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Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards 2018 nominations revealed

Find out the full list of nominees for this year’s awards.

The Crown
Credit: Netflix

The nominations for the 2018 Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards have been announced.

Black Mirror, Line of Duty, The Crown and Three Girls lead this year’s nominations with three each.

Black Mirror picks up nominations in Leading Actor category for Joe Cole for Hang the DJ, which is also nominated in the Single Drama category, and a Supporting Actor nomination for Jimmi Simpson for USS Callister.

Line of Duty is nominated in the Drama Series category, as well as a Leading Actress nomination for Thandie Newton and a Supporting Actor nomination for Adrian Dunbar.

The Crown has nominations for Claire Foy for Leading Actress and Vanessa Kirby for Supporting Actress as well as Drama Series.

Molly Windsor receives a Leading Actress nomination for her performance in Three Girls and her co-star Liv Hill receives a Supporting Actress nomination. Three Girls is also nominated in the Mini-Series category.

The awards will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 13th May 2018, hosted by Sue Perkins.

The full list of nominations is:

Drama series

The Crown (Netflix)
End of the F***ing World (Channel 4)
Line of Duty (BBC One)
Peaky Blinders (BBC)

Leading actress

Claire Foy – The Crown (Netflix)
Molly Windsor – Three Girls (BBC One)
Sinead Keenan – Little Boy Blue (ITV)
Thandie Newton – Line of Duty (BBC One)

Leading actor

Jack Rowan – Born To Kill (Channel 4)
Joe Cole – Hang The DJ: Black Mirror (Netflix)
Sean Bean – Broken (BBC)
Tim Pigott-Smith – King Charles III (BBC)

Supporting actor

Adrian Dunbar – Line of Duty (BBC One)
Anupam Kher – The Boy with the Top Knot (BBC Two)
Brian F O’Byrne – Little Boy Blue (ITV)
Jimmi Simpson – USS Callister: Black Mirror (Netflix)

Supporting actress

Anna Friel – Broken (BBC One)
Julie Hesmondhalgh – Broadchurch (ITV)
Liv Hill – Three Girls (BBC One)
Vanessa Kirby – The Crown (Netflix)

Female performance in a comedy programme

Anna Maxwell Martin – Motherland (BBC Two)
Daisy May Cooper – This Country (BBC Three)
Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe (Channel 4)
Sian Gibson – Peter Kay’s Car Share (Channel 4)

Male performance in a comedy programme

Asim Chaundry – People Just Do Nothing (BBC Three)
Rob Brydon – The Trip to Spain (BBC)
Samson Kayo – Famalam (BBC Three)
Toby Jones – Detectorists (BBC Four)

Entertainment performance

Adam Hill – The Last Leg (Channel 4)
Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC One)
Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
Sandi Toksvig – QI (BBC Two)

International

Handmaid’s Tale (Channel 4)
Big Little Lies (Sky Atlantic)
Feud: Bette and Joan (BBC Two)
The Vietnam War (BBC)

Specialist factual

Basquiat: Rage to Riches (BBC Two)
Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain (BBC Two)
Blue Planet II (BBC One)
Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents (BBC Two)

Reality and constructed factual

Celebrity Hunted (Channel 4)
Love Island (ITV)
Old People’s Home For Four-Year Olds (Channel 4)
The Real Full Monty (ITV)

Current affairs

Raped: My Story (Channel 5)
Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad – Dispatches (Channel 4)
Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets – Panorama (BBC One)
White Right: Meeting The Enemy – Exposure (ITV)

Entertainment programme

Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)
Britain’s Got Talent (ITV)
Michael Mcintyre’s Big Show (BBC One)
The Voice UK (ITV)

Scripted comedy

Catastrophe (Channel 4)
Chewing Gum (Channel 4)
This Country (BBC Three)
Timewasters (ITV2)

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

Murder In Successville (BBC Three)
Taskmaster (Dave)
The Last Leg (Channel 4)
Would I Lie to You (BBC One)

Factual series

Ambulance (BBC One)
Catching A Killer (Channel 4)
Drugsland (BBC Three)
Hospital (BBC Two)

Features

Antiques Roadshow (BBC One)
Cruising With Jane McDonald (Channel 5)
No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kid Go Gender Free? (BBC Two)
The Secret Life of the Zoo (Channel 4)

News coverage

The Battle For Mosul (Sky)
The Grenfell Tower Fire (Channel 4)
The Grenfell Tower Fire (ITV)
The Rohingya Crisis (Sky)

Single documentary

Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me (BBC Two)
Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia (BBC Two)
One Deadly Weekend in America (BBC Three)
Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad (BBC One)

Single drama

Against The Law (BBC Two)
Hang The DJ: Black Mirror (Netflix)
King Charles III (BBC Two)
Murdered For Being Different (BBC Three)

Sport

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko (Sky)
Six Nations: Wales v England (BBC One)
The Grand National (ITV)
Uefa Women’s Euro Semi-final (Channel 4)

Mini-series

Howards End (BBC One)
The Moorside (ITV)
The State (Channel 4)
Three Girls (BBC One)

Virgin’s Must-See Moments

Love Island – Stormzy Makes a Surprise Appearance (ITV 2)
Game of Thrones – Viserion is Killed by the Night King (Sky Atlantic)
Doctor Who – The Thirteenth Doctor Revealed (BBC One)
Love Manchester – Ariana Grande Sings ‘One Last Time’ (BBC One)
Blue Planet II – Mother Pilot Whale Grieves (BBC One)
Line of Duty – Huntley’s Narrow Escape (BBC One)

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