“Killing Eve” Wins Big at BAFTA TV Awards

By Creative Media Times

BBC America hit show “Killing Eve” was the big winner Sunday at BAFTA’s British Academy Television Awards, winning top awards such as best drama series, best actress for Jodie Comer and best supporting actress for Fiona Shaw.

The BAFTA TV Awards were held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Sunday night and was hosted by Graham Norton.

Other winners include Benedict Cumberbatch, who took home Leading Actor for “Patrick Melrose,” and Ben Whishaw for Supporting Actor for his role in “A Very British Scandal.”

HBO’s “Succession” took home the international category, winning over previous winner “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

See the full list of nominees and winners below:

Drama Series
Bodyguard (BBC One)
Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three)
Save Me (Sky Atlantic)
Informer (BBC One)

Mini-Series
A Very English Scandal (BBC One)
Kiri (Channel 4)
Mrs Wilson (BBC One)
Patrick Melrose (Showtime/Sky Atlantic)

Leading Actress
Jodie Comer – Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three)
Sandra Oh – Killing Eve (BBC America/BBC Three)
Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard (BBC One)
Ruth Wilson – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)

Leading Actor
Hugh Grant – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)
Chance Perdomo – Killed By My Debt (BBC Three)
Lucian Msamati – Kiri (Channel 4)
Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose (Showtime/Sky Atlantic)

Supporting Actor
Alex Jennings – Unforgotten (ITV)
Ben Whishaw – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)
Kim Bodnia – Killing Eve (BBC One)
Stephen Graham – Save Me (Sky Atlantic)

Supporting Actress
Billie Piper – Collateral (BBC Two)
Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve (BBC One)
Keeley Hawes – Mrs Wilson (BBC One)
Monica Dolan – A Very English Scandal (BBC One)

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme
Jessica Hynes with David Tennant, Edan Hayhurst and Miley Locke in There She Goes.
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Daisy May Cooper – This Country (BBC Three)
Jessica Hynes – There She Goes (BBC Four)
Julia Davis – Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic/HBO)
Lesley Manville – Mum (BBC Two)

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Alex MacQueen – Sally4Ever (Sky Atlantic/HBO)
Jamie Demetriou – Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)
Peter Mullan – Mum (BBC Two)
Steve Pemberton – Inside No 9 (BBC Two)

International
54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (ARD/BBC Four)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu/Channel 4)
Reporting Trump’s First Year: The Fourth Estate (Showtime/BBC Two)
Succession (HBO/Sky Atlantic)