Emmerdale wins big at Soap Awards

Updated / Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 17:17

Emmerdale stars Gemma Atkinson, Adam Thomas, Danny Miller, Samantha Giles, Katheryn Dow Blyton and Tony Audenshaw

Emmerdale cleaned up at Monday night's Inside Soap Awards, taking home eight gongs including the coveted Best Soap honour.

This is the third year running that the ITV soap took home the top gong.

Some of Emmerdale's leading stars were also honoured, with Danny Miller taking home the Best Actor award, Natalie J Robb winning the sexiest female gong and Dominic Brunt being named funniest male.

Emmerdale actor Natalie J Robb wins sexiest female gong at Inside Soap Awards

Meanwhile, Coronation Street didn't do too badly with five awards.

Coronation Street actor Lucy Fallon wins Best Actress

Lucy Fallon, whose character Bethany Platt has been at the centre of a grooming storyline this year, scooped Best Actress while Connor McIntyre was named best bad boy for his portrayal of evil Pat Phelan.

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In the EastEnders camp, Albert Square original Gillian Taylforth was given an outstanding achievement award for her years playing Kathy Beale, while Davood Ghadami (Kush Kazemi) picked up sexiest male.

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Inside Soap editor Steven Murphy said: "This has been one of the biggest battles the Inside Soap Awards have ever seen.

"There have been some brilliant storylines this year and some fantastic performances, all of which have had the nation gripped."

Take a look at the full list of winners below:

Best Actor
Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle, Emmerdale)

Best Actress
Lucy Fallon (Bethany Platt, Coronation Street)

Best Bad Boy
Connor McIntyre (Pat Phelan, Coronation Street)

Best Bad Girl
Gillian Kearney (Emma Barton, Emmerdale)

Funniest Male
Dominic Brunt (Paddy Kirk, Emmerdale)

Funniest Female
Dolly-Rose Campbell (Gemma Winter, Coronation Street)

Best Newcomer
Julia Goulding (Shona Ramsey, Coronation Street)

Best Young Actor
Alfie Clarke (Arthur Thomas, Emmerdale)

Sexiest Male
Davood Ghadami (Kush Kazemi, EastEnders)

Sexiest Female
Natalie J Robb (Moira Dingle, Emmerdale)

Best Partnership
Lysette Anthony & Nicole Barber-Lane (Marnie Nightingale & Myra McQueen, Hollyoaks)

Best Show-Stopper
Motorway crash/James' death (Emmerdale)

Best Shock Twist
Andy's alive (Coronation Street)

Best Exit
John Middleton (Ashley Thomas, Emmerdale)

Best Drama Star
George Rainsford (Ethan Hardy, Casualty)

Best Drama Storyline
Helicopter crash (Casualty)

Best Daytime Soap
Neighbours

Best Daytime Star
Lorna Laidlaw (Mrs Tembe, Doctors)

Outstanding Achievement
Gillian Taylforth (Kathy Beale, EastEnders)

Best Soap
Emmerdale 

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