Doctor Foster has won the prize for best TV drama at this year’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards, with Channel 4’s Catastrophe picking up the award for best comedy.
The BBC1 drama, in which Suranne Jones plays a GP who believes her husband is cheating on her, beat fellow nominees Wolf Hall and Humans, while Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney’s comedy won over Michaela Coel’s Chewing Gum and Peter Kay’s Car Share.
Eddie Izzard receive an outstanding contribution award for his work in the British arts, saying it was “a great honour”, but “bonkers” to be honoured at the London ceremony.
South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2016 – winners in full
WINNER: Mark Simpson, The Immortal
WINNER: Sunjeev Sahota, The Year of the Runaways
WINNER: Hangmen, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre
WINNER: Benjamin Clementine, At Least for Now
WINNER: Catastrophe, Channel 4
WINNER: Doctor Foster, BBC One
WINNER: The Force of Destiny, English National Opera
WINNER: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Verses After Dusk
WINNER: 45 Years
WINNER: 1984, Northern Ballet
THE TIMES BREAKTHROUGH AWARD
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
WINNER: Eddie Izzard