Breakthrough British TV actors and actresses of 2013 – vote for your favourite

In a year of stellar drama, top-notch comedy and bundles of intrigue, which upcoming actor or actress has caught your eye? Vote in our poll

As we race towards the end of 2013, it’s time to reflect on the rising stars of British TV. These are the actors and actresses you may not have been familiar with before but whose names and faces have become increasingly prominent this year.


We’ve put our heads together (shouted, argued, swapped, switched and argued some more) until we came up with our very own shortlist.

From stand-out performances in big dramas like The White Queen and The Fall, to entertaining turns in Being Human, Drifters and My Mad Fat Diary, there’s plenty of talent to choose from.


So get voting…