The 2021 Emmy Awards ended yesterday, which saw The crown broke all records for 73rd Emmy’s wins, taking home all awards in the drama category – the first time this has been done.
Among the other big winners of the evening were Easttown Mare, Hacks and Ted Lasso.
The Crown’s big wins included:
- Best Actress in a Drama went to Olivia colman for her work as Queen Elizabeth
- Main actor in a drama went to Josh o’connor for his interpretation of Prince Charles
- Gillian anderson won Best Supporting Actress in a drama for her performance as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
- Tobias Menzies won Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Prince Philip
Just when it looked like the night would be all about the royal television series, The Queen’s Gambit came for the Prize for the best limited series.
Ted Lasso won the award for Outstanding comic series too.
As expected, Kate winslet won the Lead actress in a limited series award for his work in Easttown mare, in what people call the most discussed performances of the past year.
“It was a cultural moment – it gave people something to say other than the pandemic”, she notes.
Winslet then thanked her husband, “Ned, who I have to hold hands with for the rest of my life.” Yes! I am the winner!”
Comedy series Hacks also won big, scoring the prize for Bis Writing in a comedy and for Best Direction in a Comedy.
The wonderfully funny lead actress of the series, Smart jeans continued to win Best Leading Actress in a Comedy for his role in Hacks.
She paid an unexpected and moving tribute to her late actor husband Richard gilliland who died suddenly earlier this year at the age of 71. Smart revealed that it was yesterday which marked six months since his death.
“I wouldn’t be here if he hadn’t put his career on hold. she said.
Of Hacks, she said, “I read it and I said ‘I have to do this. “
After a year of pandemic hiatus, shaking up television production, the 73rd edition of the Emmy Awards was a resounding success!
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