Actor Idris Elba arrives for a National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela at Westminster Abbey on March 3, 2014 in London, England

Actor Idris Elba arrives for a National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela at Westminster Abbey on March 3, 2014 in London, England

*Idris Elba picked up one of the top prizes at Britain’s Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday.

The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” star landed the Best Male Actor Award for his role in U.K. detective series “Luther.”

Olivia Colman picked up the Best Actress accolade for crime drama “Broadchurch.”

Other winners at the ceremony, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, included “Game of Thrones,” which was named Best International Program, and “Broadchurch,” which landed Best Drama Serial.

Beloved U.K soap opera “Coronation Street” was crowned Best Soap and Continuing Drama, while “Poirot” actor David Suchet was honored with a lifetime achievement award.