The nominees in the Writer category are:
- Helen Blakeman – Dustbin Baby (Kindle Entertainment Ltd/CBBC)
- Phil Hall, Neville Astley, Mark Baker – Peppa Pig (Astley Baker Davies/E1 Kids/Channel Five/Nick Jr)
- Ross Lee, James Defrond – Ross Lee’s Ghoulies (Running Bare/Nickelodeon UK)
- The Writing Team - Horrible Histories (Lion Television/CBBC)
Update (30.10.2009): Among the nominees is Guild member Myles McLeod who, along with his animator brother Greg (as The Brothers McLeod), has been shortlisted in two categories for the work they did with the Tate.