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Bafta TV awards 2014: This year's nominations

The nominations were announced a month ago but just in case you missed them the first time around, here is a reminder
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The Bafta television awards are almost upon us again and this year Channel 4 is leading the nominations with Southcliffe and The IT Crowd getting four each.

Scroll down to see the full list of nominations

Sean Harris is up for the leading actor award for his performance in Southcliffe. He is competing against Dominic West for Burton and Taylor , In The Flesh's Luke Newberry and Jamie Dornan in The Fall.

Dornan has hit the headlines recently after it was announced that he would be playing the intense and enigmatic Christian Grey in the film adaptation of EL James' 50 Shades of Grey.

Meanwhile in the leading actresses category, Olivia Colman has been nominated for her portrayal of DS Ellie Miller in ITV's police drama Broadchurch. She will be up against Helena Bonham-Carter for Burton and Taylor, Maxine Peake for The Village and Kerrie Hayes for her role in The Mill.

Cilla Black will be presented with a special award for her long career in the entertainment industry, which spans over 50 years. A three-part ITV drama looking at Black's career in show business is currently in production and stars Sheridan Smith in the lead role.

Julie Walters is another actress who will be getting special recognition for her work, she is to be honoured with the Academy Fellowship. 

The Bafta television awards will be starting at 8pm on BBC1 tonight

Read more: Broadchurch and Southcliffe lead Bafta 2014 TV nominations

Bafta TV awards nominations in full

Leading Actor

Jamie Dornan - The Fall

Sean Harris - Southcliffe

Luke Newberry - In The Flesh

Dominic West - Burton And Taylor

Leading Actress

Helena Bonham Carter - Burton And Taylor

Olivia Colman - Broadchurch

Kerrie Hayes - The Mill

Maxine Peake - The Village

Supporting Actor

David Bradley - Broadchurch

Jerome Flynn - Ripper Street

Nico Mirallegro - The Village

Rory Kinnear - Southcliffe

Supporting Actress

Shirley Henderson - Southcliffe

Sarah Lancashire - Last Tango In Halifax

Claire Rushbrook - My Mad Fat Diary

Nicola Walker - Last Tango In Halifax

Entertainment Performance

Ant and Dec - Ant And Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Charlie Brooker - 10 O'Clock Live

Sarah Millican - The Sarah Millican Television Programme

Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Frances de la Tour - Vicious

Kerry Howard - Him And Her: The Wedding

Doon Mackichan - Plebs

Katherine Parkinson - The IT Crowd

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Richard Ayoade - The IT Crowd

Mathew Baynton - The Wrong Mans

James Corden - The Wrong Mans

Chris O'Dowd - The IT Crowd

Drama Series


My Mad Fat Diary

Top Of The Lake

The Village

Single Drama

An Adventure In Space And Time

Black Mirror: Be Right Back


The Wipers Times

Soap and Continuing Drama


Coronation Street


Holby City


The Fall

The Great Train Robbery

In The Flesh




Breaking Bad

House Of Cards

The Returned

Factual Series


Educating Yorkshire

Keeping Britain Alive: The NHS In A Day

The Route Masters: Running London's Roads

Specialist Factual

David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive

Martin Luther King And The March On Washington

Richard III: The King In The Car Park

Story Of The Jews

Single Documentary

28 Up South Africa

The Day Kennedy Died

The Murder Trial

The Unspeakable Crime: Rape


The Choir: Sing While You Work

Grand Designs

The Great British Bake Off

Long Lost Family

Reality and Constructed Factual

The Big Reunion

Dragons' Den


The Undateables

Current Affairs

The Cruel Cut

The Hunt For Britain's Sex Gangs

North Korean: Life Inside The Secret State

Syria: Across The Lines

News Coverage

Channel 4 News

ITV News At Ten: Woolwich Attacks

The Dale Cregan Verdict: North West Tonight Special

The Lee Rigby Trial: ITV Granada Reports

Sport and Live Event

Bollywood Carmen Live

Glastonbury 2013

The Ashes 2013 - 1st Test, Day Five

Wimbledon Men's Final

Entertainment Programme

Ant And Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Derren Brown: The Great Art Robbery

Dynamo: Magician Impossible

Strictly Come Dancing

Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

The Graham Norton Show

A League Of Their Own

The Revolution Will Be Televised

Would I Lie To You?

Situation Comedy

Count Arthur Strong

Him And Her: The Wedding

The IT Crowd

Toast Of London

Radio Times Audience Award

Breaking Bad


Doctor Who: Day Of The Doctor

Educating Yorkshire


The Great British Bake Off