The Arqiva British Academy Television Awards Are Announced Tonight



The winners of the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards, rewarding the very best in television broadcast on British screens last year, are announced tonight. Both Broadchurch and members of its cast are nominated, although David Tennant himself was not shortlisted for his performance.

Last year's double BAFTA winner Olivia Colman was shortlisted for Leading Actress for her role as local detective Ellie Miller. David Bradley was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jack Marshall, the newsagent with a mysterious past. Finally, Broadchurch written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos TV and Imaginary Friends for ITV, was nominated in the Drama Series category.

Broadchurch and Doctor Who: The Day Of the Doctor are among the six programmes listed for the Radio Times Audience award, the only prize tonight to have been decided by members of the public.

LEADING ACTRESS
HELENA BONHAM CARTER Burton and Taylor – BBC Four
OLIVIA COLMAN Broadchurch - ITV
KERRIE HAYES The Mill – Channel 4
MAXINE PEAKE The Village – BBC One

SUPPORTING ACTOR
DAVID BRADLEY Broadchurch – ITV
JEROME FLYNN Ripper Street – BBC One
NICO MIRALLEGRO The Village – BBC One
RORY KINNEAR Southcliffe – Channel 4

DRAMA SERIES
BROADCHURCH Production Team - Kudos and Imaginary Friends (a co-production)/ITV
MY MAD FAT DIARY Tom Bidwell, Greg Brennan, Roanna Benn, Jude Liknaitzky - Tiger
Aspect Productions/E4
TOP OF THE LAKE Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Jane Campion, Philippa Campbell –
See-Saw Films/BBC Two
THE VILLAGE Production Team - Company Pictures/BBC One

RADIO TIMES AUDIENCE AWARD (voted for by members of the public)
BREAKING BAD
BROADCHURCH
DOCTOR WHO: DAY OF THE DOCTOR
EDUCATING YORKSHIRE
GOGGLEBOX
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKEOFF




The awards ceremony takes place at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London and is hosted by presenter Graham Norton. The show will be televised on BBC One at 8pm BST tonight, and results will also be announced live via the BAFTA Twitter feed and Facebook page


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