The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2011 Shortlists including the CWA Dagger Shortlists

These have been announced today.  First the Crime Writers’ Association Daggers for writing (with links to the CWA site for more information):

CWA JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER 2011
Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson (Doubleday)
Kiss Me Quick by Danny Miller (Robinson)
The Dead Woman of Juárez by Sam Hawken (Serpent’s Tail)
The Dogs of Rome by Conor Fitzgerald (Bloomsbury)

CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER 2011, SPONSORED BY IAN FLEMING PUBLICATIONS LTD
Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson (Doubleday)
Cold Rain by Craig Smith (Myrmidon)
The Good Son by Michael Gruber (Corvus)
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton (Orion)

CWA GOLD DAGGER 2011
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin (Pan)
Snowdrops by A.D. Miller (Atlantic Books)
The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina (Orion)
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton (Orion)

A further writing category: the ITV3 People’s Bestseller Dagger 2011
David Baldacci – The Sixth Man (Macmillan)
Lee Child – Worth Dying For (Bantam)
Mark Billingham – Good As Dead (Little, Brown)
Peter James – Dead Man’s Grip (Macmillan)
Peter Robinson – Before the Poison (Hodder)

THE TV AND FILM DAGGERS:

THE FILM DAGGER
True Grit (Paramount Pictures)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Momentum Pictures)
Brighton Rock (Optimum Releasing)
Source Code (Optimum Releasing)

THE TV DAGGER
Case Histories (Ruby Films, BBC One)
Luther (BBC One)
The Shadow Line (Company Pictures, BBC Two)
Zen (Left Bank Pictures, BBC One)
Vera (ITV Studios, ITV1)

THE INTERNATIONAL TV DAGGER
The Killing, (Arrow Films, BBC4)
Boardwalk Empire (HBO, Sky Atlantic)
Castle (ABC Studios, Alibi)
Dexter (Showtime Networks, FX Channel)
Spiral (Son Et Lumiere, BBC 4)

BEST ACTRESS DAGGER
Sofie Gråbøl for The Killing (Arrow Films, BBC4)
Brenda Blethyn for Vera (ITV Studios, ITV1)
Maxine Peake for Silk (BBC One)
Olivia Williams for Case Sensitive (Hat Trick Productions, ITV1)
Sue Johnston for Waking the Dead (BBC One)
Kelly Reilly for Above Suspicion (La Plante Productions, ITV1)

BEST ACTOR DAGGER
Idris Elba for Luther (BBC One)
Lars Mikkelsen for The Killing (Arrow Films, BBC4)
Steve Buscemi for Boardwalk Empire (HBO, Sky Atlantic)
Jason Isaacs for Case Histories (Ruby Films, BBC One)
Rufus Sewell for Zen (Left Bank Pictures, BBC One)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR DAGGER
Rafe Spall for The Shadow Line (Company Pictures, BBC Two)
Bjarne Henriksen for The Killing (Arrow Films, BBC 4)
Søren Malling for The Killing (Arrow Films, BBC 4)
John Lithgow for Dexter (Showtime Networks, FX Channel)
Aidan Gillen for Thorne (Stagereel / Cité Amérique, Sky One)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS DAGGER
Ann Eleonora Jørgensen for The Killing (Arrow Films, BBC 4)
Kelly Macdonald for Boardwalk Empire (HBO, Sky Atlantic)
Ruth Wilson for Luther (BBC One)
Amanda Abbington for Case Histories (Ruby Films, BBC One)
Tara Fitzgerald for Waking The Dead (BBC One)

Congratulations to all and thanks to Book2Book for the press release information.

The winners will be revealed at The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards on Friday 7th October at the Grosvenor House, and televised the following Tuesday 11th October on ITV3.

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