‘Happy Larry’ Sally is winner at TV awards

Sally Wainwright accepts the award for Writer: Drama at the British Academy Television Craft Awards in 2015

Sally Wainwright accepts the award for Writer: Drama at the British Academy Television Craft Awards in 2015

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An award-winning TV programme which showcases the dramatic Calderdale landscape scooped two BAFTAs at an awards ceremony.

Happy Valley won Best Drama Series and its creator, Sally Wainwright, pictured, won Best Writer at the televised awards ceremony in London.

Actress Sarah Lancashire in Happy Valley

Actress Sarah Lancashire in Happy Valley

The popular and gripping BBC drama was also nominated in the categories: Leading Actress - Sarah Lancashire, pictured; Supporting Actor - James Norton; and Director Fiction - Euros Lyn.

The popular series went up against The Missing, Line of Duty and Peaky Blinders at the awards.

Photographed, is Wainwright, who grew up in Sowerby Bridge, collecting the golden award on Sunday (May 10).

Sally Wainwright - creator, writer and executive producer of Happy Valley, said: “I am thrilled to bits and so proud that we’ve received five Bafta nominations - with two wins - for a show that’s set right in the heart of West Yorkshire.

“Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge and the surrounding area looked so beautiful and dramatic on screen. Without doubt the landscape added enormously to the appeal and authenticity of show.”

The police drama will return for a second series later this year.