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The BAFTA TV Awards 2018 winners revealed – Peaky Blinders and Love Island win big

The BAFTA TV awards took place tonight at the Royal Festival Hall in London, UK, and saw a string of celebrities attend and present awards to hit shows including Peaky Blinders, Love Island and The Crown

13th May 2018
/ By Andrew Wooding

The BAFTA TV awards 2018 DAVEJHOGAN/GETTY

Presented by comedian and TV presenter, Sue Perkins, the British academy honoured the best in television programming from factual, drama and comedy to news, reality and mini-series.

Legendary BBC sports commentator John Motson – who retired today – was honoured with an award for contributing to broadcasting for 50 years and many TV creatives arrived at the event wearing badges to support the Time's Up movement.

The list of BAFTA TV awards winners 2018 are as follows:

BEST DRAMA
Peaky Blinders

BEST COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Murder in Successville

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Brían F. O'Byrne (Little Boy Blue)

BEST SINGLE DRAMA
Murdered for Being Different

BEST MINI-SERIES
Three Girls

REALITY AND CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
Love Island

***** READ the full list of BAFTA TV Craft Award winners from earlier this year *****

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Vanessa Kirby (The Crown)

BEST SPECIALIST FACTUAL
Basquiat: Rage to Riches

BEST INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME (presented by Poldark's Josh Whitehouse – read our interview with him here
The Handmaid's Tale

BEST SCRIPTED COMEDY
This Country

BEST NEWS COVERAGE
The Rohingya Crisis (Sky News)

SPORT
The Grand National

BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS
Panorama Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets

BEST FEATURES
Cruising with Jane McDonald

BEST FACTUAL SERIES
Ambulance

BEST LIVE EVENT
World War One Remembered - Passchendaele

BEST SHORT-FORM PROGRAMME
Morgana Robinson's Summer

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Toby Jones (Detectorists)

VIRGIN TV MUST SEE MOMENT
Blue Planet II – mother pilot whale grieves

BEST SOAP AND CONTINUING DRAMA
Casualty

BEST SINGLE DOCUMENTARY
Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

BEST ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE
Graham Norton (The Graham Norton Show)

BEST ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Britain's Got Talent

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Daisy May Cooper (This Country)

BEST LEADING ACTRESS
Molly Windsor (Three Girls)

BEST LEADING ACTOR
Sean Bean (Broken)

BAFTA FELLOWSHIP
Kate Adie