Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Blackpool triumphs at Banff

BBC One series, Blackpool, written by Peter Bowker, has won the Global Television Grand Prize at the prestigious Banff 2005 Rockie Awards. This best of festival award came in addition to winning Best Mini-Series.
"Blackpool stood out in an excellent competitive field by virtue of its highly creative and innovative synthesis of music and drama in the exploration of human relationships," said [jury chairman, Fil]Fraser. "What emerges in this production is nothing less than a new genre of television programming, a major step forward in advancing the kind of quality television that this festival was born to celebrate."

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