2022 BAFTA winner’s round-up

2022 BAFTA winner’s round-up: Jodie Comer, Sean Bean and Matthew Macfadyen scoop awards

A Picture of several BAFTA award trophies.
The British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) statuettes are seen at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Credit: Alamy. Available at: shorturl.at/cmtHM

This year’s British Academy Television Awards has concluded with Channel 4 picking up five awards, ITV scooping seven, and the BBC winning nine.

Despite this, Channel 4 was at the centre of attention as several actors commented on the Government’s decision to sell the publicly-owned broadcaster.

The winners were:

Leading actress:

Jodie Comer, Help – Channel 4

A picture of Jodie Comer in a purple gown at the BAFTAs.
Jodie Comer. Credit: Alamy. Available at: shorturl.at/duwyC

Leading actor:

Sean Bean, Time – BBC One

Supporting actress:

Cathy Tyson, Help – Channel 4

Supporting actor:

Matthew Macfadyen, Succession – Sky Atlantic

Entertainment performance:

Big Zuu, Big Zuu’s Big Eats – Dave

Male Performance in a comedy programme:

Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats – Channel 4

Female performance in a comedy programme:

Sophie Willan, Alma’s Not Normal – BBC Two

Drama series:

In My Skin – BBC Three

Single drama:

Together – BBC Two


Time – BBC One

Soap and continuing drama:

Coronation Street – ITV

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Rovers Return Inn a pub on the set of Coronation Street. Cretit: Alamy. Available at: shorturl.at/kFPS0


The Underground Railroad – Amazon Prime

Entertainment programme:

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – ITV

Comedy entertainment programme:

The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan – Channel 4

Scripted comedy:

Motherland – BBC Two


Big Zuu’s Big Eats – Dave


The Chase – ITV

Must-see moment:

Strictly Come Dancing, Rose and Giovanni’s silent dance to Symphony – BBC One

Picture from the set of Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Television Centre, London UK.
Picture from the set of Strictly Come Dancing, BBC Television Centre, London UK.

Current affairs:

Fearless: The Women Fighting Putin (Exposure) – ITV

Single documentary: 

My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years In Afghanistan – ITV

Factual series:

Uprising – BBC One

Reality and constructed factual:

Gogglebox – Channel 4

Specialist factual:

The Missing Children – ITV​​​​​​​

News coverage:

ITV News At Ten: Storming of the Capitol – ITV

Live event:

The Earth shot Prize 2021 – BBC One

Short-form programme:

Our Land – Together TV


Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Sky Sports