Calderdale’s Sally Wainwright and her hit series Happy Valley have added another array of awards to their growing collection.
The writer, who also created Last Tango in Halifax took the Best Drama Writer and Judges’ Award at the Royal Television Society ceremony.
Her hit show Happy Valley filmed and set in Calderdale and stars Sarah Lancashire as Sergeant Catherine Cawood, won best Drama series.
Halifax and Calderdale will feature on the small screen once again in Sally Wainwright’s brand new eight-part drama series Shibden Hall.
The Royal Television Society has announced the winners of the RTS Programme Awards 2017 in partnership with Audio Network, at a ceremony hosted by Sandi Toksvig.
The RTS Programme Awards, which are chaired by The Foundry CEO, Alex Mahon, honour excellence across all genres of television programming and recognise exceptional actors, presenters, writers and production teams as well as the programmes themselves.
Here are the full list of winners from last night’s Royal television Society awards
Best Female Actor - Sophie Okonedo - Undercover
Best Male Actor - Robbie Coltrane - National Treasure
Arts - Grayson Perry All Man
Beakthrough - Phoebe Waller-Bridge - Fleabag
Children’s Programme - CBeebies A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Comedy Performance Asim Chaudhry - People Just Do Nothing
Daytime Programme Find it, Fix it, Flog it
Documentary Series Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
Drama Series - Happy Valley
Entertainment - Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
Entertainment Performance - Adam Hills, Alex Brooker & Josh Widdicombe - The Last Leg
History - The Aberfan Young Wives’ Club
Live Event - Stand Up to Cancer
Mini-Series - National Treasure The Forge
Presenter - Grayson Perry - Grayson Perry All Man
Popular Factual and Features - Employable Me
Channel of the Year - BBC Three
Science and Natural History - First Contact: Lost Tribe of the Amazon
Scripted Comedy - People Just Do Nothing
Single Documentary - The Murder of Sadie Hartley
Single Drama - Murdered By My Father
Soap and Continuing Drama - Emmerdale
Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit - Osi Umenyiora
Sports Programme - Rio Paralympics Sunset
Best Comedy Writer - Phoebe Waller-Bridge - Fleabag
Best Drama Witer - Sally Wainwright - Happy Valley
Judges’ Award - Sally Wainwright
Lifetime Achievement Award - Julie Walters