2013 Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards

In addition to the final Daggers being presented, Thursday night also saw the presentation of the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards.

This September there is an exciting new TV series about crime writing on ITV3 called the Crime Thriller Club – sponsored by Specsavers. In each show a specially selected crime or thriller title will be critiqued (The Crime Thriller Book Club), a bestselling author – a Living Legend – will be interviewed and the books shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards will be featured. The finale to the season is the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards in conjunction with the Crime Writers’ Association, which will air on ITV3 in October.

Winners of the 2013 Awards are:

The Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read : Malcolm MacKay, The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter (Pan)

The Film Dagger: Skyfall

The TV Dagger: Broadchurch

The International TV Dagger: The Killing III

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger: Andrew Buchan for Broadchurch

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger: Amelia Bullmore for Scott & Bailey

The Best Actor Dagger: David Tennant for Broadchurch

The Best Actress Dagger: Olivia Colman for Broadchurch

The Crime Thriller Club started on ITV3 on the 16th September 2