Archive for December 1st, 2009

WGGB Award Winners

1st December 2009 by Maura McHugh

The Writers Guild of Great Britain announced the winners of its 2009 Guild Awards at a ceremony in London on 29 November.

  • Television comedy / light entertainment: Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton for Outnumbered
  • Television drama series: Toby Whithouse for Being Human
  • Television soap / continuing series: Coronation Street, episodes written by Carmel Morgan, Chris Fewtrell, Damon Rochefort, David Bowker, David Lane , Debbie Oates, Jan McVerry, Jayne Hollinson, Joe Turner, John Kerr, Jonathan Harvey, Julie Jones, Lucy Gannon, Mark Burt, Mark Wadlow, Martin Allen , Martin Sterling, Peter Whalley, Simon Crowther, Stephen Bennett (Pictured: Chris Fewtrell, Simon Crowther, Mark Wadlow, Joe Turner, Jan McVerry, Jonathan Harvey)
  • Television short form drama: Peter Moffat for Criminal Justice
  • Feature film screenplay: Enda Walsh, Steve McQueen for Hunger
  • Feature film screenplay newcomer: Eran Creevy for Shifty
  • Theatre play: Juliet Gilkes Romero for At the Gates Of Gaza
  • Theatre play for children and young people: Brendan Murray for Scarlet Ribbons
  • Radio comedy / light entertainment: Dave Cohen Richie Webb and David Quantick for 15 Minute Musicals
  • Radio drama: Katie Hims for The Gunshot Wedding
  • Video games: Andrew S Walsh for Prince of Persia
  • Lifetime Achievement: Andrew Davies
  • Outstanding contribution to children’s writing: Sir Terry Pratchett