Chris Packham hits out at nature TV and I’m A Celeb

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Image caption Chris Packham has beforehand criticised I’m A Celebrity for its use of animals

Chris Packham has referred to as out producers of TV wildlife exhibits for not totally emphasising a “climate and environment emergency”.

Speaking at the TV Choice Awards, the Blue Planet Live presenter stated the general public have been solely being proven nature at its “very best”.

“We’ve got to start giving them the truth,” he stated, gathering the most effective factual present award for his programme.

Packham was then booed for criticising I’m A Celebrity… for animal cruelty.

In his prolonged speech, Packham stated he had one other “duty” to hold out, and requested I’m A Celebrity to alter.

“I’m A Celebrity, can you please think about no longer abusing animals on your programme?” he stated.

Although his phrases brought about some within the viewers at the London Hilton to groan, others applauded.

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Image caption Lorraine Kelly spoke out in opposition to web trolls

Packham has beforehand focused the fact present over the usage of wildlife in its movie star challenges.

In 2014, he wrote an open letter to the present’s presenters Ant and Dec, asking them to cease “undermining a respect for life, which then impacts negatively upon conservation”.

I’m A Celebrity…. Get Me Out of Here had, minutes earlier than Packham’s speech, been given an award for greatest actuality TV present, with Holly Willoughby gathering the trophy.

Willoughby stepped in as joint presenter, alongside Declan Donnelly, on the newest sequence of I’m A Celebrity… whereas Ant McPartlin was on a break from TV to obtain therapy for alcohol dependancy.

Other winners included Lorraine Kelly, who was given the award for excellent contribution to tv.

She used her time at the rostrum to air her frustration with social media and the hurt it may do to younger individuals.

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Image caption This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby picked up the award for greatest daytime present

“They have to deal with some really vile things on the internet,” stated Kelly.

“That can’t proceed. Don’t look at the feedback, do not take these feedback to coronary heart.

“They’re horrible, nasty ants with megaphones.”

Jodie Comer gained greatest actress for Killing Eve. Although unable to attend as a consequence of filming sequence three of the hit sequence, she despatched a message:

“Biggest thanks goes to the general public and followers of the present for his or her continued assist and encouragement,” she stated.

Adrian Dunbar took the most effective actor award for Line of Duty.

“It’s the very first thing I’ve actually ever gained as an actor so it is a actually huge second for me,” he stated.

Danny Dyer gained the award for greatest cleaning soap actor for the second 12 months operating, whereas his present EastEnders itself was named greatest cleaning soap.

Line Of Duty gained greatest drama and Bodyguard greatest new drama. There was additionally a primary win for Netflix, as Ricky Gervais’ After Life was named greatest comedy.

Here is the total record of winners this 12 months:

  • Best Daytime Show: This Morning
  • Best Actress: Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Outstanding Contribution To Television: Lorraine Kelly
  • Best Talent Show: Britain’s Got Talent
  • Best Reality Show: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
  • Best Actor: Adrian Dunbar, Line Of Duty
  • Best Food Show: Gordon, Gino And Fred: Road Trip
  • Best Comedy: After Life
  • Best Factual Show: Blue Planet Live
  • Best Drama Series: Line Of Duty
  • Best Lifestyle Show: DIY SOS: The Big Build
  • Best Family Drama: Call The Midwife
  • Best New Drama: Bodyguard
  • Best Entertainment Show: The Graham Norton Show
  • Best Soap Newcomer: Kara-Leah Fernandes, EastEnders
  • Best Soap Actress: Alison King, Coronation Street
  • Best Soap Actor: Danny Dyer, EastEnders
  • Best Soap: EastEnders

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