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Broadchurch a triple winner at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

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Mar 28, 2014 | 12:20pm EDT

TV detective series Broadchurch was the toast of the Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards in London on Friday (28Mar14). The show, starring David Tennant, picked up three honours, including Best Drama Series. Olivia Colman was named Best Actress and creator Chris Chibnall picked up the BPG Writer award. 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor landed the Best Actor prize for his role in BBC drama Dancing on the Edge, and Jamie Dornan, the star of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation, scored the Breakthrough Award for The Fall. Meanwhile, longrunning BBC competition show Strictly Come Dancing was named Best Entertainment Programme, and Pride and Prejudice screenwriter Andrew Davies was awarded the Harvey Lee Award for his outstanding contribution to broadcasting.

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