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)