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Nominations announced: Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards in 2019

12 April 2019
Event: British Academy Games AwardsDate: Thursday 4 April 2019Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, LondonHost: Dara Ó Briain -Area: ReportageBAFTA/Carlo Paloni

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. These awards reward the very best in television craft and television programmes broadcast in the UK in 2018. The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 12 May with the British Academy Television Craft Awards taking place two weeks earlier on Sunday 28 April at The Brewery, London.

The highlights from today’s Television and Television Craft nominations are:

14 nominations for Killing Eve
12 nominations for A Very English Scandal
Six nominations for Patrick Melrose
Five nominations for Bodyguard and The Little Drummer Girl
Four nominations for Mrs. Wilson and Mum
Three nominations for Bros: After the Screaming Stops, Bandersnatch (Black Mirror), The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance, Sally4Ever, Save Me and Would I Lie To You?

The nominations for the public-voted Virgin Media Must-See Moment are:

Bodyguard: Julia Montague Assassinated;
Coronation Street: Gail’s Monologue on the Suicide of Aidan Connor;
Doctor Who: Rosa Parks, The Doctor and Her Companions Make Sure Historical Moments Remain
Killing Eve: Eve Stabs Villanelle;
Peter Kay’s Car Share: The Finale;
Queer Eye: Tom Completes His Transformation