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Matt Smith and Claire Foy in The Crown

Matt Smith and Claire Foy in The Crown Credit Netflix

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, celebrating and rewarding the very best programs and performances of 2017.

"The Crown" won only one of its three races at the 2018 BAFTA TV Awards on May 13 when Vanessa Kirby claimed the supporting actress prize for her riveting portrayal of Princess Margaret. I don't think [the abuse] will ever leave any of them, but she is courageous enough to go through it again with us to film it. Abuse drama Three Girls was named Best Mini-Series, while its star, Molly Windsor, claimed the Best Actress accolade, emerging victorious despite strong competition from Thandie Newton (Line of Duty), Sinead Keenan (Little Boy Blue), and The Crown's Claire Foy.

"I just want to say thank you for recognising how selfless that is and how fearless that is".

But it was the "nearly wons" that paint best the picture of streaming sites and these awards.

Casualty was awarded the BAFTA for Soap & Continuing Drama, a category that recognises exceptional talent in delivering long-running continuing dramas.

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The award for factual series went to Ambulance, and Love Island won for reality or constructed factual. Sean Bean won Best Drama Actor for playing a troubled priest toiling in Liverpool in the fictional series "Broken" while Brian.

BBC Three comedy This Country picked up two gongs at the ceremony, with star Daisy May Cooper landing the female performance in a comedy programme prize, while the show won the scripted comedy award.

Netflix was one of the winners at this year's BAFTAs but it failed to pick up the Best Drama category.

John Motson was given a special award for his contribution to television on the same day he retired from football commentating.

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