The 29th Writers’ Guild Awards took place on 14 February 2022 at the Royal College of Physicians in London (covering two years, following the cancellation of the last year’s ceremony because of Covid-19). View the programme

Outstanding Contribution to Writing

Jack Thorne

Presenter: Jane Tranter

Best Online Comedy

Remember Getting the Period Talk at School #Menopause by Hannah George, Taylor Glenn and Catie Wilkins

Presenter: Helen Lederer

Best Long Running TV Series

River City, Series 21, Episode 28 by Jillian Mannion

Presenter: Damon Alexis-Rochefort

Best Writing in a Video Game

Overboard! by Jon Ingold

Presenter: Giles Watling MP

Best Children’s TV Episode

My Mum Tracy Beaker: I want my Mum back by Emma Reeves

Presenter: Paul Chuckle

Best Radio Comedy

Olga Koch: Fight by Olga Koch and Charlie Dinkin

Presenter: Sioned Wiliam

Best Long Form TV Drama

It’s A Sin by Russell T Davies

Presenter: Neil Pearson

Best First Novel

A Strange and Brilliant Light by Eli Lee

Presenter: Sue Teddern

Best First Screenplay

Promising Young Woman by Emerald Fennell

Presenter: Olivia Hetreed

Best Radio Drama

The Half Widow by Avin Shah

Presenter: Samira Ahmed

Best Play for Young Audiences

Whatever Happened to the Jaggy Nettles? by Martin Travers

Presenter: Paul Chuckle

Best Play

The Syrian Baker by Kevin Dyer

Presenter: Emma Reeves

Best Screenplay

The Personal History of David Copperfield by Simon Blackwell and Armando Iannucci

Presenter: Andrea Gibb

Best TV Situation Comedy

Feel Good by Mae Martin and Joe Hampson

Presenter: Helen Lederer

Best Short Form TV Drama

Elizabeth is Missing by Andrea Gibb

Presenter: Damon Alexis-Rochefort

Best Musical Theatre Bookwriting

Black Love by Chinonyerem Odimba

Presenter: Eleanor Morton