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CAMEO awards 2019

CAMEO awards shortlist revealed

8 March 2019

The shortlist for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards (CAMEO) has been announced. The aim of the awards is to celebrate the many creative entities spawned from books. The awards are presented in four categories: audiobooks, TV adaptations, films, and stage adaptations.

The books nominated in each category are:

Audiobooks - La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman (617422), This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay, and The Holy Vible by Ellis James and John Robins.

TV adaptationsA Very English Scandal by John Preston (12479), Killing Eve, the series based on Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings (12981), and Patrick Melrose by Edward St Aubyn.

Film Disobedience by Naomi Alderman (9018), The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (9101), and Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman.

Adaptations for stageA Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (617143), Toast by Nigel Slater (6410), and My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (11064).

Last year’s winners were Lion: A Long Way From Home by Saroo Brierley (12260) in the film category, the stage adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (6049), the audio book version of Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (10404), and the TV series of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (10192).

This year’s winners will be announced at the London Book and Screen Week festival on 11th March.