Broadchurch wins two RTS awards as Olivia Colman scoops Best Actress
Colman beat fellow Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker to take award
Olivia Colman won the accolade for Best Actress for her portrayal of DS Ellie Miller in the ITV drama, joint with her performance as council estate mother Carol in Channel 4’s Run.
Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall missed out to Run screenwriters Marlon Smith and Daniel Fajemisin in the Best Drama Writer category, while BBC Two’s Peaky Blinders won Best Drama Series.
Game of Thrones won Best International Show, but its star Stephen Dillane, who was nominated for his role in The Tunnel, missed out to Idris Elba in the Best Actor category.
Channel 4’s Educating Yorkshire won Best Documentary Series, with the show’s maths teacher Michael Steer taking a swipe at education secretary Michael Gove as he accepted to award.
The Royal Television Society Awards, which took place last night at London’s Grosvenor Hotel, were voted for by a panel of industry experts.
RTS Awards winners in full
Olivia Colman - Broadchurch (ITV)/Run (Channel 4)
Idris Elba - Luther (BBC1)
Imagine... Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures (BBC1)
Dumping Ground (CBBC)
Hard Times - A Newsround Special (CBBC)
Brendan O'Carroll - Mrs Brown's Boys (BBC1)
Four Rooms (Channel 4)
Educating Yorkshire (Channel 4)
Peaky Blinders (BBC2)
The Last Leg (Channel 4)
Alan Carr - Alan Carr: Chatty Man (Channel 4)
Richard III: King In The Car Park (Channel 4)
Game Of Thrones (Sky Atlantic)
The Ashes - 2013 (Sky Sports)
Popular, Factual and Features
Gogglebox (Channel 4)
Stephen Fry - Stephen Fry: Out There (BBC2)
Science and Natural History
The Murder Trial (Channel 4)
The Challenger (BBC2)
Soap and Continuing Drama
Coronation Street (ITV)
Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit
Gary Neville - Sky Sports (Sky Sports)
World Athletics - Mo Farah's Double Gold Win (BBC1)
James Corden, Mathew Baynton and Tom Basden - The Wrong Mans (BBC2)
Marlon Smith and Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan - Run (Channel 4)
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