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O'Carroll among Royal Television Society winners

1 of 2 O'Carroll - Awards success continues
O'Carroll - Awards success continues
2 of 2 Olivia Colman at last night's RTS awards
Olivia Colman at last night's RTS awards

Mrs Brown's Boys creator and star Brendan O'Carroll was the winner of the Best Comedic Performance award at the Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday night.

O'Carroll had been nominated in the category alongside Rebecca Front for Psychobitches and Ryan Sampson for PLEBS.

The Cillian Murphy-starring Peaky Blinders won the award for Best Drama Series, beating My Mad Fat Diary and Utopia to the trophy.

Olivia Colman was named Best Actress for her performance in Broadchurch, with Idris Elba winning Best Actor for his work in Luther.

Broadchurch also won the award for Best Drama Serial, with Coronation Street winning the Best Soap and Continuing Drama award.

Other winners included: Game of Thrones (Best International Programme), Educating Yorkshire (Best Documentary Series), The Last Leg (Best Entertainment Programme), Alan Carr (Best Entertainment Performance) and Stephen Fry (Best Presenter for Stephen Fry: Out There).

Corrie's Katy Cavanagh, Antony Cotton & Brooke Vincent

Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker

The Winners:

Actress
Olivia Colman - Broadchurch

Actor
Idris Elba - Luther

Arts
Imagine...Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures

Children's Fiction
Dumping Ground

Children's Programme
Hard Times - A Newsround Special

Comedy Performance
Brendan O'Carroll - Mrs Brown's Boys

Daytime
Four Rooms

Documentary Series
Educating Yorkshire

Drama Serial
Broadchurch

Drama Series
Peaky Blinders

Entertainment
The Last Leg

Entertainment Performance
Alan Carr - Alan Carr: Chatty Man

History
Richard III: King in the Car Park

International
Game of Thrones

Live Event
The Ashes - 2013

Popular, Factual and Features
Gogglebox

Presenter
Stephen Fry - Stephen Fry: Out There

Science and Natural History
Africa

Scripted Comedy
PLEBS

Single Documentary
The Murder Trial

Single Drama
The Challenger

Soap and Continuing Drama
Coronation Street

Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit
Gary Neville - Sky Sports

Sports Programme
World Athletics - Mo Farah's Double Gold Win

Comedy Writer
James Corden, Mathew Baynton and Tom Basden - The Wrong Mans

Drama Writer
Marlon Smith and Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan - Run

Judges' Award
Janice Hadlow

Lifetime Achievement
David Suchet

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