RTS award wins for Skills Fund contributors

It's a Sin (c) Red Production Company, Channel 4

Congratulations to our Skills Fund contributors for their wins at the 2022 Royal Television Society Awards.

At a ceremony hosted by comedian Tom Allen at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, five productions that contributed to the High-end TV Skills Fund received awards across eight categories.

Russell T Davies’s period drama, It’s a Sin, was the big winner of the night, winning the best drama writing and best limited series awards as well as seeing Callum Scott Howells collect the award for best drama actor.   

Channel 4’s comedy series We Are Lady Parts received two awards, winning the best comedy writing and best female comedy performance categories. There were wins too for comedy Bloods, single drama Help and BBC’s live coverage of The Earthshot Prize.

Production company Expectation, a contributor to the Unscripted TV Skills Fund, were rewarded with wins in five categories across four productions with In My Skin, The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan, Race Around Britain and Alma’s Not Normal all winning awards.

The night culminated with the award for Outstanding Achievement to British Television being presented to Jack Thorne. The writer behind shows such as Shameless, Skins, Cast Offs and Help has recently formed the disability pressure group Underlying Health Condition to help improve conditions for disabled professionals working across UK productions.

Read how ScreenSkills are working with Underlying Health Condition to help address accessibility in UK productions.

See the full list of RTS winners.

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