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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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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