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ITV triumphs at Baftas with multiple awards

ITV News at Ten, Ant and Dec and drama series Broadchurch were among the winners of tonight's Bafta TV awards.

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Julie Walters to be honoured with Bafta fellowship

Actress Julie Walters will be honoured with a Bafta fellowship at the organisation's TV awards next month.

The star, whose career includes Boys From The Black Stuff and regular collaborations with Victoria Wood, will pick up the honour at a ceremony at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London's West End.

Actress Julie Walters to receive a Bafta fellowship. Credit: PA

Walters, who won a Bafta in 2010 for her performance as politician Mo Mowlam in Channel 4's Mo, said: "I am honoured to receive this prestigious award and extremely shocked.

"I've worked with some brilliant people over the years and have been very fortunate to have had the opportunities to work on such a variety of projects."

Bafta chief executive Amanda Berry said: "Julie is thoroughly deserving of the fellowship, the highest honour the Academy can bestow."

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