Bafta TV Awards 2024: The Crown, Happy Valley and Black Mirror land major nominations - see the full list

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20 Mar 2024, 12:12

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The Crown, Happy Valley, Black Mirror have bagged the most nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards, while other notable nominees include the likes of Hannah Waddingham, Brian Cox, Lorraine and Steve Coogan.

The annual ceremony will take place on Sunday 12th May at London’s Royal Festival Hall, with Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan back as the hosts, after making their debut last year. The ceremony will then air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer that evening. 

The final series of royal drama The Crown leads the noms with eight nods, including four in the acting categories.

Black Mirror received seven nominations for its Demon 79 episode, including Best Limited Drama.

The final season of Sally Wainwright’s Happy Valley landed six nominations, including best drama series and a Best Actress nod for Sarah Lancashire, who played Catherine Cawood.

Slow Horses and The Sixth Commandment also received six nominations.

Elsewhere, Hannah Waddingham got two nominations, for her work on the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 and her own Christmas show. Steve Coogan is nominated for The Reckoning, while Brian Cox is up for his role as Logan Roy in Succession. Lorraine is nominated in the daytime category.

The BAFTA Television Awards are Britain’s biggest annual celebration of TV, celebrating the shows and creative talent that captured the hearts and minds of BAFTAs television voting membership in 2023. 

The likes of Bad Sisters, Derry Girls and The Traitors were the big winners last year, with Ben Whishaw, Kate Winslet and Adeel Akhtar picking up the major performance awards. 

See the full BAFTA TV Awards 2024 nominations below: 

Drama series

The Gold (BBC One)

Happy Valley (BBC One)

Slow Horses (Apple TV+)

Top Boy (Netflix)

Limited drama

Best Interests (BBC One)

Demon 79, Black Mirror (Netflix)

The Long Shadow (ITV1)

The Sixth Commandment (BBC One)


The Bear (Disney+)

Beef (Netflix)

Class Act (Netflix)

The Last of Us (Sky Atlantic)

Love & Death (ITVX)

Succession (Sky Atlantic)

Leading actress

Anjana Vassan, Black Mirror (Netflix)

Anne Reid, The Sixth Commandment (BBC One)

Bella Ramsey, The Last of Us (Sky Atlantic)

Helena Bonham, The Crown (Netflix)

Sarah Lancashire, Happy Valley (BBC One)

Sharon Horgan, Best Interests (BBC One)

Leading actor

Brian Cox, Succession (Sky Atlantic)

Dominic West, The Crown (Netflix)

Kane Robinson, Top Boy (Netflix)

Paapa Essiedu, The Lazarus Project (Sky Max)

Steve Coogan, The Reckoning (BBC One)

Timothy Spall, The Sixth Commandment (BBC One)

Female performance in a comedy programme

Bridget Christie, The Change (Channel 4)

Gbemisola Ikumelo, Black Ops (BBC One)

Máiréad Tyers, Extraordinary (Disney+)

Roisin Gallagher, The Lovers (Sky Atlantic)

Sofia Oxenham, Extraordinary (Disney+)

Taj Atwal, Hullrasiers (Channel 4)

Male performance in a comedy programme

Adjani Salmon, Black Ops (BBC One)

David Tennant, Good Omens (Prime Video_

Hammed Animashaun, Black Ops (BBC One)

Jamie Demetriou, A Whole Lifetime with Jamie Demetriou (Netflix)

Joseph Gilgun, Brassic (Sky Max)

Mawaan Rizwan, Juice (BBC Three)

Supporting actor

Amit Shah, Happy Valley (BBC One)

Éanna Hardwick, The Sixth Commandment (BBC One)

Harris Dickinson, A Murder At The End of The World (Disney+)

Jack Lowden, Slow Horses (Apple TV+)

Matthew MacFayden, Succession (Sky Atlantic)

Salim Daw, The Crown (Netflix)

Supporting actress

Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown (Netflix)

Harriet Walter, Succession (Sky Atlantic)

Jasmin Jobson, Top Boy (Netflix)

Lesley Manville, The Crown (Netflix)

Nico Parker, The Last of Us (Sky Atlantic)

Siobhan Finneran, Happy Valley (BBC One)

Entertainment performance

Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! (ITV1)

Big Zuu, Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave)

Graham Norton, The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)

Hannah Waddingham, Eurovision Song Contest 2023 (BBC One)

Joe Lycett, Late Night Lycett (Channel 4)

Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, Rob and Romesh Vs , (Sky Max)

Scripted comedy

Big Boys (Channel 4)

Dreaming Whilst Black (BBC One)

Extraordinary (Disney+)

Such Brave Girls (BBC Three)

Specialist factual

Chimp Empire (Netflix)

The Enfield Poltergeist (Apple TV+)

Forced Out (Sky Documentaries)

White Nanny, Black Child (Channel 5)

Reality and constructed factual

Banged Up (Channel 4)

Married at First Sight (E4)

My Mum, Your Dad (ITV1)

Squid Game: The Challenge (Netflix)

Current affairs

Inside Russia: Traitors and Heros Storyville (BBC Two)

Putin Vs The West (BBC Two)

Russell Brand: In Plain Sight (Channel 4)

The Shamima Begum Story

Entertainment programme

Hannah Waddingham: Home For Christmas

Later with Jools Holland

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

Strictly Come Dancing

Comedy entertainment programme

The Graham Norton Show

Late Night Lycett

Rob & Romesh Vs …

Would I Lie To You?

Short film

Mobility (BBC Three)

The Skewer: Three Twisted Years (BBC iPlayer)

Stealing Ukraine’s Children:Inside Russia’s Camps (Vice)

Where It Ends (BBC Three)

Factual Entertainment

Celebrity Race Across The World (BBC One)

The Dog House (Channel 4)

Endurance: Race To The Pole (Channel 5)

Portrait Artist of the Year (Sky Arts)

Factual series

Dublin Narcos (Sky Documentaries)

Evacuation (Channel 4)

Lockerbie (Sky Documentaries)

Once Upon A Time In Northern Ireland (BBC Two)

Live event

The Coronation Concert (BBC One)

Eurovision Song Contest (BBC One)

Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance (BBC One)

News coverage

Channel 4 News: Inside Gaza, Israel and Hamas at War (Channel 4)

Sky News: Inside Myanmar, The Hidden War (Sky News)

Sky News: Israel/Hamas War (Sky News)

Single documentary

David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived (Sky Documentaries)

Ellie Simmonds: Finding My Secret Family (ITV1)

Hatton (Sky Crime)

Vjeran Tomic: The Spider-man of Paris (Netflix)


Casualty (BBC One)

Eastenders (BBC One)

Emmerdale (ITV1)


Cheltenham Festival Day One (ITV1)

MOTD Live: Fifa Women’s World Cup 2023 (BBC One)

Wimbledon 2023: Men’s Final (BBC One)


Loose Women and Men (ITV1)

Lorraine (ITV1)

Make It At Market (BBC One)

Scam Interceptors (BBC One)

P&O Cruises Memorable Moment

Beckham: David teases Victoria about her ‘working class’ upbringing (Netflix)

Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa being revealed as the 15th Doctor (BBC One)

Happy Valley: Catherine Cawood and Tommy Lee Royce’s final kitchen showdown (BBC One)

The Last of Us: Bill and Frank’s Story (Sky Atlantic)

The Piano: 13-year old Lucy stuns commuters with jaw-dropping piano performance (Channel 4)

Succession: Logan Roy’s death (Sky Atlantic)

The BAFTA TV Awards 2024 will take place on Sunday 12th May at London’s Royal Festival Hall. The ceremony will then air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer that evening.