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Eve Myles and David Threlfall win at 2019 BBC Audio Drama Awards

Best actress winner Eve Myles at the 2019 BBC Audio Drama Awards. Photo: BBC Eve Myles won best actress for her performance in 19 Weeks. Photo: BBC
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Eve Myles and David Threlfall took home the main acting prizes at this year’s BBC Audio Drama Awards.

BBC Radio 4’s four-year drama marking the centenary of the First World War, Home Front, was given an outstanding contribution award, following its conclusion in November.

Myles won best actress for Emily Steel’s 19 Weeks, which was also nominated for best original single drama but lost out to Amelia Bullmore’s County Lines.

Eve Myles and David Threlfall nominated for 2019 BBC Audio Drama Awards

Best actor was won by february 17.

Fellow actor Daisy Head won the best debut performance award, for her appearance in Love Henry James: the Golden Bowl.

The awards were presented on February 3 at the BBC’s Radio Theatre.

Other winners included Abigail le Fleming, who won best director for her work on the radio adaptation of Lucy Prebble’s The Effect, and Oliver Emanuel’s The Truth About Hawaii, which won best original series.

Emanuel also won the Tinniswood award, which celebrates the best original audio drama script of the year, for When the Pips Stop, while playwright Lulu Raczka won the Imison Award for new writing, for Of a Lifetime.

Click here to see the full list of winners

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