Stars out for big night at the Baftas

Danny Woods
May 15, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, with the mockumentary This Country and miniseries Three Girls each scoring two nods.

The show was also a big victor at the BAFTA TV Craft Awards and Philippa Lowthorpe picked up in the Director: Fiction category, Uni Ni Dhonghaile in the Editing: Fiction category and Nicole Taylor, the Writer: Drama category.

Vanessa Kirby won the award for Supporting Actress for her role as Princess Margaret in The Crown, the only award won for the Netflix drama which was nominated three times. "But let me say I'll just be putting in half the effort".

Britain's Got Talent won entertainment programme and Casualty was named best soap and continuing drama. I don't think [the abuse] will ever leave any of them, but she is fearless enough to go through it again with us to film it.

Molly Windsor took home the 2018 BAFTA TV Award for Best Leading Actress for her role in Three Girls, a BBC drama based on the Rochdale child sex abuse ring.

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Love Island was awarded the reality & constructed factual award, and mini series went to Three Girls.

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.

The Handmaid's Tale was the victor in the category of worldwide series.

"To be recognized for one's work is always special, but to be recognized by BAFTA is truly an honor", commented North, who's also appeared in other major franchises like Destiny, Assassin's Creed, and Call of Duty.

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