U.K. TV Industry Fete British Emmy Awards Triumph: ‘It’s a Golden Era for U.K. Film and TV’

U.K. TV Industry Fete British Emmy Awards Triumph: ‘It’s a Golden Era for U.K. Film and TV’
The U.K.’s film and television bodies celebrated their compatriots’ winning streak at the Emmy Awards on Sunday evening, with British talent taking home dozens of gongs, including Michaela Coel’s win for best writing in a limited/anthology/TV movie for “I May Destroy You” and Josh O’Connor’s Emmy for lead drama actor for “The Crown,” along with wins for Ewan McGregor, Kate Winslet, Peter Morgan, Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Hannah Waddingham, Brett Goldstein and John Oliver.

So over-represented were British talent on the podium that on social media, Twitter users nicknamed the event the “British Emmys.”

That’s despite the fact that the show was not even broadcast live in the U.K. Audiences who wanted to watch the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards from the British Isles were forced to either livestream it via the official Emmy website or Facebook page in the middle of
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