This Country stars lead comedy-related RTS Awards nominations

Wednesday 7th March 2018, 10:19am

20th March: This Country won three awards. Full results
This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.

The nominees for the Royal Television Society Awards 2018 have been announced.

This Country stars Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper lead the list of comedy-related nominations, having been shortlisted in four categories, whilst People Just Do Nothing and Chewing Gum feature in three categories.

Murder In Successville and The Last Leg and Timewasters are also nominees.

The RTS Programme Awards "honour excellence across all genres of television programming and recognise exceptional actors, presenters, writers and production teams, as well as the programmes themselves".

The shortlists featuring comedy-related nominations are as follows:

Scripted Comedy

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Chabuddy G (Asim Chaudhry), Beats (Hugo Chegwin), Fantasy (Marvin Jay Alvarez), Steves (Steve Stamp), Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford). Copyright: Roughcut Television.People Just Do Nothing

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.This Country

Chewing Gum. Tracey Gordon (Michaela Coel). Copyright: Retort.Chewing Gum

Writer - Comedy

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Chabuddy G (Asim Chaudhry), Beats (Hugo Chegwin), Fantasy (Marvin Jay Alvarez), Steves (Steve Stamp), Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford). Copyright: Roughcut Television.Steve Stamp and Allan Mustafa for People Just Do Nothing

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper for This Country

Chewing Gum. Tracey Gordon (Michaela Coel). Copyright: Retort.Michaela Coel for Chewing Gum

Comedy Performance

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper for This Country

Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.Tom Davis for Murder In Successville

Chewing Gum. Tracey Gordon (Michaela Coel). Copyright: Retort.Michaela Coel for Chewing Gum

Entertainment

Ant & Dec. Image shows from L to R: Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly.Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.Murder In Successville

RTS Awards.Love Island

Entertainment Performance

Ant & Dec. Image shows from L to R: Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly.Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly for I'm A Celebrity...

The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe.Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe for The Last Leg

RTS Awards.Claudia Winkleman for Strictly Come Dancing

Breakthrough Award

This Country. Image shows from L to R: Lee 'Kurtan' Mucklowe (Charlie Cooper), Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper for This Country

Timewasters. Nick (Daniel Lawrence Taylor). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.Daniel Lawrence Taylor for Timewasters

RTS Awards.Molly Windsor for Three Girls


The awards ceremony, hosted by Vernon Kay, will take place on Tuesday 20th March 2018 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

For a full list of nominations across all genres visit rts.org.uk

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