The Writers' Guild Awards have announced the shortlists for the 2016 prizes.

Best Long Form TV Drama

  • Banished by Jimmy McGovern
  • Not Safe for Work by DC Moore
  • Wolf Hall by Peter Straughan

Best Short Form TV Drama

  • Code of a Killer by Michael Crompton
  • The Casual Vacancy by Sarah Phelps
  • The Gamechangers by James Wood

Best Long Running TV Series

  • Holby City, Series 17, Episode 50 “At First I was Afraid” by Julia Gilbert
  • River City by Louise Ironside
  • Emmerdale, Episode 7188/89 by Maxine Alderton

Best TV Situation Comedy

  • Veep Season Four by Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche, Simon Blackwell, Sean Gray, Ian Martin, Jesse Armstrong, William Smith, Roger Drew
  • Catastrophe by Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney
  • W1A by John Morton

Best Children’s TV Episode

  • The Dumping Ground, Series 3, Episode 10 “Dragon Slayer” by Julie Dixon
  • Eve, Finale Episode: “Control, Alter, Delete” by Emma Reeves
  • Katie Morag And The Worst Day Ever by Sergio Casci

Best Radio Drama

  • Fragments by Laura Lomas
  • Orpheus & Eurydice by Linda Marshall Griffiths
  • Quill by Tony Jones

Best Radio Comedy

  • White Rolls The Dice by Deborah Frances
  • Ed Reardon’s Week by Andrew Nickolds and Christopher Douglas
  • Boswell’s Lives by Jon Canter

Best Writing in a Video Game

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture by Dan Pinchbeck
  • Her Story by Sam Barlow
  • Sunless Sea by Alexis Kennedy, Richard Cobbett, Amal El-Mohtar, Chris Gardiner, Meg Jayanth and Emily Short

Best Screenplay

  • Wild by Nick Hornby
  • Paddington by Paul King
  • Ex Machina by Alex Garland

Best First Screenplay

  • ’71 by Gregory Burke
  • The Falling by Carol Morley
  • X + Y by James Graham

Best Play

Best Play for Young Audiences

  • Bird by Laura Lomas
  • Muddy Choir by Jesse Briton
  • Three Wise Monkeys by Mike Kenny