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Paul Mescal dedicates Leading Actor win to Daisy Edgar-Jones who wipes away tears

Paul Mescal dedicates Leading Actor win to Daisy Edgar-Jones who wipes away tears

Paul Mescal scooped up the Greatest Actor gong for his efficiency as Connell in Regular Folks at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards.

The actor, 25, was shocked as he took to the stage to accumulate his award, telling the small viewers: ‘I need to dedicate this to Daisy.’

23-year-old Daisy Edgar-Jones – who starred as Marianne within the steamy collection and was watching the ceremony dwell from a New Orleans resort room – turned emotional throughout his speech and wiped away tears.

Sweet: Paul Mescal, 25, won the Best Actor gong for his performance as Connell in Normal People at Sunday's BAFTA TV Awards and dedicated his win to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones

Candy: Paul Mescal, 25, gained the Greatest Actor gong for his efficiency as Connell in Regular Folks at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards and devoted his win to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones

Emotional: Daisy, 23, was watching the ceremony live from a New Orleans hotel room and became emotional during his speech, wiping away tears

Emotional: Daisy, 23, was watching the ceremony dwell from a New Orleans resort room and have become emotional throughout his speech, wiping away tears

Taking to the stage in a sensible black go well with, Paul stated in full: ‘I totally was not anticipating to be right here so I’ve no clue what I am going to say. I need to thank everybody at Hulu and the BBC.

‘I need to thank everybody at Factor. I need to thank Lenny and Hetty. Lenny, thanks for trusting me with this. Lara Seashore, you are the most effective agent on the market. I need to thank the forged.

‘I need to dedicate this to Daisy, who is the most effective scene accomplice and top-of-the-line individuals I do know. I am in all probability forgetting individuals and I am extremely nervous, so erm… my mum and pop at dwelling, I like you.’

He concluded: ‘So thanks, I do not know what else to say.’

Speech: Taking to the stage in a smart black suit, Paul said: 'I fully was not expecting to be here so I have no clue what I'm going to say. I want to thank everyone at Hulu and the BBC'

Speech: Taking to the stage in a sensible black go well with, Paul stated: ‘I totally was not anticipating to be right here so I’ve no clue what I am going to say. I need to thank everybody at Hulu and the BBC’

As Paul left the stage after making a heart-felt speech, BAFTA host Richard Ayoade joked: ‘What an absolute b**tard.’

Regardless of shedding out on the Greatest Actress award to I Could Destroy You’s Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a prolonged caption shared on her Instagram.

Sharing a collection of images of herself using a motorbike in a wonderful patterned inexperienced go well with, the actress additionally congratulated Paul, saying: ‘I’m ridiculously happy with my beautiful buddy Paul Mescal for his deserved win.

Grateful: Despite losing out on the Best Actress award to I May Destroy You's Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a lengthy caption shared on her Instagram

Grateful: Regardless of shedding out on the Greatest Actress award to I Could Destroy You’s Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a prolonged caption shared on her Instagram

‘As you may see I used to be quite overcome with satisfaction.’

She wrote in full: ‘Thanks a lot @bafta for my nomination and congratulations to Michaela Coel, your present and your efficiency was actually particular.

‘I’m ridiculously happy with our Regular Folks household, our superb director Lenny Abrahamson, all of the forged and crew and my beautiful buddy Paul Mescal for his deserved win, as you may see I used to be quite overcome with satisfaction.

‘That is the longest overdue in particular person celebration ever however some day quickly we will drink and dance and snigger about how loopy the final two years have been and the way fortunate we’re to know one another. Now listed here are some pics of me on a motorbike in New Orleans simply cos.’

Co-star love: Sharing a series of photos of herself riding a bike in a beautiful patterned green suit, Daisy also congratulated Paul in her social media post

Co-star love: Sharing a collection of images of herself using a motorbike in a wonderful patterned inexperienced go well with, Daisy additionally congratulated Paul in her social media publish

Daisy wrote: 'As you can see I was rather overcome with pride. I am ridiculously proud of my lovely friend Paul Mescal for his deserved win'

Daisy wrote: ‘As you may see I used to be quite overcome with satisfaction. I’m ridiculously happy with my beautiful buddy Paul Mescal for his deserved win’

You did it! Paul looked delighted as he posed up in the Winners Room at the ceremony

You probably did it! Paul appeared delighted as he posed up within the Winners Room on the ceremony

Accolade: The award represented Paul's first win for the role, after scoring nods at the Critics Choice and Emmy Awards

Accolade: The award represented Paul’s first win for the function, after scoring nods on the Critics Selection and Emmy Awards

The actors have gained acclaim everywhere in the world for his or her portrayal of friends-turned-lovers Marianne and Connell within the drama – selecting up nominations on the  Critics’ Selection, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards

Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards celebrated and rewarded the easiest programmes and performances of 2020. 

The night was hosted by Richard Ayoade and featured performances by Years & Years and Alexis Ffrench 

Whereas Line Of Responsibility’s Adrian Dunbar, Invoice Bailey, Jon Snow, Oti Mabuse, Rob Beckett, Rose Matafeo, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Zawe Ashton acted as presenters.

Different visitor presenters – Catherine O’Hara, Jon Snow, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jamie Demetriou, Tommy Jessop, Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse – appeared by way of video name through the ceremony. 

Following its three wins on the British Academy Tv Craft Awards in Could, I Could Destroy You, gained two extra BAFTAs on Sunday, for Mini-Sequence and Leading Actress for Michaela Coel.

The drama collection follows a lady who seeks to rebuild her life after a sexual assault.

Sparks: Paul has spoken candidly about his chemistry with his Normal People co-star Daisy , saying: 'I could not have asked for a better partner.'

Sparks: Paul has spoken candidly about his chemistry together with his Regular Folks co-star Daisy , saying: ‘I couldn’t have requested for a greater accomplice.’ 

Winner: Following its three wins at the British Academy Television Craft Awards in May, I May Destroy You, won two more BAFTAs on Sunday, for Mini-Series and Leading Actress for Michaela Coel (pictured middle)

Winner: Following its three wins on the British Academy Tv Craft Awards in Could, I Could Destroy You, gained two extra BAFTAs on Sunday, for Mini-Sequence and Leading Actress for Michaela Coel (pictured center) 

Big hit: Small Axe starring John Boyega leads this year's nominations with 15 nods

Serious: The five-part series also stars Letitia Wright among a vast cast

Huge hit: Small Axe starring John Boyega (left) and Letitia Wright (proper) led the nominations with 15 nods, with Malachi Kirby profitable on the evening for his efficiency within the Supporting Actor class

Malachi Kirby, a first-time winner, gained for his efficiency in Small Axe within the Supporting Actor class. Small Axe had led this 12 months’s nominations with 15 nods.

And Small Axe – which options 5 movies that inform tales about lives of West Indian immigrants in London from the Nineteen Sixties to the Eighties – additionally picked up two Leading Actor nominations with John Boyega and Shaun Parkes each receiving nods.

Rakie Ayola additionally gained her first BAFTA for Supporting Actress for her efficiency in Anthony.

One other first-time nominee, Aimee Lou Wooden scooped a gong in Feminine Efficiency in a Comedy Programme for enjoying Aimee Gibbs in Intercourse Training. 

In the running: The Crown received 10 nominations - four for TV and six for the craft categories - including a nod for the Drama Series accolade

Within the operating: The Crown acquired 10 nominations – 4 for TV and 6 for the craft classes – together with a nod for the Drama Sequence accolade

Male Efficiency in a Comedy Programme was awarded to Charlie Cooper for his efficiency in This Nation. 

Comic Romesh Ranganathan acquired the BAFTA for Leisure Efficiency for The Ranganation.

Save Me Too acquired the BAFTA for Drama Sequence and Sitting in Limbo gained for Single Drama.

The Huge Narstie Present gained Comedy Leisure Programme, its first win following its earlier nomination in 2019. And the BAFTA for Leisure Programme was awarded to Life & Rhymes whereas Scripted Comedy was awarded to Inside No 9.      

Nominated: Jodie Comer was nominated for the Leading Actress award for her role in Killing Eve

Tough competition: Billie Piper was also in the running for her role as the central character in I Hate Suzie

Powerful competitors: Jodie Comer (left in Killing Eve) went head-to-head with Billie Piper (proper in I Hate Suzie) for Leading Actress nevertheless it was Michaela Coel who gained

The Faculty That Tried to Finish Racism acquired the BAFTA for Actuality & Constructed Factual. Lengthy Misplaced Household: Born With out Hint gained within the Options class. They Noticed the Solar First gained the BAFTA for Brief Type Programme.

Casualty was awarded the BAFTA for Cleaning soap & Persevering with Drama, its first since 2018. The Nice Home Giveaway gained the BAFTA within the new Daytime class.

Information Protection was awarded to Sky Information’ Inside Idlib, and the award for Present Affairs was offered to America’s Struggle on Abortion (Publicity). Worldwide was awarded to Welcome to Chechnya: The Homosexual Purge (Storyville).

As soon as Upon a Time in Iraq acquired the BAFTA for Factual Sequence, Locked In: Breaking the Silence (Storyville) gained Single Documentary and The Surgeon’s Lower gained Specialist Factual.

Drama: Bridgerton's Lady Whistledown shock twist, which revealed Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan, pictured) as the mysterious gossip, was also on the shortlist however lost out on the night to Diversity's BGT routine

Drama: Bridgerton’s Girl Whistledown shock twist, which revealed Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan, pictured) because the mysterious gossip, was additionally on the shortlist nevertheless misplaced out on the evening to Range’s BGT routine

England V West Indies Take a look at Cricket triumphed within the Sport class, whereas the award for Dwell Occasion was offered to Springwatch 2020. 

And Virgin Media’s Should-See Second, the one award voted for by the general public, was scooped by Britain’s Bought Expertise for the second when Range carried out a routine impressed by the occasions of 2020. 

The class additionally noticed nods to Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) being revealed as Girl Whistledown in Bridgerton and when Luke Skywalker appeared within the climax of The Mandalorian’s second season. 

It was revealed earlier this week the awards present would beam celebrities who cannot attend in particular person onto the purple carpet as holograms.  

Presenters Stacey Dooley and Vick Hope launched the hologram company to these truly on the socially distanced ceremony.

Covid restrictions meant TV followers could not be in attendance on the purple carpet as traditional and a few nominees weren’t ready to attend due to filming bubbles.

In an try to guarantee everybody can entry the awards, Virgin Media beamed them onto the purple carpet by means of the most recent hologram know-how.  

Forward of Sunday’s ceremony, it was additionally reported that BAFTA TV had ‘quickly paused’ Fellowships and Particular Awards. 

Suspended: BAFTA TV have reportedly 'temporarily paused' Fellowships and Special Awards after Noel Clarke was suspended from BAFTA amid sexual harassment and bullying allegations

Suspended: BAFTA TV have reportedly ‘quickly paused’ Fellowships and Particular Awards after Noel Clarke was suspended from BAFTA amid sexual harassment and bullying allegations

It comes after Noel Clarke, who has been accused by greater than 20 ladies of sexual harassment and bullying, was suspended from BAFTA amid the allegations after he gained the Excellent British Contribution to Cinema award in April.

It was just lately reported the British Academy of Movie and Tv Awards spent two weeks deciding how finest to reply to allegations in opposition to Clarke, 45, prior to presenting him with one among its highest honours. 

In accordance to stories, bosses have suspended ‘all the person honours’ that are ‘in the reward of the Academy’ forward of the ceremony, with The Mirror stating bosses are fearing giving an award to one other scandal-ridden business determine.

The Mirror claims a message was despatched to members final week which defined that BAFTA had been ‘reviewing its choice protocols for its prestigious solo accolades’. 

The publication reported that the message stated: ‘We wished to let you already know that whereas we evaluate the processes behind deciding on the awards which can be ‘within the reward of the Academy’ – the Particular Awards and Fellowships – we have now quickly paused these sorts of awards and they won’t characteristic in Sunday’s ceremony.’ 

The Mirror claims that the one different time a TV Fellowship was ‘given after which cancelled’ was Rolf Harris.

The disgraced youngsters’s entertainer was stripped of his BAFTA Fellowship after he was convicted of 12 indecent assaults at Southwark Crown Courtroom in June 2014, and was sentenced to six years behind bars.

Harris was launched from HMP Stafford on parole in Could 2017 after serving simply three years of his sentence. 

Over time, a group of individuals have been awarded a BAFTA Fellowship, the best accolade the Academy can bestow, together with Joan Bakewell, Kate Adie, Jon Snow, Julie Walters and Joanna Lumley.

Whereas the likes of Idris Elba, Lenny Henry and the late Cilla Black have beforehand gained a Particular Award through the ceremony.

Nonetheless, the BAFTA web site states that awards ‘within the reward of the Academy’ are ‘offered on the discretion of the BAFTA Tv Committee; due to this fact they could not all be offered in any given 12 months’.

MailOnline contacted BAFTA for remark on the time.         

BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Winners

DRAMA SERIES

GANGS OF LONDON

I HATE SUZIE

SAVE ME TOO – WINNER

THE CROWN

LEADING ACTOR

JOHN BOYEGA – Small Axe

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JOSH O’CONNOR – The Crown

PAAPA ESSIEDU – I Could Destroy You

PAUL MESCAL – Regular Folks – WINNER

SHAUN PARKES – Small Axe

WALEED ZUAITER – Baghdad Central

LEADING ACTRESS

BILLIE PIPER – I Hate Suzie

DAISY EDGAR-JONES – Regular Folks 

HAYLEY SQUIRES – Grownup Materials 

JODIE COMER – Killing Eve

LETITIA WRIGHT – Small Axe

MICHAELA COEL – I Could Destroy You – WINNER

SUPPORTING ACTOR

KUNAL NAYYAR – Legal: UK

MALACHI KIRBY – Small Axe – WINNER

MICHAEL SHEEN – Quiz

MICHEAL WARD – Small Axe 

RUPERT EVERETT – Grownup Materials

TOBIAS MENZIES – The Crown

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

HELENA BONHAM CARTER – The Crown

LEILA FARZAD – I Hate Suzie 

RAKIE AYOLA – Anthony – WINNER

SIENA KELLY – Grownup Materials

SOPHIE OKONEDO – Legal: UK 

WERUCHE OPIA – I Could Destroy You

COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

CHARLIE BROOKER’S ANTIVIRAL WIPE 

ROB & ROMESH VS Jack Shillaker

THE BIG NARSTIE SHOW – WINNER

THE RANGANATION

FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME

AIMEE LOU WOOD – Intercourse Training – WINNER

DAISY HAGGARD – Breeders

DAISY MAY COOPER – This Nation

EMMA MACKEY – Intercourse Training 

GBEMISOLA IKUMELO – Famalam

MAE MARTIN – Really feel Good

MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME

CHARLIE COOPER – This Nation -WINNER

GUZ KHAN – Man Like Mobeen

JOSEPH GILGUN – Brassic

NCUTI GATWA – Intercourse Training

PAUL RITTER – Friday Night time Dinner

REECE SHEARSMITH – Inside No.9

MINI-SERIES

ADULT MATERIAL

I MAY DESTROY YOU – WINNER

NORMAL PEOPLE 

SMALL AXE

CURRENT AFFAIRS

AMERICA’S WAR ON ABORTION (EXPOSURE) – WINNER

ITALY’S FRONTLINE: A DOCTOR’S DIARY

THE BATTLE FOR HONG KONG (DISPATCHES)

THE CYPRUS PAPERS UNDERCOVER (AL JAZEERA INVESTIGATIONS)

DAYTIME

JIMMY MCGOVERN’S MOVING ON 

RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES

THE CHASE 

THE GREAT HOUSE GIVEAWAY – WINNER

ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE

ADAM HILLS – The Final Leg

BRADLEY WALSH – Beat the Chasers

CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN – Strictly Come Dancing

DAVID MITCHELL – Would I Lie to You? At Christmas 

GRAHAM NORTON – The Graham Norton Present 

ROMESH RANGANATHAN – The Ranganation – WINNER

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY 

LIFE & RHYMES – WINNER

STRICTLY COME DANCING 

THE MASKED SINGER

FACTUAL SERIES

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

HOSPITAL

LOSING IT: OUR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY 

ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRAQ – WINNER

FEATURES

BIG ZUU’S BIG EATS

LONG LOST FAMILY: BORN WITHOUT TRACE – WINNER

MORTIMER AND WHITEHOUSE: GONE FISHING 

THE REPAIR SHOP  

NEWS COVERAGE

BBC NEWS AT TEN: PRIME MINISTER ADMITTED TO INTENSIVE CARE 

CHANNEL 4 NEWS: DETERRING DEMOCRACY 

NEWSNIGHT: COVID CARE CRISIS 

SKY NEWS: INSIDE IDLIB – WINNER

REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL

MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS 

RACE ACROSS THE WORLD 

THE SCHOOL THAT TRIED TO END RACISM – WINNER

THE WRITE OFFS 

SINGLE DRAMA

ANTHONY

BBW (ON THE EDGE)

SITTING IN LIMBO – WINNER

THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN

SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA

CASUALTY – WINNER

CORONATION STREET

EASTENDERS

HOLLYOAKS  

INTERNATIONAL

LITTLE AMERICA 

LOVECRAFT COUNTRY

UNORTHODOX

WELCOME TO CHECHNYA: THE GAY PURGE (STORYVILLE) – WINNER

LIVE EVENT

LIFE DRAWING LIVE! 

SPRINGWATCH – WINNER

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION FESTIVAL OF REMEMBRANCE

THE THIRD DAY: AUTUMN Manufacturing Staff 

SCRIPTED COMEDY

GHOSTS 

INSIDE NO. 9 – WINNER 

MAN LIKE MOBEEN

THIS COUNTRY

SHORT FORM PROGRAMME

CRIPTALES 

DISABLED NOT DEFEATED: THE ROCK BANS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES – DELTA 7 

THE MAIN PART 

THEY SAW THE SUN FIRST – WINNER

SINGLE DOCUMENTARY

AMERICAN MURDER: THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR 

ANTON FERDINAND: FOOTBALL, RACISM & ME

LOCKED IN: BREAKING THE SILENCE (STORYVILLE) – WINNER

SURVIVING COVID 

VIRGIN MEDIA’S MUST-SEE MOMENT (voted for by the general public)

BRIDGERTON – Penelope is revealed as Girl Whistledown 

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT – Range carry out a routine impressed by the occasions of 2020 – WINNER

EASTENDERS – Grey kills Chantelle  

GOGGLEBOX – Reactions to Boris Johnson’s press convention

NIGELLA’S COOK, EAT, REPEAT – Mee-cro-wah-vay

THE MANDALORIAN – Luke Skywalker arrives

 

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