Sir Kenneth Branagh And Anna Friel Celebrate A Big British Night At International Emmys

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November 21, 2017 | 5:41am EST

The United Kingdom had a great night at the 45th annual International Emmy Awards in New York on Monday night, picking up four major TV awards.
Sir Kenneth Branagh took home the Best Actor trophy for his role as an intense Scandinavian detective in Wallander, while Anna Friel was named Best Actressfor Marcella.
British comedian Steve Coogan was also a winner – his Alan Partridge’s Scissor Isle landed the Best Comedy award, as the BBC’s Exodus: Our Journey to Europe claimed the Best Documentary honor.
Norwegian detective series Mammon II picked up Best Drama Series.
Kevin Spacey was set to receive a special award, but bosses at the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ceremony announced they had revoked the accolade after the disgraced actor was accused of sexual assault and misconduct last month.
Spacey was also booted from his hit Netflix drama House of Cards and removed from completed Getty family movie All the Money in the World. The film is currently being reshot with Christopher Plummer replacing The Usual Suspects star.

The full list of International Emmy Awards winners is:

Best Arts Programming
Hip-Hop Evolution – The Foundation (Canada)

Best Performance by an Actor
Kenneth Branagh – Wallander (U.K)

Best Performance by an Actress
Anna Friel – Marcella (U.K.)

Best Comedy
Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle (U.K.)

Best Documentary
Exodus: Our Journey to Europe (U.K.)

Best Drama Series
Mammon II (Norway)

Best Non-English U.S. Primetime Program
Sr. Avila (U.S.)

Best Non-Scripted Entertainment
Sorry Voor Alles (Belgium)

Best Short-Form Series
The Braun Beauty (Germany)

Best Telenovela
Kara Sevda (Turkey)

Best TV Movie/Mini-series
Ne M’Abandonne Pas (France)

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