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    Posted on May 13, 2013

    The 14 Greatest Things That Happened At The BAFTAS

    It was a big night for Olivia Colman, Ben Whishaw and Game Of Thrones. Here are the highlights.

    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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