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Tracy Beaker Returns named best drama at BAFTA Children’s Awards

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CBBC drama Tracy Beaker Returns has been named best drama at this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards.

The series beat The Sarah Jane Adventures, Roy and The Boy From Before to win the prize, presented at a ceremony at the London Hilton last night.

Other winners include the CBBC show Horrible Histories, which won the best comedy award, beating both The Legend of Dick and Dom and Sorry I’ve Got No Head.

The writing team behind Horrible Histories also won the award for best writer, while Relic – Guardians of the Museum was successful in the entertainment category.

Meanwhile, Independent Production Company of the Year went to Kindle Entertainment, which made the drama Dustbin Baby, while CBeebies won Channel of the Year.

Brian Cant, former Play School presenter, was given the Special Award for his outstanding contribution to children’s television.

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