Left Bank Pictures’ The Crown picked up 11 gongs at last night’s Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, winning best drama for the first time.

Going into the awards, Netflix led the way with 44 nominations; 24 of these were for The Crown. On the night, Peter Morgan won for best writing in a drama series and Jessica Hobbes for directing. Olivia Colman, Josh O’Connor, Gillian Anderson and Tobias Menzies all won acting gongs.

Michaela Coel won for outstanding writing for a limited or anthology series or movie, with I May Destroy You.

The Queen’s Gambit also picked up 11 awards, including best limited series. While Apple TV + comedy Ted Lasso, shot in the UK, took home four awards.

Kate Winslet picked up the award for lead actress in HBO’s Mare of Easttown. While Ewan McGregor won for lead actor in Netflix’ Halston.

Jon Creamer

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