Actors  |  Apr 28, 2021

BAFTA TV 2021 Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 BAFTA TV Awards have been announced, honouring Curtis Brown clients across the range of categories.

Paul Mescal and Paapa Essiedu received nominations for Leading Actor, for their roles in Normal People and I May Destroy You.

Billie Piper is nominated for Leading Actress for her performance in the Sky Atlantic drama I Hate Suzie.

Weruche Opia has been nominated for her performance of Terry in I May Destroy You, in the Supporting Actress category.

For their performances in Man Like Mobeen and Sex Education, Guz Khan and Ncuti Gatwa received nominations for Male Performance in a Comedy Programme.

Emma Mackey, Gbemisola Ikumelo and Mae Martin have been nominated for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for Sex Education, Famalam and Feel Good.

Bradley Walsh received a nomination Entertainment Performance and Daytime Programme for The Chase.

Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing is nominated in the Features category, starring Paul Whitehouse, and The Great House Giveaway starring Simon O’Brien is nominated in the Daytime category.

Lauren Evans has been nominated for Scripted Casting for her work on Sex Education.

Sandi Toksvig’s The Write Offs is nominated for Reality and Constructed Factual.

Sitting in Limbo, directed by Stella Corradi, has been nominated for Single Drama.

In the Drama Series category, I Hate Suzie produced by Andrea Dewsbury, Save Me Too directed by Jim Loach, and Gangs of London story produced by Kam Odedra with writing from Carl Joos, have all been nominated.

This Country, directed by Tom George and produced by Simon Mayhew-Archer, is nominated for Scripted Comedy, along with Inside No. 9 directed by Matt Lipsey, and Man Like Mobeen created and written by Guz Khan and Andy Milligan.

I May Destroy You produced by Simon Meyers, received a nomination for Mini Series.

Rosie Westhoff directed The Main Part which has been nominated in the Short Form Programme category.

Nicola Coughlan portrayed Penelope Featherington in Bridgerton's Lady Whistledown reveal which has been nominated for Virgin Media's Must-See Moment.

And Florence Pugh narrated the documentary Italy's Frontline: A Doctor's Diary which has been nominated for Current Affairs.

The winners will be announced in a ceremony on the 6th June.