The nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and the British Academy Television Craft Awards 2020 have been announced.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the 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 2019. The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony will be Friday 31 July on BBC One with the British Academy Television Craft Awards taking place online on Friday 17 July.
The highlights from today’s Television and Television Craft nominations are:
- 14 nominations for Chernobyl
- Seven nominations for The Crown
- Six nominations for Fleabag and Giri/Haji
- Five nominations for His Dark Materials and The Virtues
- Four nominations for Killing Eve, Sex Education and Top Boy
The nominations for the public-voted Virgin Media Must-See Moment are:
- Coronation Street: The Death of Sinead Osbourne
- Fleabag: Confessional scene
- Game of Thrones: Arya kills the Night King
- Gavin and Stacey: Nessa proposes to Smithy
- Line of Duty: John Corbett’s Death
- Love Island: Michael recouples after Casa Amor
Members of the public can now vote for their favourite Must-See Moment online at virginmedia.com/bafta
Notes for editors
BAFTA is supported by official partners to the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.
Chernobyl (14): - Costume Design, Director Fiction, Editing Fiction, Make-up & Hair Design, Original Music, Photography & Lighting Fiction, Production Design, Scripted Casting, Sound Fiction, Special, Visual & Graphic Effects, Writer Drama, Leading Actor, Mini-Series and Supporting Actor – 11 Craft/three Television Awards nominations
The Crown (7): - Photography & Lighting Fiction, Production Design, Sound Fiction, Special, Visual & Graphic Effects, Drama Series, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress – four Craft/three Television
Fleabag (6): - Director Fiction, Editing Fiction, Writer Comedy, Female Performance in a Comedy Programme (2) and Scripted Comedy – three Craft/three Television
Giri/Haji (6): - Editing Fiction, Original Music, Scripted Casting, Drama Series, Leading Actor and Supporting Actor – three Craft/three Television
His Dark Materials (5): - Costume Design, Photography & Lighting Fiction, Sound Fiction, Special, Visual & Graphic Effects and Titles – all Craft
The Virtues (5): - Director Fiction, Writer Drama, Leading Actor, Mini-Series and Supporting Actress – two Craft/three Television
Killing Eve (4): - Editing Fiction, Original Music, Production Design and Leading Actress – three Craft/one Television
Sex Education (4): - Breakthrough Talent, Production Design, Scripted Casting and Male Performance in a Comedy Programme – three Craft/one Television
Top Boy (4):- Breakthrough Talent, Photography & Lighting Fiction, Scripted Casting and Supporting Actress – three Craft/one Television
First time nominees in Performance Categories
Callum Turner (BTB in 2014)
Josh O’Connor (BTB in 2017, EE Rising Star Nominee in 2018)
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