As radio listeners may have heard at 10pm, one soap has this year won across the board at the British Soap Awards, while others came away with nothing at all in the main sections. Read on if you want the full list of winners from Eastenders, Coronation Street, Doctors, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale.
As radio listeners may have heard at 10pm, one soap has this year won across the board at the British Soap Awards, while others came away with nothing at all. Read on if you want the full list of winners from Eastenders, Coronation Street, Doctors, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale.
Sexiest Male, viewer voted award, was won by Scott Maslen of EastEnders
The nominees included Ben Price, Keith Duffy, Matthew Chambers, John Partridge, Marc Elliott, James Sutton, Jeff Hordley, Kieron Richardson and Ricky Whittle.
Sexiest Female, as voted for by the public, was won by Michelle Keegan of Coronation Street.
The nominees included Helen Flanagan, Kym Marsh, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Preeya Kalidas, Tiana Benjamin, Charley Webb, Sammy Winward, Gemma Merna and Jennifer Metcalfe.
Best Dramatic Performance from a young performer was won by Ami Metcalf of Doctors
The nominees included Alexander Bain and Maisie Smith.
Best Dramatic Performance by an adult performer was awarded to Lacey Turner of EastEnders
Nominees included Danny Miller, Chris Gascoyne and Glen Wallace.
Best On-Screen Partnership was awarded by the soap awards panel to Jan Pearson and Christopher Walker of Doctors.
Others up for the gong included Katherine Kelly & Simon Gregson and Nick Miles & Nicola Wheeler.
Villain of the Year, as voted for by the public, was won by Larry Lamb for his role as Archie Mitchell in EastEnders.
Other nominees included Gray O’Brien for his evil Tony Gordon in Coronation Street and Sian Reeves as the utterly bonkers Sally Spode of Emmerdale.
Best Newcomer was awarded by the panel to Marc Elliott of EastEnders.
The nominees included Lyndon Ogbourne and Bronagh Waugh.
Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Betty Driver of Coronation Street, who has starred in the twice-weekly serial turned five-episodes-a-week soap opera since 1969.
Best Comedy Performance went to Craig Gazey of Coronation Street.
Nominees included Nina Wadia, Dominic Brunt and Bronagh Waugh
Best Storyline, as picked by the soap expert panel, was awarded to EastEnders for the ‘Who Killed Archie Mitchell?’ plot.
The other nominees were Peter’s Alcoholism in Coronation Street, Zara’s Revenge for Doctors and Aaron’s Gay Self-Loathing in Emmerdale.
The Soap Awards panel also placed Best Soap Exit in the hands of EastEnders for the departure of Charlie Clements and the demise of Bradley Branning.
The nominees included Coronation Street’s Reece Dinsdale and Maxwell Caulfield from Emmerdale.
Special Achievement Award was given to Bill Lyons of Emmerdale.
The viewer voted award of Best Actor was awarded to Scott Maslen of EastEnders, while Best Actress was awarded to co-star Lacey Turner.
There still isn’t a ‘Best Script’ award, so rather than substance its time to celebrate the sensational with the next award for Spectacular Scene Of The Year. It was awarded to Hollyoaks for the episode containing The Parachute Jump.
Others in the running for the gong were Joe Drowns in Coronation Street (they’d surely win script of the year) and the Home Farm Shop Crash in Emmerdale.
Best Single Episode went to EastEnders for the live transmission in February 2010.
Others in the running included Aaron Confesses His Sexuality in Emmerdale and Peter Gets Drunk in Coronation Street.
The evening continued to be EastEnders’ night as ‘Best Soap’ of The British Soap Awards 2010 was awarded to BBC One’s EastEnders.
Round-up: EastEnders overall won 10 gongs, Coronation Street had 2 awards, as did Doctors with Hollyoaks gaining 1. In the special awards section for achievement Emmerdale and Coronation Street were issued 1 each respectively.
The British Soap Awards 2010 can be seen on ITV this Wednesday, 19th May, at 8.00pm