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BAFTA unveils British Academy Television Awards winners

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the winners of this year’s Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards, which celebrate the best programs of 2020. The ...
June 7, 2021

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the winners of this year’s Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards, which celebrate the best programs of 2020. The event, hosted by Richard Ayoade, was held yesterday (June 6) in London and followed the announcement of the winners of the BAFTA Craft Awards last month.

Here are the winners in the non-fiction and documentary categories:

Current Affairs

America’s War on Abortion (Exposure)
Deeyah Khan, Darin Prindle, Andrew Smith – Fuuse Films/ITV

Factual Series

Once Upon A Time in Iraq (pictured)
James Bluemel, Jo Abel, Miriam Walsh, Simon Sykes, Andrew Palmer, William Anderson - KEO Films/BBC Two

Features

Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace
Sally Benton, Rosie Schellenberg, Alice Goodyear, Paddy Lynas – Wall to Wall Media/ITV

International

Welcome to Checnya: The Gay Purge (BBC Storyville) 
David France, Alice Henty, Askold Kurov, Joy A Tomchin – Public Square Films/BBC Four

Reality & Constructed Factual

The School That Tried to End Racism
Proper Content/Channel 4

Short Form Programme

They Saw the Sun First
Stefan Hunt, Jess Lowe, Adam Gee - Fresh Film, Red Bull Media House/Red Bull TV

Single Documentary

Locked In: Breaking the Silence (Storyville)
Xavier Alford, Colette Hodges, Sacha Mirzoeff, Poppy Goodheart – Marble Films/BBC Four

Specialist Factual

The Surgeon’s Cut
BBC Studios/Netflix

Photo courtesy the BBC

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