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      BAFTA TV Awards 2021 Nominations: Small Axe, The Crown, I May Destroy You Lead The List


      The BAFTA TV Awards 2021 nominations list is out and it includes shows like The Crown, Small Axe and I May Destroy You triumphing as the top contenders. The Crown that chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II has received ten nominations for BAFTA awards. The show has been nominated in the Best Drama Series category while Josh O'Connor has received a nomination in the Leading Actor category for his portrayal of Prince Charles in the show.


      On the other hand, Small Axe that revolves around the life of the West Indian community in London during the early 1960s to 1980s, has received a whopping fifteen nominations. Director Steve McQueen has received a nomination in the Best Director category. The cast members of the show like John Boyega, Letitia Wright, Shaun Parkes, Micheal Ward and Malachi Kirby have received nominations for their performances in the same. The show has also received a nomination for the Best Miniseries.

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      The show Normal People that is based on author Sally Rooney's novel has received seven nominations. On the other hand, I May Destroy You that deals with a woman battling sexual assault has received eight nominations. Well, the awards will be handed out in two ceremonies, one will be the craft categories on May 24 and the rest of them will be handed out at a televised event on June 6.

      Check out the entire list of nominations.

      Drama Series

      Gangs Of London

      I Hate Suzie

      Save Me Too

      The Crown

      Comedy Entertainment Programme

      Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe

      Rob & Romesh Vs

      The Big Narstie Show

      The Ranganation

      Entertainment Programme

      Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

      Life & Rhymes

      Strictly Come Dancing

      The Masked Singer

      Factual Series

      Crime & Punishment


      Losing It: Our Mental Health Emergency

      Once Upon A Time In Iraq


      Big Zuu's Big Eats

      Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace

      Mortimer And Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

      The Repair Shop

      Entertainment Performance

      Adam Hills- The Last Leg

      Bradley Walsh- Beat The Chasers

      Claudia Winkleman- Strictly Come Dancing

      David Mitchell- Would I Lie To You? At Christmas

      Graham Norton- The Graham Norton Show

      Romesh Ranganathan- The Ranganation

      Leading Actress

      Billie Piper- I Hate Suzie

      Daisy Edgar-Jones- Normal People

      Hayley Squires- Adult Material

      Jodie Comer- Killing Eve

      Letitia Wright- Small Axe

      Michaela Coel- I May Destroy You

      Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

      Aimee Lou Wood- Sex Education

      Daisy Haggard- Breeders

      Daisy May Cooper- This Country

      Emma Mackey- Sex Education

      Gbemisola Ikumelo- Famalam

      Mae Martin- Feel Good


      Little America

      Lovecraft Country


      Welcome To Chechnya: The Gay Purge (Storyville)

      Leading Actor

      John Boyega- Small Axe

      Josh O'Connor- The Crown

      Paapa Essiedu- I May Destroy You

      Paul Mescal- Normal People

      Shaun Parkes- Small Axe

      Waleed Zuaiter- Baghdad Central

      Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

      Charlie Cooper- This Country

      Guz Khan- Man Like Mobeen

      Joseph Gilgun- Brassic

      Ncuti Gatwa- Sex Education

      Paul Ritter- Friday Night Dinner

      Reece Shearsmith- Inside No 9


      Adult Material

      I May Destroy You

      Normal People

      Small Axe

      Reality & Constructed Factual

      Masterchef: The Professionals

      Race Across The World

      The School That Tried To End Racism

      The Write Offs

      Supporting Actor

      Kunal Nayyar- Criminal: UK

      Malachi Kirby- Small Axe

      Michael Sheen- Quiz

      Micheal Ward- Small Axe

      Rupert Everett- Adult Material

      Tobias Menzies- The Crown

      Supporting Actress

      Helena Bonham Carter- The Crown

      Leila Farzad- I Hate Suzie

      Rakie Ayola- Anthony

      Siena Kelly- Adult Materials

      Sophie Okonedo- Criminal: UK

      Weruche Opia- I May Destroy You

      Emerging Talent: Fiction

      Georgi Banks Davis (Director)- I Hate Suzie

      Harry Tulley (Dubbing Mixer)- Anthony

      Stephen S Thompson (Writer)- Sitting In Limbo

      William Stefan Smith (Director)- On The Edge

      Emerging Talent: Factual

      Ashley Francis-Roy (Shooting Producer/Director)- Damilola: The Boy Next Door & The Real Eastenders

      Jessica Kelly (Director)- The Schools that Chain Boys & Silicon Valley's Online Slave Market

      Kandise Abiola (Producer)- Terms & Conditions: A UK Drill Story

      Marian Mohamed (Director)- Defending Digga D

      Best Director: Fiction

      Lenny Abrahamson- Normal People

      Benjamin Caron- The Crown

      Michaela Coel- I May Destroy You

      Steve McQueen- Small Axe

      Best Director: Factual

      Xavier Alford- Locked in: Breaking the Silence (Storyville)

      James Bluemel- Once Upon a Time in Iraq

      Teresa Griffiths- Lee Miller - A Life on the Front Line

      Deeyah Khan- America's War on Abortion (Exposure)

      Writer: Drama

      Alastair Siddons, Steve McQueen- Small Axe

      Lucy Kirkwood- Adult Material

      Lucy Prebble- I Hate Suzie

      Michaela Coel- I May Destroy You

      Writer: Comedy

      Charlie Brooker- Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe

      Daisy May Cooper, Charlie Cooper- This Country

      Sophie Willan- Alma's Not Normal

      Writing Team- Ghosts

      Makeup And Hair Design

      The Crown

      I May Destroy You

      Small Axe

      The Great

      Photography And Lighting

      High End

      Little Birds


      Small Axe

      Normal People

      Editing: Fiction

      Small Axe

      I May Destroy You

      Normal People


      Editing: Factual

      Putin: A Russian Spy Story

      Once Upon a Time in Iraq (episode 3)

      Lee Miller - A Life on the Front Line

      Once Upon a Time in Iraq (episode 2)

      Scripted Comedy


      Inside No. 9

      Man Like Mobeen

      This Country

      Costume Design

      The Crown

      Sex Education


      Small Axe

      Production Design

      Small Axe

      His Dark Materials

      Gangs of London

      Sex Education

      Special, Visual & Graphic Effects

      The Crown

      War of the Worlds


      His Dark Materials

      Original Music

      Cristobal Tapia de Veer- The Third Day (episode 3)

      H Scott Salinas- Baghdad Central

      Harry Escott- Roadkill

      Martin Phipps- The Crown

      Watch this space for more on BAFTA TV Awards 2021.

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