September 26 was the memorable moment of EastEnders when they were handed the 'Best Soap' prize at the Inside Soap Awards 2011 in London. Interestingly, it became the biggest winner at the ceremony, taking home five awards ahead of Coronation Street's three.
It is necessary to know that Inside Soap Awards is a yearly award ceremony run by Inside Soap magazine since 1996 with the aim of celebrating the British and Australian soap operas and their actors. Until 2007, EastEnders had won the award for "Best Soap" on every occasion while The Bill has won "Best Drama" every year, except in 2005 when Bad Girls was crowned. In this year’s award ceremony, EastEnders star Jessie Wallace who has had a dramatic year both on and off screen was crowned Best Actress for her portrayal of pub landlady Kat Moon at the 2011 Inside Soap Awards. Other EastEnders winners included young Maisie Smith who performs the funny and cute Tiffany Butcher was awarded Best Young Actor title while Tameka Empson won Funniest Performance for her hilarious portrayal of Kim Fox and the Masood and Khan nuptials were declared the Best Wedding.
Michelle Keegan with her Sexiest Female award at the Inside Soap Awards 2011 at Gilgamesh in London on September 26, 2011
Actress Brooke Vincent is seen very glamorous in her tight black dress, dark eyes and big hair at the Inside Soap Awards 2011 at Gilgamesh on September 26, 2011
EastEnders star Danielle Harold opts for little black dress and towering heels at the 2011 Inside Soap Awards
Actress Jacqueline Jossa attends the Inside Soap Awards 2011 at Gilgamesh on September 26, 2011
Shona McGarty looks all grown-up in her pretty chiffon dress as attending Inside Soap Awards 2011 at Gilgamesh on September 26, 2011 in London, England
Actress Sacha Parkinson attends the Inside Soap Awards 2011 in her striking halterneck jumpsuit
EastEnders stars Jacqueline Jossa, Shona McGarty and Danielle Harold looked gorgeous as posing with one of the soap's five awards at the Inside Soap Awards
Tameka Empson of EastEnders star won Funniest Performance for her role as Kim Fox
Nicola McLean, one of the non-soap guests on that night looks so stunning in a sexy white gown
Emmett J Scanlan puts a happy kiss on Hollyoaks co-star’s cheek Bronagh Waugh as he poses with his Best Newcomer award
Stars Shine at the 2011 Inside Soap Awards
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