We are delighted that The Long Song, adapted from Andrea Levy‘s award-winning novel by Sarah Williams, has won the RTS Award for Best Miniseries.Tamara Lawrance, who played the lead role of July, won the award for Best Actress. The miniseries was produced by Heyday Television and NBC Universal International Studios for BBC One.
Best Miniseries – THE LONG SONG
‘An extraordinary achievement in storytelling and a stand-out piece of important television’
Nominees: Chernobyl (Sister, The Mighty Mint and Word Games in association with HBO for Sky Atlantic)
Years and Years (Red Production Company for BBC One)
Best Actress – TAMARA LAWRANCE
‘Captivating and full of humanity, conveying an almost unimaginable strength in the darkest of moments’
Nominees: Niamh Algar – The Virtues (Warp Films and Big Arty Productions for Channel 4)
Suranne Jones – Gentleman Jack (A Lookout Point Production in association with HBO for BBC One)
Andrea Levy is represented by Rochelle Stevens.