They were hosted by talk show host Graham Norton and held at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
The big winner of the night was Broadchurch, with the ITV series picking up a total of 3 BAFTAs for Best Drama, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor. Olivia Coleman is turning into something of a BAFTA specialist as her Best Actress award followed her 2 award triumph last year. As last year the actress seemed very emotional following the win and apologised for crying saying “Sorry, not cool!”
Another show that did well this year was The IT Crowd, which finished its 4-series run last year, picking up both the Best Male and Best Female Comedy Performance awards. Katherine Parkinson, who plays Jen in the series, has also appeared in an episode of Sherlock recently and has picked up something of a geek fanbase. Richard Ayoade, who plays Moss said that he hoped his award would inspire “other nasal men with no facial expression”.
The special award this year went to Cilla Black for her 50-year long show biz career and this year’s Fellowship was awarded to Julie Walters in recognition of her outstanding contribution to tv and movies, Read the rest of this entry »