Bafta TV Awards: Eight highlights from the ceremony

Producer Adele Romanski and actors Sheila Atim and Peter De Jersey at the Bafta TV Awards


By Steven McIntosh
Entertainment reporter

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Underground Railroad stars Peter De Jersey and Sheila Atim with producer Adele Romanski after the show’s Bafta win

BBC One’s prison drama Time and Channel 4’s pandemic film Help were the big winners at the Bafta TV Awards on Sunday, while a brand new Doctor walked the red carpet.

But backstage, the chat amongst the winners was about pranking celebrities, buying kitchen islands, and where to find the best Afghan food for a post-ceremony feast.

Here are eight highlights from the Bafta TV Awards.

1. Watch out, Ant and Dec are about

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The night’s first prize, best entertainment programme, went to Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway – a show which has recently resumed its celebrity pranks after some time off during Covid.

The most recent series saw the pair use a bulldozer to drop a huge pile of soil on Jeremy Clarkson’s car. And, the duo say, he definitely won’t be the last.

“We can’t tell you…