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Benedict Cumberbatch, 'Parade's End' sweep Press Guild Awards

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Tom Stoppard's Parade's End walked away with four awards at today's (March 14) Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall won the best actor and actress titles, Stoppard took home the writer's award, while the series collected the best drama accolade.

Parades End: Christopher (BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH), Sylvia (REBECCA HALL)

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Parades End



Other awards were given to ITV's Exposure documentary about the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal and the BBC's coverage of the Olympics.

Last Leg comic Adam Hills won the breakthrough title and John Humphrys was celebrated with the Harvey Lee Award for an outstanding contribution to broadcasting.

Great British Bake Off, Hollow Crown and TV magician Dynamo also earned accolades.

List of Winners:

Best Single Drama
The Hollow Crown: Richard II

Best Drama Series
Parade's End

Best Single Documentary
Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile

Best Documentary Series
Inside Claridge's

Best Entertainment/Comedy
Twenty Twelve

Best Factual Entertainment
The Great British Bake Off

Best Multichannel Programme
Dynamo: Magician Impossible

Best Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch

Best Actress
Rebecca Hall

Breakthrough Award
Adam Hills

Writer's Award
Tom Stoppard

Radio Broadcaster of the Year
Charlotte Green

Radio Programme of the Year
Soul Music

Innovation Award
BBC Olympics 2012

Harvey Lee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting
John Humphrys

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