Benedict Cumberbatch wins best actor at the ITV3 Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards

Benedict Cumberbatch has won the best actor dagger at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards for his role in Sherlock. This is the second time that Benedict has won the award having previously won it for the first series of Sherlock back in 2010.

Sherlock also won the dagger for best tv series and the wonderful Martin Freeman won for best supporting actor for his role as John Watson.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in which Benedict played Peter Guillam also won best film at the awards.

Photo’s from tonight’s event have been added to the galleries.

The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards will air on ITV3 at 9:00 p.m. on 23rd October 2012.