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The BAFTA TV Awards 2021 Nominees List

Calling All TV-Lovers: Here’s the Full List of BAFTA Television Awards Nominees

SMALL AXE, from left: Micheal Ward, Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn, Lovers Rock', (Season 1, ep. 102, aired Nov. 27, 2020). photo: Parisa Taghizedeh / Amazon / Courtesy Everett Collection

The BAFTA Film Awards took place on 11 April, and now the time has come for the BAFTA Television Awards to take centre stage. On 27 April, the Virgin Media must-see moment award nominees were announced, which saw the likes of Gogglebox, Bridgerton, and Britain's Got Talent featured in the list.

Today, on 28 April, the full list of nominees were announced, with The Crown nominated for 10 awards, Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You nominated for eight awards, and Steve McQueen's Small Axe leading the charge with an impressive 15 nominations. The full BAFTA Television Awards ceremony will take place on 6 June on BBC One, but until then, read on to see which of the year's television shows made the cut.

COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME:
Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe
Rob & Romesh Vs
The Big Narstie Show
The Ranganation

CURRENT AFFAIRS
America's War On Abortion
Italy's Frontline: A Doctor's Diary
The Battle For Hong Kong (Dispatches)
The Cyprus Papers Undercover (Al Jazeera Investigations)

DAYTIME
Jimmy Mcgovern's Moving
Richard Osman's House Of
The Chase
The Great House Giveaway

DRAMA SERIES
Gangs Of London
I Hate Suzie
Save Me Too
The Crown

ENTERTAINMENT PERFORMANCE
Adam Hills, The Last Leg
Bradley Walsh, Beat The Chasers
Claudia Winkleman, Strictly Come Dancing
David Mitchell, Would I Lie To You? At Christmas
Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show
Romesh Ranganathan, The Ranganation

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Life & Rhymes
Strictly Come Dancing
The Masked Singer

FACTUAL SERIES
Crime & Punishment
Hospital
Losing It: Our Mental Health Emergency
Once Upon A Time in Iraq

FEATURES
Big Zuu's Big Eats
Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace
Mortimer And Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
The Repair Shop

FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Aimee Lou Wood, Sex Education
Daisy Haggard, Breeders
Daisy May Cooper, This Country
Emma Mackey, Sex Education
Gbemisola Ikumelo, Famalam
Mae Martin, Feel Good

INTERNATIONAL
Little America
Lovecraft Country
Unorthodox
Welcome To Chechnya: The Gay Purge (Storyville)

LEADING ACTOR
John Boyega, Small Axe
Josh O'Connor, The Crown
Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You
Paul Mescal, Normal People
Shaun Parkes, Small Axe
Waleed Zuaiter, Baghdad Central

LEADING ACTRESS
Billie Piper, I Hate Suzie
Daisy Edgar-Jones, Normal People
Hayley Squires, Adult Material
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Letitia Wright, Small Axe
Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You

LIVE EVENT
Life Drawing Live!
Springwatch 2020
The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance
The Third Day: Autumn

MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
Charlie Cooper, This Country
Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen
Joseph Gilgun, Brassic
Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education
Paul Ritter, Friday Night Dinner
Reece Shearsmith, Inside No.9

MINI-SERIES
Adult Material
I May Destroy You
Normal People
Small Axe

NEWS COVERAGE
BBC News at Ten: Prime Minister Admitted To Intensive Care
Channel 4 News: Deterring Democracy
Newsnight: Covid Care Crisis
Sky News: Inside Idlib

REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
Masterchef: The Professionals
Race Across the World
The School That Tried to End Racism
The Write Offs

SCRIPTED COMEDY
Ghosts
Inside No. 9
Man Like Mobeen
This Country

SHORT FORM PROGRAMME
Criptales
Disabled Not Defeated: The Rock Band with Learning Disabilities – Delta 7
The Main Part
They Saw the Sun First

SINGLE DOCUMENTARY
American Murder: The Family Next Door
Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism and Me
Locked In: Breaking the Silence (Storyville)
Surviving Covid

SINGLE DRAMA
Anthony
BBW (On the Edge)
Sitting in Limbo
The Windermere Children

SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA
Casualty
Coronation Street
Eastenders
Hollyoaks

SPECIALIST FACTUAL
Extinction: The Facts
Putin: A Russian Spy Story
The Rise of The Murdoch Dynasty
The Surgeon's Cut

SPORT
Bahrain Grand Prix
England V France: The Final Of Autumn Nations Cup
England V West Indies Test Cricket
London Marathon 2020

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Kunal Nayyar, Criminal: UK
Malachi Kirby, Small Axe
Michael Sheen, Quiz
Micheal Ward, Small Axe
Rupert Everett, Adult Material
Tobias Menzies, The Crown

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Leila Farzad, I Hate Suzie
Rakie Ayola, Anthony
Siena Kelly, Adult Material
Sophie Okonedo, Criminal: UK
Weruche Opia, I May Destroy You

VIRGIN MEDIA'S MUST-SEE MOMENT (voted for by the public)
Bridgerton, Penelope Is Revealed as Lady Whistledown
Britain's Got Talent, Diversity Perform A Routine Inspired by The Events Of 2020
Eastenders, Gray Kills Chantelle
Gogglebox, Reactions to Boris Johnson's Press Conference
Nigella's Cook, Eat, Repeat, Mee-Cro-Wah-Vay
The Mandalorian, Luke Skywalker Arrives

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