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'Peaky Blinders' wins big at BAFTA Television Awards

15 May 2018, 12:49 | Elsie Buchanan

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Top contenders The Crown Blue Planet II The Handmaid's Tale

The 2018 Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards took place in London May 13, with BBC Two's "Peaky Blinders" winning the prestigious Best Drama Award.

In the drama categories, Peaky Blinders won the BAFTA for Drama Series, and docudrama Murdered for Being Different was presented with the award for Single Drama. Also up for Best Drama Series were the police series "Line of Duty" and the surreal "The End of the F***ing World". 'Tonight I am having to work alongside a massive organ, ' she said.

'I just want to say thank you for recognising how selfless that is and how fearless that is'.

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Veteran actor Sean Bean took home the BAFTA for Leading Actor for his portrayal of a priest in the drama series "Broken". Brian F O'Byrne dedicated his win in the best supporting actor category to the parents of Rhys Jones, the Liverpool school boy who was murdered in 2007.

At the star-studded event, Declan Donnelly took to the stage, without his partner Ant McPartlin for the first time, to pick up the award for Best Entertainment Programme for BGT.

The Handmaid's Tale was the victor in the category of global series. Toby Jones ("Detectorists") took Best Comedy Actor over last year's victor, "People Just Do Nothing" co-creator Asim Chaudhry, as well as Rob Brydon ("The Trip to Spain") and Samson Kayo ("Famalam").

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