'Peaky Blinders' wins big at BAFTA Television Awards

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The 2018 British Academy Television Awards took place last night, 13th of May, at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Peaky Blinders was victor of the drama series category, while Murder In Successville won the Bafta for comedy entertainment programme.

Anna Friel also won best supporting actress for her role in the drama.

Three Girls was the victor in the miniseries category, and Molly Windsor took home the performance win for leading actress for Three Girls. I don't think [the abuse] will ever leave any of them, but she is fearless enough to go through it again with us to film it. As Molly Windsor collected her prize for the BBC drama, about grooming, she said: 'Three Girls was born out of the courage of the real three girls'. 'I just felt like the luckiest person in the world to get to play a character who was so colourful, vivid, courageous and strong, ' she said. Murder in Successville won for comedy entertainment program.

The catch-all drama acting categories pit the players in telefilms, miniseries and series against each other.

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Conte's future is uncertain , with speculation shrouding the Italian all season and many expecting his departure this summer. Emenalo left the London side in November after 10 years and was an intermediary between Conte and the Chelsea board.

Love Island received the BAFTA for Reality & Constructed Factual, and Channel 5 won its first BAFTA since 2011, for Cruising with Jane McDonald in the Features category. Sean Bean won Best Drama Actor for playing a troubled priest toiling in Liverpool in the fictional series "Broken" while Brian.

In comedy, This Country backed up its nominations with a win for best comedy while its star Daisy May Cooper took home the award for best female performance in a comedy programme.

At the star-studded event, Declan Donnelly took to the stage, without his partner Ant McPartlin for the first time, to pick up the award for Best Entertainment Programme for BGT.

John Motson was given a special award for his contribution to television on the same day he retired from football commentating.

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