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On a good night for women in TV dramas, why did Bafta bottle it over the Noel Clarke scandal?

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Last year was a good year for complicated female characters in British TV, especially characters confronting sexuality in ways which were liberating, yes, but also messy, traumatic and emotionally conflicting. Last night the Baftas recognised these stories with awards for shows such as I May Destroy You, Sex Education and Normal People and nominations for others like Adult Material and I Hate Suzie. All the above were groundbreaking, but the irony of these wins and nominations being handed out at the Baftas isn't lost on me.
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