London: The 2016 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV winners have been announced on May 8 with BBC Two’s hit series ‘Wolf Hall’ grabbing two awards.
Mark Rylance received the leading actor award for his role as Thomas Cromwell in the historical drama, which also picked up the drama prize, reports the Mirror.
Taking place at the Royal Festival Hall the event was hosted by Graham Norton.
Here’s the complete winners list:
Entertainment Programme – Strictly Come Dancing
Drama Series – Wolf Hall
Single Documentary – My Son the Jihadi
Mini-series – This Is England ’90
Current Affairs – Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola
Factual – The Murder Detectives
News Coverage – Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre
Live Event – Big Blue Live
Female Performance in a Comedy Programme – Michaela Coel
Sport – The Ashes
International – Transparent
Male Performance in a Comedy Programme – Peter Kay
Single Drama – Don’t Take My Baby
Supporting Actor – Tom Courtenay
Reality & Constructed Factual – First Dates
Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme – Have I Got News for You
Specialist Factual – Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners
Soap & Continuing Drama – EastEnders
Features – The Great British Bake Off
Scripted Comedy – Peter Kay’s Car Share
Entertainment Performance – Leigh Francis
Leading Actress – Suranne Jones
Leading Actor – Mark Rylance
BAFTA TV Fellowship Recipients: Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
The Special Award in Honour of Alan Clarke was presented to Lenny Henry, one of Britain’s best-loved comedians and writers, in recognition of his outstanding creative contribution to television during a career that has so far spanned 40 years.