BAFTA TV Awards 2017

By Creative Media Times

The BAFTA award, designed by Mitzi Cunliffe

‘Happy Valley’ was the big winner of the night, winning two awards, while Netflix’s aristocracy epic drama ‘The Crown’ which led the nominations this year with five, left empty handed. The Night Manager’s Tom Hollander took home the supporting actor BAFTA.

“The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” won BAFTA’s International Award, while the David Attenborough’s Conquest Of The Skies won Specialist Factual. The latter is the only prize of the night that is voted by the public. The new award introduced this year, Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment went to PLanet Earth II: Snakes Vs Iguana Chase.

The night closed with Joanna Lumley being awarded the BAFTA Fellowship, which is the highest honor of the ceremonies.

Leading actor: Adeel Akhtar – “Murdered by My Father”
Leading actress: Sarah Lancashire – “Happy Valley”
Supporting actor: Tom Hollander – “The Night Manager”
Supporting actress: Wunmi Mosaku – “Damilola, Our Loved Boy”
Drama series: “Happy Valley”
Comedy & comedy entertainment programme: “Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe”
Entertainment performance: Michael McIntyre – “Michael McIntyre’s Big Show”
Entertainment programme: “Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway”
Male performance in a comedy programme: Steve Coogan – “Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle”
Female performance in a comedy programme: Phoebe Waller-Bridge – “Fleabag “

To see the full list: BAFTA