The Bafta, British awards consecrated Sunday 6 June in the evening on television, crowned the British series « I May Destroy you » and its director Michaela Coel for her performance.
Released in the summer of 2020 on the BBC and HBO, this 12-part work follows successful black author Arabella as she rebuilds herself after being raped in a London bar while partying there with her friends.
During the ceremony, Michaela Coel paid tribute to Ita O’Brien, her “Intimacy coordinator” on the set, whom she thanked “To exist in our industry, to make the space safe to create physical, emotional and professional boundaries so that we can do work on exploitation, loss of respect, abuse of power, without being exploited or abused in the process “.
“The Crown” empty-handed
His job was “Essential” in this series just as it should be “For each production company that wishes to produce a work on the theme of consent”, stressed Micheala Coel.
At the ceremony, held in front of a hall that was purposefully sparse due to the coronavirus, and partially online, the hit Netflix series « The Crown » on the other hand left empty-handed.
The series, which recounts in a romanticized way the saga of the British royal family was nominated in four categories: in particular best supporting actress with Helena Bonham Carter (Princess Margaret), Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles) in the category best actor , or Tobias Menzies (Prince Philip) in the best supporting actor category.