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Michaela Coel has been named best actress at the Bafta TV Awards, after also winning Baftas for writing and directing her drama I May Destroy You.
Coel picked up the best actress prize as well as best mini-series at the Bafta TV ceremony in London on Sunday.
It came two weeks after she won writing and directing prizes at the Bafta Craft Awards, which reward backstage talent.
Sunday’s other winners included Normal People’s Paul Mescal, who was named best actor, and dance group Diversity.
The troupe won the “must-see moment” award for their controversial Britain’s Got Talent routine, which reflected the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.BBC News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.