BAFTA TV awards: Small Awl, The Crown and I Might Wreck You lead nominations


The Crown has gained 10 nominations at this yr’s BAFTA TV awards, together with Tobias Menzies for his portrayal of Prince Philip within the Netflix royal drama – simply weeks after the consort’s dying.

Proceeding its dominance at awards presentations, The Crown scored six nods in craft classes and 4 in TV classes, together with popularity for Josh O’Connor because the Prince of Wales and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.

Sir Steve McQueen’s Small Awl anthology sequence leads this yr’s nominations with 15, whilst Michaela Coel‘s I Might Wreck You could also be some of the frontrunners with 8.

The nominations checklist in complete

Leroy Logan (John Boyega) in Steve McQueen's Small Axe film Red, White and Blue. Pic: BBC/McQueen
Leroy Logan (John Boyega) in Steve McQueen’s Small Awl movie Crimson, White and Blue. %: BBC/McQueen

John Boyega has been recognised for his function in Small Awl as Met Police officer Leroy Logan within the Crimson, White and Blue episode, whilst Shaun Parkes and Letitia Wright also are up for awards for his or her section within the sequence.

Sir Steve has been nominated in the most productive director class, with the display additionally being recognised in the most productive mini-series class.

After being controversially overpassed by way of the Golden Globes, Michaela Coel’s drama about sexual attack has scored 8 nominations – together with for Coel’s main efficiency within the sequence, and for her co-stars Paapa Essiedu and Weruche Opia.

BBC 3’s Commonplace Other folks, the ground-breaking Intercourse Schooling, and Sky’s I Hate Suzie have additionally gained a number of nods by way of the academy.

Sky Information has additionally been recognised, with Alex Crawford’s studies from Idlib up for the most productive information protection award, along the BBC’s Information At Ten and Newsnight, and Channel four Information.

In other places, nominated within the public-voted Virgin Media’s Should-See Second is the Bridgerton revelation that Penelope is Woman Whistledown, Grey killing Chantelle in EastEnders, and Variety’s Black Lives Topic dance on Britain’s Were given Ability.

The Gogglebox households reacting to Boris Johnson‘s lockdown press convention, Nigella Lawson’s viral mis-pronunciation of “microwave” (mee-crow-wah-vay) and (spoilers!) the illusion on Luke Skywalker on the finish of the most recent season of The Mandalorian additionally seem at the checklist.

West Nation comedy This Nation has had 4 nods, with its stars Charlie and Daisy Cooper being recognised for his or her performances and writing, with Strictly Come Dancing additionally waltzing off with a quartet of nominations.

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Sky has secured greater than 20 nominations in general throughout various classes.

Gangs Of London, I Hate Suzie, and Save Me Too make up the majority of the nominations in the most productive drama sequence class, along The Crown, with Sky Sports activities’ protection of the Bahrain Grand Prix and the England v West Indies take a look at cricket sequence additionally recognised.

The Virgin Media British Tv Awards rite takes position on 6 June on BBC One, and shall be hosted by way of comic and actor Richard Ayoade.


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