The 14 Greatest Things That Happened At The BAFTAS

1. On the red carpet, Tywin Lannister made a tux look deliciously evil.

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2. Ned Stark made an appearance from the North.

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3. Meanwhile, Brienne of Tarth looked absolutely stunning.

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4. Q left his laptop at home, and carried a BAFTA instead, winning Leading Actor for his performance in Richard II (The Hollow Crown).

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5. Grayson Perry arrived as his alter-ego Claire, and won the Specialist Factual BAFTA for his documentary on taste.

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6. Old Python Michael Palin received a BAFTA fellowship, presented by Terry Jones

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7. The Doctor was suspicious of the whole thing.

Rightly so, there were daleks about.

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8. Pudsey knows what’s up.

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9. Clare Balding won for her Paralympic coverage. “I’m damn pleased it was me”, she admitted.

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10. Let’s just take a moment to appreciate Peter Capaldi’s beard.

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11. A little TMI from Romola Garai.

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12. Sheridan Smith hid behind her BAFTA, after beating Sienna Miller to the award for Leading Actress.

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13. Olivia Colman excused her potty mouth after swearing in her first speech.

14. But she could swear all she wanted, thanks to the two awards she won.

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Colman picked up Supporting Actress, and Female Performance in a Comedy Programme.

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The winners, in full.

Leading Actor
Ben Whishaw – Richard II (The Hollow Crown)

Leading Actress
Sheridan Smith – Mrs Biggs

Supporting Actor
Simon Russell Beale – Henry IV Part 2 (The Hollow Crown)

Supporting Actress
Olivia Colman – Accused (Mo’s Story)

Entertainment Programme
Graham Norton for The Graham Norton Show

Entertainment Performance
Alan Carr – Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme
Olivia Colman for Twenty Twelve

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Steve Coogan for Welcome To The Places Of My Life

Single Drama

Room At The Top

Drama Series
Last Tango In Halifax

Soap and Continuing Drama


Factual Series
Our War

Specialist Factual
All In The Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry

Single Documentary
7/7: One Day In London

The Great British Bake Off

Reality and Constructed Factual
Made In Chelsea

Current Affairs
The Shame Of The Catholic Church (This World)

News Coverage
Hillsborough – The Truth At Last (Granada Reports)

Sport and Live Event
The London 2012 Paralympic Games

Comedy Programme
The Revolution Will Be Televised

Situation Comedy
Twenty Twelve

Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public)
Game of Thrones

Special award
Clare Balding

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