TONY MARCHANT – The Mark of Cain (Channel 4/Red Production Company)
JIMMY MCGOVERN – The Street (BBC One/Granada Productions)
STEVEN MOFFAT – Doctor Who (Blink) (BBC One/BBC Wales)
HEIDI THOMAS – Cranford (BBC One/BBC Drama Productions/WGBH Boston/Chestermead Ltd)
Monday, April 21, 2008
Who cares about the writers, right?
Caught the end of the BAFTA television awards last night. It always bemuses me that writers - the people without whom TV dramas and comedy wouldn't exist - don't merit a place at the ceremony. The trophy for best writing is instead presented at another ceremony next month, the BAFTA television craft awards. Who cares about the writers, right? In case you're interested, here are the nominees for best writing this year...