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Nominations Announced for the British Academy Children's Awards in 2015

22 October 2015

The nominations have been revealed for the British Academy Children's Awards in 2015 and competition is looking fierce!

Leading the way with three nominations is CBBC's gruesomely entertaining Horrible Histories series, which is nominated in both the Comedy and Writing categories for its special Magna Carta episode. 

Horrible Histories actress Jessica Ransom is nominated in the Performer category for her portrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots, and faces competition from Gus Barry (Hetty Feather), Harry Hill (The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm), and Poppy Lee Friar (Eve). 

Event: British Academy Children's AwardsDate: 23 November 2014Venue: The Roundhouse, LondonHost: Doc Brown-Area: CEREMONYBAFTA/Jamie Simonds


Former ceremony hosts Sam & Mark received their fourth nomination in the Presenter category, and will go head to head with Drs. Alexander and Chris Van Tulleken, fellow BAFTA winner Barney Harwood and comedian Iain Sterling.

Their television show Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up is nominated in the Entertainment category, up against Justin's HouseMatilda and The Ramsay Bunch and Swashbuckle.


Last year's ceremony host, British comedian, rapper, actor and screenwriter Doc Brown, will return for the second year, so it promises to be quite a show! Follow our ceremony updates and live winner announcements on Twitter via @BAFTA and #BAFTAKids on Sunday 22 November.

Event: British Academy Children's AwardsDate: 23 November 2014Venue: The Roundhouse, LondonHost: Doc Brown-Area: CEREMONY

Ceremony host Doc Brown on stage with Simon Webbe at the British Academy Children's Awards in 2014

British Academy Children's Awards in 2013

Former ceremony hosts Sam & Mark nominated for the fourth time

Event: British Academy Children's AwardsDate: 23 November 2014Venue: The Roundhouse, LondonHost: Doc Brown-Area: CEREMONY

2013 and 2014 Factual winner Operation Ouch! is nominated in the category once again

See the full list of nominees >