Tim Child and Sally Freeman with Jean D'Arcy Award 1988

Knightmare Awards

By Nicholas Lam

The Anglia TV awards cabinet, featuring Knightmare's bronze medal from the Youth Category of the New York Film & TV Festival Awards and the Jean D'Arcy award.


Photos taken in Christmas 2000 by Lance Paterson from Anglia Television.

The awards cabinet at Anglia Television.
Awards Cabinet at Anglia Television

Knightmare's bronze medal from the Youth Category of the New York Film & TV Festival Awards 1988.
Bronze medal in the Youth Category of the New York Film & TV Festival Awards, 1988

Jean D'Arcy

We've also received a picture of Knightmare's Jean D'Arcy award.

The Jean d'Arcy International Award for Video Production Awarded to Knightmare
Knightmare's Jean D'Arcy award

The text with the medal reads, "The Jean D'Arcy International Award for Video Production Awarded to Anglia Television's Adventure Game KNIGHTMARE".

Jean D'Arcy (1913-1983) was a director of French television programmes, becoming director of programming for a new state-run television network in the 1950s.

He is known as the founder of Eurovision, an initiative that launched and exchanged television programmes with other European countries.

D'Arcy was also well known for trying unusual technological techniques in television.

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