The Bafta TV Awards Winners 2016 | Wolf Hall, Peter Kay and This is England ’90 Win Big

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The Bafta TV Awards 2016 took place last night, hosting the best homegrown UK television talent – along with some faces from across the pond – in a ceremony that saw drama series Wolf Hall and This is England ’90 pick up two trophies, alongside comedian Peter Kay.

Wolf Hall bagged the award for Best Drama while the series’ Mark Rylance took home the trophy for Best Lead Actor, while This is England ’90’s Chanel Cresswell was named Best Supporting Actress and the show handed the award for Best Mini-Series.

Peter Kay’s Car Share was also a big winner, with the comedian accepting awards for the Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme and Best Scripted Comedy.

Check out the full list of the Bafta TV Awards 2016 winners below:

Drama series

Humans (Channel 4)

The Last Panthers (Sky Atlantic)

No Offence (Channel 4)

Wolf Hall (BBC2)

Winner: Wolf Hall

Entertainment programme

Adele at the BBC (BBC1)

Britain’s Got Talent (ITV)

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1)

TFI Friday anniversary special (Channel 4)

Winner: Strictly Come Dancing

Female performance in a comedy programme

Michaela Coel – Chewing Gum (Channel 4)

Miranda Hart – Miranda (BBC1)

Sian Gibson – Peter Kay’s Car Share (BBC iPlayer)

Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe (Channel 4)

Winner: Michaela Coel


The Good Wife (More4)

Narcos (Netflix)

Spiral (BBC4)

Transparent (Amazon Prime)

Winner: Transparent

Male performance in a comedy programme

Hugh Bonneville – W1A (BBC2)

Javone Prince – The Javone Prince Show (BBC2)

Peter Kay – Peter Kay’s Car Share (BBC iPlayer)

Toby Jones – Detectorists (BBC 4)

Winner: Peter Kay

Single drama

The C-Word (BBC1)

Cyberbully (Channel 4)

Don’t Take My Baby (BBC3)

The Go-Between (BBC1)

Winner: Don’t Take My Baby

Radio Times audience award (voted for by members of the public)

Doctor Foster

The Great British Bake Off


Making a Murderer

Peter Kay’s Car Share


Winner: Poldark

Supporting actor

Anton Lesser – Wolf Hall (BBC2)

Cyril Nri – Cucumber (Channel 4)

Ian McKellen – The Dresser (BBC2)

Tom Courtenay – Unforgotten (ITV)

Winner: Tom Courtenay

Reality and constructed factual

First Dates (Channel 4)

Gogglebox (Channel 4)

I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here (ITV)

The Secret Life of 4, 5 and 6 Year Olds (Channel 4)

Winner: First Dates

Supporting actress

Chanel Cresswell – This is England ‘90 (Channel 4)

Eleanor Worthington-Cox – The Enfield Haunting (Sky Living)

Lesley Manville – River (BBC1)

Michelle Gomez – Doctor Who (BBC1)

Winner: Chanel Cresswell

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

Charlie Brooker’s Election Wipe (BBC2)

Have I Got News for You (BBC1)


Would I Lie To You (BBC1)

Winner: Have I Got News For You

Specialist factual

Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC2)

Grayson Perry’s Dream House (Channel 4)

The Hunt (BBC1)

Rudolf Nureyev – Dance to Freedom (BBC2)

Winner: Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners

Soap and continuing drama

Coronation Street (ITV)

EastEnders (BBC1)

Emmerdale (ITV)

Holby City (BBC1)

Winner: EastEnders


Back in Time for Dinner (BBC2)

The Great British Bake Off (BBC1)

Kevin McCloud: Escape to the Wild (Channel 4)

Travel Man (Channel 4)

Winner: The Great British Bake Off

Scripted comedy

Chewing Gum (E4)

Peep Show (Channel 4)

People Just Do Nothing (BBC3)

Peter Kay’s Car Share (BBC iPlayer)

Winner: Peter Kay’s Car Share

Entertainment performance

Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show (BBC1)

Leigh Francis – Celebrity Juice (ITV2)

Romesh Ranganathan – Asian Provocateur (BBC3)

Stephen Fry – QI (BBC2)

Winner: Leigh Francis

Leading actress

Claire Foy – Wolf Hall (BBC2)

Ruth Madeley – Don’t Take My Baby (BBC3)

Sheridan Smith – The C-Word (BBC1)

Suranne Jones – Doctor Foster (BBC1)

Winner: Suranne Jones

Leading actor

Ben Whishaw – London Spy (BBC2)

Idris Elba – Luther (BBC1)

Mark Rylance – Wolf Hall (BBC2)

Stephen Graham – This is England ’90 (Channel 4)

Winner: Mark Rylance

Single documentary

Bitter Lake (BBC iPlayer)

Life After Suicide (BBC1)

Louis Theroux: Transgender Kids (BBC2)

My Son the Jihadi (Channel 4)

Winner: My Son the Jihadi

Current affairs

Children of the Gaza War (BBC2)

Escape from Isis – Dispatches (Channel 4)

Jihad: A British Story (ITV)

Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola (BBC2)

Winner: Outbreak: The Truth About Ebola


Doctor Foster (BBC1)

The Enfield Haunting (Sky Living)

London Spy (BBC2)

This is England ‘90 (Channel 4)

Winner: This is England ’90

Factual series

The Detectives (BBC2)

Great Ormond Street (BBC2)

The Murder Detectives (Channel 4)

The Tribe (Channel 4)

Winner: The Murder Detectives

News coverage

BBC News at Six: Paris Attacks Special (BBC1)

Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre (Channel 4)

ITV News at 10: Refugee Crisis (ITV)

Sky News: From Turkey to Greece (Sky News)

Winner: Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre

Live Event

Big Blue Live (BBC1)

The Sound of Music Live! (ITV)

Stargazing Live: Brit In Space, Tim Peake Special (BBC)

The Vote (More4)

Winner: Big Blue Live


The Ashes (Sky Sports)

The Grand National (Channel 4)

MOTD Live: FA Cup Final (BBC1)

Six Nations – Final Day (BBC1)

Winner: The Ashes