BAFTA TV Awards nominations

Thursday 28th March 2019, 9:19am

Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John Redmond (Peter Kay), Kayleigh Kitson (Sian Gibson). Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.

Below are the comedy-related nominations:

Scripted Comedy

Derry Girls. Image shows from L to R: Michelle Mallon (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), James Maguire (Dylan Llewellyn), Erin Quinn (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), Orla McCool (Louisa Harland), Clare Devlin (Nicola Coughlan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.Derry Girls

Mum. Cathy (Lesley Manville).Mum

Sally4Ever. Image shows from L to R: David (Alex Macqueen), Sally (Catherine Shepherd), Emma (Julia Davis).Sally4Ever

Stath Lets Flats. Image shows from L to R: Vasos (Christos Stergioglou), Stath (Jamie Demetriou), Sophie (Natasia Demetriou). Copyright: Roughcut Television.Stath Lets Flats

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Big Narstie Show. Image shows from L to R: Mo Gilligan, Big Narstie.The Big Narstie Show

The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Josh Widdicombe, Adam Hills, Alex Brooker. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.The Last Leg

A League Of Their Own. Image shows from L to R: Andrew Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp, James Corden, Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: CPL Productions.A League Of Their Own

Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron.Would I Lie To You?

Entertainment Performance

Ant & Dec. Image shows from L to R: Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly.Ant & Dec (for Saturday Night Takeaway)

Would I Lie To You?. David Mitchell. Copyright: Zeppotron.David Mitchell (for Would I Lie To You?)

Would I Lie To You?. Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron.Lee Mack (for Would I Lie To You?)

The Mash Report. Rachel / Emma (Rachel Parris).Rachel Parris (for The Mash Report)

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

This Country. Kerry Mucklowe (Daisy May Cooper). Copyright: BBC.Daisy May Cooper (for This Country)

There She Goes. Emily (Jessica Hynes). Copyright: Merman.Jessica Hynes (for There She Goes)

Sally4Ever. Emma (Julia Davis).Julia Davis (for Sally4Ever)

Mum. Cathy (Lesley Manville).Lesley Manville (for Mum)

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

Sally4Ever. David (Alex Macqueen).Alex Macqueen (for Sally4Ever)

Stath Lets Flats. Stath (Jamie Demetriou). Copyright: Roughcut Television.Jamie Demetriou (for Stath Lets Flats)

Mum. Michael (Peter Mullan).Peter Mullan (for Mum)

Inside No. 9. Steve Pemberton. Copyright: BBC.Steve Pemberton (for Inside No. 9)

Writer: Comedy

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

Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John Redmond (Peter Kay), Kayleigh Kitson (Sian Gibson). Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions.Peter Kay, Sian Gibson and Paul Coleman (for Car Share)

Stefan Golaszewski.Stefan Golaszewski (for Mum)

Cunk On.... Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan). Copyright: House Of Tomorrow.Charlie Brooker, Ben Caudell, Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris (for Cunk On Britain)


Elsewhere in the nomination lists:

Michael McIntyre's Big Show. Michael McIntyre. Copyright: Hungry McBear.Michael McIntyre's Big Show is nominated in the Entertainment Programme category alongside Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, Britain's Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing.

Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. Image shows from L to R: Paul Whitehouse, Bob Mortimer. Copyright: Owl Power.Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing is nominated alongside The Great British Bake Off, Gordon, Gino And Fred's Road Trip and Who Do You Think You Are? in the Features category.

The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk. Herbert Clunkerdunk (Spencer Jones). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.The Short Form category features The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk starring Spencer Jones and Wonderdate by Tim Key alongside Bovril Pam and Missed Call.

Famalam. Image shows from L to R: Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tom Moutchi, Roxy Sternberg, Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan. Copyright: BBC Studios.Akemnji Ndifornyen is nominated in the Breakthrough Talent category for his work as composer, producer and co-writer of Famalam.

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Rev. Neil (Reece Shearsmith), Arthur Flitwick (Steve Pemberton). Copyright: BBC.Barbara Wiltshire has received a nomination for her directing work on the live episode of Inside No. 9.

The Mash Report. Image shows from L to R: Newsreader Tom (Steve N Allen), Nish Kumar, Rachel / Emma (Rachel Parris), Newsreader Susan (Ellie Taylor). Copyright: Princess Productions.Tim Telling, Tom Neenan, Steve Andrews and Ben Blease from The Mash Report are nominated in the Entertainment Craft Team category.

Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John Redmond (Peter Kay), Kayleigh Kitson (Sian Gibson). Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions.The finale of Car Share is nominated in the Virgin Media Must-See Moment award (Voted on by the public).


The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 12th May with the British Academy Television Craft Awards taking place two weeks earlier on Sunday 28th April at The Brewery in London.

Across all the categories, Killing Eve leads the shortlists with 14 nods, followed by A Very English Scandal with 12. For the full list see bafta.org

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