Yesterday, the Arqiva BAFTA TV award nominations were announced. Across 23 categories, the programmes currently leading the competition are Southcliffe and The IT Crowd, with four nominations each.
Southcliffe, the story of a small town ripped apart by a mass shooting, is nominated for Leading Actor (Sean Harris), Supporting Actor (Rory Kinnear), Supporting Actress (Shirley Henderson) and Best Mini-Series. Broadchurch’s lead actress, Olivia Colman, will be hoping that she repeats last year’s success, where she won two awards. Broadchurch is also nominated for Supporting Actor in the form of David Bradley, and Best Drama Series.
The BAFTA TV Awards will take place on 18th May, with the Television Craft Awards on 27th April. One award will be decided by members of the public – the Radio Times Audience Award, which you can vote for now. The full list of nominations can be read here.