‘Sherlock’ wins big at BAFTA Craft Awards

'Frozen Planet' and 'Great Expectations' also take home three awards each

Sherlock took home three gongs at the BAFTA Craft Awards last night (May 13).

The BBC’s modern-day remake of Conan Doyle’s detective series was a big winner alongside Frozen Planet and Great Expectations at the ceremony in London last night, which was hosted by Alan Davies.

Co-creator Steven Moffat won the Writer award for his episode A Scandal In Belgravia, which opened this year’s series. The same episode also took home the honours in the Editing: Fiction and Sound: Fiction categories.


Meanwhile, David Attenborough‘s acclaimed nature documentary series won the Editing: Factual, Photography: Factual and Sound: Factual for its episode To The Ends Of The Earth. Dickens adaptations Great Expectations, which starred Douglas Booth and Gillian Anderson, was named the winner in the Production Design, Photography and Lighting: Fiction and Visual Effects categories.

Elsewhere, Hugo Blick took home his first BAFTA for Director Fiction for crime thriller The Shadow Line, and Brian Eno was also a first-time winner in Original Music for Channel 4 drama Top Boy.

The Arquiva British Academy Television Awards take place on May 27, with Sherlock, Appropriate Adult and This Is England ’88 leading the nominations.