3 Bafta winners to watch on TV tonight

Michael Ward in 'Top Boy.' (Chris Harris/Netflix)
Michael Ward in 'Top Boy.' (Chris Harris/Netflix)

Cape Town – Tonight's TV guide celebrates past and present Bafta winners.

The annual film awards were held at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday where the World War I film 1917 won big. The TV awards will be held later this year.

READ MORE: '1917' wins big at Baftas to take pole position for Oscars

From a queen, to a troubled heir, to a rising star - here's what to watch tonight.

The Favourite – DStv Now

Awards won in 2019: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best British Film, Best Costume Design, Best Original Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Makeup & Hair

Queen Anne of England falls sick while her close aide Sarah Churchill oversees the country's important matters. Soon, things take a turn when Sarah's cousin Abigail starts serving the queen. (Read our review)

Patrick Melrose - Showmax

Awards won in 2019: Best Leading Actor, Best Mini-Series

Patrick Melrose is a man from a very privileged yet traumatic childhood in the 1980s. Patrick's father was a very abusive man, and Patrick's mother put up with his behaviour. Eventually, Patrick's childhood led him down a path into addiction and severe substance abuse in New York. (Read our review)

Top Boy – Netflix

Awards won in 2020: Michael Ward, EE Rising Star

Two seasoned drug dealers return to the gritty streets of London, but a young and ruthless hustler threatens their pursuit of money and power.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.