BAFTAs Awarded May 18; Chris O'Dowd, Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden Among 2014 Nominees | Playbill

News BAFTAs Awarded May 18; Chris O'Dowd, Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden Among 2014 Nominees
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards May 18 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London.

James Corden
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The awards honor "the very best in television broadcast on British screens over the past year."

Stage stars nominated for their work include Chris O'Dowd, Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter and James Corden, among others.

A selection of the nominees follows:

Leading Actor
Jamie Dornan, "The Fall" – BBC Two
Sean Harris, "Southcliffe" – Channel 4
Luke Newberry, "In The Flesh" – BBC Three
Dominic West, "Burton and Taylor" – BBC Four

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

Supporting Actress
Shirley Henderson, "Southcliffe" – Channel 4
Sarah Lancashire, "Last Tango in Halifax" – BBC One
Claire Rushbrook, "My Mad Fat Diary" – E4
Nicola Walker, "Last Tango in Halifax" – BBC One

Entertainment Performance
Ant and Dec, "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway" – ITV
Charlie Brooker, "10 O'Clock Live" – Channel 4
Sarah Millican, "The Sarah Millican Television Programme" – BBC Two
Graham Norton, "The Graham Norton Show" – BBC One

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme
Frances De La Tour, "Vicious" – ITV
Kerry Howard, "Him & Her: The Wedding" – BBC Three
Doon Mackichan, "Plebs" – ITV2
Katherine Parkinson, "The IT Crowd" – Channel 4

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Richard Ayoade, "The IT Crowd" – Channel 4
Mathew Baynton, "The Wrong Mans" – BBC Two
James Corden, "The Wrong Mans" – BBC Two
Chris O'Dowd, "The IT Crowd" – Channel 4

Single Drama
"An Adventure in Space and Time," Mark Gatiss, Matt Strevens, Terry McDonough, Caroline Skinner – BBC Wales/BBC America/BBC Two

"Black Mirror: Be Right Back," Barney Reisz, Charlie Brooker, Owen Harris, Annabel Jones - Zeppotron/Channel 4

"Complicit," Guy Hibbert, Niall MacCormick, Kevin Toolis, Jolyon Symonds – Many River Films/Channel

"The Wipers Times," David Parfitt, Andy De Emmony, Ian Hislop, Nick Newman – Trademark Films/BBC Two

"The Fall," Allan Cubitt, Jakob Verbruggen, Julian Stevens, Gub Neal - Fables Lts/Artists Studio/BBC Two

"The Great Train Robbery," Production Team - World Productions/BBC One

"In the Flesh," Hilary Martin, Ann Harrison-Baxter, Dominic Mitchell, Jonny Campbell – BBC Drama Production Salford/BBC America/BBC Three

"Southcliffe," Tony Grisoni, Sean Durkin, Peter Carlton, Derrin Schlesinger - Warp Films/ Channel 4

Drama Series
"Broadchurch," Production Team - Kudos and Imaginary Friends (a co-production)/ITV

"My Mad Fat Diary," Tom Bidwell, Greg Brenman, 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

Soap and Continuing Drama
"Casualty," Production Team – BBC Drama Productions/BBC One

"Coronation Street," Production Team – ITV Studios/ITV

"Eastenders," Production Team – BBC Productions/BBC One

"Holby City," Production Team – BBC Drama Productions/BBC One

"Borgen," Adam Price, Tobias Lindholm, Jannik Johansen, Camilla Hammerich - DR/BBC Four

"Breaking Bad," Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, George Mastras, Sam Catlin - High Bridge Productions, Inc. and Gran Via Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television/Netflix

"House of Cards," Beau Willimon, David Fincher, Joshua Donen, Kevin Spacey - Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix/Netflix

"The Returned," Caroline Benjo, Fabrice Gobert - Haut et Court/Channel 4

For more information and a complete list of nominees, visit

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