British success at the Emmys

Dame Maggie Smith has won an Emmy for the popular ITV1 series Downton Abbey, while Damian Lewis hailed a "golden age" of television as he scooped best actor for his role in espionage thriller Homeland.

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Damian Lewis wins Outstanding Leading Actor

Homeland won the best writing award and its leading actor Damian Lewis also won, beating Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston and Jon Hamm.

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