BAFTA Television Award Nominations 2017

Apr 12, 2017

Rachel Bennette's adaptation of Zadie Smith's best-seller NW, written for BBC2, was nominated for Best Single Drama. Her 90 minute single charts the disparate adult lives of a group of individuals living in North West London.

Netflix's period drama, The Crown, receives five BAFTA TV Award nominations today. Nominated for Best Drama Series, The Crown's Second Unit Director for series one and two, is Justin Martin. Justin has previously worked as Associate Director on Billy Elliot The Musical.

Fleabag has been nominated for a Scripted Comedy Award. Tim Kirkby directed the pilot episode of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's critically acclaimed new series. Tim has recently directed IFC's new comedy Brockmire and is currently directing Johnny Knoxville feature Action Park for Paramount.

Daniel Mays has been nominated as best supporting actor for his role in Line of Duty (BBC1). He will next be seen in the Sky Atlantic/Starz series Guerilla opposite Idris Elba and Freida Pinto.

Siobhan Finneran has landed a nomination for best supporting actress in BBC2's Happy Valley and is currently starring in Big Talk TV drama Cold Feet.

In the category for male performance in a comedy programme, Harry Enfield has been nominated for The Windsor's (Channel 4). He will be reprising his role for a second series.

Grayson Perry has been nominated in the Specialist Factual category for Grayson Perry: All Man.

The BAFTA Television Awards will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 14th May.