Twenty Twelve takes home BAFTA for Best Sitcom


Deservedly, the brilliance of Twenty Twelve, the mock documentary comedy series chronicling the organization of the 2012 London Olympics, was rewarded on Sunday with a 2013 BAFTA television award for Best Sitcom. Olivia Colman was also a winner on Sunday taking home the award for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Program up against fellow Twenty Twelve co-star, Jessica Hynes.

Colman, who plays Sally Owen, Ian Fletcher’s personal assistant in Twenty Twelve, is also equally as brilliant as Alex Smallbone in Rev. Even though the 2012 London Olympics have long since past, Twenty Twelve is well worth another look. Along with Colman and Hynes, the series stars a number of familiar faces including Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Mr. Stink), Amelia Bullmore (Scott and Bailey) and Karl Theobald (Green Wing, Primeval).

For the upcomming 2012 Olympics, digital is one of the most crucial things for a modern brand manager to get right, so the pressure is on for Siobhan (Jessica Hynes) to explain her strategy. Twitter, Facebook, Mashable and even MySpace all have their part to play in creating the digital legacy for the games. Here, to refresh your own individual mind palace before you set up a marathon viewing session…