Two RTS Awards for Bleak House
Posted at 7:54 AM (PST) on Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Bleak House wins TV drama award
March 15, 2005
BBC News

Charles Dickens' adaptation Bleak House has emerged as the winner of the best drama serial at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards held in London.

Andrew Davies won best writer for his work on the BBC series, which starred Gillian Anderson and Johnny Vegas.

From the RTS Programme Awards 2005 Winners Press Release (word doc):

Drama Serial

Bleak House BBC Drama Serials/Deep Indigo for BBC One

“The winning programme captivated the jury from start to finish: the pace, camera-work and bravura spirit of writing and performances singled it out as a truly exceptional, pretty flawless piece of work.”

Writer - Drama

Andrew Davies - Bleak House BBC Drama Serials/Deep Indigo for BBC One

“The jury praised the winning writer’s clarity and vision, his brilliant adaptation skills, his flair and his enormous care and commitment to what has been an outstanding piece of drama this year.”

Earlier this month, Bleak House also won the TRIC Award 2006 for Best TV Drama Programme. The Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC) has been honouring stars and celebrities for three decades.