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Bafta TV Awards 2019: Killing Eve, Ant and Dec, Benedict Cumberbatch win


Image copyrightPAImage caption Jodie Comer and Benedict Cumberbatch won the top two acting awards BBC thriller Killing Eve was the big winner at the Bafta TV Awards, scooping three trophies including best actress for Jodie Comer and best drama series.


I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here and Britain's Got Talent also picked up prizes, despite Ant McPartlin taking time out from both series last year.


But the duo lost out on the best entertainment performance award to Lee Mack , who scooped the prize for his appearances on comedy panel show Would I Lie To You?


Cumberbatch, who played a man grappling with the ghost of his abusive father, thanked his wife, writer and theatre director Sophie Hunter, saying: "You're my rock, I had to go pretty weird for this one and it was nice to come home and feel stable again.


Happy Valley and Queer As Folk producer Nicola Shindler was presented with a special award in recognition of her contribution to the television industry.


The Bafta Craft Awards - which recognise behind-the-scenes talent like writers and sound editors - took place last month , with A Very English Scandal going home with the most trophies.






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