High Boy, Blissful Valley and The Sixth Commandment had been the massive winners at this yr’s BAFTA TV Awards, taking residence two prizes apiece.

The ultimate season of the critically acclaimed Netflix sequence High Boy was named greatest drama, with star Jasmine Jobson additionally named greatest supporting actress for her portrayal of Jaq Lawrence.

Blissful Valley picked up the award for many memorable second, the one prize voted for by the general public, whereas star Sarah Lancashire was named greatest actress as soon as once more for her portrayal of no-nonsense police sergeant Catherine Cawood – after first profitable the prize for the position in 2017.

The Sixth Commandment picked up the awards for greatest restricted drama and greatest actor for its star, Timothy Spall.

Regardless of main the nominations race with eight nods in complete, royal drama The Crown left empty-handed.

‘You modified my life’

Crime drama High Boy follows the lives of Sully (Kane “Kano” Robinson) and Dushane (Ashley Walters) and offers with themes of crime, medication and violence on the Summerhouse property in Hackney, east London.

Choosing up the most effective drama award forward of Blissful Valley, Gradual Horses and The Gold, producer Charles Metal paid tribute to stars Walters and Robinson.

Jasmine Jobson in the press room after winning the Best Supporting Actress award for Top Boy at the BAFTA TV Awards 2024, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Picture date: Sunday May 12, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story SHOWBIZ Bafta. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
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High Boy’s Jasmine Jobson together with her BAFTA. Pic: PA

Jobson additionally took the prospect to inform the BAFTAs viewers: “I simply need to say I’m the lady who has been standing in a gaggle stuffed with males, you’ve gotten proven me what it’s to be robust and impartial and the way essential it’s to face out in a crowd full of individuals the place it is simple to be invisible.

“Netflix, High Boy, you modified my life.”

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Yorkshire-based crime drama Blissful Valley was one other present that got here to an finish in 2023, bringing to a detailed the story of Sgt Cawood and Tommy Lee Royce (James Norton), the felony who destroyed her household.

Accepting the award for greatest actress, Lancashire stated it was an honour to win and praised Sally Wainwright, the author and creator of the present.

“I want to acknowledge my fellow nominees and their great work,” she stated. “Sally Wainwright, I shall eternally be grateful to you for this chance.

“I really feel very, very privileged to have been surrounded by these good actors and I thank each certainly one of you.”

The sequence additionally received the memorable second award for her character’s explosive closing kitchen showdown with Royce, beating fellow shortlisted moments together with David Beckham teasing spouse Victoria about her “working class” roots within the Beckham documentary, and Logan Roy’s demise in Succession.

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BAFTA winner Spall: Appearing is ‘silly factor’

Baroness Floella Benjamin in the press room after being presented with the BAFTA Fellowship award at the BAFTA TV Awards 2024, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Picture date: Sunday May 12, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story SHOWBIZ Bafta. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
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Baroness Floella Benjamin was introduced with the BAFTA Fellowship award. Pic: PA

‘Look it up on IMDB’

Choosing up the main actor award for The Sixth Commandment, a real crime drama exploring the murders of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in Buckinghamshire in 2014 and 2017, in addition to the next investigation and trial, veteran British star Timothy Spall joked: “Look all of it up on IMDB [movie database] and you will notice who was concerned as a result of to each soul of them, they’re good.”

He continued: “Appearing is a silly factor, it is a soppy outdated factor, standing up pretending to be somebody and p*ssing round in costume. Sixty-seven and also you suppose ‘am I nonetheless doing this?’

“However generally you get the prospect to play those who have had a horrible factor occur to them and all they wished was love, and it is a ravishing factor to have the ability to inform a narrative about that. It is about crimes nevertheless it’s additionally about love.”

Taking a look at his award, he added: “I’ve all the time wished certainly one of these. I am simply so happy to be amongst you lot.”

Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett with their comedy entertainment award for Rob & Romesh Vs.. at the BAFTA TV Awards 2024. Pic: Ian West/PA
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Hosts Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett additionally secured a win, for Sky present Rob & Romesh Vs.. Pic: PA

Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman after winning the Best Entertainment award for Strictly Come Dancing. Pic: PA
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Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman rejoice for Strictly Come Dancing. Pic: PA

Elsewhere, Matthew Macfadyen received within the supporting actor class for his efficiency within the closing sequence of Succession, the conclusion of the drama concerning the battle for energy in a media dynasty, whereas Strictly Come Dancing received the most effective leisure prize in its twentieth yr on the air.

Tess Daly, who co-hosts with Claudia Winkleman, described the win as “the most effective birthday current”.

Squid Sport: The Problem was named greatest actuality TV sequence, whereas final yr’s Eurovision Music Contest received the award for dwell occasion protection.

And there was a shock within the worldwide class, when French sequence Class Act beat big exhibits together with The Bear and Succession.

Mawaan Rizwan in the press room after winning the Male Performance in a Comedy award for Juice at the BAFTA TV Awards 2024, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Picture date: Sunday May 12, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story SHOWBIZ Bafta. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
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Juice star Mawaan Rizwan and Black Ops star Gbemisola Ikumelo (pictured under) had been the winners within the comedy efficiency classes. Pic: PA

Gbemisola Ikumelo in the press room after winning the Female Performance in a Comedy award for Black Ops at the BAFTA TV Awards 2024, at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Picture date: Sunday May 12, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story SHOWBIZ Bafta. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Comedy prizes embrace the hosts

Within the comedy classes, Mawaan Rizwan received the award for greatest male efficiency for his position in Juice, a few younger homosexual man who desperately needs to be the centre of consideration as his household constantly steals his thunder, whereas Gbemisola Ikumelo received the feminine efficiency award for Black Ops.

Accepting his award, Rizwan stated: “Thanks to my therapist – we had a dialog final week the place we stated I needed to cease counting on exterior types of validation.”

There was even an award for the ceremony hosts, comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, who took residence the comedy leisure prize for Sky present Rob And Romesh Vs.

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Former Play Faculty youngsters’s presenter Baroness Floella Benjamin was introduced with BAFTA’s highest honour, the Fellowship, by newsreader Clive Myrie, whereas daytime TV queen Lorraine Kelly was additionally honoured with a particular prize, introduced by Succession’s Brian Cox.

“Do not pull up the ladder” to these from working-class backgrounds, Kelly instructed the group as she accepted her prize.

The ceremony additionally paid tribute to the celebs of TV we’ve stated goodbye to previously yr, together with speak present host Sir Michael Parkinson, Lord Of The Rings actor Bernard Hill, newsreader George Alagiah, Furry Biker Dave Myers, movie and TV director Roy Battersby and Mates star Matthew Perry.

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