The Sarah Jane Adventures nominated for Bafta

CBBC series The Sarah Jane Adventures and Dustbin Baby are to go head to head in the drama category at this year’s Bafta Children’s Awards.

The two shows are nominated against US5, which is the true story of a German boy band, and Rhestr Nadolig Wil, shown on Welsh broadcaster S4C.

The Bafta Children’s Awards, to be held at the Hilton Park Lane on November 29 and hosted by comedy duo Dick and Dom, celebrate the best in children’s media, including television and video games.

In entertainment, sketch show Sorry I’ve Got No Head, made by So Television for CBBC, will compete with The Legend of Dick and Dom, also shown on CBBC.

Meanwhile, Helen Blakeman, who adapted Jacqueline Wilson’s Dustbin Baby for CBBC, is nominated in the best writer category, and CBBC. CBeebies, Cyw and Nick Jr will compete for the title of channel of the year.

This year’s awards will also incorporate the Bafta Kids’ Vote, which will see children get to vote on their favourite film, TV show, website and video game.

The television show shortlist includes Dustbin Baby, The Sarah Jane Adventures and Newsround.

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