The finalists were announced today for the prestigious British Animation Awards 2020. Rewarding the very best in British animation across a variety of categories, the British Animation Awards (BAAs) – now in their 24th year – attract the great and the good from across the industry to this biennial celebration of their craft.
The cast of The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, including Johnny Vegas, Jane Horrocks, Philip Glenister and Gina Yashere, has been nominated in the Best Voice Performance category. They are up against renowned British Actors Sally Hawkins (Paddington, The Shape of Water) and Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones), who are nominated for their work on The Snail and the Whale and Hilda respectively.
There was also a nomination for The Rubbish World of Dave Spud for the Best Children’s Series award up against the formidable competition of The Amazing World of Gumball, Shaun the Sheep, Moominvalley and 101 Dalmatian Street.
Finally, Edward Foster has been nominated for a Writer’s Award for his Wrinkly Bus episode from The Rubbish World of Dave Spud.