The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV Awards too place last night at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.
The ceremony was hosted by Graham Norton and saw a variety of winners including Ant & Dec, The Island With Bear Grylls, Coronation Street and Jessica Hynes.
The Special Award in honour of Alan Clarke was presented to Jeff Pope, one of the UK’s foremost producers and writers whose career has spanned television and film, receiving nine BAFTA nominations along the way for titles including Mrs Biggs, Mo, Appropriate Adult, Philomena and this year’s BAFTA-nominated biopic, Cilla.
The Fellowship, the highest accolade the Academy bestows, was presented to journalist, news correspondent and presenter Jon Snow in recognition of an outstanding career spanning over 40 years in the industry.
See the full list of winners below:
Jason Watkins – The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies
Georgina Campbell – Murdered by My Boyfriend
Stephen Rea – The Honourable Woman
Gemma Jones – Marvellous
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly – Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
Female performance in a comedy programme
Jessica Hynes – W1A
Male performance in a comedy programme
Matt Berry – Toast of London
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies
Soap and continuing drama
Life And Death Row
Grayson Perry: Who Are You?
The Paedophile Hunter
Reality and constructed factual
The Island With Bear Grylls
Children On The Frontline (Dispatches)
Sky News Live At Five: Ebola
Sport and live event
WW1 Remembered: From The Battlefield and Westminster Abbey
Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
Comedy and comedy entertainment programme
The Graham Norton Show
Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public)