- BAFTA TV Awards 2020 results
Stath Lets Flats leads comedy results at BAFTA TV Awards 2020
The results of the BAFTA TV Awards 2020 have been revealed. The comedy-related winners are as follows:
Stath Lets Flats
Jamie Demetriou and the production team delivered their speech through a pre-created animation in the style of the sitcom's opening credits.
Other nominees: Catastrophe, Fleabag, Derry Girls.
Female Performance In A Comedy Programme
Sian Clifford for Fleabag
Clifford, appearing on a live Zoom link, was visibly shocked to have been selected as the winner.
Other nominees: Gbemisola Ikumelo, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sarah Kendall.
Male Performance In A Comedy Programme
Jamie Demetriou for Stath Lets Flats
Demetriou, appearing via Zoom, thanked everyone involved in his sitcom for helping make the show a success.
Other nominees: Guz Khan, Ncuti Gatwa, Youssef Kerkour.
Comedy Entertainment Programme
Alex Horne and Greg Davies accepted the award in a pre-recorded video.
Other nominees: The Graham Norton Show, The Last Leg, The Ranganation.
Mo Gilligan for The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan
Mo Gilligan accepted the award via a live Zoom link.
Other nominees: Frankie Boyle, Graham Norton, Lee Mack.
The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan
Romesh Ranganathan accepted the award with a home-made trophy and cardboard cutouts of his production team.
Other nominees: Joe Lycett's Got Your Back, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing, Snackmasters.
Short Form Programme
Brain In Gear
Gbemisola Ikumelo accepted the award with a new sketch.
Naomi Ackie for The End Of The F***ing World
The End Of The F***ing World
Gavin & Stacey: the scene focusing on Nessa proposing to Smithy.
James Corden and Ruth Jones accepted the award via Zoom.
The results were revealed live on BBC One by Richard Ayoade.
The ceremony opened with Tim Minchin performing a song he wrote especially for the show:
Tom Allen hosted the backstage sections of the show, which were broadcast on social media. His interviews included Jamie Demetriou, Mo Gilligan, Sian Clifford and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Naomi Ackie and host Richard Ayoade
During the broadcast, David Tennant and Michael Sheen reprised their personas from the sitcom Staged to introduce the award for best mini-series.
In The Long Run star Idris Elba accepted the Special Award. The full results across all genres can be seen at bafta.org
At the BAFTA Craft Awards, which were revealed on 17th July, Jamie Demetriou won the comedy writing award, and Aisling Bea picked up the Breakthrough Talent prize.