Surprise surprise, you won.Byline: TONY JONES
TV star Cilla Black Cilla Black OBE (born 27 May, 1942) is an English singer-songwriter and television personality, born Priscilla Maria Veronica White to a Protestant father and a Catholic mother in Liverpool. won a Lifetime Achievement award yesterday to mark more than 40 years in the world of showbusiness.
The 61-year-old singer and entertainer was honoured at a star-studded ceremony at London's Park Lane Hilton Hil·ton , Conrad Nicholson 1887-1979.
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The event - Women In Film and Television awards - recognises outstanding individuals in the industry.
Jane Cussons, chief executive of the awards organisation, said: "The longevity and diversity of Cilla's career is what makes her so unique.
"From her early days as a singing sensation to becoming the undisputed First Lady of television, Cilla has remained a true British icon and we are delighted to be honouring her today for this award."
Cilla was famous for presenting Blind Date and Surprise Surprise.
Also being honoured at the ceremony was Judy Finnigan, one half of the husband and wife TV presenting duo Richard and Judy and Royle Family star Caroline Aherne Caroline Aherne (born 24 December 1963 in Ealing, London)  is an English comedian, writer and actress best known for her award winning creations Mrs Merton and The Royle Family. Aherne was raised in Wythenshawe, Manchester. .