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The South Bank Sky Arts Awards are one of the worlds most coveted arts awards, celebrating the best of British culture and achievement across visual art, theatre, opera, dance, comedy, classical music, pop, TV drama, literature, and film.

The glittering annual ceremony is hosted by the South Bank Show presenter Melvyn Bragg, and previous winners include Harold Pinter, J. K. Rowling, Dame Judi Dench, and The Who.

This 2013 awards at the Dorchester Hotel saw Bragg presenting for the 17th time.

The categories include:



Visual Art



Classical music

Pop Music



TV Drama

Times Breakthrough Award

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts 

Take a look at our gallery of previous winners here.

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