Tony Blair attended the gala event at the London Television Centre with wife Cherie. They were joined on the red carpet by stars from music, film and television, including Jude Law, Sharon Osbourne and Rod Stewart.
Dame Kelly Holmes, actor David Hasselhoff and pop groups Take That and Girls Aloud were among other stars at the awards on Monday night.
The ceremony, which is now in its eighth year, honours some of the country's bravest and most inspirational people.
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