‘It’s not virtue signalling, people like diversity’ - Caitlin Moran on the Bafta TV Awards
Author, journalist and Bafta TV Awards judge Caitlin Moran unpicks the events of last night’s ceremony, in particular the successes of Michaela Coel’s sexual consent drama I May Destroy You and Diversity’s Black Lives Matter routine, which caused much controversy when it was first aired.
Michaela Coel has said she did not expect so many people to identify with her Bafta-winning series I May Destroy You.The programme won best mini-series at Sunday’s Bafta television awards, while Coel also won in the leading actress category for her role in the hit show.The series tells the story of a woman rebuilding her life after a sexual assault.Speaking after the ceremony, Coel said the series “really helped me get past some troubling stuff”.
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The Crown stars Olivia Colman, Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor all scored Emmy Award nominations for their farewell season on Netflix’s lavishly produced regal drama.Bridgerton’s Rege-Jean Page was also recognised for playing the dashing Duke of Hastings and is up against O’Connor, another first-time nominee.Other Britons with nominations include Michaela Coel, Kate Winslet, Cynthia Erivo and Anya Taylor-Joy.
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Warning: This story contains graphic content. Police-reform advocates cheered a promise by the city of Austin, Texas last year to quickly make public police body camera footage of serious incidents. But a Reuters review found Austin police rarely met the deadline. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.