Coronation Street won seven of the 17 awards at the British Soap Awards, including Best Soap, on Saturday night.

Although she left the series earlier this year, Kate Ford won Best Actress for her performances as Tracy Barlow, while Antony Cotton added the Best Actor award to his victory in Soapstar Superstar.

It was a bad night for EastEnders. The show’s only win was Best Dramatic Performance, taken out by Lacey Turner (Stacey Slater).

The other winners were:

SEXIEST MALE

Rob James-Collier (Liam Connor, Coronation Street)

SEXIEST FEMALE

Roxanne McKee (Louise Summers, Hollyoaks)

VILLAIN OF THE YEAR

Gemma Bissix (Clare Cunningham, Hollyoaks)

BEST COMEDY PERFORMANCE

Gemma Merna (Carmel McQueen, Hollyoaks)

BEST NEWCOMER

Kym Ryder (Michelle Connor, Coronation Street)

SPECTACULAR SCENE OF THE YEAR

Emmerdale House Collapse

ON-SCREEN PARTNERSHIP

Stirling Gallacher and Sean Gleeson (George and Ronnie Woodson, Doctors)

BEST SINGLE EPISODE

Doctors, Shreds and Aftermath

BEST EXIT

Bill Ward (Charlie Stubbs, Coronation Street)

BEST DRAMATIC PERFORMANCE FROM A YOUNG ACTOR OR ACTRESS

Eden Taylor-Draper (Belle Dingle, Emmerdale)

BEST STORYLINE

Coronation Street, Charlie’s cheating and Tracey’s revenge

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

EastEnders writer Tony Jordan

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Wendy Richard (Pauline Fowler, EastEnders)