Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller Bridge and Killing Eve star Jodie Comer were among a host of British winners at the 75th Emmy Awards. Other UK winners included actor Ben Wishaw, writer/producer Charlie Brooker, writer Jesse Armstrong, the drama Chernobyl and comedian John Oliver.

 

Jodie Comer won Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for playing Villanelle in Phoebe Waller Bridge’s Killing Eve produced by Sid Gentle and Fleabag’s star and writer Waller-Bridge headed up to the podium herself several times after winning the prize for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series, best comedy series and Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series.

 

Fleabag, produced by Two Brothers Pictures, also won the Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series award that went to Harry Bradbeer.

 

Ben Wishaw picked up the prize for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie for his portrayal of Norman Scott in Blueprint and Amazon’s A Very English Scandal.

 

House of Tomorrow’s interactive Black Mirror episode Bandersnatch for Netflix won Outstanding Television Movie with Charlie Brooker and exec Annabel Jones picking up the prize.

 

Peep Show creator Jesse Armstrong won Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

 for his Succession series for HBO and Sister Pictures’ HBO series Chernobyl was awarded Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special (Johan Renck) and Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special (Craig Mazin).

 

Comedian John Oliver’s HBO show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver won Outstanding Variety Talk Series and the show also won Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series.

Staff Reporter

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