Killing Eve takes top prizes in Bafta TV awards 2019

Jodie Comer wins best leading actress award as Phoebe Waller-Bridge is praised for her ‘glass-shattering genius’Killing Eve came out on top at the 2019 British Academy Television Awards, winning best drama series, best leading actress for Jodie Comer, and best supporting actress for Fiona Shaw after seeing off competition from Patrick Melrose, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and the Jed Mercurio drama Bodyguard.Comer, who plays the Russian assassin Villanelle in the programme, struggled to hold back tears after she beat co-star Sandra Oh to win the award.

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