The weird things fans do to stars of futuristic Channel 4 show Humans

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Humans stars Emily Berrington and Ivanno Jeremiah have told how people constantly come up to them and rub their chins - because that's the way to switch off the robots they play.

The actors star as synths in the Channel 4 sci-fi programme, and admitted one of the hazards is being accosted by people in pubs who want to touch their faces.

Ivanno Jeremiah
Ivanno Jeremiah (Ian West/PA)

Speaking at the Bafta TV Awards, where Humans is up for best drama, Ivanno joked: "People don't ask first.

"There's so many people here we're feeling nervous."

Co-star Tom Goodman-Hill was also on the red carpet, where he lamented the lack of "good sci-fi" on TV.

Outing himself as a huge fan, he said: "More good sci-fi, please, there's not enough of it around."