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Best Place To Work In TV Award
Best Place To Work In TV Award
February 03 2020

We're delighted to announce that Blakeway North has been named one of Broadcast's "Best PlacesTo Work In TV 2020" for the second year running. 

O2 Media Awards Nominations
O2 Media Awards Nominations
October 21 2019

It's a bumper year for Blakeway North as not one but four of our productions received nominations for the O2 North West Media Awards. Included in those chosen were compilation show,"Greatest Chocolate Ads of All Time" for the Best Entertainment Programme category, "The Foreign Doctors Are Coming" and "My Life: I Will Survive" for Best Documentary category, and "Single Mums: Who Needs A Man When You've Got A Spray Tan" for the Best Factual Programme category. 

Venice TV Award
Venice TV Award
September 30 2019

Following on from the raft of nominations Blakeway North received last week at the RTS North West awards launch, we are over the moon to announce that we have also just been awarded the Children / Youth prize at the Venice TV Awards for "My Life: I Will Survive" - a sequel to Blakeway North's Bafta and Emmy award-winning documentary 'Born To Vlog', which follows vlogger Nikki Lilly through a particularly challenging summer with her rare and debilitating medical condition. 

 
RTS North West Nominations
RTS North West Nominations
September 30 2019

We are thrilled to announce that no less than five Blakeway North productions have been nominated for this year's RTS North West awards. The nominations include Nikki Lilly's "My Life: I Will Survive" for Best Children's Programme, "Skipping School: Britain's Invisible Kids" and "Life After My Brother's Murder" for Best Current Affairs Programme, "Bargain Loving Brits In The Sun" for Best Factual Series, and "The Foreign Doctors Are Coming" for Best Single Documentary. The winners will be announced on Saturday 23rd November. 

 Mind Media Award Nomination
Mind Media Award Nomination
September 23 2019

Blakeway North's CBBC series "Nikki Lilly Meets..." has been nominated for a Mind Media Award, which recognises media output that reflects and challenges perceptions of mental health in a manner which is well-crafted and responsibly produced.  

Japan Prize Nomination
Japan Prize Nomination
September 12 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Blakeway North's "My Life: I Will Survive" has been nominated for a Japan Prize in it's coveted youth category. 


Edinburgh TV Awards Nomination
Edinburgh TV Awards Nomination
June 13 2019

Blakeway North shortlisted in "Best Small Indie" category for Edinburgh TV Awards.

"Nikki Lilly Meets..." Shortlisted for Broadcast Digital Award
"Nikki Lilly Meets..." Shortlisted for Broadcast Digital Award
May 20 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Blakeway North's much acclaimed CBBC series "Nikki Lilly Meets..." has been shortlisted in the Best Digital Children's Content category in this year's Broadcast Digital Awards. The series saw Vlogger and "Junior Bake Off" star Nikki Lilly meet some of the world's biggest stars for a quick chat and some tasty bakes. Nikki, who suffers from AVM - or arteriovernous malformation - interviewed a wide range of high-profile celebrities, singers, politicians and sportsmen for the series, including Theresa May, Gary Linekar, Nadiya Hussein and Jacqueline Wilson to name a few. 

Blakeway North awarded first Emmy
Blakeway North awarded first Emmy
April 10 2019

Blakeway North awarded first Emmy award for CBBC film "My Life - Born to Vlog" featuring Nikki Lilly. 

BAFTA NOMINATION
BAFTA NOMINATION
March 28 2019

BAFTA NOMINATION FOR BLAKEWAY NORTH DIRECTOR LIZZIE KEMPTON

Blakeway North one of "Best Places To Work In TV"
Blakeway North one of "Best Places To Work In TV"
February 19 2019

Blakeway North named one of 2019's 'Best Places To Work In TV' by Broadcast magazine.