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South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013 Nominations

The nominations for this year’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013 have been announced.

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The nominations for this year’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2013 have been announced.

The shortlist sees the stars of London 2012 being recognized, with the designers of both the Olympic Velodrome and Olympic Cauldron nominated,

Hilary Mantel and Will Self are nominated in the literature category alongside debut novelist Kerry Hudson.

In what was an incredibly strong year across all of the categories, the nominees for the film award demonstrates the wealth and variety of UK creative talent at the moment. Sam Mendes’   Skyfall, the most successful Bond film ever, will go up against Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio, a psychological thriller about a home counties sound engineer hired by a 70s Italian horror studio and Bart Layton’s documentary The Imposter, the extraordinary true story of Frenchman Frédéric Bourdin who fooled the world by posing as Nicholas Barclay, a teenage Texan boy who disappeared from his home in the early 90s.

Here’s a full list of all the categories and nominations:

Classical Music

Iestyn Davies, Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen – Arias for Guadagni

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Julian Anderson, Ryan Wigglesworth – The Discovery of Heaven – Royal Festival Hall

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle – Wynton Marsalis’s Swing Symphony – Barbican.

Comedy

Alan Partridge: Welcome to The Places of My Life – Sky Atlantic

Hunderby – Sky Atlantic

Twenty Twelve – BBC 2

Dance

A Streetcar Named Desire, Scottish Ballet

Jeux, English National Ballet

Metamorphosis: Titian 2012, Royal Ballet & National Gallery

Film

Berberian Sound Studio

Skyfall

The Imposter

Literature

Bring Up The Bodies, Hilary Mantel

Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma, Kerry Hudson

Umbrella, Will Self

Opera

Les Troyens, Royal Opera House

Ghost Patrol, Scottish Opera & Music Theatre Wales

Where the Wild Things Are, Barbican

Pop Music

Jessie Ware, Devotion

Plan B, Ill Manors

Saint Etienne, Words and Music

Theatre

The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time, National Theatre

The River, The Royal Court Theatre – Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

The Master & Margarita, Complicite – Barbican

TV Drama

Line of Duty, BBC 2

Parade’s End, BBC2

The Hollow Crown, BBC2

Visual Art

Hopkins Architects: London 2012 Velodrome, Olympic Park

Paul Noble: Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Britain

Thomas Heatherwick: London 2012 Olympic Cauldron, Olympic Park

Outstanding Achievement in association with The Dorchester:  To be announced on the day.

 

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