Daily uk news TV BAFTA 2020: Idris Elba thanks the Academy for 'finally recognising' him as he leads winners... while fans note 'more diversity' across the virtual event following the film ceremony's backlash MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The actor, 47, thanked the Academy for 'finally recognising' him as he was virtually reunited with his Luther co-star Ruth Wilson and presented with the Special Award.
Breaking News ! Idris Elba led the winners at the TV BAFTAs 2020 on Friday night as viewers noted 'more diversity' across the ceremony after the BAFTA film awards was criticised earlier this year. The actor, 47, thanked the Academy for 'finally recognising' him as he was virtually reunited with his Luther co-star Ruth Wilson and presented with the Special Award. Earlier this year, the British Academy of Film and Television came under fire and was criticised for featuring all-white acting nominees and all-male directors. Special Award: Idris Elba led the winners at the TV BAFTAs 2020 on Friday night as viewers noted 'more diversity' across the ceremony after the BAFTA film awards was criticised earlier this year Prince William was one of the prominent voices to comment on the matter at the the time, revealing his anger at the lack of diversity among the 2020 film nominees.He announced on stage at the event that there would be a 'full and thorough review of the entire nomination process' going forward. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next TV BAFTAs 2020: 'Can you hear us?' Stacey Dooley is hit by... Inside the FIRST EVER virtual TV BAFTAs: Socially-distanced... TV BAFTAs 2020: Viewers are left in tears as ceremony pays... TV BAFTAs 2020: Katie McGlynn wows in a plunging red sheer... TV BAFTAs 2020: Bruno Tonioli shows off a VERY different... TV BAFTAs 2020: Stephen Graham and wife Hannah Walters... Share this article Share On Friday night, Naomi Ackie took home the Supporting Actress gong for The End Of The F***ing World, Mo Gilligan scooped the Entertainment Award for The Lateish Show, and the Feature trophy was handed to The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan.Ava DuVernay won the second BAFTA of her career with When They See Us, the US crime drama series based on the true story of the Central Park Five, in the International category.
. At last awards start to catch up with real life! And outstanding recognition for [Idris Elba]!'Another remarked: 'So happy to see that @BAFTA has redressed the balance of BAME with their presenters, nominations and winners of the Television BAFTAs.'Another posted: 'Really loving the #VirginMediaBAFTAs it is a showcase of the fantastic BAME talent we have in the UK. Well done BAFTA, especially for getting this done during lockdown.' The Special Award presented to Idris honoured his exceptional career and his commitment to championing diversity and new talent in the industry. Host with the most: Richard Ayoade was praised as the 'perfect' choice to host the show, which was conducted under COVID-19 precautions Making an appearance: [L-R] Adrian Lester awarded the gong for Leading Actress; Taraji P. Henson paid tribute to Idris Elba via video link Winner: When They See Us, the US crime drama series based on the true story of the Central Park Five, won in the International categoryThe actor, writer, director and producer received video messages from Matthew McConaughey, Taraji P Henson, Ruth Wilson and Grace Ofori-Attah.He said in his thank you speech, from home, that his role in a Crimewatch reconstruction in the 1990s was 'the first rung on the ladder' for his career, adding: 'A lot of actors don't like to admit they did Crimewatch but I'm not embarrassed!'Following seven wins at this year's British Academy Television Craft Awards, Chernobyl, the drama based on the nuclear disaster, won two more BAFTAs, for Mini-Series and Leading Actor for Jared Harris. The End Of The F***ing World, a dark comedy drama, also received the BAFTA for Drama Series.The Leading Actress award was won by Glenda Jackson for her performance in Elizabeth Is Missing, her first television role for more than 25 years and the second BAFTA of her career. Her first BAFTA was for Sunday, Bloody Sunday in 1972.Will Sharpe won for his performance in Giri/Haji in the Supporting Actor category, while first-time nominee Sian Clifford won in Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for playing Claire, the older sister of the titular character in Fleabag. Stath Lets Flats also won for Scripted Comedy, while Taskmaster won for Comedy Entertainment Programme - its first win following two previous nominations.The BAFTA for Entertainment Programme was awarded to Strictly Come Dancing, continuing the show's success following the recent win for the Entertainment Craft Team at the Television Craft Awards.Race Across the World received the BAFTA for Reality & Constructed Factual. Brain in Gear won the BAFTA for Short Form Programme, with Gbemisola Ikumelo, Fergal Costello and Inez Gordon winning their first BAFTAs. Emmerdale was awarded the BAFTA for Soap & Continuing Drama. The Left Behind won the BAFTA for Single Drama.News Coverage was awarded to Sky News' Hong Kong Protests, and the award for Current Affairs was presented to Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulag (Exposure).Leaving Neverland received the BAFTA for Factual Series, The Last Survivors won Single Documentary and Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story won Specialist Factual.2019 Rugby World Cup Final: England v South Africa triumphed in the Sport category, while the award for Live Event was presented to Blue Planet Live.Virgin Media's Must-See Moment, the only award voted for by the public, was won by Gavin and Stacey for the iconic moment when Nessa proposes to Smithy. BAFTA TV Awards 2020: WINNERS BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION AWARDS COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME The Graham Norton ShowThe Last LegTaskmaster - WINNERThe Ranganation CURRENT AFFAIRS Growing Up Poor: Britain's Breadline Kids (Dispatches)The Hunt For Jihadi JohnIs Labour Anti-Semitic (Panorama) Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulug (Exposure) - WINNERDRAMA SERIESThe CrownGentleman JackGiri/HajiThe End of the F***ing World - WINNERENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE Frankie Boyle for Frankie Boyle's New World OrderGraham Norton for The Graham Norton ShowLee Mack for Would I Lie To YouMo Gilligan for The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan - WINNERENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME Strictly Come Dancing - WINNERThe VoiceThe Greatest DancerThe Rap Game UK FACTUAL SERIESCrime and PunishmentLeaving Neverland - WINNERDon't F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet KillerOur Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure FEATURES The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan - WINNERSnackmastersJoe Lycett's Got Your BackMortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMMEPhoebe Waller- Bridge in FleabagSarah Kendall in FrayedSian Clifford in Fleabag - WINNERGbemisola Ikumelo in Famalam INTERNATIONAL SuccessionWhen They See Us - WINNEREuphoria Unbelievable LEADING ACTORStephen Graham for The VirtuesJared Harris for Chernobyl - WINNERTakehiro Hira for Giri/HajiCallum Turner for The Capture LEADING ACTRESS Jodie Comer for Killing EveSuranne Jones for Gentleman JackSamantha Morton for I Am Kirsty Glenda Jackson for Elizabeth Is Missing - WINNERLIVE EVENT Blue Planet Live - WINNERElection 2019 Live: The ResultsGlastonbury 2019Operation Live MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME Ncuti Gatwa for Sex EducationGuz Khan for Man Like Mobeen Youssef Kerkour for HomeJamie Demetriou for Stath Lets Flats - WINNERMINI-SERIES Chernobyl - WINNERA ConfessionThe Virtues The Victim NEWS COVERAGEHong Kong Protests - WINNERITV News At Ten: Election ResultsPrince Andrew & The Epstein Scandal (Newsnight)Victoria Derbyshire: Men who lost loved ones to knife crime REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL Celebrity GoggleboxRace Across The World - WINNERRuPaul's Drag Race UKHarry's Heroes: The Full English SCRIPTED COMEDY Derry Girls FleabagDerry GirlsStath Lets Flats - WINNERSHORT FORM PROGRAMME Anywhere But WestminsterBrain In Gear - WINNERSoon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle toni_with_an_i (Born Digital: First Cuts) SINGLE DOCUMENTARYThe AbusedThe Family SecretThe Last Survivors - WINNERDavid Harewood: Psychosis and Me SINGLE DRAMA Brexit: The Uncivil WarElizabeth Is MissingThe Left Behind - WINNERResponsible Child SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA Coronation StreetCasualtyHolby City Emmerdale - WINNERSPECIALIST FACTUAL8 Days: To The Moon and BackSeven Worlds: One PlanetThatcher: A Very British RevolutionYorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story - WINNER SPORT 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL: ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA - WINNERICC CRICKET WORLD CUP FINAL FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2019 SEMI FINAL: ENGLAND V USA WIMBLEDON 2019 MEN’S FINAL SUPPORTING ACTOR Joe Absolom for A ConfessionJosh O'Connor for The Crown Stellan Skarsgard for ChernobylWill Sharpe for Giri/Haji - WINNERSUPPORTING ACTRESS Helen Behan for The VirtuesHelena Bonham Carter for The CrownJasmine Jobson for Top BoyNaomi Ackie for The End of the F***ing World - WINNERVIRGIN MEDIA’S MUST-SEE MOMENT (voted for by the public) CORONATION STREET - The Death of Sinead Osborne FLEABAG - Confessional scene GAME OF THRONES - Arya Kills the Night King GAVIN AND STACEY - Nessa Proposes to Smithy - WINNERLINE OF DUTY - John Corbett’s DeathLOVE ISLAND - Michael recouples after Casa Amor SPECIAL AWARDIdris Elba BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION CRAFT AWARDS REAKTHROUGH TALENTAISLING BEA (Writer) This Way Up – Merman TV/Channel 4ANEIL KARIA (Director) (episode 3) – Drama Republic/Channel 4 & Top Boy (ep 10) – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/NetflixLAURIE NUNN (Writer) Sex Educatiion – Eleven Film/NetflixSEAN BUCKLEY (Writer) Responsible Child – Kudos, 72 Films/BBC Two COSTUME DESIGNCAROLINE MCCALL His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf/BBC OneJOANNA EATWELL Beecham House – Bend It TV/ITVMICHELE CLAPTON Game Of Thrones – HBO, Bighead, Littlehead, 36 Television, Startling Television/Sky AtlanticODILE DICKS-MIREAUX Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticDIRECTOR: FACTUAL ARTHUR CARY The Last Survivors – Minnow Films/BBC TwoDAN REED Leaving Neverland – AMOS Pictures/Channel 4MARK LEWIS Dont F*** With Cats – Raw TV/NetflixROBIN BARNWELL Undercover: Inside China's Digital Gulag – Hardcash Productions/ITVDIRECTOR: FICTIONHARRY BRADBEER Fleabag – Two Brothers Pictures/BBC ThreeJOHAN RENCK Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky Atlantic SHANE MEADOWS The Virtues – Warp Films, Big Arty Productions/Channel 4TOBY HAYNES Brexit: The Uncivil War – House Productions/Channel 4DIRECTOR: MULTI-CAMERABRIDGET CALDWELL The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance – BBC Studios/BBC OneJANET FRASER CROOK Glastonbury 2019 – BBC Studios/BBC Two MATTHEW GRIFFITHS Six Nations 2019 – Wales v England – BBC Sport/BBC OnePAUL MCNAMARA ITV Racing: Cheltenham Festival – ITV Sport/ITVEDITING: FACTUALANDY R. WORBOYS Untouchable: The Rise And Fall Of Harvey Weinstein – Lightbox/BBC TwoJULES CORNELL Leaving Neverland – AMOS Pictures/Channel 4KIM HORTON 63 Up – MultiStory Media/ITVMICHAEL HARTE Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer – Raw TV/NetflixEDITING: FICTIONDAN CRINNION Killing Eve (Episode 4) – Sid Gentle Films/BBC OneELEN PIERCE LEWIS Giri/Haji – Sister Pictures/BBC TwoGARY DOLLNER Fleabag – Two Brothers Pictures/BBC ThreeSIMON SMITH, JINX GODFREY Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticENTERTAINMENT CRAFT TEAMAMBER RIMELL, BRONSKI, MISTY BUCKLEY, TIM ROUTLEDGE Glastonbury 2019 (Stormzy) – BBC Studios, Tawbox/BBC TwoDAVID BISHOP, VICKY GILL, ANDY TAPLEY, PATRICK DOHERTY Strictly Come Dancing – BBC Studios/BBC One MARK BUSK-COWLEY, STEVE KRUGER, IAIN STIRLING, JAMES TINSLEY Love Island – ITV Studios, Motion Content Group/ITV 2NIGEL CATMUR, PATRICK DOHERTY, KEVIN DUFF, ANDREW STOKES The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance – BBC Studios/BBC OneMAKE UP & HAIR DESIGNDANIEL PARKER, BARRIE GOWER Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticINMA AZORIN The Trial Of Christine Keeler – Ecosse Films, Great Meadow Productions/BBC OneKIRSTIN CHALMERS Catherine The Great – New Pictures, Origin Pictures/HBO/Sky AtlanticLOZ SCHIAVO Peaky Blinders – Caryn Mandabach Productions, Tiger Aspect/BBC OneORIGINAL MUSICADRIAN JOHNSTON Giri/Haji – Sister Pictures/BBC TwoANDREW PHILLIPS War In The Blood – Minnow Films/BBC TwoDAVID HOLMES, KEEFUS CIANCIA Killing Eve – Sid Gentle Films/BBC OneHILDUR GUDNADÓTTIR Chernobyl– Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticPHOTOGRAPHY: FACTUALBERTIE GREGORY, HOWARD BOURNE, JOHN SHIER Seven Worlds, One Planet – BBC Studios/BBC One DOUG ANDERSON, ROGER HORROCKS, GAVIN THURSTON Our Planet (Coastal Seas) – Silverback Films/NetflixJAMIE MCPHERSON, HECTOR SKEVINGTON-POSTLES, BARRIE BRITTON Our Planet (Frozen Worlds) – Silverback Films/NetflixPATRICK SMITH, NEIL HARVEY Untouchable: The Rise And Fall Of Harvey Weinstein – Lightbox/BBC TwoPHOTOGRAPHY & LIGHTING: FICTIONADRIANO GOLDMAN The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/NetflixJAKOB IHRE Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky Atlantic JOE ANDERSON Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/NetflixSUZIE LAVELLE His Dark Materials (Episode 3) – Bad Wolf, BBC Studios, HBO/BBC OnePRODUCTION DESIGNLAURENCE DORMAN Killing Eve – Sid Gentle Films/BBC OneLUKE HULL, CLAIRE LEVINSON-GENDLER Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBOSky Atlantic MARTIN CHILDS, ALISON HARVEY The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/NetflixSAMANTHA HARLEY, MIRI KATZ Sex Education – Eleven Film/NetflixSCRIPTED CASTINGDES HAMILTON Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/Netflix LAUREN EVANS Sex Education – Eleven Film/NetflixNINA GOLD, ROBERT STERNE Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticYOKO NARAHASHI, SHAHEEN BAIG, LAYLA MERRICK-WOLF Giri/Haji – Sister/BBC TwoSOUND: FACTUALGRAHAM WILD, KATE HOPKINS Seven Worlds, One Planet – BBC Studios/BBC OneGRAHAM WILD, KATE HOPKINS, TIM OWENS Our Planet (One Planet)– Silverback Films Production/NetflixNICK FRY, STEVE SPEED, JAMES EVANS, NICK ADAMS Formula 1: Drive To Survive – Box to Box Films/NetflixSOUND TEAM Battle of the Brass Bands – Two Four/Sky Arts SOUND: FICTIONDILLON BENNETT, JON THOMAS, GARETH BULL, JAMES RIDGEWAY His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf, BBC Studios, HBO/BBC OneIAN WILKINSON, LEE WALPOLE, FRASER BARBER, STUART HILLIKER A Cristmas Carol – FX Productions in association with the BBC, Minim UK Productions, Scott Free, and Hardy Son & Baker/BBC OneSTEFAN HENRIX, JOE BEAL, STUART HILIKER, VINCENT PIPONNIER Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky Atlantic SOUND TEAM The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/NetflixSPECIAL, VISUAL & GRAPHIC EFFECTSBEN TURNER, CHRIS REYNOLDS, ASA SHOUL The Crown – Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television/NetflixFRAMESTORE, PAINTING PRACTICE, REAL SFX, RUSSELL DODGSON His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf, BBC Studios/HBO/BBC One LINDSAY MCFARLANE, CLAUDIUS CHRISTIAN RAUCH, JEAN-CLÉMENT SORET, DNEG Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticMILK VISUAL EFFECTS, GARETH SPENSLEY, REAL SFX Good Omens – Amazon Studios, BBC Studios, Narrativia, The Blank Corporation/Amazon Prime VideoTITLES & GRAPHIC IDENTITYALEX MACLEAN The Durrells – Sid Gentle Films/ITVELASTIC Catherine The Great – New Pictures, Origin Pictures/HBO/Sky AtlanticELASTIC, PAINTING PRACTICE His Dark Materials – Bad Wolf, BBC Studios, HBO/BBC One LIGHT CREATIVE Ghosts – Monumental Television, Them There/BBC OneWRITER: COMEDYDANNY BROCKLEHURST Brassic – Calamity Films/Sky OneJAMIE DEMETRIOU Stath Lets Flats – Roughcut TV/Channel 4 PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE Fleabag – Two Brothers Pictures/BBC ThreeSAM LEIFER, TOM BASDEN Plebs – Rise Films/ITV2WRITER: DRAMACHARLIE COVELL The End Of The F***ing World – Clerkenwell Films, Dominic Buchanan Productions/Channel 4CRAIG MAZIN Chernobyl – Sister Pictures, The Mighty Mint, Word Games/HBO/Sky AtlanticJESSE ARMSTRONG Succession – HBO, Project Zeus, Hyperobject Industries, Gary Sanchez Productions/Sky Atlantic SHANE MEADOWS, JACK THORNE The Virtues – Warp Films, Big Arty Productions/Channel 4SPECIAL AWARD NICKY SARGENT, VIKKI DUNN, founders of post-production house The Farm
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