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LONDON (Reuters) – Kate Winslet and Ben Whishaw had been among the many winners on the BAFTA Tv Awards in London on Sunday night time, with the Oscar-winning actress utilizing her acceptance speech to name for motion in opposition to dangerous content material on social media.
Winslet was recognised for her portrayal of a mom of a teen consumed by social media in “I’m Ruth”, a mini-series through which she starred alongside her real-life daughter, Mia Threapleton.
“‘I Am Ruth’ was made… for households who really feel that they’re held hostage by the perils of the web world, for folks who want they may nonetheless talk with their youngsters however who now not can,” Winslet stated.
“And for younger individuals who have turn into hooked on social media and its darker sides: this doesn’t have to be your life. To folks in energy and to individuals who could make change: please, criminalise dangerous content material. Please eradicate dangerous content material. We do not need it. We wish our youngsters again.”
Winslet additionally referenced Threapleton in her speech, saying: “If I might break it in half, I’d give the opposite half to my daughter… we did this collectively kiddo.”
Whishaw gained for his portrayal of a physician working in an obstetrics ward at a London hospital in medical comedy-drama “That is Going to Damage”, which relies on former physician Adam Kay’s memoir.
Dublin-set “Dangerous Sisters” gained the drama collection classes in addition to a supporting actress prize for Anne-Marie Duff. Finest supporting actor went to Adeel Akhtar for crime drama “Sherwood”.
The ultimate season of “Derry Women” gained scripted comedy whereas Netflix collection “Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” gained the worldwide class.
BBC One’s protection of the “Get together on the Palace” celebrations marking Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the throne final June gained the stay occasion part. A sketch displaying the late monarch having tea with Paddington Bear, voiced by Whishaw, gained the memorable second award, voted for by the general public.
(Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian, Enhancing by Angus MacSwan)