Abi Morgan Wins Emmy for Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for THE HOUR
Abi Morgan won the 2013 Emmy for OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL for THE HOUR.
She was nominated alongside Richard LaGravenese (Behind the Candelabra), Tom Stoppard (Parade's End), David Mamet (Phil Spector), and Jane Campion and Gerard Lee (Top of the Lake).
Check out her acceptance speech below.
ABI MORGAN: Whoa. Goodness me. This is such an incredible honor. What an amazing group of nominees. I have to thank BBC America, to BBC London. I'd like to thank Ben Stevenson (phonetic), Lucy Richer and Judd Tadlow (phonetic). And I'd like to thank Hugh Dolls (phonetic), the brilliant Jane Featherstone. The brilliant producer Ruth Kenley?Letts. And my fantastic scripter (unintelligible), Naomi De Pear. I have to also thank the brilliant cast.
When I came through immigration, the guy couldn't quite understand ?? the very nice immigration man didn't believe I was coming for the Emmys. And I might be able to show him I did come. So, thank you very much.