Cork's Fiona Shaw Wins BAFTA While Derry Girls Misses Out On Award
Cork's Fiona Shaw took home a BAFTA last night for Best Supporting Actress.
The Cobh native picked up the award for her role in the hit show Killing Eve. Shaw faced competition from Billie Piper in Collateral, Keeley Hawes in Mrs Wilson and Monica Dolan in A Very English Scandal.
Upon winning the award, Shaw paid tribute to the show creator Pheobe Waller-Bridge's "earth-shattering genius and wayward imagination."
She added that the role was "probably the greatest pleasure" in her life and that she was indebted to the writer "for life".
Meanwhile Derry Girls missed out on the award for Best Scripted Comedy to Sally4ever starring Catherine Shepherd, Julia David and Alex Macqueen.
The full list of winners from last night's TV BAFTAs are:
BEST DRAMA SERIES
BEST SCRIPTED COMEDY
BEST LEADING ACTOR
Benedict Cumberbatch - 'Patrick Melrose'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ben Whishaw - 'A Very English Scandal'
BEST LEADING ACTRESS
Jodie Comer - 'Killing Eve'
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Fiona Shaw - 'Killing Eve'
BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Jessica Hynes - 'There She Goes'
BEST MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Steve Pemberton 'Inside No.9'
BEST ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE
Lee Mack - 'Would I Lie To You?'
BEST COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
'A League Of Their Own'
BEST FACTUAL PROGRAMME
'Louis Theroux's Altered States'
'Who Do You Think You Are?'
BEST REALITY / CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!'
BEST CURRENT AFFAIRS
'Dispatches: Myanmar's Killing Fields'
BEST ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
'Britain's Got Talent'
BEST SPECIALIST FACTUAL
'Suffragettes: With Lucy Worsley'
BEST NEWS COVERAGE
Channel 4 - 'Cambridge Analytica Uncovered'
BEST SINGLE DRAMA
BBC Three - 'Killed By My Debt'
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