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The FULL list of nominees for the 2021 BAFTA TV Awards

The nominations were announced this morning


The Virgin Media TV British Academy Television Awards will take place onย June 6.

The nominees were announced via Twitter this morning, with Irish stars Paul Mescal and Graham Norton among those shortlisted.

Popular Irish drama Normal People, the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel, and its’ director Lenny Abrahamson also received nominations.

The nominees for the BAFTA Television Craft Awards were also announced this morning, with the ceremony set to take place on May 24.


Check out the full list of nominees for the 2021 BAFTA TV Awards and the 2021 BAFTA Television Craft Awards:

Comedy Entertainment Programme

Current Affairs

Daytime Category

Drama Series

Entertainment Performance

Entertainment Programme

Factual Series


Female Performance in a Comedy Programme


Leading Actor

Leading Actress

Live Event

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme


News Coverage

Reality & Constructed Factual

Scripted Comedy

Short Form

Single Documentary

Single Drama

Soap & Continuing Drama

Specialist Factual


Supporting Actor

Supporting Actress

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BAFTA Television Craft Awards

Emerging Talent: Fiction

Emerging Talent: Factual

Costume Design

Director: Factual

Director: Fiction

Director: Multi-Camera

Editing: Factual

Editing: Fiction

Entertainment Craft Team

Make Up & Hair Design

Original Music

Photography: Factual

Photography & Lighting: Fiction

Production Design

Scripted Casting

Sound: Factualย 

Sound: Fiction

Special, Visual & Graphic Effects

Titles & Graphic Identity

Writer: Comedy

Writer: Drama