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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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