Michaela Coyle, author of “I Can Destroy You”, is the big winner of the British BAFTA Awards. She took home two statues – for the best miniseries and the best female role. “Arabella” is not just a character very close to me, but I get the impression that she represents many women who aren’t really seen on TV – Coyle said during the ceremony.
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The 12-episode series, which tells the story of a woman trying to rebuild her life after being sexually assaulted, has previously won awards from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for its directing, editing and screenplay.
Arabella (played by Coyle) isn’t just someone very close to me, but I get the impression that she represents many women who haven’t really been seen on TV–she’s sloppy and not perfect– said Coyle with tears in her eyes after the alms awards.
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This year, the celebration in London was unusual, because it was divided into two days. In April we met the film award winners, and on Sundays late into the evening The focus was on serial production. Several candidates attended the ceremony in London in person. Some did it online.
British label Mam Talent “Diversity” won the “Moment You Must See” award for a controversial program about the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement that followed. Diversity Leader Ashley Banjo said: “I have to thank the people who criticized those who put all this abuse online for showing the truth.”
BAFTA has selected Lennie James as the father who is searching for his missing daughter, as the best drama series for the thriller ‘Save Me Too’. “Dear God, when I go back to England we will have a party,” the winner said via the video link.
The first nominee Paul Mescal, who starred in the Irish series “Normal People”, received the award for best actor.
Malachi Kirby received an award for his supporting role in the series “Little Ax” directed by Academy Award winner Steve McQueen. Raka Ayola was cast as a supporting actress for her role in Jimmy McGovern’s ‘Anthony’.
Main image source: BAFTA / Jay Levy