Jodie Comer picks up the Leading Actress a the BAFTA Television Awards

BAFTA TV AWARDS 2022: ‘I’m SO nervous!’ Jodie Comer is overcome with emotion as she wins Leading Actress for COVID drama Help

Jodie Comer picked up the Leading Actress gong for her role in Channel 4’s Help at this year’s BAFTA Television Awards held at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who won the category in 2019 for Killing Eve, admitted she was ‘very nervous’ as she took to the stage to receive her award for her outstanding performance in the pandemic drama. 

The star, who looked stunning in a plunging tuxedo inspired gown which clung to her incredible figure also revealed how she directly messaged one of the shows bosses hoping to work with them. 

Congrats! Jodie Comer picked up the Leading Actress gong for her role in Channel 4 ‘s Help at this year’s BAFTA Television Awards held at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 

Accepting her award Jodie said: ‘Hello! I’m so nervous! I want to say a huge thank you to Channel 4, I slid into the screenwriter’s DMs years ago to say I wanted to work with him.

‘Thank you Stephen Graham who I’m gonna thank for the rest of my life. Thank you most of all to all the carers and to the people from the Dementia Society. 

‘It was such a privilege to be a part of. And thank you mum!’

Jitters: The 29-year-old admitted she was ‘very nervous’ as she took to the stage to receive her award for her outstanding performance in the pandemic drama

Winner: The 29-year-old, won the award 2019 for Killing Eve, posed up a storm with her award

Moving story: Jodie starred in Jack Thorne’s series Help – which told the story of the UK’s care homes crisis at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic 

Ant and Dec picked up the Best Entertainment Show gong for Saturday Night Takeaway at this year’s BAFTA Television Awards held at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday. 

Presented by Olivia Colman – the Geordie duo, both 46, were delighted to scoop the first award of the night, which marked the fourth time they have won in the category and the eight time they have been nominated in it. 

The awards recognise and celebrate the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2021 and are back to having a full live audience after the pandemic. 

Oh what a night! Jodie exuded glamour on the night in stunning black dress, which the actress wore without a bra, included peaked lapels as well as button and pocket detail

Co-star: Jodie’s speech included a message to her co-star Stephen Graham who was accompanied by his adoring wife Hannah Walters on the night 

 Successful night: Stephen was also celebrating on the night as his prison drama Time won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Mini Series which also starred his wife Hannah 

Success! Ant and Dec picked up the Best Entertainment Show Award at this year’s BAFTA Television Awards held at London ‘s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday

Ant and Dec said in their acceptance speech: ‘Thanks so much, what a great start to the night, we were convinced we wouldn’t get it this year so this is wonderful.  

‘This is a lovely cherry on the cake. When we first started we were just in an empty studio and walking around thinking ‘is this any good?’

‘We have to thanks the fantastic production team so a round of applause for all of you too!’

Happy: Presented by Olivia Colman – the Geordie duo, both 46, were delighted to scoop the first gong of the night, which marked the fourth time they have won in the category and the eight time they have been nominated

Another big winner on the night was Sean Bean – who wasn’t there to collect the award – won Leading Actor for his role in Time.

Earlier in the night Cathy Tyson picked up the gong for Supporting Actress for her role in Help where she starred alongside Jodie and Stephen.

She said in her speech: ‘This is so surreal. Congratulations to all the other nominees, this feels like an outer body experience. I haven’t prepared so I don’t know what to say. But I stand with Ukraine and the Russian people. I also want to thank my partner and my mum!’

Elsewhere prison drama Time won in the Mini Series category – with Stephen Graham saying in his speech: ‘It was an absolute honour to get to act with my wife Hannah Walters’.

Incredible: Elsewhere Cathy Tyson picked up the gong for Supporting Actress for her role in the pandemic drama Help where she starred alongside Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham

Stars: Elsewhere prison drama Time won in the Mini Series category – with Stephen Graham saying in his speech: ‘It was an absolute honour to get to act with my wife Hannah Walters’

Thrilled: Virgin Media’s Must See Moment award went to Rose Ayling-Ellis & Giovanni Pernice for their silent Strictly dance last series 

Jamie Demetriou won the Bafta in the Male In A Comedy category for Stath Lets Flats, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Ncuti Gatwa and Steve Coogan.

Other awards included Motherland winning in the Scripted Comedy category, Uprising winning in the Factual Series category and Big Zuu’s Big Eats winning in the Features category.

Accepting his award Big Zuu joked: ‘Representation matters. There will be young people watching this thinking if these waste-men can win a BAFTA! Jokes aside we did this for working class people.’

Elsewhere The Latish Show which stars Mo Gilligan won in the Comedy Entertainment Programme category and the comedian gave an emotional speech afterwards.

He said: ‘Oh s**t I’m so nervous. I have to big up Channel 4. In 2017 when I got offered a show my mental health wasn’t in the best place. Channel 4 brought me into this big building. They trusted me and let me be myself and helped me to bring black boy joy to the screens.’

Here they are: Big Zuu’s Big Eats won in the Features category and are pictured collecting their award on stage 

Important: Uprising won in the Factual Series category

Funny: Jamie Demetriou won the Bafta in the Male In A Comedy category for Stath Lets Flats, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Ncuti Gatwa and Steve Coogan

Winners: The Best Drama Series went to In My Skin, 

 Succession star Matthew Macfadyen – who wasn’t there to collect his award – scooped the Supporting Actor gong, beating the likes of Stephen Graham in Help.

In the Reality and Constructed factual category Gogglebox won while Virgin Media’s Must See Moment award went to Rose Ayling-Ellis & Giovanni Pernice for their silent Strictly dance.

Rose said in her speech: ‘Thank you it was a very special moment, it created a better deaf awareness, we still have a long way to go but it was such a great start.’

Giovanni added: ‘We knew this moment would give an impact but this has now changed people’s lives, we have to say thank you to our producers for looking after us throughout the whole series.’

In an unexpected turn of events Channel 4 series It’s A Sin – which had a whopping 11 nominations – won no awards on the night.

Strange: In an unexpected turn of events Channel 4 series It’s A Sin – which had a whopping 11 nominations – won no awards on the night 

BAFTA TV AWARDS 2022: THE WINNERS

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Graham Norton Show

The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan – WINNER

Race Around Britain

The Ranganation

Current Affairs

Fearless: The Women Fighting Putin (Exposure) – WINNER 

Four Hours at the Capitol

The Men Who Sell Football (Al Jazeera Investigations)

Trump Takes on the World

Daytime

The Chase – WINNER 

Moneybags

Richard Osman’s House of Games

Steph’s Packed Lunch

Drama Series

In My Skin -WINNER

Manhunt: The Night Stalker

Unforgotten

Vigil

Entertainment Performance

Alison Hammond (I Can See Your Voice)

Big Zuu (Big Zuu’s Big Eats) – WINNER

Graham Norton (The Graham Norton Show)

Joe Lycett (Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back)

Michael McIntyre (Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel)

Sean Lock (8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown)

Entertainment Programme

An Audience with Adele

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – WINNER 

Life & Rhymes

Strictly Come Dancing

The Factual Series

The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime

9/11: One Day in America

Undercover Police: Hunting Paedophiles

Uprising – WINNER

Features

Big Zuu’s Big Eats – WINNER

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

Sort Your Life Out

The Great British Sewing Bee

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education)

Aisling Bea (This Way Up)

Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)

Natasia Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats)

Rose Matafeo (Starstruck)

Sophie Willan (Alma’s Not Normal) -WINNER

International

Call My Agent!

Lupin

Mare of Easttown

Squid Game

Succession

The Underground Railroad – WINNER 

Single Documentary

9/11: Inside the President’s War Room

Grenfell: The Untold Story

My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan – WINNER 

Nail Bomber: Man Hunt

Single Drama

Death of England: Face to Face

Help

I Am Victoria

Together – WINNER 

Specialist Factual

Black Power: A British Story of Resistance

Freddie Mercury: The Final Act

The Missing Children – WINNER 

Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain

Sport

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – WINNER 

ITV Racing: The Grand National

Tokyo 2020 Olympics

UEFA Euro 2020 Semi-Final: England v Denmark

 

 

 

Leading Actor

David Thewlis (Landscapers)

Hugh Quarshie (Stephen)

Olly Alexander (It’s A Sin)

Samuel Adewunmi (You Don’t Know Me)

Sean Bean (Time) – WINNER 

Stephen Graham (Help)

Leading Actress

Denise Gough (Too Close)

Emily Watson (Too Close)

Jodie Comer (Help) – WINNER 

Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown)

Lydia West (It’s A Sin)

Niamh Algar (Deceit)

Live Event

The Brit Awards 2021

The Earthshot Prize 2021 – WINNER 

The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

Springwatch 2021

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jamie Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats) – WINNER 

Joe Gilgun (Brassic)

Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education)

Samson Kayo (Bloods)

Steve Coogan (This Time With Alan Partridge)

Tim Renkow (Jerk)

Mini-Series

It’s A Sin

Landscapers

Stephen

Time – WINNER

News Coverage

Channel 4 News: Black to Front

Good Morning Britain: Shamima Begum

ITV News at Ten: Storming of the Capitol – WINNER 

Sky News: Afghanistan: Endgame

Reality and Constructed Factual

Gogglebox – WINNER 

Married at First Sight UK

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

The Dog House

Scripted Comedy

Alma’s Not Normal

Motherland

Stath Lets Flats – WINNER 

We Are Lady Parts

Short Form Programme

Hollyoaks Saved My Life (Hollyoaks IRL)

Our Land – WINNER 

People You May Know

Please Help

Soap & Continuing Drama

Casualty

Coronation Street – WINNER 

Emmerdale

Holby City 

Supporting Actor

Callum Scott Howells (It’s A Sin)

David Carlyle (It’s A Sin)

Matthew MacFadyen (Succession) – WINNER

Nonso Anozie (Sweet Tooth)

Omari Douglas (It’s A Sin)

Stephen Graham (Time)

Supporting Actress

Cathy Tyson (Help) – WINNER 

Celine Buckens (Showtrial)

Emily Mortimer (The Pursuit of Love)

Jessica Plummer (The Girl Before)

Leah Harvey (Foundation)

Tahirah Sharif (The Tower)

Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment

An Audience with AdeleI

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

It’s A Sin

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

Squid Game

Strictly Come Dancing – WINNER

  

 

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