Entertainment

Awarded to TV programme that covers mental health within an entertainment, comedy or scripted reality format including entertainment magazine and chat show formats.

Winner: ITV Lorraine's Shine a Light Campaign

ITV Studios, ITV 1

The Shine A Light campaign focuses on breaking taboos around under-reported and misunderstood mental health problems. Featuring Mel B, Rita Simons and Anna Carteret, the series explores post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. The three contributor’s mental health journeys challenge misconceptions and show it’s still possible to live a full and happy life. 

Shortlisted entries

Harry's Heroes: The Full English 

Talkback, ITV 1

Under the management of Harry Redknapp and his assistant John Barnes, in Harry's Heroes: The Full English follows 11 ex-England footballing greats as they put down their burgers and pints and spend 12 weeks training. Together, they undertake a cutting-edge training regime to get fit enough to play one last match against arch-rivals Germany. During training, the footballers open up about their various battles with their mental health. 

Nikki Lilly Meets

Blakeway North, CBBC

In Nikki Lilly Meets, 14-year-old Nikki presents a series of informal chats based on finding out what celebrities were like as teenagers. In a world where celebrity status is so powerful, it aims to show kids that celebrities are real people who have been through similar experiences to them. Guests include Nadiya Hussain who speaks about her anxiety and Andy Murray who shares how hard the last 18 months have been for him.

The One Show

BBC Studios, BBC One

In a five-part feature series, The One Show covered a series of mental health topics including post-traumatic stress disorder, post-adoption depression, body image and disability.  One feature follows an ex-Disney animator who creates animations to express his grief after losing his wife, whilst in another, Dame Kelley Holmes talks about her battle with depression and self-harm.  

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