Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Julie Hesmondhalgh wins Serial Drama Performance at National TV Awards

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Julie Hesmondhalgh who plays played Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street, has won the award for Serial Drama Performance at this year's National Television Awards.

The awards were held tonight, Wednesday January 22nd 2014 in London.

Well done to Julie for a very well deserved award!

In accepting her speech Julie dragged David Neilson on stage with her.  "There ain't no Roy without Hayley. There ain't no Hayley without Roy.  Thank you so much to our Corrie family. You know how I feel about you all. I love and miss you. Thank you everyone, for everything."

Julie thanked the Samaritans for their support with the Hayley storyline. She also thanked cancer charities especially Pancreatic Cancer UK and Maggie Watts for the petition.  She thanked three men in her life - her late father, her husband TV writer Ian Kershaw and Corrie co-actor David Neilson for the last 16 years working on the soap.   

David said: "We all love and miss Julie so much but no more than me.  She stands there and looks at me and says "Dave, you've got a bogey!"

Read our exclusive blog from Julie Hesmondhalgh in which Julie talks about her love of Coronation Street.

See also: Red carpet pictures from the National Television Awards 2014
See also: Coronation Street wins Best Serial Drama

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8 comments:

Graeme N said...


Excellent and thoroughly well deserved! :)

Llifon said...

Wonderful! I loved the fact that David came up as well. If they don't win best partnership at the BSAs, I won't be pleased!

maggie muggins said...

Wonderful and very deserved! Congrats, Julie! So nice to hear how she gives credit to Samaritans and the cancer charities for their support. And how she dragged David up on stage with her. Lovely woman!

abbyk said...

LIKE!

Frosty the Snowman said...

It was well deserved and not surprising as we are in the midst of the story at the moment. Unfortunately her words ring true - there is no Roy without Hailey and I wonder what will happen to his rather oddball character now - just dont put him with the dreadful Mary please!!!

Rosie said...

Oh Julie! If there ain't no Roy without Hayley, WHY DID YOU HAVE TO GO!!!!! sob! Congrates to all concerned, well deserved.

Ping Pong Poo said...

I thought for one dreadful moment this looks obsessed society was going to vote for Tina!!!!

Anonymous said...

I think I'm happier about this award than the one that the one for best serial drama!
Well deserved!

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