Tuesday 27 September 2016

'Catastrophe' brings BAFTA hope for Horgan

Published 25/03/2016 | 02:30

Sharon Horgan, co-creator and leading lady of the acclaimed sitcom Catastrophe
Sharon Horgan, co-creator and leading lady of the acclaimed sitcom Catastrophe

Irish writer Sharon Horgan has received a nomination in the TV section of this year's BAFTA Craft Awards for her work on 'Catastrophe'.

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The co-creator and leading lady of the acclaimed sitcom is in the Writer Comedy category of the prestigious awards.

Horgan created the series with Rob Delaney, telling the story of an Irish woman who gets pregnant after a casual hook-up with an American.

It has already won her a gong at the Women in Film and TV Awards as well as two IFTA wins last year.

Yvonne Connolly's other half, John Conroy, has also been given a nomination for his work as Director of Photography on Sky One's 'Fortitude'.

Also flying the Irish flag will be director Aisling Walsh for her work on 'An Inspector Calls'.

Irish Independent

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