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The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013

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    Sun 27 Oct 2013
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    9.00pm - 10.35pm
  • Week: 

    Week 44 2013 : Sat 26 Oct - Fri 01 Nov
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The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013
The glittering Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards celebrate the very best of British and international crime fiction and drama.
Hosted by Bradley Walsh, the awards are the culmination of the six-week Crime Thriller Club series on ITV, a studio-based show focused on crime fiction and television with high-profile guests, quizzes, bluffer's guides and peeks behind the scenes of popular dramas.
Among the 13 awards up for grabs at the Grosvenor House Hotel are Daggers for the Best UK and International Crime Series, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Film, alongside prestigious Crime Writers’ Association awards including Gold Dagger for the Best Crime Novel of the Year, and the New Blood Dagger for the Best New Crime Writer of the Year.
Nominees for awards this year include David Tennant for ITV’s Broadchurch along with Damian Lewis for Channel 4’s Homeland and Idris Elba for BBC One’s Luther in Best Actor; Olivia Colman for Broadchurch alongside Sofie Grabol for BBC Four’s The Killing 3 and Claire Danes for Homeland in Best Actress; Skyfall, Jack Reacher and Killing Them Softly in the Film Dagger; Broadchurch, Luther and The Bletchley Circle for the TV Dagger; Homeland and Boardwalk Empire for the International TV Dagger; and thriller authors like Belinda Bauer, Lauren Beukes, Derek B Miller, Hanna Jameson, Roger Hobbs and Stuart Neville for CWA Daggers.