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.
A drama about serial killer Fred West has picked up three of the biggest awards at the Bafta television awards.
Here is the list of winners at the British Academy Television Awards 2012 which were held in central London tonight.
Some of TVs biggest stars are at the BAFTAs tonight. Some big names are competing against each other for some big awards.