BAFTA Television Awards 2015: Happy Valley Walks Away With Top Honours

bafta-01The British Academy Television Awards 2015 (BAFTA) were held on May 10, 2105 at the Theatre Royal in London, England amidst a lot of fan fair.

Backstage at the ceremony, Sherlock writer Steven Moffat confirmed three new episodes would be filmed next spring.

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams was on hand to present the award for best scripted comedy  Detectorists. But her own show lost out on a fiercely contested Audience Award to hit drama Sherlock.

While BBC Wales detective drama Sherlock won the Radio Times audience AwardHappy Valley took home the award for the Best Drama Series.

Detectorists won the BAFTA for the Best Situated Comedy, while True Detective beat out the competition for Best International Show.

Hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkelman, along with 2014 contestant Judy Murray were on hand to support Strictly Come Dancing. Ultimately, though, the show went home empty handed.bafta-03Check out the complete British Academy Television Awards 2015 (BAFTA) winners list:

Fellowship
Jon Snow

Special Award
Jeff Pope

Drama Series
Happy Valley

Radio Times Audience Award (Voted For By Members Of The Public)
Sherlock

Leading Actress
Georgina Campbell – Murdered By My Boyfriend

Leading Actor
Jason Watkins For The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme
Jessica Hynes For W1A

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme
Matt Berry For Toast Of London

Supporting Actress
Gemma Jones For Marvellous

Supporting Actor
Stephen Rea For The Honourable Woman

Situation Comedy
Detectorists

Entertainment Performance
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly – Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Single Drama
Marvellous

Specialist Factual
Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

Soap And Continuing Drama
Coronation Street

Comedy And Comedy Entertainment Program
The Graham Norton Showbafta-02Current Affairs
Children On The Frontline (Dispatches)

Sport And Live Event
WW1 Remembered: From The Battlefield and Westminster Abbey

Single Documentary
The Paedophile Hunter

Factual Series
Life And Death Row

Features
Grand Designs

News Coverage
Sky News Live At Five: Ebola

International
True Detective

Mini Series
The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies

Entertainment Programme
Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Reality And Constructed Factual
The Island With Bear Grylls

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