Idris Elba honoured at Royal Television Society Awards

Actor Idris Elba picked up one of the top prizes at Britain’s Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday (18Mar14). The Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star landed the Best Male Actor Award for his role in U.K. detective series Luther, while Olivia Colman picked up the Best Actress accolade for crime drama Broadchurch.
Other winners at the ceremony, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, included Game of Thrones, which was named Best International Programme, and Broadchurch, which landed Best Drama Serial.
Beloved U.K soap opera Coronation Street was crowned Best Soap and Continuing Drama, while Poirot actor David Suchet was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.