The 2010 Royal Television Society’s North West Awards – which spotlight the entertainment industry in the region – has announced the shortlist. Winners will be named at the November 20 Manchester event. Some of the shortlisted nominees include, for the best single documentary award, Small Teen: Big World from Nine Lives Media, Rich Hall’s the Dirty South from Open Mike Manchester, The Orphans who Survived the Concentration Camps from BBC Religion and Ethics, and Dennis Wilson: The Real Beach Boy from Lime Pictures/Dusty Slider. For the best factual series category, the shortlisted nominees are Behind the Scenes at the Museum from Platform Productions, How to Live a Simple Life and A History of Christianity, both from BBC Religion and Ethics and Future of Food, from Blakeway North. For best factual entertainment program, the nominees are series eight of Dragons’ Den and World’s Toughest Driving Test, both from BBC Entertainment Production North; the 1,000th show special of Jeremy Kyle Show from ITV Studios and A Band for Britain from Shine North. For best entertainment program, the nominees are ITV Granada’s You’ve Been Framed, BBC Entertainment Production North’s Celebrity Mastermind and A Question of Sport and Lime Pictures’ The Season.
- RS West ’18