The BBC has picked up wins in performance categories for three series made by the BBC and BBC America at the Golden Globe awards.
Richard Madden won best actor in a television series for his role in World productions’ Bodyguard and Ben Whishaw won best supporting actor in a limited series or motion picture made for television for his role in Blueprint Television’s A Very English Scandal, both commissioned by BBC Drama. Whilst Sandra Oh won best actress in a television series for her role in Sid Gentle Films’ Killing Eve, commissioned by BBC America.
Charlotte Moore, Director, BBC Content said: “It’s fantastic to see BBC drama and exceptional British creativity recognised at the Golden Globes. It’s been a great year for the BBC with a series of big hits that have resonated with audiences at home and around the world. We’re delighted to be flying the flag for British stories and British talent in an increasingly competitive market.”
Piers Wenger, Controller, BBC Drama, said: “It’s utterly thrilling to see great British acting talent being recognised in year’s Golden Globe wins. It’s a fitting testament to the extraordinary quality of drama being produced in Britain that it is being rewarded on the world stage”
BBC dramas were also nominated in two categories. Bodyguard and Killing Eve were both nominated for Best Television Series, whilst A Very English Scandal was nominated for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
In addition to this Sandra Oh, Richard Madden, Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw were all nominated for individual awards.
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