The Broadchurch actress (pictured centre) cried on stage and said: “Sorry not cool”, adding that working with co-star David Tennant was “a joy and a treat”.

The critically-acclaimed ITV drama about the death of an 11-year-old boy and the search for his murderer was the big winner on the night with three Baftas: supporting actor, drama series and leading actress.

Colman won two Baftas in 2013.

Winners list:

Leading Actress: Olivia Colman

Leading Actor: Sean Harris

Female comedy performance: Katherine Parkinson

Male comedy performance: Richard Ayoade

Supporting actress: Sarah Lancashire

Supporting actor: David Bradley

Drama: Broadchurch

Entertainment show: Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Entertainment performance: Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

News coverage – ITV News at Ten: Woolwich attacks

Current affairs: Syria: Across the Lines (Dispatches)

Sitcom: Him & Her: The Wedding

Audience award: Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor

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