Drama wins more trophies than Coronation Street and EastEnders

C4’s Hollyoaks has triumphed at the British Soap Awards, winning 6 trophies including Best Actor for Chris Fountain and Best Actress for Emma Rigby.

Coronation Street scooped 5 awards and EastEnders took home 4.

The glitzy ceremony was held last night at BBC Television Centre in London.

Some wnners were chosen by viewers, others by a panel of judges.

The British Soap Awards will be shown on ITV1 on Wednesday at 8.00pm.

Voted by viewers

Sexiest Male
Coronation Street’s Rob James-Collier (Liam Connor)

Sexiest Female
Hollyoaks’ Roxanne McKee (Louise Summers)

Villain Of The Year
Coronation Street’s Jack P. Shepherd (David Platt)

Best Actor
Hollyoaks’ Chris Fountain (Justin Burton)

Best Actress
Hollyoaks’ Emma Rigby (Hannah Ashworth)

Voted by the panel of judges

Best Comedy Performance
Coronation Street’s Maggie Jones (Blanche Hunt)

Best Dramatic Performance
EastEnders’ Jo Joyner (Tanya Branning)

Spectacular Scene Of The Year
Hollyoaks: Claire drives her car off a cliff

Best Dramatic Performance From A Young Actor Or Actress
EastEnders’ Jamie Borthwick (Jay Brown)

Best Single Episode
Emmerdale: Daniel’s Death

Best Exit
Hollyoaks’ Gemma Bissix (Clare Cunningham)

Best Newcomer
Coronation Street’s Michelle Keegan (Tina McIntyre)

Best On-Screen Partnership
Hollyoaks’ Matt Littler (Max Cunningham) & Darren Jon Jeffries (Sam OB O’Brien)

Best Storyline
Max and Stacey’s affair in EastEnders

Lifetime Achievement Award
Liz Dawn

Special Achievement Award
Tim Fee (Line producer on Emmerdale)

Best Soap
EastEnders

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