Mark Rylance, ‘Wolf Hall’ Win BAFTA TV Awards

“Transparent” wins the award for best international series

Last Updated: May 8, 2016 @ 2:11 PM

Oscar winner Mark Rylance won another award at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards on Sunday, where he was named the best actor in a dramatic television series for “Wolf Hall.”

“Wolf Hall” was also named the best drama series, “Peter Kay’s Car Share” won for scripted comedy series and “This Is England ’90” won for best miniseries.

Acting awards went to Rylance, Suranne Jones for “Doctor Foster,” Tom Courtenay for “Unforgotten,” Chanel Cresswell for “This is England ’90,” Peter Kay for “Peter Kay’s Car Share,” Michaela Coel for “Chewing Gum”and Leigh Francis for “Celebrity Juice.”

“Wolf Hall” went into the show as the most-nominated show; it, “This Is England ’90” and “Peter Kay’s Car Share” were the only programs to win more than one award.

Amazon’s “Transparent” was named the best international series.

The BAFTA TV Awards took place on Sunday at the Royal Festival Hall in London and were hosted by Graham Norton.

The winners:

Leading actor: Mark Rylance, “Wolf Hall”
Leading actress: Suranne Jones, “Doctor Foster”
Supporting actor: Tom Courtenay, “Unforgotten”
Supporting actress: Chanel Cresswell, “This is England ’90”
Entertainment performance: Leigh Francis, “Celebrity Juice”
Male performance in a comedy programme: Peter Kay, “Peter Kay’s Car Share”
Female performance in a comedy programme: Michaela Coel, “Chewing Gum”
Drama series: “Wolf Hall”
Single drama: “Don’t Take My Baby”
Mini-series: “This is England ’90”
Soap and continuing drama: “EastEnders”
International: “Transparent”
Entertainment programme: “Strictly Come Dancing”
Comedy and comedy entertainment programme: “Have I Got News For You”
Scripted comedy: “Peter Kay’s Car Share”
Features: “The Great British Bake Off”
Radio Times Audience Award: “Poldark”
Current affairs: “Outbreak: The Truth about Ebola”
Single documentary: “My Son the Jihadi”
Factual series: “The Murder Detectives”
Reality and constructed factual: “First Dates”
Specialist factual: “Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners”
News coverage: “Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre”
Sport: “The Ashes” (Sky Sports)
Live event: “Big Blue Live” (BBC One)”