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Television Awards Winners in 2011

28 December 2011
Steve Coogan won the BAFTA for Male Performance in a Comedy Programme for Michael Winterbottom's The Trip, co-starring Rob Brydon. (Pic: BAFTA/Richard Kendal)BAFTA / Richard Kendal

The official list of winners and nominations for the 2011 Philips British Academy Television Awards which took place on Sunday 22 May.

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Sir Trevor McDonald

More About Sir Trevor McDonald, 2011 BAFTA Fellowship

Special Award

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Peter Bennett-Jones

More About Peter Bennett Jones, 2011 Special Award Recipient

Leading Actor

BAFTA mask Daniel Rigby - Eric and Ernie (BBC Two)

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Jim Broadbent - Any Human Heart (Channel 4)
Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock (BBC One)
Matt Smith - Doctor Who (BBC One)

Leading Actress

BAFTA mask Vicky McClure - This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)

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Anna Maxwell Martin - South Riding (BBC One)
Natalie Press - Five Daughters (BBC One)
Juliet Stevenson - Accused (BBC One)

Supporting Actor

BAFTA mask Martin Freeman - Sherlock (BBC One)

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Brendan Coyle - Downton Abbey (ITV1)
Johnny Harris - This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)
Robert Sheehan - Misfits (E4)

Supporting Actress

BAFTA mask Lauren Socha - Misfits (E4)

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Gillian Anderson - Any Human Heart (Channel 4)
Lynda Baron - The Road to Coronation Street (BBC Four)
Jessie Wallace - The Road to Coronation Street (BBC Four)

Entertainment Performance

BAFTA mask Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)

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Rob Brydon - The Rob Brydon Show (BBC Two)
Stephen Fry - QI (BBC One)
Harry Hill - Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV1)

Female Performance in a Comedy Role

BAFTA mask Jo Brand - Getting On (BBC Four)

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Dawn French - Roger and Val Have Just Got In (BBC Two)
Miranda Hart - Miranda (BBC Two)
Katherine Parkinson - The IT Crowd (Channel 4)

Male Performance in a Comedy Role

BAFTA mask Steve Coogan - The Trip (BBC Two)

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James Buckley - The Inbetweeners (E4)
Tom Hollander - Rev (BBC Two)
David Mitchell - Peep Show (Channel 4)

Single Drama

BAFTA mask The Road to Coronation Street
Production Team
BBC Four/ITV Studios

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Eric and Ernie
Victoria Wood, Peter Bowker, Tim Bricknell, Jonny Campbell
BBC Two /BBC Wales /Blue Door Adventures
I Am Slave
Andrea Calderwood, Gabriel Range, Jeremy Brock
Channel 4/A Slate Films and Altered Image Production for UKFC, Channel 4, Limelight, JAC Rights Management LLP and the Film Agency for Wales
The Special Relationship
Production Team
BBC Two/Rainmark Films and HBO Films

Drama Series

BAFTA mask Sherlock
Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss, Sue Vertue, Beryl Vertue
BBC One/Hartswood Films

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Being Human
Rob Pursey, Philip Trethowan, Toby Whithouse, Colin Teague
BBC Three/Touchpaper Television
Downton Abbey
Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Nigel Marchant
ITV1/Carnival Films
Murray Ferguson, Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Kate Crowe
E4/Clerkenwell Films

Drama Serial

BAFTA mask Any Human Heart
Lynn Horsford, Lee Morris, Sally Woodward Gentle, Michael Samuels
Channel 4/Carnival Films

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Mad Dogs
Cris Cole, Andy Harries, Suzanne Mackie, Adrian Shergold
SKY One/Left Bank Pictures
The Sinking of the Laconia
Alan Bleasdale, Jonathan Young, Uwe Janson, Hilary Norrish
BBC Two/BBC Co-Production with TalkbackTHAMES & Teamworx
The Promise
Peter Kosminsky, David Aukin, Hal Vogel
Channel 4/Daybreak Pictures

Continuing Drama

BAFTA mask EastEnders
Production Team
BBC One/BBC Productions

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Production Team
BBC One/BBC Productions
Coronation Street
Production Team
ITV1/ITV Studios
Waterloo Road
Sharon Hughff, Sharon Channer, Fraser MacDonald, Lis Steele
BBC One/Shed Productions


BAFTA mask The Killing
Soren Sveistrup, Piv Bernth, Birger Larsen, Sophie Grabol
BBC Four/DR/ZDF Enterprises

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Boardwalk Empire
Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter, Tim Van Patten, Howard Korder
SKY Atlantic/HBO
Ian Brennan, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk
E4/Twentieth Century Fox
Mad Men
Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher, Jennifer Getzinger
BBC Four/Lionsgate Television

Factual Series

BAFTA mask Welcome to Lagos
Will Anderson, Gavin Searle, Chris King, Andrew Palmer
BBC Two/Keo North

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Simon Ford, Ben Rumney, Anthony Philipson, Tim Wardle
Channel 4/Blast!
One Born Every Minute
Sanjay Singhal, Peter Moore, Lorraine Chaker-Phillips, Lucy Bowden
Channel 4/Dragonfly Film and Television
The Young Ones
Leanne Klein, Tom McDonald, Michael Jochnowitz
BBC One/Wall To Wall Television

Specialist Factual

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    David Attenborough, Anthony Geffen, Sias Wilson
    Sky 3D/Atlantic Productions

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    Alan Bennett and the Habit of Art (The Making Of)
    Martin Rosenbaum, David Sabel, Toby Coffey
    More 4/Lone Star Productions

    Human Planet
    Brian Leith, Dale Templar, Nitin Sawhney, Tom Hugh-Jones
    BBC One/BBC Productions
    Pompeii: Life and Death in a Roman Town
    Paul Elston, Daisy Scalchi, Richard Bradley
    BBC Two/Lion Television/Brave New Media


    • Specialist Factual is given in honour of Huw Wheldon_

    Single Documentary

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      Nick Holt, Meredith Chambers, Marina Parker, Ben Brown
      BBC One/BBC Factual Wales

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      The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
      Jamie Doran, Najibullah Quraishi, John Moffat, Mike Healy
      More 4/Clover Films
      Pink Saris
      Kim Longinotto, Girjashamker Vahra, Amber Latif, Ed Stobart
      More 4/Ginger Productions
      Scenes From a Teenage Killing
      Morgan Matthews, Ruth Kelly, Steve Hewlett, Michael Harrowes
      BBC Four/Minnow Films


      • *Single Documentary is given in honour of Robert Flaherty_


      BAFTA mask Hugh’s Fish Fight
      Andrew Palmer, Will Anderson, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Frankie Fathers
      Channel 4/Keo Films

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      Come Dine With Me
      Production Team
      Channel 4/ITV Studios
      Mary Queen of Shops
      Production Team
      BBC Two/Optomen Television
      Pineapple Dance Studios
      Jonathan Stadlen, Pat Doyle, Hannah Springham
      Sky 1/Pulse Filmes

      Current Affairs

      BAFTA mask Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children
      Jezza Neumann, Xoliswa Sithole, Brian Woods, Deborah Shipley
      BBC Four/True Vision Productions

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      Kids in Care (Panorama)
      Simon Gilchrist, Roger Graef, Tom Giles, Clare Johns
      BBC One/Films of Record
      Lost Girls of South Africa (Dispatches)
      Deborah Shipley, Brian Woods, Xoliswa Sithole
      Channel 4/True Vision
      Secret Iraq
      Eamonn Matthews, Sam Collyns, James Jones, Philippa Lacey
      BBC Two/Quicksilver Media

      News Coverage

      BAFTA mask ITV News at Ten: The Cumbria Murders
      Production Team
      ITV1/ITN Productions

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      BBC One Ten O’Clock News: Handover of Power
      Production Team
      BBC One/BBC News 24/BBC News
      Channel 4 News: From Chile’s Ecstasy to Congo’s Agony
      Production Team
      Channel 4/ITN Productions
      Sky News: Egypt Crisis
      Production Team
      Sky News/Sky News


      BAFTA mask Formula 1 – The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
      Production Team
      BBC One/BBC Sport

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      6 Nations – Wales V England
      Production Team
      BBC One/BBC Sport
      FA Cup Final: Chelsea v Portsmouth
      Tony Pastor, Paul McNamara, Jamie Oakford, Rob Hollier
      ITV1/ITV Sport
      Wimbledon 2010
      Production Team
      BBC One/BBC Sport

      New Media

      BAFTA mask Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention
      Production Team Aardman Digital/BBC

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      LabUK/Brain Test Britain
      Richard Cable, Zoe Heron, Kathy Neal, Peter Harvey BBC Multiplatform
      Matt Jarvis, Chloe Moss, Owen Priestly, Carl Hodler Clerkenwell Films & Kerb Digital
      Malcolm Tucker: The Missing Phone
      Dave Addey, Armando Iannucci, Henry Cooke, Henry Volans
      iTunes App Store/Agant Ltd & Faber and Faber

      Entertainment Programme

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      • BAFTA mask The Cube
        Adam Adler, Nathan Eastwood, Andrew Newman, Andrew O’Connor
        ITV1/Objective Productions

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        The Graham Norton Show
        Graham Norton, Jon Magnusson, Graham Stuart, Steve Smith
        BBC One/So Television
        Have I Got News For You
        Richard Wilson, Jo Bunting, Nick Martin, Mark Barrett
        BBC One/Hattrick Productions
        The X Factor
        Andrew Llinares, Mark Sidaway, Nigel Hall, Richard Holloway
        ITV1/TalkbackTHAMES and Syco


        • **The Entertainment Programme BAFTA is given in honour of Lew Grade_

        Comedy Programme

        BAFTA mask Harry and Paul
        Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Sandy Johnson, Izzy Mant
        BBC Two/Tiger Aspect Productions

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        Catherine Tate’s Little Cracker
        Catherine Tate, Sophie Clarke-Jervoise, Izzy Mant
        Sky One/Tiger Aspect
        Come Fly With Me
        Adam Tandy, Paul King, Matt Lucas, David Walliams
        BBC One/A Little Britain Production/BBC Productions
        Kayvan Novak, Ed Tracy, Mario Stylianides, Tom Thostrup
        Channel 4/Hat Trick Productions

        Situation Comedy

        BAFTA mask Rev
        Production Team
        BBC Two/Big Talk Productions

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        Mrs Brown’s Boys
        Stephen McCrum, Martin Delany, Ben Kellett, Brendan O’Carroll
        BBC One/BOCPix and BBC Productions, in association with RTE
        Peep Show
        Phil Clarke, Becky Martin, Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong
        Channel 4/Objective Productions
        The Trip
        Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Michael Winterbottom
        BBC Two/Revolution Films

        YouTube Audience AwardLogo: YouTube

        BAFTA mask The Only Way is Essex

        More about The Only Way is Essex, YouTube Audience Award Winner in 2011

        Downton Abbey
        The Killing
        Big Fat Gypsy Weddings