Monday 24 April 2017

IFTAs all love and no hate for gang drama

Laura Butler

Laura Butler

'LOVE/HATE' has been nominated in every single television category at this year's Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs).

RTE's gangland series has been shortlisted for 10 awards.

The hit programme's third season finished up on TV screens before Christmas and a fourth instalment is in development.

As well as being nominated for Best Drama, Best Director and Best Script in a TV Drama, the cast members of 'Love/Hate' have been acknowledged.

Tom Vaughan Lawlor, who plays Nidge, will go head to head with his co-star Robert Sheehan for the Best Actor TV accolade.

Sheehan received a nod for his performance as Darren in the series. Charlie Murphy will compete against 'Threesome' star and past winner Amy Huberman in the Best Actress TV award, while Peter Coonan (Fran) and Susan Loughnane (Debbie) have been shortlisted in the Best Supporting Actor TV and Best Supporting Actress TV categories. Stuart Carolan's masterpiece has also been nominated for Editing in Film/Drama, Production, Design and Original Score.

Irish Independent

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