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BAFTA TV Awards Winners 2021

I May Destroy You leads the winners at this year's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards.

This year's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards took place earlier this evening at Television Centre.

The Awards were once again hosted by Richard Ayoade and featured performances by Years & Years and Alexis Ffrench with presenters including Adrian Dunbar, Bill Bailey, Catherine O’Hara, Jamie Demetriou, Jon Snow, Oti Mabuse, Rob Beckett, Rose Matafeo, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Tommy Jessops and Zawe Ashton.

The 2021 BAFTA TV winners in full are... (BAFTA TV Craft winners here)

Drama Series

Save Me Too, Sky Atlantic

Leading Actor

Paul Mescal, Normal People, BBC Three

Leading Actress

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You, BBC One

Supporting Actor

Malachi Kirby, Small Axe, BBC One

Supporting Actress

Rakie Ayola, Anthony, BBC One


I May Destroy You, BBC One

Single Drama

Sitting in Limbo, BBC One

Soap & Continuing Drama

Casualty, BBC One


Welcome to Chechnya: The Gay Purge (Storyville), BBC Four

Scripted Comedy

Inside No.9, BBC Two

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Aimee Lou Wood, Sex Education, Netflix

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Charlie Cooper, This Country, BBC Three

Entertainment Performance

Romesh Ranganathan, The Ranganation, BBC Two

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Big Narstie Show, Channel 4

Entertainment Programme

Life & Rhymes, Sky Arts

Reality & Constructed Factual

The School that Tried to End Racism, Channel 4


The Great House Giveaway, Channel 4

Short Form Programme

They Saw the Sun First, Red Bull TV

Current Affairs

America's War on Abortion (Exposure), ITV

Factual Series

Once Upon a Time in Iraq, BBC Two


Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace, ITV

Live Event

Springwatch 2020, BBC Two

News Coverage

Sky News: Inside Idlib, Sky News

Single Documentary

Locked In: Breaking the Silence (Storyville), BBC Four

Specialist Factual

The Surgeon's Cut, Netflix


England V West Indies Test Cricket, Sky Sports Cricket

Virgin Media Must-See Moment

Diversity perform a routine inspired by the events of 2020, Britain's Got Talent


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