"Killing Eve" is about a cat-and-mouse game between investigator Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) and the assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer). The series is based on the book "Codename Villanelle" by Luke Jennings, and the first season premiered in 2018.
That the series even got to compete has been a bit of a controversy, then the program commissioned by the u.s. BBC America, even if the channel created by the british. But the Bafta-responsible ruckade on the rules to give the popular series a chance – which yielded dividends in prisregnet.
Jodie Comer took home a Bafta for best actress for her performance in the series, there occurred, however, on Sandra Ohs expense when she was also nominated in the category, writes The Guardian.
" I watched the Bafta for many years alone in my bedroom. This is just a dream and I am very emotional, I lipade me through it, " said Comer, after having received the prize, according to the newspaper.
Read the interview with Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh
The seasoned irish actor Fiona Shaw was named best supporting actress for her role as the refined spionchefen Carolyn Martens.
in the hbo miniseries "Patrick Melrose" with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role. The series – which is based on a novels by Edward St Aubyn – won a statuette for best miniseries. Cumberbatch was lauded for best actor, for his role as the abusive and dysfunktionelle Melrose. It was the first Bafta award for Cumberbatch, who for the first time was nominated in 2005, and then 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2017.
" I think I'm going to fall over. I'm used to being the bridesmaid, not the bride, he said when receiving the award, reports the BBC.
He thanked his wife Sophie Hunter.
– You are my rock, I had to be pretty wacky for this role and it was nice to get home and feel stable again, " said Cumberbatch.
the BBC series "A very english scandal" and its lead actors Hugh Grant was without price, in addition to a statuette to Ben Whishaw for best actor in a supporting role for her performance in the series.