BAFTA TV Awards announce this year's nominations

martin freeman in the responder
BAFTA TV Awards announce this year's nominationsBBC

This year's BAFTA TV Awards nominations have been unveiled ahead of May's ceremony.

Hosted by comic duo Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, this prestigious evening is scheduled to go ahead on Sunday, May 14, with Martin Freeman's police thriller The Responder and Ben Whishaw's harrowing This Is Going To Hurt the frontrunners to collect some gold.

Check out the nominees in their respective categories below.

Related: The Responder's Martin Freeman discusses show's future after season 2 renewal

Drama Series:

Bad Sisters

The Responder


Somewhere Boy


A Spy Among Friends


The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe

This Is Going to Hurt

Scripted Comedy:

Am I Being Unreasonable?

Big Boys

Derry Girls


Leading Actor:

Ben Whishaw (This Is Going To Hurt)

Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders)

Taron Egerton (Black Bird)

Gary Oldman (Slow Horses)

Martin Freeman (The Responder)

Chaske Spencer (The English)

Leading Actress:

Billie Piper (I Hate Suzie Too)

Imelda Staunton (The Crown)

Kate Winslet (I Am Ruth)

Maxine Peake (Anne)

Sarah Lancashire (Julia)

Vicky McClure (Without Sin)

ben whishaw as adam, this is going to hurt

Related: This Is Going To Hurt writer Adam Kay addresses show's future

Supporting Actor:

Adeel Akhtar (Sherwood)

Jack Lowden (Slow Horses)

Josh Finan (The Responder)

Salim Daw (The Crown)

Samuel Bottomley (Somewhere Boy)

Will Sharpe (The White Lotus)

Supporting Actress:

Adelayo Adedayo (The Responder)

Anne-Marie Duff (Bad Sisters)

Fiona Shaw (Andor)

Jasmine Jobson (Top Boy)

Lesley Manville (Sherwood)

Saffron Hocking (Top Boy)

lesley manville, sherwood

Elsewhere, Matt Berry, Stephen Merchant, Daniel Radcliffe, Jon Pointing, Lenny Rush and Joseph Gilgun are all up for Male Performance in a Comedy Programme, while Daisy May Cooper, Diane Morgan, Lucy Beaumont, Natasia Demetriou and Siobhán McSweeney complete the list for the female equivalent.

Internationally, the BAFTAs could be a big night for The Bear, The White Lotus, Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Wednesday, Pachinko and Oussekine, too.

As far as the rest of the categories go, watch out for Comedy Entertainment Programme,
Current Affairs, Daytime, Entertainment Performance, Entertainment Programme, Factual Series, Features, Live Event, News Coverage and Reality & Constructed Factual.

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