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The National TV Awards were their usual mix of the predictable (Ant and Dec sweeping the board) and unpredictable (Benedict Cumberbatch in swim shorts) last night and consequently the ITV ceremony was the hottest topic on Twitter yesterday evening (January 22).
Digital Spy has rounded up some of the best, funniest and cheekiest Twitter reactions to the show below. Warning: This list does include some worrying nipple action.
National TV Awards: The Winners
1. RIcky Gervais didn't win an Nta, but he did give us this amazing selfie.
Oi! Rickaaay! pic.twitter.com/wcRztUrYC2
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 22, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch In Those Swimming Trunks, Accepting His Nta. pic.twitter.com/AnyffvY1hw
— #Moriartylives (@PondsAreCool) January 22, 2014
3. Mushy from Educating Yorkshire won our hearts again with his WWE-inspired speech and hilarious photobomb.
In the words of @DanialBryan Yes Yes Yes. »
The 19th National Television Awards took place at London's O2 Arena this evening (January 22).
Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the ceremony celebrated all that is great and good in UK television.
National Television Awards 2014 - as it happened
The National TV Awards winners in full:
Strictly Come Dancing - Winner
Coronation Street - Winner
Mrs Brown's Boys - Winner
Doctor Who - Winner
Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs - Winner
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He buttoned her cardigan wrong, that's the thing. On the day she'd chosen as her last, Roy had buttoned Hayley's cardigan wrong. "How did that happen?" he asked in anguish, and he begged her to stay just one more day so that they could do everything better tomorrow. But, suffering from terminal cancer and fearful that the effects of the drugs and pain to come would strip her of the selfhood she had fought so hard over the years to piece together, Hayley couldn't.
I suspect Roy knew from the moment he fell in love with Hayley then-Patterson, »
- Lucy Mangan
Julie Hesmondhalgh says she was shocked at how upsetting it was to watch the dramatic scene again
Warning: The following article contains spoilers
She filmed the scene in one take with David Neilson, who plays her on-screen husband Roy, and said she was "shocked" at how upsetting it was to watch it again.
The actor told the latest issue of Radio Times: "It didn't seem like I was watching anything to do with me at all, it was just these two characters that I really loved and seeing the end of their love story, oh yeah there were tears. My husband was absolutely devastated."
She said: "The way it had been directed was very carefully done. There was an almost holy »
The shortlist for the 19th National Television Awards has been announced.
Dermot O'Leary hosts this year's ceremony, which takes places on Wednesday, January 22 at London's 02. Fans can vote at NationalTVAwards.com.
The National TV Awards nominations in full:
Mrs Brown's Boys
Serial Drama Performance
5 items from 2014
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