Mary berry, nadiya hussain and katherine jenkins at the bafta tv awards 2016

Revealed: The 2016 BAFTA TV Awards Winners

Mary Berry! Aiden Turner! Peter Kay! Plus more, more, more!

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Revealed: The 2016 BAFTA TV Awards Winners

Last night saw the return of the annual BAFTA TV Awards – and this year, they really ramped up the a-list glamour. The ceremony, hosted by comedy veteran Graham Norton, took place at the Royal Festival Hall in London and gave the film version a serious run for its money with appearances from some big Hollywood hitters.

The first award of the night was presented by none other than Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick and Hollywood heartthrob Josh Harnett even made an appearance to present an award and declare his love for the Great British Bake Off. Swoon! Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba and Aiden Turner (sporting a very distracting man bun) all flew the flag for British talent (looks as well as acting) and new singing sensation Elle King whipped the crowd into a frenzy with an open air set in front of the red carpet.

Peter Kay's Car Share and Wolf Hall were the big winners of the night, both winning two awards each – more than any other show. Good Living favourite, the Great British Bake Off, won best feature and saw Nadiya join Mary Berry on stage to the delight of fans, and Poldark won the Audience award (we wonder why) and set pulses racing everywhere as star of the show Aiden Turner collected his award. *Sigh*

Here's the full list of winners from the BAFTA TV Awards 2016:

The Winners:

Leading Actor

Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall 

Leading Actress

Suranne Jones, Doctor Foster 

Best Supporting Actor

Tom Courtenay, Unforgotten

Best Supporting Actress

Chanel Cresswell, This is England ’90

Best Entertainment Performance

Leigh Francis, Celebrity Juice 

Best Scripted Comedy

Peter Kay’s Car Share, Peter Kay, Gill Isles, Sian Gibson, Paul Coleman.

Best Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

Have I Got News for You, Richard Wilson, Mark Barrett, Danny Carr, Jo Bunting.

Best Reality & Constructed Factual Programme

First Dates, Nicola Lloyd, Martin Conway, Adam Chapman, Rob Clifford. 

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Peter Kay, Peter Kay’s Car Share

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum 

Best Miniseries

This Is England ‘90, Shane Meadows, Mark Herbert, Jack Thorne, Rebekah Wray Rogers.

Best Entertainment Programme

Strictly Come Dancing, Louise Rainbow, Vinnie Shergill, Sarah James, Nikki Parsons.

Best Drama Series

Wolf Hall, Peter Kosminsky, Peter Straughan, Mark Pybus, Colin Callender. 

Best Single Drama

Don’t Take My Baby, Jack Thorne, Ben Anthony, Pier Wilkie, Aysha Rafaele.

Best Soap & Continuing Drama


Best Factual Series

The Murder Detectives, Ben Brown, Bart Corpe, Neil Grant, Dave Nath.

Best Feature

The Great British Bake Off, Paolo Proto, Andy Devonshire, Anna Beattie.

Best Single Documentary

My Son the Jihadi

Best Specialist Factual

Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners

Best International Programme


Best News Coverage

Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre, Jon Snow, Lindsey Hilsum, Jonathan Rugman, Ben de Pear. 

Best Current Affairs Coverage

Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola (This World), Dan Edge, Sasha Joelle Achilli , Eamonn Matthews, Sarah Waldron.


The Ashes, Bryan Henderson, Mark Lynch, David Lloyd, Ian Ward. 

Best Live Event

Big Blue Live

The Radio Times Audience Award



Ray Galton & Alan Simpson

Special Award

Lenny Henry

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