Stath Lets Flats scoops two Baftas | Awards for Sian Clifford, Mo Gilligan, Taskmaster and more - watch the acceptance speeches here

Stath Lets Flats scoops two Baftas

Awards for Sian Clifford, Mo Gilligan, Taskmaster and more - watch the acceptance speeches here

Stath Lets Flats was a double winner at tonight’s Bafta awards, scooping best scripted comedy and best male performance for its star and creator Jamie Demetriou.

Sian Clifford won the female comedy performance award for Fleabag, beating the show's star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, while Mo Gilligan, Taskmaster and Romesh Ranganathan scooped other awards.

Gbemisola Ikumelo's Brain In Gear, which the BBC has just picked up for a full series, won best short-form programme for its pilot.

All gave their acceptance speeches via video in a ceremony that took place without an audience, hosted by Richard Ayoade.

Tim Minchin open and closed the ceremony - here’s the track he wrote specially for the evening.

Here are the winners in the comedy categories:

Scripted Comedy: Stath Lets Flats

Other nominees:  Catastrophe,Fleabag, Derry Girls.

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme: Sian Clifford for Fleabag

Other nominees:  Gbemisola Ikumelo, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sarah Kendall.

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme: Jamie Demetriou for Stath Lets Flats

Other nominees:   Guz Khan, Ncuti Gatwa, Youssef Kerkour

Comedy Entertainment Programme: Taskmaster

Other nominees: The Graham Norton Show, The Last Leg, The Ranganation.

Entertainment Performance: Mo Gilligan for The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan

Other nominees: Frankie Boyle, Graham Norton, Lee Mack.

Features: The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan

Other nominees: Joe Lycett's Got Your Back, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing, Snackmasters.

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This was the only award voted for by the public, rather than the industry

Presenters of the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards, which aired on BBC One, included Daisy Edgar-Jones, Jeff Goldblum, Jessica Hynes and Greg Davies.

Published: 31 Jul 2020

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