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EastEnders triumphs at TV Choice Awards

Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace
Image caption Richie and Wallace returned to EastEnders last year following a break

EastEnders has collected a trio of TV Choice Awards, including best soap.

Shane Richie was named best soap actor, while his on-screen wife, played by Jessie Wallace, won the prize for best soap actress.

The pair play Kat and Alfie Moon, who made a comeback to Albert Square last year.

Doctor Who won best family drama, while Karen Gillan, who plays the Doctor's companion, Amy Pond, was named best actress at a ceremony in London.

Former Doctor Who star, David Tennant, won best actor for his lead role in drama Single Father.

ITV's Coronation Street also won two awards - best soap storyline for the 50th anniversary tram crash and best soap newcomer for Paula Lane, who plays Kylie Platt.

Being Human was named best drama series, while Sherlock walked away with best new drama.

In the entertainment categories, The Cube won best game show, Britain's Got Talent was named best talent show and Celebrity Juice won best entertainment show.

Other winners include Come Dine With Me, The Inbetweeners and Top Gear.

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