Pan Am and Friday Night Dinner big winners at Rose d’Or Festival

The ceremony recognises the very best programmes in the industry across 40 countries and on Thursday (10May12), Ricci’s Pan Am was named best series, while Bird’s Friday Night Dinner landed the trophy for best sitcom.

Also receiving prizes were Charlie Brooker’s miniseries Black Mirror: The National Anthem, which beat out Ricky Gervais’ Life’s Too Short for best comedy, and German film Homevideo in the TV movie category, which bested Rachel Weisz’s Page Eight.

The Rose d’Or Festival winners were unveiled at a prizegiving event at the Hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne in Switzerland.