Sean Bean in his role in Accused
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Actor Sean Bean's cross-dressing role gets Emmy

The UK has won three top awards at the 41st International Emmy Awards in New York - an annual event honouring excellence in television made outside the US.

Sean Bean won the best actor accolade for his role as a cross-dressing character in the BBC series Accused.

UK production Moone Boy was named best comedy, and British documentary Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender was recognised in the arts programming category.

Australian, South Korean and Brazilian programmes also won awards. Tom Brook reports from New York.

  • 26 Nov 2013
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