This Country, Three Girls Each Score Two BAFTA TV Awards

The comedian hosted the awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall

The comedian hosted the awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall

Sean Bean won the award for Leading Actor for his performance as a Catholic priest in Broken against Joe Cole for the "Hang the DJ" episode of Black Mirror, Tim Piggott-Smith for King Charles III and Jack Rowan for Born to Kill. 'I just felt like the luckiest person in the world to get to play a character who was so colourful, vivid, fearless and strong, ' she said. 'Tonight I am having to work alongside a massive organ, ' she said.

Love Island beat rivals The Real Full Monty and Celebrity Hunted for the Best Reality and Constructed Factual prize with Caroline Flack accepting the award.

There was also room for a joke about Harvey Weinstein and his alleged sexual assaults.

Moving on to Doctor Who, she joked about Jodie Whittaker taking over the Tardis.

'Jodie was the flawless choice because if there is one thing this year has taught us; if anyone has experience of fighting off grotesque monsters it's an actress'.

Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins
Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins

Several winners dedicated their prizes to real-life people they portrayed.

It told the harrowing story of the children who were groomed, sexually abused and trafficked by British Pakistani men in Rochdale. At the craft awards on April 22, the big winners were the drama series "Game of Thrones" and "The Crown" and the limited series "Three Girls". It won the BAFTA for Scripted Comedy, and one of the stars, Daisy May Cooper, took home the award for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme. It was his first ever Bafta win.

The TV nominees included our very own Sharon Horgan for the hilarious Catastrophe, who is pictured below with co-star Rob Delaney, Graham Norton for The Graham Norton Show, Sinead Keenan and Brian F O'Byrne for Little Boy Blue and Adrian Dunbar for Line of Duty.

John Motson was honored with a special award on the same day he retired from sports commentary. Former Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand won for his documentary about the death of his wife and coping as a single father.

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