In Pictures: The British Soap Awards 2006
Fern Britton and Phillip Schofield host the ceremony.
Richard Fleeshman collects his award for 'Sexiest Male'.
Ross Kemp takes the title of 'Best Actor'.
Lacey Turner is named 'Best Actress'.
One of Walford's most recent additions wins 'Best Newcomer'.
Todd Carty and Scott Maslen announce Emmerdale's mine shaft storyline as 'Spectacular Scene of the Year'.
Neighbours star Alan Fletcher, along with Claire Goose, presents the award for 'Best Single Episode' to EastEnders for its moving Armistice Day airing.
Ex-Bad Girls and Emmerdale actress Claire King announces that Emmerdale's Nicola Wheeler has taken the title of 'Soap Bitch of the Year'.
Hollyoaks' Ali Bastian and Chris Fountain collect the award for 'Best Storyline' of 2006.
An emotional Johnny Briggs collects this year's 'Lifetime Achievement Award'.
Ex-Corrie actor Brian Capron and former Emmerdale actress Sheree Murphy announce Tony Prescott as the winner of the 'Special Achievement Award for Creative Contribution to Soap'.
The EastEnders cast gather on stage as they are crowned 'Best Soap'.
The British Soap Awards 2006 airs on Wednesday, May 24 at 8pm on ITV1.