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BAFTA Nominations Announced: British Academy Children's Awards

22 October 2019

British Academy Children's Awards 2019 nominations announced 

The British Academy Children’s Awards, BAFTA’s annual ceremony celebrating the best in global children’s media, takes place at The Brewery in London, on Sunday 1 December 2019.

View the full list of nominations

Today’s nominations announcement includes:

  • Four nominations for The Worst Witch, including a nomination for Bella Ramsey in Young Performer, her second consecutive nomination in the category
  • Three nominations for The Amazing World of Gumball, Horrible Histories and Horrible Histories: The Movie
  • Two first-time nominees in the Presenter category: Lindsey Russell for Blue Peter and Owain Williams for Stwnsh Sadwrn. Also nominated in the Presenter category are Dr Chris and Dr Xand with their third consecutive nomination and Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes with their seventh joint nomination
  • Leaving Care, Mimi On A Mission, One-To-One and This is My Life: Boys To Men are nominated in the new Teen category
  • Blue Peter, The Dengineers, Operation Ouch! and The Pets Factor are nominated in the new Factual Entertainment category

Tickets to the Awards are available now 

Nominations are correct at the time of going to print. BAFTA reserves the right to make changes to the names listed at any time up until 1 December 2019.



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