Fat Television

Galdem Sugar BBC Three Birmingham


Short Form

Inside the Wig Room Royal Shakespeare Company/ Chatterbox Creations

The Penguin Who Couldn’t Swim BBC 4, BFI, Wingspan Productions

Lost In Transit Stamp -Santé Theatre and Media Productions

Midlands Today BBC Birmingham

WINNER: Amazing Humans | BBC Three, Birmingham


News Programme of the Year

Leicester Helicopter Crash BBC East Midlands Today

Remembrance Special 2018 BBC East Midlands Today

Leicester Helicopter Crash – A City in Mourning ITV News Central East

Armistice 100th Anniversary ITV News Central East

WINNER: Midlands Pub Bombings | BBC Birmingham


The Baird Medal

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Royal Television SocietyBBC/Nick Robinson
Barbara Slater received the Baird Medal at the RTS Midlands Awards 2019

PRESENTED TO: Barbara Slater OBE


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