The real-life disaster drama series has been crowned the Best Miniseries and helped star Jared Harris take home the coveted Leading Actor title at this year's British awards.
Aug 1, 2020
Real-life disaster drama "Chernobyl" was a double winner at the 2020 BAFTA TV Awards on Friday (31Jul20).
The critically-acclaimed series about the Ukrainian nuclear disaster in 1986 claimed the Mini-Series and Leading Actor prize for Jared Harris while Glenda Jackson took home the Leading Actress accolade for "Elizabeth Is Missing" - her first TV role in more than 25 years. It was her first BAFTA win in 48 years.
Meanwhile, there were a few surprises during the virtual ceremony - "Fleabag" lost out on the Comedy title to "Stath Lets Flats", and "The End of the F**king World" pipped "The Crown" to the Drama honour.
Sian Clifford also claimed the award for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for "Fleabag", beating her co-star and series creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.