London: Soap opera ‘EastEnders’ dominated the British Soap Awards with ten gongs, beating ‘Coronation Street’, which landed three awards.
‘EastEnders’ won the best soap title. Also, Scott Maslen and Lacey Turner who star in the show, grabbed the best actor and best actress titles respectively.
"I haven’t prepared a speech because Babs Windsor was supposed to have been up here tonight and, unfortunately, she’s not feeling well, she’s at home,” the BBC quoted actor Adam Woodyatt, as saying, while accepting the best British soap prize.
Maslen, on winning the best actor award, said: "So Babs, I hope you’re feeling better and you’re back at work next week."
The star, who also won sexiest male, added: "This ain`t taken too seriously. It’s nice. It’s another doorstop."
The show’s 19 February episode, marking its 25th anniversary, won best single episode.