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Bafta Television Awards 2021: The main nominations

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Small Axe leads Bafta TV nominations

Here is the list of the nominees in the main categories at this year's Bafta Television Awards, which will be held on 6 June.

The Bafta TV Craft Awards, meanwhile, which celebrate behind-the-scenes achievements, will be announced on 24 May.

 

Leading actress

Billie Piper, I Hate Suzie - Sky Atlantic

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Normal People - BBC Three

Hayley Squires, Adult Material - Channel 4

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve - BBC One

Letitia Wright, Small Axe - BBC One

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You - BBC One

 

Leading actor

John Boyega, Small Axe - BBC One

Josh O'Connor, The Crown - Netflix

Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You - BBC One

Paul Mescal, Normal People - BBC Three

Shaun Parkes, Small Axe - BBC One

Waleed Zuaiter, Baghdad Central - Channel 4

 

Supporting actress

Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown - Netflix

Leila Farzad, I Hate Suzie - Sky Atlantic

Rakie Ayola, Anthony - BBC One

Siena Kelly, Adult Material - Channel 4

Sophie Okonedo, Criminal: UK - Netflix

Weruche Opia, I May Destroy You - BBC One

 

Supporting actor

Kunal Nayyar, Criminal: UK - Netflix

Malachi Kirby, Small Axe - BBC One

Michael Sheen, Quiz - ITV

Micheal Ward, Small Axe - BBC One

Rupert Everett, Adult Material - Channel 4

Tobias Menzies, The Crown - Netflix

 

Entertainment performance

Adam Hills, The Last Leg - Channel 4

Bradley Walsh, Beat The Chasers - ITV

Claudia Winkleman Strictly Come Dancing - BBC One

David Mitchell, Would I Lie To You? At Christmas - BBC One

Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show - BBC One

Romesh Ranganathan, The Ranganation - BBC Two

 

Male performance in a comedy programme

Charlie Cooper, This Country - BBC Three

Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen - BBC Three

Joseph Gilgun, Brassic - Sky One

Ncuti Gatwa, Sex Education - Netflix

Paul Ritter, Friday Night Dinner - Channel 4

Reece Shearsmith, Inside No 9 - BBC Two

 

Female performance in a comedy programme

Aimee Lou Wood, Sex Education - Netflix

Daisy Haggard, Breeders - Sky One

Daisy May Cooper, This Country - BBC Three

Emma Mackey, Sex Education - Netflix

Gbemisola Ikumelo, Famalam - BBC Three

Mae Martin, Feel Good - Channel 4

 

Drama series

Gangs of London - Sky Atlantic

I Hate Suzie - Sky Atlantic

Save Me Too - Sky Atlantic

The Crown - Netflix

 

Single drama

Anthony - BBC One

BBW - Channel 4

Sitting In Limbo - BBC One

The Windermere Children - BBC Two

 

Mini-series

Adult Material - Channel 4

I May Destroy You - BBC One

Normal People - BBC Three

Small Axe - BBC One

 

Soap and continuing drama

Casualty - BBC One

Coronation Street - ITV

EastEnders - BBC One

Hollyoaks - Channel 4

 

International

Little America - Apple TV+

Lovecraft Country - Sky Atlantic

Unorthodox - Netflix

Welcome To Chechnya: The Gay Purge - BBC Four

 

Entertainment programme

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - ITV

Life & Rhymes - Sky Arts

Strictly Come Dancing - BBC One

The Masked Singer - ITV

 

Comedy entertainment programme

Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe - BBC Two

Rob & Romesh Vs - Sky One

The Big Narstie Show - Channel 4

The Ranganation - BBC Two

 

Scripted comedy

Ghosts - BBC One

Inside No 9 - BBC Two

Man Like Mobeen - BBC Three

This Country - BBC Three

 

Features

Big Zuu's Big Eats - Dave

Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace - ITV

Mortimer And Whitehouse: Gone Fishing - BBC Two

The Repair Shop - BBC One

 

Daytime

Jimmy McGovern's Moving On - BBC One

Richard Osman's House Of Games - BBC Two

The Chase - ITV

The Great House Giveaway - Channel 4

 

Must-see moment

Bridgerton- Lady Whistledown is revealed

Diversity on Britain's Got Talent

EastEnders - Gray kills Chantelle

Gogglebox - Reactions to Boris Johnson's news conference

Nigella: Cook, Eat, Repeat - 'Mee-cro-wah-vay'

The Mandalorian - Luke Skywalker appears

 

Current affairs

America's War On Abortion - ITV

Italy's Frontline: A Doctor's Diary - BBC Two

The Battle For Hong Kong - Channel 4

The Cyprus Papers Undercover - Al Jazeera English

 

Single documentary

American Murder: The Family Next Door - Netflix

Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism & Me - BBC One

Locked In: Breaking The Silence - BBC Four

Surviving Covid - Channel 4

 

Factual series

Crime & Punishment - Channel 4

Hospital - BBC Two

Losing It: Our Mental Health Emergency - Channel 4

Once Upon A Time In Iraq - BBC Two

 

Reality and constructed factual

Masterchef: The Professionals - BBC One

Race Across The World - BBC Two

The School That Tried To End Racism - Channel 4

The Write Offs - Channel 4

 

Specialist factual

Extinction: The Facts - BBC One

Putin: A Russian Spy Story - Channel 4

The Rise of The Murdoch Dynasty - BBC Two

The Surgeon's Cut - Netflix

 

News coverage

BBC News At Ten: Prime Minister Admitted To Intensive Care - BBC One

Channel 4 News: Deterring Democracy - Channel 4

Newsnight: Covid Care Crisis - BBC Two

Sky News: Inside Idlib - Sky News

 

Sport

Bahrain Grand Prix - Sky Sports Formula 1

England V France: The Final of Autumn Nations Cup - Amazon Prime Video

England v West Indies Test Cricket - Sky Sports Cricket

London Marathon 2020 - BBC One

 

Live event

Life Drawing Dive! - BBC Four

Springwatch 2020 - BBC Two

The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance - BBC One

The Third Day: Autumn - Sky Atlantic

 

Short-form programme

Criptales - BBC Four

Disabled Not Defeated: The Rock Bans With Learning Disabilities - Vice/Noisey

The Main Part - BBC iPlayer

They Saw The Sun First - Red Bull TV

 

Writer: Comedy

Charlie Brooker, Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe - BBC Two

Daisy May Cooper, This Country - BBC Three

Sophie Willan, Alma's Not Normal - BBC Two

Writing team, Ghosts - BBC One

 

Writer: Drama

Alastair Siddons, Steve McQueen, Small Axe - BBC One

Lucy Kirkwood, Adult Material - Channel 4

Lucy Prebble, I Hate Suzie - Sky Atlantic

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You - BBC One

 

The full list of nominations including the Bafta TV Craft nominations is on the Bafta website.

 

Source: BBC