‘The Crown’ Picks Up Royal Flush in 2017 Bafta TV Nominations

Kim Taylor-Foster

The Crown leads the pack when it comes to nominations for the 2017 Bafta TV Awards. The Netflix drama has been nominated for five awards, including a nod for Drama Series. The awards ceremony takes place in London on May 14. Here is the full list of – extremely diverse – nominees.

Leading Actress

The Crown
Claire Foy in 'The Crown'
  • Nikki Amuka-Bird – NW
  • Jodie Comer – Thirteen
  • Claire Foy – The Crown
  • Sarah Lancashire – Happy Valley

Leading Actor

The Hollow Crown Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses'
  • Adeel Akhtar – Murdered By My Father
  • Babou Ceesay – Damilola, Our Loved Boy
  • Robbie Coltrane – National Treasure
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Supporting Actress

Happy Valley
Siobhan Finneran (left) with Sarah Lancashire in 'Happy Valley'
  • Nicola Walker – Last Tango in Halifax
  • Siobhan Finneran – Happy Valley
  • Vanessa Kirby – The Crown
  • Wunmi Mosaku – Damilola, Our Loved Boy

Supporting Actor

Line of Duty
Daniel Mays (centre) in 'Line of Duty'
  • Daniel Mays – Line of Duty
  • Jared Harris – The Crown
  • John Lithgow – The Crown
  • Tom Hollander – The Night Manager

Entertainment Performance

  • Adam Hills – The Last Leg
  • Claudia Winkleman – Strictly Come Dancing
  • Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show
  • Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Alan Partridge
Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge
  • Asim Chaudhry – People Just Do Nothing
  • David Mitchell – Upstart Crow
  • Harry Enfield – The Windsors
  • Steve Coogan – Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Olivia Colman in 'Fleabag'
  • Diane Morgan – Cunk on Shakespeare
  • Lesley Manville – Mum
  • Olivia Colman – Fleabag
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag

Drama Series

  • The Crown
  • The Durrells
  • Happy Valley
  • War & Peace

Single Drama

  • Aberfan: The Green Hollow
  • Damilola: Our Loved Boy
  • Murdered By My Father
  • NW


National Treasure
Robbie Coltrane in 'National Treasure'
  • The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
  • National Treasure
  • The Secret
  • The Witness for the Prosecution

Soap and Continuing Drama

  • Casualty
  • EastEnders
  • Emmerdale
  • Hollyoaks


  • The Night Of
  • The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
  • Stranger Things
  • Transparent

Entertainment Programme

  • Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
  • Britain’s Got Talent
  • Michael McIntyre’s Big Show
  • Strictly Come Dancing

Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

  • Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe
  • Cunk on Shakespeare
  • The Last Leg
  • Taskmaster

Scripted Comedy

People Just Do Nothing
The cast of 'People Just Do Nothing'
  • Camping
  • Fleabag
  • Flowers
  • People Just Do Nothing


  • The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs
  • The Great British Bake Off
  • Travel Man: 48 Hours In…
  • Who Do You Think You Are?

Virgin TV’s Must See Moment

  • Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden: Carpool Karaoke with Michelle Obama
  • Line of Duty: Urgent Exit Required
  • Planet Earth II: Snakes vs Iguana Chase
  • Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls’ Gangnam Style
  • Who Do You Think You Are?: Danny Dyer’s Origins

Current Affairs

  • Inside Obama’s White House
  • Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed (Panorama)
  • Three Days of Terror – The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (This World)
  • Unarmed Black Male (This World)

Single Documentary

  • Behind Closed Doors
  • Hillsborough
  • How to Die: Simon’s Choice
  • Hypernormalisation

Factual Series

  • 24 Hours in Police Custody
  • Exodus: Our Journey to Europe
  • Kids on the Edge
  • The Prosecutors: Real Crime and Punishment

Reality and Constructed Factual

  • First Dates
  • Muslims Like Us
  • The Real Marigold Hotel
  • The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds

Specialist Factual

  • Alan Bennett’s Diaries
  • Attenborough’s Life That Glows
  • Grayson Perry All Man
  • Planet Earth II

News Coverage

  • Channel 4 News: Brexit – Day One
  • BBC North West Tonight: Hillsborough Inquests
  • Sky News Tonight – Aleppo: Death of a City
  • Victoria Derbyshire


  • The Open Production Team – Sky Sports/European Tour Productions/Sky Sports 1
  • RIO 2016 Olympics – BBC Sport/BBC One
  • RIO 2016 Paralympics Production Team – Sunset+Vine/Channel 4
  • Six Nations: England v Wales – ITV Sport/ITV

Live Event

  • The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme
  • Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
  • Stand Up to Cancer
  • The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration
Kim Taylor-Foster
Kim Taylor-Foster is Entertainment Editor for Fandom in the UK. She was raised on an unsteady diet of video nasties and violent action flicks.