Tom Hiddleston was given a, perhaps unsolicited, helping hand as he accepted his TV Choice Award for Best Actor. The star was being recognised for his role in The Night Manager but had to deliver his acceptance speech remotely from Australia, where he is currently filming Thor: Ragnarok.
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Appearing in a pre-recorded video and addressing viewers back in London, Tom, 35, said: "I'm so sorry I can't be there tonight. I'm sure you all look lovely... I don't really have anything to offer you."
"How come Luther didn't get nominated?" joked Idris Elba
"Oh is that for us? For Home and Away, all the work I did," said Chris, as he walked into the frame and grabbed the award off Tom. "Thanks everyone at Channel 7, loved working..."
"What's going on? What's that?" asked Idris, popping up and joining the conversation. "Oh man that's really awful innit. What's this for?" he said, yanking the accolade out of Chris' hands.
After Tom revealed it was for The Night Manager, Idris joked: "How come Luther didn't get nominated?"
Tom Hiddleston was awarded Best Actor for The Night Manager
"And Home and Away?" quipped Chris.
"I feel like Home and Away won a couple of awards back in the day," said Tom.
"Chris and Idris are super happy about it and so am I," the actor concluded. "Loved being The Night Manager, loved making The Night Manager."
The co-stars are currently in Australia filming Thor: Ragnarok
"Hugh you're amazing in The Night Manager," shouted Idris, referring to Tom's former co-star Hugh Laurie.
"Home and Away rocks... and so does The Night Manager," said Chris, as he also proceeded to walk off.
The TV Choice Awards took place on Monday night, with Doctor Foster winning Best New Drama, Downton Abbey winning Best Drama Series and Sarah Lancashire of Happy Valley winning Best Actress.