Crime Thriller Awards

Crime Thriller Awards
Crime Thriller Awards

ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards logo
Awarded for The best in crime and thriller fiction
Presented by Crime Writers' Association (2009)
Country United Kingdom
First awarded 2008
Official website Crime Thriller Awards

The Crime Thriller Awards is a British awards ceremony dedicated to crime thriller fiction. The inaugural event was held on 3 October 2008 at the Grosvenor Hotel, hosted by comedian and Jonathan Creek actor Alan Davies. It was televised on ITV3 on 6 October. The ceremony was preceded by seven weeks of crime-thriller-related programming on ITV3.

In 2009, the awards were merged with the Daggers, the awards presented by the Crime Writers' Association. A second "crime thriller season" was broadcast over six weeks on ITV3 before the awards were presented on 21 October. The 2009 ceremony was sponsored by the high street optician chain Specsavers.[1]

The 2010 awards ceremony, which was broadcast on ITV3 on 12 October, was presented by Marcus Brigstocke. He returned to present the 2011 awards ceremony, shown on ITV3 on 11 October.

Contents

2008 awards

Film of the Year

TV Crime Drama

International TV Crime Drama

Best Actress

Best Actor

Author of the Year

International Author of the Year

Breakthrough Author of the Year

ITV3 Writer’s Award for Classic TV Drama (public vote)

The International Crime Writing Hall of Fame

2009 awards

The 2009 nominations were announced on 7 September 2009. The awards were presented on 21 October and televised on ITV3 on 27 October.

The CWA Gold Dagger

The CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger

  • Echoes from the Dead (Johan Theorin)
    • Sweetsmoke (David Fuller)
    • Bad Catholics (James Green)
    • No Way to Say Goodbye (Rod Madocks)
    • Old City Hall (Robert Rotenberg)
    • The Blood Detective (Dan Waddell)

The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger

The Film Dagger

The TV Dagger

The International TV Dagger

The Best Actress Dagger

The Best Actor Dagger

The International Crimewriting Hall of Fame

2010 awards

The 2010 awards were televised on ITV3 on 12 October.

The CWA Gold Dagger

The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger

The CW John Creasey Memorial (New Blood) Dagger

The Film Dagger

The TV Dagger

The International TV Dagger

The Best Actress Dagger

The Best Actor Dagger

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger

The People's Detective Dagger

2011 awards

The 2011 awards were televised on ITV3 on 11 October.

The TV Dagger

The Film Dagger

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger

The International TV Dagger

The Best Actor Dagger

The Best Actress Dagger

The CW John Creasey Memorial (New Blood) Dagger

  • Before I Go to Sleep, (S. J. Watson)
    • The Dead Women of Juarez, (Sam Hawken)
    • Kiss Me Quick, (Danny Miller)
    • The Dogs of Rome, (Conor Fitzgerald)

The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger

The CWA Gold Dagger

The People's Bestseller Dagger

References

  1. ^ Allen, Katie (1 September 2009). "CWA and Cactus launch crime season". The Bookseller.

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