- Edinburgh TV Awards 2021
Comedies in the running for Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2021
The nominees for the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2021 have been announced.
Best Comedy Series
We Are Lady Parts
Best TV Actor - Comedy
Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)
Anna Maxwell Martin (Motherland)
Joe Gilgun (Brassic)
O-T Fagbenle (Maxxx)
Samson Kayo (Bloods)
Tanya Moodie (Motherland)
Elsewhere in the nominations, Rob And Romesh Vs, Taskmaster and The Last Leg are nominated alongside Britain's Got Talent, Interior Design Masters and The Rap Game UK.
Rosie Jones is nominated in the Breakthrough Talent category, alongside Callum Scott Howells, Hector Abbott, Olly Alexander, Omari Douglas and Yinka Bokinni.
Meanwhile Graham Norton and Romesh Ranganathan appear in the Best TV Presenter category, and Joe Lycett's Got Your Back is up for Best Popular Factual Series.
Reggie Yates, who acted as jury president, says: "It is a real honour to chair the jury for this year's Edinburgh TV Festival Awards. Despite the challenges of the last year through the Covid pandemic, it has been incredible to see tenacity, creativity and innovation come to the fore. It was a real pleasure deliberating with my fellow jurors on some of the most entertaining, dramatic, thought provoking and inspiring programming and talent from the past year."
The results will be revealed via a digital ceremony on 21st October. To find out more about the awards and see the full list of nominees across all categories visit thetvfestival.com