Fred West drama wins at Baftas

Some of the biggest stars of the small screen appeared on the red carpet at the TV Baftas. ITV1 drama Appropriate Adult picked up three of the biggest awards at the ceremony.

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Dominic West elated at winning BAFTA for controversial Fred West role

Dominic West said he was delighted at winning the BAFTA for leading actor, especially against such a strong field. After the ceremony, he joked about having to make a speech, but he was elated at being chosen for the award.

The actor, who also starred in the acclaimed series 'The Wire', said the drama based on serial killer Fred West, was a high risk subject which attracted plenty of criticism. He said the fact that 'Appropriate Adult' won three awards on the night showed they'd made the right choice.

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Jennifer Saunders plans for Ab Fab film

Absolutely Fabulous star Jennifer Saunders says she hopes to start filming a big screen version of the show next year.

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Jennifer Saunders with the award for Female performance in a comedy programme (Absolutely Fabulous) and Rob Brydon. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The actress - who plays champagne-swigging PR Edina Monsoon in the comedy - is hopeful all the cast can get together then.

She said: "We've made the Olympics one and it goes out a week before the Olympics. We might make a film next year. It's so hard to get everybody together for that amount of time, but hopefully...".

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Daleks set for Doctor Who return

Doctor Who fans can get ready to hide behind the sofa again after the show's chief Steven Moffat revealed the Daleks are coming back.

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The Daleks are returning to Dr Who soon Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Archive

Moffat, who picked up a special award at tonight's TV Baftas, said he had not begun work on the new series of Sherlock as he was busy working on the Time Lord's Christmas special. He was tight-lipped on details of the show but revealed the return of the Doctor's worst enemies.

He said: "The Daleks are coming back and they're worse than ever. Just you wait until you see what they're going to do. If I even told you the title you would say, 'Ah'."

Coronation Street wins BAFTA soap award

Coronation Street scooped the BAFTA award for Soap and Continuing Drama. The team posed with their awards after leaving the stage. Bill Roache, who plays Ken Barlow, accepted the award and praised the "team effort" behind the long-running show.

The cast of Coronation Street with their BAFTA Awards
The cast of Coronation Street with their BAFTA Awards Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
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