Prince Charles' tribute to Ant and Dec at National TV Awards

Prince Charles has paid tribute to Ant and Dec at the National Television Awards, declaring: "The nation has taken them to their hearts." The duo won three gong, including a Landmark Award for 25 years in showbiz.

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Ant and Dec receive NTA Landmark award

Ant and Dec have been presented with a special Landmark award at the National Television Awards for their 25 years in television.

Ant told the crowds: "The last 25 years have been a pleasure and we genuinely love it."

Ant and Dec receive their Landmark awards at the National Television Awards. Credit: ITV

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Coronation Street named best serial drama at NTAs

Coronation Street has been named best serial drama at the National Television Awards.

David Neilson who plays Roy Cropper accepts the National Television Award for best serial drama. Credit: ITV

Receiving the award, David Neilson who plays Roy Cropper told the crowd: "The reaction to shows like ours and EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks - they create a feeling of community.

"Occasionally you get a huge reaction from a story and you realise how important these shows are because when people laugh together, cry together you get community."

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Benedict's Bermuda blushes as he accepts NTA award

Benedict Cumberbatch said thank-you via video link for his National Television Award for TV Detective. He thanked the viewers of Sherlock before chastising the camera man who panned a little too far down to expose his knees in a pair of Bermuda shorts.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh wins NTA for drama performance

Coronation Street's Julie Hesmondhalgh has been awarded the National Television Award for serial drama performance for her role as Hayley in the soap.

Julie Hesmondhalgh and David Neilson on stage at the National Television Awards. Credit: ITV

Accompanied by co-star David Neilson on stage, she said: "We said that if either of us were lucky enough to get this tonight we would come up together because there ain't no Roy without Hayley and there ain't no Hayley without Roy."

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