BAFTA Announce Nominations For 2018 Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards

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This morning in London, the nominations for the 2018 Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards were announced and there are some familiar faces and shows in the running for honour and glory.  The winners will be announced on Sunday, April 13 at a glittering ceremony at London’s Royal Festival Hall presented by Sue Perkins.

 

It is another cracking year for Netflix with Black Mirror and The Crown receiving multiple nominations.  Check out the full list of nominees, and we will share the winners on Sunday, April 13.

 

COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

Murder In Successville

Taskmaster

The Last Leg

Would I Lie To You?

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Raped: My Story

Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad (Dispatches)

Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets (Panorama)

White Right: Meeting The Enemy (Exposure)

 

DRAMA SERIES

Line Of Duty

Peaky Blinders

The Crown

The End Of The F###Ing World

 

ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE

Adam Hills – The Last Leg

Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show

Michael Mcintyre – Michael Mcintyre’s Big Show

Sandi Toksvig – QI

 

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Britain’s Got Talent

Michael Mcintyre’s Big Show

The Voice UK

 

FACTUAL SERIES

Ambulance

Catching A Killer

Drugsland

Hospital

 

FEATURES

Antiques Roadshow

Cruising With Jane Mcdonald

No More Boys And Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?

The Secret Life Of The Zoo

 

FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME

Anna Maxwell – Martin Motherland

Daisy May Cooper – This Country

Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe

Sian Gibson – Peter Kay’s Car Share

 

INTERNATIONAL

Big Little Lies

Feud: Bette And Joan

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Vietnam War

 

LEADING ACTOR

Jack Rowan – Born to Kill

Joe Cole – Black Mirror “Hang the DJ

Sean Bean – Broken

Tim Pigott-Smith – King Charles III

 

LEADING ACTRESS

Claire Foy – The Crown

Molly Windsor – Three Girls

Sinead Keenan – Little Boy Blue

Thandie Newton – Line Of Duty

 

LIVE EVENT

ITV News Election 2017 Live: The Results

One Love Manchester

Wild Alaska Live

World War One Remembered: Passchendaele

 

MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME

Asim Chaudhry – People Just Do Nothing

Rob Brydon – The Trip To Spain

Samson Kayo – Famalam

Toby Jones – Detectorists

 

MINI-SERIES

Howards End

The Moorside

The State

Three Girls

 

NEWS COVERAGE

The Battle For Mosul (Sky News)

The Grenfell Tower Fire (Channel 4 News)

The Grenfell Tower Fire (ITV News At Ten)

The Rohingya Crisis (Sky News)

 

REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL

Celebrity Hunted

Love Island

Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds

The Real Full Monty

 

SCRIPTED COMEDY

Catastrophe

Chewing Gum

This Country

Timewasters

 

SHORT FORM PROGRAMME

Britain’s Forgotten Men

Eating With My Ex

Morgana Robinson’s Summer

Pls Like

 

SINGLE DOCUMENTARY

Chris Packham: Asperger’s And Me

Louis Theroux, Talking To Anorexia

One Deadly Weekend In America

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum And Dad

 

SINGLE DRAMA

Against The Law

Black Mirror – “Hang The DJ”

King Charles III

Murdered For Being Different

 

SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA

Casualty

Coronation Street

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

 

SPECIALIST FACTUAL

Basquiat – Rage To Riches

Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain

Blue Planet II

Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents

 

SPORT

Anthony Joshua v. Wladimir Klitschko

Six Nations: Wales v. England

The Grand National

UEFA Women’s Euro Semi-final: England v. Netherlands

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Adrian Dunbar – Line of Duty

Anupam Kher – The Boy with the Topknot

Brían F. O’Byrne – Little Boy Blue

Jimmi Simpson – Black Mirror “USS Callister”

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Anna Friel- Broken

Julie Hesmondhalgh – Broadchurch

Liv Hill – Three Girls

Vanessa Kirby – The Crown

 

VIRGIN TV’S MUST-SEE MOMENT

Blue Planet II – Mother Pilot Whale Grieves

Doctor Who – The Thirteenth Doctor Revealed

Game of Thrones – Viserion is Killed by the Night King

Line of Duty – Huntley’s Narrow Escape

Love Island – Stormzy Makes a Surprise Appearance

One Love Manchester – Ariana Grande Sings “One Last Time”

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