Bafta TV Awards 2012 nominees – who do you think should win?

Here's a full rundown of every category for this year's awards - and your chance to tell us who you think should win...

Bafta has today announced the full list of nominees for its 2012 TV Awards.


ITV1 mini series Appropriate Adult, about the interrogation of serial killer Fred West, leads the field with four nominations, while Channel 4’s This is England ‘88 and BBC1’s Sherlock each have three nominations, the latter seeing Jim Moriarty take on John Watson as Andrew Scott goes head to head with Martin Freeman in the Supporting Actor category.

The awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on Sunday 13 May, but in the meantime we want to know who you think the winners should be. See below for the nominees and click through to vote in each category….

Leading actor

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock (BBC1)

Dominic West – Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

John Simm – Exile (BBC1)

Joseph Gilgun – This is England ’88 (Channel 4)

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Leading Actress

Emily Watson – Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

Nadine Marshall – Random (Channel 4)

Romola Garai – The Crimson Petal and the White (BBC2)

Vicky McClure – This is England ’88 (Channel 4)

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Supporting Actor

Andrew Scott – Sherlock (BBC1)

Joseph Mawle – Birdsong (BBC1)

Martin Freeman – Sherlock (BBC1)

Stephen Rea – The Shadowline (BBC2)

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Supporting Actress

Anna Chancellor – The Hour (BBC2)

Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey (ITV1)

Miranda Hart – Call the Midwife (BBC1)

Monica Dolan – Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

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Entertainment Performance

Alan Carr – Alan Carr Chatty Man (Channel 4)

Dara O’ Briain – Mock The Week (BBC2)

Graham Norton – The Graham Norton Show (BBC1)

Harry Hill – Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV1)

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Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jennifer Saunders – Absolutely Fabulous (BBC1)

Olivia Colman – Twenty Twelve (BBC4)

Ruth Jones – Stella (Sky1)

Tamsin Greig – Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)

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Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Brendan O’Carroll – Mrs Brown’s Boys (BBC1)

Darren Boyd – Spy (Sky1)

Hugh Bonneville – Twenty Twelve (BBC4)

Tom Hollander – Rev. (BBC2)

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Single Drama

Holy Flying Circus
Tony Roche, Owen Harris, Kate Norrish, Polly Leys
Hillbilly Television, TalkbackTHAMES/BBC4

Page Eight
David Hare, Bill Nighy, David Heyman, David Barron
A Heyday Films, Runaway Fridge TV, Carnival Films production in association with NBC Universal for BBC/BBC2

Polly Leys, Kate Norrish, Debbie Tucker Green, Nadine Marshall
Hillbilly Television/Channel 4

Sita Williams, Rebecca Hodgson, Stephen Butchard, Justin Chadwick
Open Door Films Ltd/BBC1

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Mini Series

Appropriate Adult
Neil McKay, Lisa Gilchrist, Julian Jarrold, Jeff Pope
ITV Studios/ITV1

The Crimson Petal and the White
David M Thompson, Steve Lightfoot, Marc Munden, Lucinda Coxon
Origin Pictures, Cité Amérique/BBC2

This is England ‘88
Production Team
Warp Films/Channel 4

Top Boy
Charles Steel, Alasdair Flind, Ronan Bennett, Yann Demange
Cowboy Films/Channel 4

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Drama Series

The Fades
Susan Hogg, Caroline Skinner, Jack Thorne, Farren Blackburn
BBC Production/BBC3

Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Murray Ferguson
Clerkenwell Films/E4

Scott and Bailey
Production Team
Red Production Company/ITV1

Production Team
Kudos Film & Television/BBC1

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Soap & Continuing Drama

Coronation Street
Production Team
ITV Studios/ITV1

Production Team
BBC Productions/BBC1

Holby City
Production Team
BBC Productions/BBC1

Paul Abbott, George Faber, David Threlfall, Lawrence Till
Company Pictures/Channel 4

Soap & Continuing Drama


Adam Price, Jeppe Gjervig Gram, Tobias Lindholm, Camilla Hammerich

The Killing
Soren Sveistrup, Piv Bernth, Kristoffer Nyholm, Sofie Grabol
DR, ZDF Enterprises/BBC4

Modern Family
Steve Levitan, Christopher Lloyd
20th Century Fox/Sky1

The Slap
Jessica Hobbs, Kris Mrksa, Helen Bowden, Penny Chapman
Matchbox Pictures/BBC4

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Factual Series

The Choir: Military Wives
Lucy Hillman, Stephen Finnigan, Gareth Malone, Tim Carter
Twenty Twenty Television/BBC2

Educating Essex
David Clews, Andrew Mackenzie-Betty, Beejal-Maya Patel, Grace Reynolds
Two Four Productions/Channel 4

Our War
Colin Barr, Bruce Goodison, John Douglas, Stuart Bernard
BBC Productions/BBC3

Protecting Our Children: Damned If We Do Damned If We Don’t
Sacha Mirzeoff, Emma Burman, Petra Graf, Anna McGill
BBC Bristol Factual/BBC2

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Specialist Factual

British Masters
James Fox, Jonty Claypole, Matt Hill, Richard Wilkinson
BBC Vision Productions/BBC4

Frozen Planet
Vanessa Berlowitz, Alastair Fothergill, Mark Linfield, David Attenborough
A BBC, Discovery Channel, Antena 3 Television S.A, ZDF, Skai, Open University Co-Production in association with Discovery Canada/BBC1

Mummifying Alan: Egypt’s Last Secret
Producer Laura Jones
Blink Films/Channel 4

Wonders of the Universe
James van der Pool, Brian Cox, Jonathan Renouf, Michael Lachman
BBC London Factual Productions/BBC2

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Single Documentary

9/11: The Day That Changed the World
Leslie Woodhead, Kate Botting, Brian Lapping, Talya Tibbon
Brook Lapping Productions/ITV1

The Fight of Their Lives
Gabriel Clark, John McKenna
ITV Sport/ITV1

Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die
Craig Hunter, Charlie Russell, Rosy Marshall, Gary Scott
Keo North/BBC2

We Need To Talk About Dad (Cutting Edge)
Peter Dale, Elizabeth Stopford
Rare Day Ltd/Channel 4

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DIY SOS: The Big Build
Simon Knight, Hannah Corneck, Ben Rowland, Beth Brooks
BBC Productions/BBC1

Hairy Bikers’ Meals on Wheels
Nicola Moody, Tom Clarke, Paul Ratcliffe, Lisa Edwards
Optomen Television/BBC2

The Great British Bake Off
Anna Beattie, Richard McKerrow, Simon Evans, Emma Willis
Love Productions/BBC2

Timothy Spall: Somewhere at Sea
Paul Crompton, Philip Shotton, Matt David, Anton Short
Steadfast Television/BBC4

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Reality & Constructed Factual

An Idiot Abroad
Production Team
Risk Productions/Sky1

Don’t Tell The Bride
Lisa Edwards, Harry Lansdowne, Jon Rowlands, Rebecca Bayatti
Renegade Pictures/BBC3

Made in Chelsea
Production Team
Monkey Kingdom Productions/E4

The Young Apprentice
Michele Kurland, Colm Martin, Darina Healy, Andy Devonshire

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Current Affairs

Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark
Production Team
Al Jazeera/Al Jazeera English

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields
Callum Macrae, Chris Shaw, Jon Snow
ITN/Channel 4

The Truth About Adoption (Panorama)
Roger Graef, Tom Giles, Claire Johns, Todd Downing
Films of Record/BBC1

Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed (Panorama)
Frank Simmonds, Paul Kenyon, Matthew Chapman, Joe Casey
BBC Productions/BBC1

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News Coverage

BBC News at Ten: Siege of Homs
Production Team

Channel 4 News: Japan Earthquake
Production Team
ITN/Channel 4

ITV News at Ten: Battle of Misrata
Production Team

Sky News: Libya Rebel Convoy – Live
Production Team
Sky News/Sky News

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Sport & Live Events

Frankenstein’s Wedding: Live in Leeds
Meredith Chambers, Eleanor Moran, Richard Fell, Pat Connor
BBC Wales in collaboration with BBC North/BBC3

The Royal Wedding (BBC)
Production Team
BBC Entertainment & Events/BBC1

Rugby World Cup Final
Tony Pastor, Paul McNamara, Phil Heslop, Roger Pearce
ITV Sport/ITV1

Tour De France 2011
Steve Docherty, Gary Imlach, James Venner, Carolyn Viccari
V Squared TV/ITV4

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New Media

Autumn Watch
Jeremy Torrance, Phil Windley, Roger Webb, Tim Scoones
BBC/ BBC Online

The Bank Job
Production Team
Endemol, Chunk, Monterosa/

Matt Jarvis, Chloe Moss, Alexandra Wall, Mike O’Leary
Clerkenwell Films/

Production Team
BBC/BBC Online

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Entertainment Programme

Celebrity Juice
Dan Baldwin, Leon Wilson, Toby Baker, Ed Sleeman

Derren Brown: The Experiments
Derren Brown, Simon Dinsell, Iain Sharkey, Fiona Cotter-Craig
Objective Productions/Channel 4

Harry Hill’s TV Burp
Spencer Millman, Peter Orton, Harry Hill
Avalon Television/ITV1

Michael McIntyre’s Christmas Comedy Roadshow
Michael McIntyre, Addison Cresswell, Andrew Beint, Anthony Caveney
Open Mike Productions/BBC1

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Comedy programme

Charlie Brooker’s 2011 Wipe
Alison Marlow, Al Campbell, Annabel Jones, Charlie Brooker

Comic Strip: The Hunt for Tony Blair
Nick Smith, Peter Richardson, Pete Richens
Great Western Pictures/Channel 4

The Cricklewood Greats
Peter Capaldi, Adam Tandy, Tony Roche
BBC Productions/BBC Four

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle
Stewart lee, Richard Webb, Tim Kirkby
BBC Productions/BBC2

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Situation Comedy

Fresh Meat
Production Team
Objective Productions, Lime Pictures/Channel 4

Mrs Brown’s Boy’s
Brendan O’Carroll, Stephen McCrum, Ben Kellett, Martin Delany
BBC Scotland, BBC Productions co-production with BocPix in association with RTE/BBC1

Friday Night Dinner
Robert Popper, Steve Bendelack
Popper Pictures, Big Talk Productions/Channel 4

Production Team
Big Talk Productions/BBC2

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YouTube Audience Award

Celebrity Juice

Educating Essex

Fresh Meat

Frozen Planet


The Great British Bake Off


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