Royal Television Awards 2021: winners

Winners: I May Destroy You, Russell T. Davies and The Young Offenders.

Winners have been announced in the UK’s Royal Television Awards for 2021.

Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You won female actor, writer, and best miniseries while an Outstanding Achievement Award went to It’s a Sin creator Russell T. Davies.

The virtual awards were hosted by Jonathan Ross.

Winners in bold:

Judges’ Award
Anne Mensah

Outstanding Achievement Award
Russell T. Davies

Special Award

Drama Series
Save Me Too
I Hate Suzie
In My Skin

Adult Material
Small Axe
I May Destroy You

Scripted Comedy
Sex Education
The Young Offenders

Actor (Female)
Glenda Jackson – Elizabeth is Missing
Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
Daisy Edgar-Jones – Normal People

Actor (Male)
Lennie James – Save Me Too
Paul Mescal – Normal People
Shaun Parkes – Small Axe

African Renaissance: When Art Meets Power
Keith Haring: Street Art Boy
Graysons Art Club

Breakthrough Award
Big Zuu – Big Zuus Big Eats
Robert Softley Gale – CripTales: Hamish
Mae Martin – Feel Good

Childrens Programme
JoJo and Gran Gran/Its Time to Go to the Hairdressers
FYI Investigates – Brazil: Children Caught in the Crossfire
IRL with Team Charlene

Comedy Entertainment
The Big Narstie Show
Charlie Brookers Antiviral Wipe
The Ranganation

Comedy Performance (Female)
Gbemisola Ikumelo – Famalam
Sophie Willan – Almas Not Normal
Ruth Jones – Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special

Comedy Performance (Male)
Youssef Kerkour – Home
O-T Fagbenle – Maxxx
Paul Chahidi – This Country

Daytime Programme
Loose Women
The Bidding Room
Junior Bake Off

Documentary Series
Hospital: Fighting Covid-19
Once Upon a Time in Iraq
The School That Tried to End Racism

Beat the Chasers
The Masked Singer
Big Zuus Big Eats

Entertainment Performance
Big Narstie & Mo Gilligan – The Big Narstie Show
Yung Filly – Hot Property
Rob Beckett & Romesh Ranganathan – Rob & Romesh Vs

Formatted Popular Factual
Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace
The Rap Game UK
Joe Lycetts Got Your Back

Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany
Damilola: The Boy Next Door
The Worlds Biggest Murder Trial: Nuremberg

Live Event
ENOs Drive & Live: La Bohème
The Third Day: Autumn
General Election Live Results: An ITV News Special

Joe Lycett – The Great British Sewing Bee
Yinka Bokinni – Damilola: The Boy Next Door
Grayson Perry – Graysons Art Club

RTS Channel of the Year
Sky Arts

Science & Natural History
Surviving the Virus: My Brother & Me
The Surgeons Cut
Brain Surgeons: Between Life and Death

Single Documentary
Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism & Me
Surviving Covid
The Family Secret

Single Drama
Elizabeth is Missing
Sitting in Limbo

Soap and Continuing Drama
Coronation Street
Holby City

Sports Presenter, Commentator or Pundit
Michael Holding – England v West Indies
Bryan Habana – 2019 Rugby World Cup Final
Gabby Logan – London Marathon 2020

Sports Programme
England v West Indies 1st Test – Black Lives Matter
London Marathon 2020
The Open for the Ages

Writer – Comedy
Mae Martin and Joe Hampson – Feel Good
Peter Foott – The Young Offenders

Writing Team – Ghosts

Writer – Drama
Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
Lucy Prebble – I Hate Suzie
Steve McQueen and Alastair Siddons – Small Axe

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