Happy Valley, National Treasure, The Crown, Fleabag, David Bowie and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are among the nominees for the 2017 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.
The annual celebration of the best of British culture has revealed the full list of nominees across 10 categories including Comedy, Classical Music, Dance, Film, Literature, Opera, Pop Music, Theatre, TV Drama and Visual Arts.
Bafta rivals Happy Valley, National Treasure and The Crown will compete for Best TV Drama, while Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag will go up against Sky Atlantic’s Camping and BBC3’s People Just Do Nothing for Best Comedy.
There’s also a nomination for Black Mirror and Roots star Malachi Kirby in the Best Breakthrough category.
Olivier Award sweeper the Cursed Child sees Harry Potter (and National Treasure screenwriter Jack Thorne yet again) receiving a nod in the Theatre category alongside Yerma (starring Olivier Award winner Billie Piper) and The Shakespeare Trilogy.
David Bowie is posthumously recognised in the Best Pop category for Blackstar, which sees him nominated alongside The 1975 and Skepta.
In the Film category there are nods for Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, Under the Shadow and American Honey.
The ceremony will take place take place on Sunday 9th July at The Savoy Hotel with South Bank Show presenter Melvyn Bragg on hosting duties.
You can watch the ceremony on Sky Arts on Wednesday 12th July.
SOUTH BANK SKY ARTS AWARDS 2017 FULL LIST OF NOMINEES
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