BAFTA TV Awards 2022 nominations

Wednesday 30th March 2022, 11:08am


The comedy-related nominees for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards 2022 are...

Scripted Comedy

Alma's Not Normal. Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan)

Alma's Not Normal

Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Liz (Diane Morgan), Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), Kevin (Paul Ready)

Motherland

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

Stath Lets Flats

We Are Lady Parts. Image shows from L to R: Momtaz (Lucie Shorthouse), Bisma (Faith Omole), Amina (Anjana Vasan), Ayesha (Juliette Motamed), Saira (Sarah Kameela Impey). Copyright: Working Title Films

We Are Lady Parts

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

Sex Education. Aimee Gibbs (Aimee Lou Wood). Copyright: Eleven Film

Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education)

This Way Up. Aine (Aisling Bea). Copyright: Merman

Aisling Bea (This Way Up)

We Are Lady Parts. Amina (Anjana Vasan). Copyright: Working Title Films

Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts)

Stath Lets Flats. Sophie (Natasia Demetriou). Copyright: Roughcut Television

Natasia Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats)

Starstruck. Jessie (Rose Matafeo). Copyright: Avalon Television

Rose Matafeo (Starstruck)

Alma's Not Normal. Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan)

Sophie Willan (Alma's Not Normal)

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

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

Jamie Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats)

Brassic. Vinnie (Joe Gilgun). Copyright: Calamity Films

Joe Gilgun (Brassic)

Sex Education. Eric Effiong (Ncuti Gatwa). Copyright: Eleven Film

Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education)

Bloods. Maleek (Samson Kayo). Copyright: Roughcut Television

Samson Kayo (Bloods)

Mid Morning Matters With Alan Partridge. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions

Steve Coogan (This Time With Alan Partridge)

Jerk. Tim (Tim Renkow)

Tim Renkow (Jerk)

Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Graham Norton Show. Graham Norton. Copyright: So Television

The Graham Norton Show

The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan. Mo Gilligan

The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan

Race Around Britain. Munya Chawawa

Race Around Britain

The Ranganation. Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: Zeppotron

The Ranganation

Entertainment Performance

Alison Hammond. Copyright: BBC

Alison Hammond (I Can See Your Voice)

Big Zuu's Big Eats. Big Zuu. Copyright: Boomerang

Big Zuu (Big Zuu's Big Eats)

The Graham Norton Show. Graham Norton. Copyright: So Television

Graham Norton (The Graham Norton Show)

Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett (Joe Lycett's Got Your Back)

Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre (Michael McIntyre's The Wheel)

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Sean Lock

Sean Lock (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown)

Writer: Comedy

Bloods. Image shows from L to R: Lawrence (Julian Barratt), Jo (Lucy Punch), Kareshma (Aasiya Shah), Darryl (Kevin Garry), Darrell (Sam Campbell), Wendy (Jane Horrocks), Gary (Adrian Scarborough), Maleek (Samson Kayo)

Nathan Bryon and Paul Doolan (Bloods)

Nida Manzoor

Nida Manzoor (We Are Lady Parts)

The Outlaws. Image shows from L to R: John (Darren Boyd), Frank (Christopher Walken), Myrna (Clare Perkins), Rani Rekowski (Rhianne Barreto), Christian (Gamba Cole), Gabby (Eleanor Tomlinson), Greg (Stephen Merchant)

Stephen Merchant and Emma Jane Unsworth (The Outlaws)

Alma's Not Normal. Alma Nuthall (Sophie Willan)

Sophie Willan (Alma's Not Normal)

Emerging Talent: Fiction

Dreaming Whilst Black. Kwabena (Adjani Salmon). Copyright: Big Deal Films

Adjani Salmon (Dreaming Whilst Black writer)

Bloods. Image shows from L to R: Lawrence (Julian Barratt), Jo (Lucy Punch), Kareshma (Aasiya Shah), Darryl (Kevin Garry), Darrell (Sam Campbell), Wendy (Jane Horrocks), Gary (Adrian Scarborough), Maleek (Samson Kayo)

Nathan Bryon (Bloods writer)

Nida Manzoor

Nida Manzoor (We Are Lady Parts writer/director)

Sex Education. Image shows from L to R: Eric Effiong (Ncuti Gatwa), Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey), Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield). Copyright: Eleven Film

Runyararo Mapfumo (We Are Lady Parts writer/director)


Elsewhere in the nominations...

Comedy drama In My Skin in nominated alongside Manhunt: The Night Stalker, Unforgotten and Vigil in the Drama category, with creator Kayleigh Llewellyn nominated as the best Drama writer.

Big Zuu's Big Eats and Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing appear alongside Sort Your Life Out and The Great British Sewing Bee in the Features category.

David Thewlis is nominated in the Leading Actor category for his role in Landscapers, whilst the comedy drama itself is up for Best Mini Series.

Together - the comedy drama starring James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan - is up for Single Drama.

Emily Mortimer is in the running for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Pursuit Of Love.

In the Craft categories, costume designers PC Williams (We Are Lady Parts) and Sinéad Kidao (The Pursuit Of Love), director Will Sharpe (Landscapers), editors Doug Bryson (Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing) and Elen Pierce Lewis (Landscapers), composer Arthur Sharpe (Landscapers), photography and lighting specialists Erik Wilson (Landscapers) and Oli Russell (Sex Education), production designer Cristina Casali (Landscapers, The Pursuit Of Love), casting directors Aisha Bywaters (We Are Lady Parts) and Lauren Evans (Sex Education) have been nominated.

The full nominations across all categories can be seen via bafta.org

The Television Craft Awards will be revealed on 24th April and the TV BAFTAS ceremony is 8th May.

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