Famalam nominated in 2020 Rose d'Or Awards

Thursday 12th November 2020, 11:02am

Famalam. Image shows from L to R: Danielle Vitalis, Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tom Moutchi.

The nominations for the Rose d'Or Awards, the prestigious international broadcasting awards, have been announced. A number of British comedies feature in the shortlists.


BBC Three sketch show Famalam is up against Japan's Secret Gameshow, Woke (USA), Belgium's Did You Get The Message, R from Mexico and Netherlands format Toren C.

Comedy Drama and Sitcom

Four British comedies feature in this category:

Sex Education. Image shows from L to R: Eric Effiong (Ncuti Gatwa), Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey), Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield). Copyright: Eleven Film.

Sex Education

Two Weeks To Live. Kim Noakes (Maisie Williams). Copyright: Kudos Productions.

Two Weeks To Live

Feel Good. Mae (Mae Martin).

Feel Good

This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman.

This Way Up

Plus, 257 Reasons To Live from Russia and France's Parliament.

Studio Entertainment

There's Something About Movies. Image shows from L to R: Tom Allen, Jennifer Saunders, Michael Sheen, Alan Carr.

Sky panel show There's Something About Movies faces off against Mute It (Japan), The Wonderbox (France), The Way Out (Belgium), Beat The Channel (Germany) and Lego Masters USA.

Audio Entertainment

Agendum. Alexandra Palisades (Carrie Quinlan). Copyright: Pozzitive Productions.

Agendum, the Radio 4 current affairs parody format written by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris and starring Carrie Quinlan, is nominated in this category.

It's shortlisted alongside Peter 2.0: The Making of a Cyborg (UK), The Nobody Zone (Ireland), Treasure Island: The hunt for the Falcon Blanco (Ireland), Tunnel 29 (UK) and Nut Jobs: Cracking California's Strangest $10 million Heist (Australia).

The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen on rosedor.com

This year the results will be presented in a virtual ceremony, hosted by Nish Kumar. The ceremony will stream online on Wednesday 9th December.

Mark Rowland, chair of the 2020 judges, says: "At a time when the medium of television has never played a more central role in our lives - and when producing programmes has never been more challenging - we've seen an amazing breadth of subjects and creative treatments. With production standards higher than ever, across the globe. Congratulations to all the nominees on an amazing achievement."

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