Olivia Colman and Doctor Who’s An Adventure in Space and Time up for International Emmys

Educating Yorkshire, Channel 4's axed drama Utopia and Sky's The Tunnel all recognised as Britain leads the world with seven nominations

Mark Gatiss’s Doctor Who drama An Adventure in Space and Time and Olivia Colman’s starring role in Broadchurch are up for International Emmy awards.


Axed Channel 4 drama Utopia, English-French co-production The Tunnel and obs-doc series Educating Yorkshire have all been shortlisted, with seven nominations in total flying the flag for Britain at the New York awards ceremony.

Game Of Thrones actor Stephen Dillane has been recognised for his role in Sky Atlantic’s The Tunnel, a remake of Danish/Swedish Crime series The Tunnel.

Olivia Colman meanwhile could follow up her best actress Bafta award for her role as a local detective in ITV’s Broadchurch. The British series has since been remade in the United States as Gracepoint, with Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn replacing Colman opposite David Tennant.

Channel 4 documentary No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka is nominated in the Best Documentary category. The winners will be announced on 24 November.

The full list of British nominees is below:

An Adventure in Space and Time (TV Movie/Mini Series)

Olivia Colman – Broadchurch (Best Performance by an Actress)

Stephen Dillane – The Tunnel (Best Performance by an Actor)

Educating Yorkshire (Best Non-Scripted Entertainment)

No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka (Best Documentary)

The Tunnel (Best Drama Series)


Utopia (Best Drama Series)