Sir David Jason picked up the award for Most Outstanding Drama Performance at this year’s National Television Awards.

Speaking to on the red carpet ahead of the awards show, Sir David said he was keeping his fingers crossed for a win.

“It’s lovely to be recognised, nice to be voted for and nice to be popular”.

Sir David also said he was hoping Bruce Forsyth would be getting an award during the evening.

Shortly after speaking to us, Sir David won for his role in A Touch of Frost.

Watch Sir David Jason at the National Television Awards: