Benedict misses out at the TV awards

ITV’s serial killer drama Appropriate Adult won big at last night’s BAFTA TV Awards.

The show took home 3 gongs for Leading Actor, Leading Actress and Supporting Actress at the ceremony in London’s Royal Festival Hall.

Dominic West, who plays murderer Fred West in the show, beat Sherlock favourite Benedict Cumberbatch to the prize.

‘Even my sister was rooting for Benedict,’ joked Dominic, 42.

Though Benedict went home empty handed, his co-star Andrew Scott picked up the award for Supporting Actor.

Graham Norton won the Entertainment Performance prize, while Derren Brown‘s The Experiments was voted top Entertainment Programme.

But it wasn’t a good night for Made In Chelsea, which missed out on the Reality And Constructed Factual gong to The Young Apprentice.

Coronation Street stole the Continuing Drama prize from 2011 winners EastEnders and The Royal Wedding won in the Sport And Live Event category.

‘Thanks for your congratulations on Corrie’s BAFTA win. We’re all still buzzing on this beautiful morning 🙂 X,’ reads a Tweet from the soap’s official page.

Australian TV personality Rolf Harris was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship to a standing ovation.


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