Monday, 10 May 2010


[9.56 - French Time] The official list of nominations for the British Academy Television Awards 2010 has been published today. Note that Britain's Got Talent has its first ever nomination for a BAFTA Television Award (Best Entertainment programme). Here are some of the categories:

- Best Actress:

Helena Bonham Carter for Enid (BBC One), Sophie Okonedo for Mrs Mandela (BBC Four), Julie Walters for A Short Stay In Switzerland (BBC One) and Mo (Channel 4).

- Best Actor:

Kenneth Branagh for Wallander (BBC One), Brendan Gleeson for Into The Storm (BBC Two) , John Hurt for An Englishman in New York (ITV1), David Oyelowo for Small Island (BBC One).

- Best Supporting Actress:

Rebecca Hall for Red Riding 1974 (Channel 4), Sophie Okonedo for Criminal Justice (BBC One), Lauren Socha for The Unloved (Channel 4), Imelda Staunton for Cranford (BBC One).

- Best Supporting Actor:

Benedict Cumberbatch for Small Island (BBC One), Tom Hollander for Gracie! (BBC Four), Gary Lewis for Mo (Channel 4), Matthew Macfadyen for Criminal Justice (BBC One).

- Best Entertainment Performance:

Stephen Fry for QI (BBC One), Harry Hill for Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV1), Anthony McPartlin & Declan Donnelly for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (ITV1), Michael McIntyre for Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One).

- Best Drama Series:

Being Human (BBC Three), Misfits (E4), Spooks (BBC One), The Street (BBC One).

- Best Drama Serial:

Occupation (BBC One), Red Riding (Channel 4), Small Island (BBC One), Unforgiven (ITV 1).

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The BAFTA Television Awards 2010 will take place on Sunday 6 June.

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