EastEnders wins best soap at the Inside Soap Awards

  • 28 September 2011
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EastEnders was one of the big winners at the Inside Soap Awards.

The BBC drama picked up five prizes at the event, including best soap and best wedding.

Jessie Wallace was named best actress for her role as Kat Moon, while 10-year-old Maisie Smith, who plays Tiffany Butcher, was voted best young actor.

Emmerdale's Danny Miller also won two awards for his role as Aaron Livesy.

The actor was rewarded with best actor and best dramatic performance.

Coronation Street claimed the outstanding achievement prize for the show's tram crash storyline and live episode, which celebrated the soap's 50th anniversary.

Tamwar Masood and Afia Khan's Muslim marriage ceremony in Albert Square was also awarded the best wedding prize.

While Home and Away won best daytime soap and Waterloo Road was named best drama at the ceremony on Monday night.