Olivia Colman wins two BAFTA Television Awards

Olivia Colman with the Supporting Actress Award, at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2013 Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

The Broadchurch actress Olivia Colman has won two BAFTA awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Female Comedy Performance.

The 39-year-old was recognised for her work in the BBC Comedy Twenty Twelve which also scooped a BAFTA, and for her role in the BBC Drama 'Accused (Mo's Story).

Watch Olivia Colman in Broadchurch on the ITV Player.

Sheridan Smith and Alan Carr both picked up their first BAFTAs, in the Best Leading Actress and Best Entertainment Performance categories.

For the second year in a row The Great British Bake Off won the BAFTA forFeatures, and Made in Chelsea took the Reality and Constructed Factual award.

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood spoke to ITV's Nina Nannar before the awards.

Great Britain's Jonnie Peacock wins the Men's 100m - T44 Final, during the Paralympic Games Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Despite being nominated in two categories the BBC's Olympic coverage did not win a single BAFTA. Channel 4's Paralympic coverage took the BAFTA for Best Sporting and Live Event, while Game of Thrones won The Radio Times Audience Award.

Peter Capaldi was also nominated for two BAFTA but unfortunately did not take home any gongs. His performance as the foul mouthed Malcolm Tucker in 'the Thick of it' was not enough to secure him Best Comedy Performance by a man which went to Steve Coogan. Simon Russell Beale took home the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA.

Photo Gallery of Stars on the BAFTA red carpet.

Liverpool fans trying to escape severe overcrowding at Hillsborough in 1989. Credit: David Giles/PA Wire

ITV Granda's special programme 'Hillsborough - The Truth at Last', which looked at the 1989 tragedy where 96 people died beat BBC News at Ten and Channel 4 National News to secure the BAFTA for Best News Coverage.

Find out more about ITV Granada's Hillsborough coverage.

ITV's Exposure programme 'The Otherside of Jimmy Savile' did not win the Current Affairs BAFTA which went to a BBC This World programme 'The Shame of the Catholic Church'.

All the BAFTA awards are carefully polished before the big event Credit: ITV News

BAFTA also granted special awards to Michael Palin and Clare Balding in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the world of broadcasting.

Michael Palin and Clare Balding spoke to ITV News ahead of the awards.

  • Drama Series Winner - Last Tango in Halifax

  • Factual Series Winner - Our War

  • Current Affairs & News Coverage Winner - "The Shame of the Catholic Church"

  • News Coverage Winner - ITV Granada

  • Single Drama Winner - Murder

  • Single Documentary Winner - 7/7 One Day in London

  • Mini Series Winner - Room at the Top

  • Sport and Live Event Winner - Channel 4 - The Paralympic Games

  • Best Supporting Actor - Simon Russell Beale (Henry IV)

  • Situation Comedy Winner - Twenty Twelve

  • Best Supporting Actress - Olivia Colman

  • Best Entertainment Programme - Graham Norton

  • Reality and Constructed Factual Winner - Made in Chelsea

  • Special Award - Clare Balding

  • Special Award - Michael Palin

  • Best Features programme - The Great British Bake Off

  • Best Female Performance in Comedy - Olivia Colman

  • Soap and Continuing Drama Winner - Eastenders

  • Best Male Performance in Comedy - Steve Coogan

  • Best Comedy Programme - The Revolution will be televised

  • The Radio Times Audience Award - Game of Thrones

  • International Winner - Girls

  • Best Leading Actor - Ben Wishaw (Richard III)

  • Best Leading Actress - Sheridan Smith