‘Killing Eve’ slays British TV awards
Jodie Comer was named best actress for her performance as ruthless assassin Villanelle. She beat co-star Sandra Oh, who plays Villanelle’s secret-agent nemesis Eve.
Fiona Shaw was named best supporting actress on Sunday for playing a spy chief in the BBC series.
The show’s creator, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, thanked her cast “for taking risks. Jodie Comer almost swallowed a wasp in Tuscany. It was a really edgy moment that we did capture on camera.”
Benedict Cumberbatch was named best actor in a drama for playing a man confronting a lifetime of demons in “Patrick Melrose.”