Tigress nominated for 2016 Grierson Award

Tigress Productions are delighted to announce some exciting company news. A Year In The Wild: Loch Lomond – Spring has just been nominated in the final shortlist of 4 for Best Natural History Documentary at the Grierson Awards 2016.

Considered as the Oscars of the documentary world, the Grierson Awards celebrate the best in documentary film-making and so this is a huge achievement for Series Producer/Director, Duncan Chard, and his top team from across the series. Other special mentions on this first episode go to camera team, Simon Niblett and Julz Braatvedt, Steve White sat in the editor’s chair, researcher Rebecca Payne, production manager Tina Razdan, Head of Production Fiona Marsh, and Executive Producers Dick Colthurst and Melanie Darlaston from Group M. Congratulations to them all.

The winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony being held at The Mermaid in Blackfriars, London, on Monday 7th November 2016.



Panda Award nomination for John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure

Tigress Productions is pleased to announce that John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure has been nominated in the 2016 Wildscreen Panda Awards.

The programme has been nominated in the Popular Broadcast Award category. The film shows John Bishop coming face to face with Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas, one of the world’s most endangered animals. While embedded with the Gorilla Doctors – a team of vets who treat the gorillas in their natural habitat – John discovers just what it takes to save this extraordinary species.

The winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony being held on Thursday 13th October as part of the 2016 Wildscreen Festival in Bristol.



Tigress win at Regional RTS Awards

Tigress Productions won an award at the 2016 West of England Royal Television Awards. The television community of the West of England turned out in force on 6th March to celebrate their work over the last twelve months at a gala ceremony in Bristol.

The award was given for Operation Meet the Street, a campaign programme tackling the issues surrounding loneliness which was presented by James Martin.  The five episodes were stripped across a week and aired on BBC1 in December of 2014. It won in the Best Daytime and Early Peak Programme category.

The list of nominees and winners certainly showed there is much to celebrate in the West of England across all genres and demonstrated the region to be a true hub of creativity. The full list can be found here


Tigress receive two RTS West of England nominations

Two entries put forward by Tigress for the 2015/2016 RTS West of England have been nominated for awards.

Firstly, food writer and cook Nigel Slater has been nominated in the Best On-Screen Talent category and is up against some very worthy opponents. Nigel has been nominated for Nigel Slater: Eating Together which was broadcast during the summer of 2015 on BBC1 and follows Nigel as he meets devoted home cooks across multi-cultural Britain and discovers how food in this country has never been so exciting. From noodles to dumplings, there are some dishes we all love to cook wherever we originate from in the world.

Also nominated for Best Daytime and Early Peak Programme or Series is Operation Meet the Street. In this series James Martin invites five celebrities, including Denise Lewis and Dave Myers, back to a street they grew up on to find out who lives there now and help them set up a real social network in a campaign designed to tackle the growing issue of loneliness in the UK

The winners will be announced at the RTS Gala Awards Party and Presentation Ceremony being held on Sunday 6th March at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre.