Apple TV+’s Bad Sisters, Channel 4’s Derry Girls and I Am Ruth, and BBC One’s Traitors all won two prizes each at this year’s Bafta TV Awards.
Kate Winslet won the Bafta for Leading Actress for her role in I Am Ruth, which also won for Single Drama. Written by Dominic Savage and Winslet herself, the Channel 4 drama focuses on a mother concerned about her daughter’s mental health.
Anne-Marie Duff won Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Grace Williams in Bad Sisters, which won for Drama Series. A blend of dark comedy and thriller, Bad Sisters follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, who are bound together by the premature death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another.
Northern Ireland set-Derry Girls, which had its series finale last year, won in Scripted Comedy, with Sister Michael actress Siobhán McSweeney winning for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme.
Meanwhile, BBC One break out hit The Traitors won the Bafta for Reality and Constructed Factual, and host Claudia Winkleman won Entertainment Performance.
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Ben Whishaw won Leading Actor for his portrayal of Adam Kay in autobiographical media drama This is Going to Hurt. Adeel Akhtar won the BAFTA for Supporting Actor for his role in the crime drama Sherwood.
Lenny Rush won Male Performance in a Comedy Programme for his role in BBC One’s Am I Being Unreasonable?
The P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award, the only award at the ceremony voted for by the public, was won by Platinum Jubilee – Party at the Palace Paddington meets the Queen.
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Meanwhile, BBC Three musical drama Mood won the best Mini-Series prize.
Elsewhere, BBC1’s The Real Mo Farah won Single Documentary and Casualty triumphed in the Soap & Continuing Drama category while The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit took the Daytime award.
ITV hit The Masked Singer was the winner of Entertainment Programme prize.
The Features category was won by Channel 4’s Joe Lycett Vs Beckham: Got Your Back at Xmas. Comedy Entertainment Programme was won by Channel 4’s Friday Night Live.
Sky Crime’s Libby, Are you Home Yet? won Factual Series, while the Specialist Factual category was won by the BBC’s Russia 1985-1999: Traumazone.
The News Coverage Bafta was presented to Channel 4 News: Live in Kyiv, while Channel 4’s Children of the Taliban won Current Affairs.
Netflix series Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story took home the International category prize, while Short Form was won by How to Be a Person.
The BAFTA Special Award was presented to presenter, broadcaster, filmmaker, author and historian, Professor David Olusoga OBE for his outstanding contribution to the television industry and his trailblazing work in reappraising how history is told through popular culture.
The Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA, was presented by Adrian Lester to actor, screenwriter and novelist Meera Syal CBE in recognition of her exceptional contribution to television.
Celebrating the best of television in 2022, the Bafta ceremony was hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan.
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