Theatre, Film and TV  |  Jul 14, 2017

Curtis Brown clients pick up Emmy nominations

As Emmy nominations were revealed on the 13th July, several Curtis Brown clients and their work have been recognised. 

Sherlock: The Lying Detective, which was directed by Nick Hurran, came away with four nominations. As well as Outstanding Television Movie, the episode of the hugely popular BBC drama picked up nominations for Benedict Cumberbatch as Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie; Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special; and Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie.

Nick also received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special on his last episode of Sherlock; His Last Vow.

Nick has just finished exec-producing Altered Carbon for Netflix.

The Crown picked up 13 nominations with Justin Martin as Assistant Director and Nick Payne as additional material writer. Justin is currently working on The Crown series 2 and is directing The Jungle for the Young Vic. Nick wrote A Sense of an Ending and is in development with Drama Republic.

Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Bert Tyler Moore and George Jeffrie wrote on Tracey Ullman’s Show which has been nominated for best Variety Sketch Series. Andy and Kevin are currently working on the sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet and Bert and George’s The Windsors series 2 is currently airing on Channel 4.

The Handmaid's Tale, adapted from Curtis Brown client Margret Atwood's best-selling novel, also picked up an incredible 13 nominations including Best Drama Series.

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Sunday September 17th 2017.