Coronation Street star Sally Carman was among the top winners of the Royal Television Society North West Awards – and her soap opera co-stars were quick to send their praise.
Sally won the award for Best Dramatic Performance at the RTS Awards on Saturday night for her heartbreaking portrayal of Abi Franklin, the mother of Seb Franklin murdered in Corrie.
And sharing an image of the event on social media, Sally was quickly inundated with compliments from co-stars who were unable to attend the red carpet extravaganza held in Manchester.
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Sally added a caption to the photo inside the awards show saying, “Winning Winning Chicken Dinner”.
Corrie legend Sally Dynevor was among the first to send her congratulations saying: “So deserved you are fabulous and you are gorgeous xx”
Sally Ann Matthews, who plays Corrie’s Jenny Bradley, confirmed saying, “Woo hoo! So deserved x”
While Gareth Pierce, who plays Todd Grimshaw, joked, “You always knew you had it in you. You’ll go far kid.”
Actress Sally’s real love and Corrie co-star Joe Duttine were quick to send her praises saying, “It broke me, again my dear.”
Sally attended the RTS Awards alongside another Corrie star and nominee
Mollie Gallagher, while former soap opera favorite Kym Marsh was also present alongside her new husband Scott Ratcliff.
The glitzy annual awards ceremony, hosted by Anna Richardson and OJ Borg, paid tribute to talent from across the television industry in the Northwest, covering everything from the best factual series to the best program. for kids, as well as a host of categories celebrating the people who work so hard behind the scenes in the industry.
The big winners of the evening included It’s a Sin for Best Drama Series, Joseph Gilgun for Best Performance in a Comedy for Brassic and a Performance and Writer Award for the BBC Time drama written by Jimmy McGovern and featuring starring Sean Bean, while BBC documentary Marcus Rashford Feeding British Children won two awards.
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It was also a huge night for BBC Weather presenter Owain Wyn Evans, who took home the award for best breakthrough talent and best. .
FULL LIST OF RTS NW AWARDS 2021 WINNERS
Best Breakthrough Talent – Owain Wyn-Evans, BBC North West Tonight
Best Comedy Show – Alma’s Not Normal, BBC2
Best Drama Series – It’s a Sin, Channel 4
Best Entertainment Program – Crackerjack, CBBC
Best Audio Post-Production – Tony Greenwood, Brassic, Sky
Best Continuous Dramatic Screenplay – Hollyoaks Male Depression, Channel 4
Best News Show – Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain’s Children, BBC Breakfast / Sport
Best Daytime Program -Saving Our Nurses, BBC
Best Digital Creativity – United we Stream GM
Best Factual Entertainment – The Deengineers, CBBC
Best Factual Series – Lost Boy: The Killing of James Bulger, Channel 5
Best Journalist in the Northwest – Abbie Jones, BBC North West Tonight
Best Performance in a Comedy – Joseph Gilgun, Brassic, Sky
Best Performance in a Continuing Drama – Sally Carman, Coronation Street, ITV
Best Performance in a Drama – Sean Bean, Time, BBC
Best Preschool Program – CBeebies Presents Christmas in Storyland, CBeebies
Best Regional Presenter – Owain Wyn Evans, BBC North West Tonight
Best Regional Program – BBC North West Tonight, The Pandemic
Best Program for School-aged Children – I’ve Been There: Amy Childs and Cosmetic Surgery, BBC
Best Writer – Jimmy McGovern, Time, BBC
Best Documentary Single – Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain’s Children, BBC Breakfast & BBC Sport
Best Single Drama – Anthony, BBC
Best Sports Program – Rob Burrow: My Year with MND, BBC Breakfast & BBC Sport
Best Visual Post-Production – Jim Solan, Ant Campbell, Chirs Powell and Luke Weymouth (Dock 10) The Stranger, Netflix
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