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Best actor award for Tom Hollander for Dylan Thomas role

Tom Hollander as Dylan Thomas
Image caption The plot focuses on the last few days of Thomas' life

Tom Hollander has been named best actor at the Royal Television Society Awards for his portrayal of poet Dylan Thomas in BBC Two's A Poet In New York.

The film was first broadcast on BBC One Wales to mark the centenary of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's birth.

The plot focuses on the last few days of Thomas' life.

Hollander beat Adeel Akhtar for Utopia (Channel 4) and Toby Jones for Marvellous (BBC Two).

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