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16 January 2012
Dr Hugh Hunt
The shortlist has been revealed for the Broadcast Awards 2012, which will take place in February.
In the category, Best Popular Factual Programme, one of the six nominees is Dr Hugh Hunt's 'Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb'. Hugh was the lead engineer designing simulated bouncing 'bombs' that were constructed from scratch, then dropped by aircraft flying just 60 feet above the surface of a lake in British Columbia, Canada, to destroy a 130-feet wide dam.
The awards event takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel on 2 February 2012.
The programme has also been nominated at the 2012 History Makers Awards. The programme received 2 nominations in the categories of 'Best History Production' and 'Most Innovative Production' The awards take place on January 26th at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.
Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb
Broadcast Awards 2012 shortlist
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