The ‘BAFTA TV Award’ was held on Sunday night in London’s Royal Festival. This is the biggest award ceremony for the British small screen.
The main attraction of the show was always on the best stage like the drama. It was speculated that Netflix’s big budget ‘royal’ drama ‘The Crown’ may well get the award for best drama. Because the 5 nominations were ahead of the ‘Crown’. But the prize went to the BBC’s ‘Happy Valley’. And starring Sarah Lancashire won the best actress award.
Adil Akhtar of ‘Murdered by My Father’ became the best actor with the help of ‘Sherlock’ Benedict Kambarbatch. Kambarbach was nominated for the drama ‘The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Rojas’.
Yunami Mosaku won the award for actress, ‘Demi Lola Hour Love Boy’ for drama. Actor in the drama ‘The Night Manager’, along with acting actor Tom Hollander got the award.
Below is the list of other awards-
International – The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
Comedy Shows Best Artist (Female) – Fibi Waller-Bridges (Flibg)
Comedy Show Best Artist (Male) – Steve Kugen (Alan Patriz’s Caesar Edge)
Mini Series – National Treasure
Scriptet Comedy – People Just Do Nothing
The Hollywood Reporter