Happy Valley, Marvellous, The Missing and Line of Duty lead BAFTA TV nominations

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 8 April 2015
Sarah Lancashire

'Happy Valley' actress Sarah Lancashire at the 2014 BAFTA Television Awards

'Happy Valley', 'Marvellous', 'The Missing' and 'Line of Duty' lead the BAFTA TV award nominations with three nods each following today's (08.04.15) announcement

'Happy Valley', 'Marvellous', 'The Missing' and 'Line of Duty' lead the House of Fraser British Academy Television Award nominations with three nods each.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today (08.04.15) announced the nominations for the annual awards ceremony, which is set to take place at London's Theatre Royal on Sunday May 10, with the BBC's three crime dramas and the TV movie 'Marvellous' receiving three nominations each.

'Marvellous', which is based on the true story of Neil Baldwin, is nominated for the Single Drama, Leading Actor and Supporting Actress Awards with Toby and Gemma Jones up for the acting accolades.

Sarah Lancashire, who won the Supporting Actress award at last year's ceremony, is this year nominated for Leading Actress for her role in 'Happy Valley' with the Yorkshire-set crime thriller also up for the Drama Series and Supporting Actor categories.

James Nesbitt received a nomination for Leading Actor for Drama Series nominee 'The Missing', which also sees Ken Scott nominated for Supporting Actor.

'Line of Duty' meanwhile has received nominations in the Leading Actress and Supporting Actress categories for Keeley Hawes and Vicky McClure's respective performances as well as for Drama Series.

Meanwhile, 'The Graham Norton Show' host Graham Norton, 'Saturday Night Takeaway' funnymen Ant & Dec, 'Celebrity Juice' presenter Leigh Francis (Keith Lemon) and 'Strictly Come Dancing' co-host Claudia Winkleman are all up for the Entertainment Performance award.

The nominations in full are as follows:

Leading Actor:

Benedict Cumberbatch, 'Sherlock'

Toby Jones, 'Marvellous'

James Nesbitt, 'The Missing'

Jason Watkins, 'The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies

Leading Actress:

Georgina Campbell, 'Murdered by My Boyfriend'

Keeley Hawes, 'Line of Duty'

Sarah Lancashire, 'Happy Valley'

Sheridan Smith, 'Cilla'

Supporting Actor:

Adeel Akhtar, 'Utopia'

James Norton, 'Happy Valley'

Stephen Rea, 'The Honourable Woman'

Ken Stott, 'The Missing'

Supporting Actress:

Gemma Jones, 'Marvellous'

Vicky McClure, 'Line of Duty'

Amanda Redman, 'Tommy Cooper: Not like That, Like This'

Charlotte Spencer, 'Glue'

Entertainment Performance:

Ant & Dec, 'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway'

Leigh Francis, 'Celebrity Juice'

Graham Norton, 'The Graham Norton Show'

Claudia Winkleman, 'Strictly Come Dancing'

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme:

Olivia Colman, 'Rev'

Tamsin Greig, 'Episodes'

Jessica Hynes, 'W1A'

Catherine Tate, 'Catherine Tate's Nan'

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme:

Matt Berry, 'Toast of London'

Hugh Bonneville, 'W1A'

Tom Hollander, 'Rev'

Brendan O'Carroll, 'Mrs Brown's Boys' Christmas Special

Single Drama:

'A Poet In New York'



'Murdered by My Boyfriend'



'The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies'

'Our World War'


Drama Series:

'Happy Valley'

'Line of Duty'

'The Missing'

'Peaky Blinders'

Soap & Continuing Drama:


'Coronation Street'




'The Good Wife'

'House of Cards'

'Orange Is The New Black'

'True Detective'

Factual Series

'15,000 Kids and Counting'

'Educating the East End'

'Life and Death Row'

'Protecting our Parents'

Specialist Factual:

'David Attenborough's Conquest of the Skies 3D'

'Grayson Perry: Who Are You?'

'The Great War: The People's Story'

'Our Gay Wedding: The Musical'

Single Documentary:

'Baby P: The Untold Story'

'Children of Syria'

'The Miners Strike and Me'

'The Paedophile Hunter'


'George Clarke's Amazing Spaces'

'Grand Designs'

'The Great British Bake Off'

'Long Lost Family'

Reality & Constructed Factual:

'The Apprentice'

'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!'

'The Island with Bear Grylls'

'The Undateables'

Current Affairs:

'Children on the Frontline'

'Ebola Frontline'

'Inside Kenya's Death Squads'

'Terror At The Mall'

News Coverage:

'BBC News at Ten'

'Channel 4 News - Inside Gaza: Children Under Fire'

'ITV News at Ten: Iraq Crisis'

'Sky News Live at Five: Ebola'

Sport & Live Event:

2014 FA Cup Semi Final: Hull City v Sheffield United

'Monty Python (Mostly) Live: One Down, Five to Go'

Tour De France 2014, Stage 1

'WW1 Remembered - From the Battlefield & Westminster Abbey'

Entertainment Programme:

'Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway'

'Dynamo: Magician Impossible'

'Strictly Come Dancing'

'The Voice'

Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

'Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe'

'The Graham Norton Show'

'Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle'

'Would I Lie To You'

Scripted Comedy:


'harry & Paul's Story of the Twos'

'Moone Boy'

'The Wrong Mans'

Radio Times Audience Award:



'Game of Thrones'

'The Great British Bake Off'

'The Missing'


'Strictly Come Dancing'

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