Lancashire celebrities are celebrating after shows they starred it or helped to create won National Television Awards.

Gogglebox stars from Blackpool and an award-winning producer from Nelson were just some of the famous faces putting Lancashire on the map at the ITV awards ceremony, which took place on Thursday night (October 13).

The ceremony, hosted by comedian Joel Dommett, featured performances by Sam Ryder and Lewis Capaldi.

The King also sent a special message during the ceremony to the cast and crew of Emmerdale for their 50th anniversary, and a special tribute was paid to the late Queen.

Best new drama went to ITV thriller Trigger Point, which was produced by Nelson’s Jed Mercurio.

Lancashire Telegraph: Jed Mercurio, from Nelson. (Photo: Ian West/PA)Jed Mercurio, from Nelson. (Photo: Ian West/PA) (Image: PA)

The series, which focuses on the Expo officers who risk their lives daily on ‘the long walk’ towards danger, has been lauded by both critics and audiences alike.

Earlier this year, Trigger Point was renewed for a second series.

Jed Mercurio, said: "Everyone at HTM Television is thrilled by the success of Trigger Point.

“Thanks to all our brilliant cast and crew and especially to the viewers who watched in such large numbers.

 “We've received unswerving support from ITV throughout the production and we are delighted to have been commissioned for a second series."

Best factual entertainment show when to Channel 4 series, Gogglebox.

Two of the show’s stars, Sophie and Pete Sandiford, hail from Blackpool and they thanked fans who voted.

Sophie said: “Thank you so much to everyone who voted for gogglebox to win at this years NTAs”

Best authored documentary went to Kate Garraway: Caring For Derek, which explores the life of Chorley-born Derek Draper who was critically ill in hospital with Covid-19.

The series, which is a follow up to 2021 series Finding Derek, follows Derek and his family as they continue to battle the long-term effects from the virus.

Blackburn’s AJ Odudu presented the Rising Star award to Paddy Bever, who plays Max Turner in Coronation Street.

She hit the runway in a black outfit complete with its own gold cloak.

Burnley BBC Radio 1 DJ also hit the red carpet, kitted out in a suit from M&S.

Lancashire Telegraph: Jordan North (Photo: Instagram/@jordannorth1)Jordan North (Photo: Instagram/@jordannorth1) (Image: Instagram/@jordannorth1)

Former Westholme School pupil, Helen Flanagan, was also dressed to impress at the awards in a brown dress.

Lancashire Telegraph: Charile, Helen Flanagan's son, as they shop for the NTAs. (Photo: Instagram/@hjgflanagan)Charile, Helen Flanagan's son, as they shop for the NTAs. (Photo: Instagram/@hjgflanagan) (Image: Instagram/@hjgflanagan)

The mum-of-three had to “nip to the shops” before hand in order to get a “mummy bra” before the ceremony.

She said: “Quick dash to M&S this morning to get a mummy bra for the NTAs.

“None of my bras fit me anymore, Charlie has drained the life out of them.”

You can watch the NTAs on the ITV Hub.