Emmys 2018: Claire Foy of The Crown wins the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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 Award winners Yusra Mardini and Sarah Mardini during the Bambi Awards at Stage Theater in Berlin, Germany in 2016. File photograph: Isa Foltin/Getty Images for Kryolan

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov   is being held in an isolation cell in a remote prison in Arctic Siberia. Photograph: Reuters/Sergey Pivovarov

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Deserving of a standing ovation? The cast of Hamilton – Michael Jibson, Terera Giles, Rachel John, Jason Pennycooke and Cleve September – attend the Olivier Awards nominations celebration in London earlier this month. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

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Bell and Annette Bening in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

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Claire Foy and Matt Smith in The Crown, Netflix’s lavish new regal drama

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Adam Abbou in Billy Elliott the Musical

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