BAFTA TV Awards 2016 Nominations

Georgina Campbell and Dermot O’Leary announced this year’s line up of nominees for the BAFTA Television Awards. Wolf Hall, This Is England, Doctor Foster, The C Word and London Spy were all among the shows receiving significant recognition. Check out the full list of nominees for the 2016 BAFTA TV Awards, to be presented in London on 8 May below:

Leading actor

Idris Elba, Luther

Stephen Graham, This is England ’90

Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Ben Whishaw, London Spy

Leading actress

Claire Foy, Wolf Hall

Suranne Jones, Doctor Foster

Ruth Madeley, Don’t Take My Baby

Sheridan Smith, The C-Word

Supporting actor

Tom Courtenay, Unforgotten

Anton Lesser, Wolf Hall

Ian McKellen, The Dresser

Cyril Nri, Cucumber

Supporting actress

Chanel Cresswell, This is England ’90

Michelle Gomez, Doctor Who

Lesley Manville, River

Eleanor Worthington-Cox, The Enfield Haunting

Entertainment performance

Leigh Francis, Celebrity Juice

Stephen Fry, QI

Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show

Romesh Ranganathan, Asian Provocateur

Male performance in a comedy programme

Hugh Bonneville, W1A

Toby Jones, Detectorists

Peter Kay, Peter Kay’s Car Share

Javone Prince, The Javone Prince Show

Female performance in a comedy programme

Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum

Sian Gibson, Peter Kay’s Car Share

Miranda Hart, Miranda

Sharon Horgan, Catastrophe

Drama series


The Last Panthers

No Offence

Wolf Hall

Single drama

The C-Word


Don’t Take My Baby

The Go-Between


Doctor Foster

The Enfield Haunting

London Spy

This is England ’90

Soap and continuing drama

Coronation Street



Holby City


The Good Wife




Entertainment programme

Adele at the BBC

Britain’s Got Talent

Strictly Come Dancing

TFI Friday Anniversary Special

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

Charlie Brooker’s Election Wipe

Have I Got News For You


Would I Lie to You

Scripted comedy

Chewing Gum

Peep Show

People Just Do Nothing

Peter Kay’s Car Share


Back in Time for Dinner

The Great British Bake Off

Kevin McCloud: Escape to the Wild

Travel Man

Radio Times Audience Award

Doctor Foster

The Great British Bake Off


Making a Murderer

Peter Kay’s Car Share


Current affairs

Children of the Gaza War

Escape from Isis (Dispatches)

Jihad: A British Story

Outbreak: The Truth about Ebola

Single documentary

Bitter Lake

Life After Suicide

Louis Theroux: Transgender Kids

My Son the Jihadi

Factual series

The Detectives

Great Ormond Street

The Murder Detectives

The Tribe

Reality and constructed factual

First Dates


I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds

Specialist factual

Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners

Grayson Perry’s Dream House

The Hunt

Rudolf Nureyev: Dance to Freedom

News coverage

BBC News at Six: Paris Attacks Special

Channel 4 News: Paris Massacre

ITV News at Ten: Refugee Crisis

Sky News: From Turkey to Greece


The Ashes (Sky Sports)

The Grand National (Channel 4)

MOTD Live: FA Cup Final (BBC One)

Six Nations: Final Day (BBC One)

Live event

Big Blue Live (BBC One)

The Sound of Music Live! (ITV)

Stargazing Live: Brit in Space, Tim Peake Special (BBC Two)

The Vote (More4)

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