Killing Eve And Patrick Melrose Win Big At The 2019 BAFTA TV Awards

Credit: BBC

The U.K. had a lot to celebrate this past weekend as it was time to hand out the BAFTA TV Awards aka the U.K. version of the Emmys.

The awards show welcomed the biggest names on TV from across the pond and honored the best of the best in television for the past year.  Killing Eve and Patrick Melrose took home some of the night’s biggest honors with their wins for Leading Actress, Drama Series, Leading Actor, and Mini-Series respectively.

Benedict Cumberbatch said it was a “dream come true” to win leading actor and best mini-series wins for Sky/Showtime’s Patrick Melrose, while Jodie Comer, who beat out co-star Sandra Oh in her category, got a little emotional about her win for Killing Eve.

Check out the full list of winners below to see if any of your favorites took home a prize!

Leading actress

  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve – BBC One
  • Keeley Hawes, Bodyguard – BBC One
  • Ruth Wilson, Mrs Wilson – BBC One
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve – BBC One

Leading actor

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose – Sky Atlantic
  • Chance Perdomo, Killed By My Debt – BBC Three
  • Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal – BBC One
  • Lucian Msamati, Kiri – Channel 4

Supporting actress

  • Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve – BBC One
  • Billie Piper, Collateral – BBC Two
  • Keeley Hawes, Mrs Wilson – BBC One
  • Monica Dolan, A Very English Scandal – BBC One

Supporting actor

  • Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal – BBC One
  • Alex Jennings, Unforgotten – ITV
  • Kim Bodnia, Killing Eve – BBC One
  • Stephen Graham, Save Me – Sky Atlantic

Entertainment performance

  • Lee Mack, Would I Lie To You? – BBC One
  • Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – ITV
  • David Mitchell, Would I Lie To You? – BBC One
  • Rachel Parris, The Mash Report – BBC Two

Male performance in a comedy programme

  • Steve Pemberton, Inside No 9 – BBC Two
  • Alex Macqueen, Sally4Ever – Sky Atlantic
  • Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats – Channel 4
  • Peter Mullan, Mum – BBC Two

Female performance in a comedy programme

  • Jessica Hynes, There She Goes – BBC Four
  • Daisy May Cooper, This Country – BBC Three
  • Julia Davis, Sally4Ever – Sky Atlantic
  • Lesley Manville, Mum – BBC Two

Drama series

  • Killing Eve – BBC One
  • Bodyguard – BBC One
  • Informer – BBC One
  • Save Me – Sky Atlantic

Single drama

  • Killed By My Debt – BBC Three
  • Bandersnatch (Black Mirror) – Netflix
  • Care – BBC One
  • Through The Gates (On The Edge) – Channel 4


  • Patrick Melrose – Sky Atlantic
  • A Very English Scandal – BBC One
  • Kiri – Channel 4
  • Mrs Wilson – BBC One

Soap and continuing drama

  • EastEnders – BBC One
  • Casualty – BBC One
  • Coronation Street – ITV
  • Hollyoaks – Channel 4


  • Succession – Sky Atlantic
  • 54 Hours – The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis – BBC Four
  • The Handmaid’s Tale – Channel 4
  • Reporting Trump’s First Year: The Fourth Estate (Storyville) – BBC Two

Entertainment programme

  • Britain’s Got Talent – ITV
  • Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – ITV
  • Michel McIntyre’s Big Show – BBC One
  • Strictly Come Dancing – BBC One

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

  • A League of Their Own – Sky One
  • The Big Narstie Show – Channel 4
  • The Last Leg – Channel 4
  • Would I Lie To You? – BBC One

Scripted comedy

  • Sally4Ever – Sky Atlantic
  • Derry Girls – Channel 4
  • Mum – BBC Two
  • Stath Lets Flats – Channel 4


  • Who Do You Think You Are? – BBC One
  • Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip – ITV
  • The Great British Bake Off – Channel 4
  • Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing – BBC Two

Must-see moment

  • Bodyguard – Julia Montague assassinated (BBC One)
  • Coronation Street – Gail’s monologue on the suicide of Aidan Connor (ITV)
  • Doctor Who – Rosa Parks, the Doctor and her companions make sure historical moments remain (BBC)
  • Killing Eve – Eve stabs Villanelle (BBC)
  • Peter Kay’s Car Share – The Finale (BBC)
  • Queer Eye – Tom completes his transformation (Netflix)

Current affairs

  • Myanmar’s Killing Fields (Dispatches) – Channel 4
  • Football’s Wall of Silence – Al Jazeera English
  • Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs (Exposure) – ITV
  • Massacre at Ballymurphy – Channel 4

Single documentary

  • Gun No 6 – BBC Two
  • Driven: The Billy Monger Story – BBC Three
  • My Dad, The Peace Deal And Me – BBC One
  • School For Stammerers – ITV

Factual series

  • Louis Theroux’s Altered States – BBC Two
  • 24 Hours in A&E – Channel 4
  • Life and Death Row: The Mass Execution – BBC Three
  • Prison – Channel 4

Reality and constructed factual

  • I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! – ITV
  • Dragon’s Den – BBC Two
  • Old People’s Home for 4 Year Old – Channel 4
  • The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night – ITV

Specialist factual

  • Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley – BBC One
  • Bros: After The Screaming Stops – BBC Four
  • Grayson Perry: Rites Of Passage – Channel 4
  • Superkids: Breaking Away From Care – Channel 4

News coverage

  • Cambridge Analytica Uncovered – Channel 4
  • Bullying and Harassment In The House Of Commons (Newsnight) – BBC Two
  • Good Morning Britain: On A Knife Edge – ITV
  • Good Morning Britain: Thomas Markle Exclusive – ITV


  • 2018 World Cup Quarter Final: England v Sweden – BBC One
  • 2018 Six Nations: Scotland v England – BBC One
  • England’s Test Cricket – Cook’s Farewell – Sky Sports Cricket
  • Winter Olympics – BBC Two

Live event

  • Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance – BBC One
  • Open Heart Surgery: Live – Channel 5
  • The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – BBC One
  • Stand Up to Cancer – Channel 4

Short-form programme

  • Missed Call – Real Stories
  • Bovril Pam (Snatches From Women’s Lives) – BBC Four
  • The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk – BBC iPlayer
  • Wonderdate – BBC iPlayer

Bafta Fellowship

  • Baroness Joan Bakewell

Special award

  • Nicola Shindler
Follow Me

Erika Negrón Rivera

Erika Negrón Rivera is the Editor In Chief of 4 Your Excitement. In addition to 4YE, she worked at PopWrapped as a Senior Editor. Erika has been nurturing her passion for the written word for years, having works published while still in high school, fueling her love for writing. She currently has a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and works in the school systems as Before and Afterschool Assistant, with her expertise being in the arts and crafts area. You can find her on twitter with her daily musings on everything Pop Culture. Some of her favorite topics to cover include Tom Hiddleston and Orphan Black.
Erika Negrón Rivera
Follow Me

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.