North East comedians Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer were presented with a Special Achievement in Comedy award at the Royal Television Society’s North East and the Border annual awards ceremony at the Sage, Gateshead.
Five hundred guests gathered at the venue for the 25th anniversary event, the largest media awards show outside London.
Hosted by Aled Jones from the BBC’s Songs of Praise, the annual awards attracted a host of celebrities including This Morning’s agony aunt Denise Robertson, Horrible Histories creator Terry Deary, and TV stars from Inspector George Gently, Vera, Geordie Shore and Geordie Finishing School for Girls.
Chair of Judges Agnes Wilkie, from creative industry development agency Northern Film and Media, said: “This was a brilliant showcase for television and digital media production from this part of the UK.
“Our judging panels included influential and respected television professionals from right across the country.
“I am delighted they were introduced to such great work through the judging process.”
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