Mummifying Alan wins Royal Television Society award and is nominated for BAFTA

Posted on 21 March 2012

The Royal Television Society announces that 'Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret' nominated in Science & Natural History category. Update... we won!

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Update I (15 March 2012)Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret won the Royal Television Society award in the Science & Natural History category.  The jury commended the “ambitious, engaging, entertaining” programme.

Update II (24th April 2012):  The team have been nominated for a BAFTA in the 'Specialist and Factual' category

The Royal Television Society today announced that the documentary exploring Jo Fletcher and Stephen Buckley's new theories on 18th dynasty mummification practice, 'Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret'  is one of the nominees in the Science & Natural History category for the RTS Programme Awards 2011. The Awards will be hosted by actor and comedian, Rob Brydon, at a ceremony on Tuesday 20 March at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

The full list of nominees in this Science & Natural History category are:-
  • Frozen Planet – A BBC/Discovery Channel/Antena 3 Television S.A./ZDF/Skai/ Open University Co-Production in association with Discovery Canada for BBC One
  • Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret – Blink Film & Television for Channel 4
  • Stargazing Live – BBC Productions for BBC Two