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2024 Celtic Media Festival: RT drama Obituary nominated alongside Amazon Prime and BBC dramas

08/03/2024

RT and independent Irish producers receive 19 Nominations for the

2024 Celtic Media Festival

Watch the nominations ceremony

Presenters Sanjeev Kohli and Cathy MacDonald yesterday announced the full list of nominees for the Torc Awards for Excellence, unveiling those in the running at this year's Celtic Media Festival: The International Summit of Sound and Screen.

Taking place from the 4th to 6th of June 2024 in Cardiff, the annual three-day celebration will see nominees come together celebrating the diverse body of work from talented creatives across Scotland, Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany and Galicia at the daily award ceremonies, with RT , BBC, Sky, France 3 Bretagne, TG4, Televisi n de Galicia and S4C all in the running for prestigious trophies.

RT 's black comedy Obituary is nominated alongside the Amazon Prime/Televisi n de Galicia thriller Operaci n Marea Negra, as well as BBC Scotland/BBC Two hit thriller Guilt, and BBC One miniseries Steeltown Murders.

RT Raidi na Gaeltachta's M ir n N Ghadhra is nominated for Presenter of the Year, while the station's moving tribute to pioneering Irish-language broadcaster R n n Mac Aodha Bhu is nominated in the Entertainment category alongside productions from Scotland and Wales.

The festival is core funded by BBC Cymru Wales, BBC Northern Ireland, RT , TG4, MG ALBA, BBC Scotland, S4C, Televisi n de Galicia, BBC England, Coimisi n na Me n, Northern Ireland Screen ILBF and USBF, Screen Ireland, Screen Scotland, Screen Cornwall.

The RT nominations are:

Animation (Screen)

Fia's Fairies (Little Moon Animation for RT )

Arts (Screen)

M che l S illeabh in Between Worlds (Red Shoe Productions for RT )

Current Affairs (Screen)

RT Investigates: Sex for Rent

Drama Series (Screen)

Obituary (Magamedia for RT )

Entertainment (Screen)

The Tommy Tiernan Show (Power Pictures Ltd & Mabin g Ltd for RT )

Factual Series (Screen)

Ireland's Wild Islands (Crossing the Line Productions for RT )

History (Screen)

Finding Brigid (RT )

Live Music Programme (Screen)

Seisi n (Sugartown Films and RT Player for RT )

Single Documentary (Screen)

Am I Here? (Atom Films for RT )

Sports Documentary (Screen)

Liam Brady: The Irishman Abroad (Brick Films Ltd for RT )

Spirit of the Festival

Viva Mary (R nda for RT )

Comedy (Sound)

Nero's Class (Bobby Aherne Productions for RT jr Radio)

Documentary (Sound)

RT Documentary On One: Skyhope

Siamsa ocht Raidi

An C inne D na (RT Raidi na Gaeltachta)

Bladhaire Cl r in m s do R n n Mac Aodh Bhu (RT Raidi na Gaeltachta)

History (Sound)

RT Documentary On One: A Dark Night in Foxford

Cl r Ceoil Raidi

Cuan an Cheoil (Sti ideo Cuan/RT Raidi na Gaeltachta)

L ithreoir Raidi na Bliana

M ir n N Ghadhra (RT Raidi na Gaeltachta)

St isi n Raidi na Bliana

RT Raidi na Gaeltachta
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