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BBC's Sherlock is up for five Royal TV Awards

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson
Image caption Sherlock, which began in July, proved to be a huge success

BBC One drama Sherlock has been nominated for five trophies at this year's Royal Television Society Craft and Design Awards.

The series, which starred Benedict Cumberbatch, received nods in categories including best original score and best photography in a drama.

The awards celebrate the creative design used on TV in the past year.

Hosted by Dominic Wood and Richard McCourt, the ceremony will take place on 24 November in London.

ITV's Dancing On Ice received two nominations for best lighting and multi-camera use plus best costume design in entertainment and non-drama shows.

In the best make-up category for drama, Mo, The Fattest Man in Britain and Worried About the Boy were all nominated.

Terry Pratchett's Going Postal for Sky 1, Channel 4's Misfits and BBC Two's Worried About the Boy, a drama about Boy George's teenage years, all picked up more than one nomination.

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