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Winners of Grierson Awards 2019

Alison Kirkham

Controller of Factual Commissioning

It was fantastic to see the BBC have such a successful night at the Grierson Awards, winning over half of the awards across all of its channels. This achievement demonstrates the strength and range of Factual at the BBC and is a tribute to all the programme makers whose powerful work has such resonance with audiences. Huge congratulations to everyone who was recognised.

BBC One won Best Natural History Documentary for Drowning in Plastic while Stabbed: Britain's Knife Crime Crisis, won two trophies for Best Single Documentary - Domestic and Best Presenter, which went to Duwayne Brooks.

BBC Two won two awards; Best Historical Documentary went to The Last Survivors and Best Science Documentary was won by The Parkinson’s Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?

BBC Four won Best Current Affairs Programme for Iraq: A State of Mind, and Best Single Documentary - International for Storyville:The Trail Of Ratko Mladic. Storyville's new strand on BBC Three, was also successful, with Minding The Gap, winning in the Best Cinema Documentary category.

Here's the full list of BBC winners:

Best Single Documentary: Domestic
Stabbed: Britain’s Knife Crime Crisis, BBC One

Best Documentary Presenter
Duwayne Brooks, Stabbed: Britain's Knife Crime Crisis, BBC One

Best Single Documentary: International
Storyville: The Trial Of Ratko Mladic, BBC Four

Best Current Affairs Documentary
Iraq: A State Of Mind, BBC Arabic

Best Historical Documentary
The Last Survivors, BBC Two

Best Science Documentary
The Parkinson’s Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?, BBC Two

Best Natural History Documentary
Drowning In Plastic, BBC One

Best Cinema Documentary
Minding The Gap, BBC Three

Highly commended

Best Single Documentary – International
Storyville: Under The Wire, BBC Four

Best Current Affairs Documentary
Escape From Dubai: The Mystery Of The Missing Princess, BBC Two

Best Historical Documentary
A Dangerous Dynasty: House Of Assad, BBC Two. Watch it now on BBC iPlayer.

Best Entertaining Documentary
Bros: After The Screaming Stops, BBC Four

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