The UK’s biggest night in TV, BAFTA Television Awards 2023, brought plenty of laughs and, of course, plenty of tears as the best British television has to offer were honoured at London's Royal Festival Hall.


Hosted by comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan oversaw proceedings, which featured big wins for Bad Sisters, I Am Ruth and This Is Going to Hurt, among others.

The nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards were announced back in March, with This Is Going to Hurt and The Responder leading the way with six nods each across various categories, including Best Drama Series, Lead actor and more.

But who took home the most prestigious prizes in British TV at this year's ceremony?

Read on for a list of all the nominees at the 2023 Awards, with the winners listed in bold.

BAFTA TV Awards 2023 winners: Full list of winners and nominees

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

  • Daisy May Cooper – Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One)
  • Diane Morgan – Cunk on Earth (BBC Two)
  • Lucy Beaumont – Meet the Richardsons (Dave)
  • Natasia Demetriou – Ellie & Natasia (BBC Three)
  • Siobhán McSweeney – Derry Girls (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • Taj Atwal – Hullraisers (Channel 4)

Reality & Constructed Factual

  • Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams (BBC One)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (BBC Three)
  • The Traitors (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • We Are Black and British (BBC Two)
Wilfred Webster, Amanda Lovett and Mike Cotton
The Traitors won the Reality & Contructed Factual award at the BAFTA TV Awards Antony Jones/BAFTA/Getty Images for BAFTA

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

  • Daniel Radcliffe – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (The Roku Channel)
  • Jon Pointing – Big Boys (Channel 4)
  • Joseph Gilgun – Brassic (Sky Max)
  • Lenny Rush – Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Matt Berry – What We Do in the Shadows (Disney+)
  • Stephen Merchant – The Outlaws (BBC One)

Supporting Actress

  • Adelayo Adedayo – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Anne-Marie Duff – Bad Sisters (Apple TV+) [WINNER]
  • Fiona Shaw – Andor (Disney Plus)
  • Jasmine Jobson – Top Boy (Netflix)
  • Lesley Manville – Sherwood (BBC One)
  • Saffron Hocking – Top Boy (Netflix)

Entertainment Programme

  • Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)
  • Later … With Jools Holland: Jools's 30th Birthday Bash (BBC Two)
  • The Masked Singer (ITV) [WINNER]
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One)

Single Drama

  • I Am Ruth (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • The House (Netflix)
  • Life and Death in the Warehouse (BBC Three)


  • Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave)
  • Joe Lycett vs Beckham: Got Your Back at Xmas (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • The Martin Lewis Money Show Live (ITV1)
  • The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (BBC Two)


  • A Spy Among Friends (ITVX)
  • Mood (BBC Three) [WINNER]
  • The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe (ITV1)
  • This Is Going to Hurt (BBC One)

Entertainment Performance

  • Big Zuu – Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave)
  • Claudia Winkleman – The Traitors (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Lee Mack – The 1% Club (ITV1)
  • Mo Gilligan – The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan (Channel 4)
  • Rosie Jones – Rosie Jones’s Trip Hazard (Channel 4)
  • Sue Perkins – Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal (Netflix)

Special Award

  • David Olusoga [WINNER]

Memorable Moment

  • Paddington Meets The Queen [WINNER]
  • Heartstopper – Nick and Charlie’s First Kiss
  • Derry Girls – The finale
  • Stranger Things – Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill
  • The Traitors – Final Roundtable
  • The Real Mo Farah

Supporting Actor

  • Adeel Akhtar – Sherwood (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Jack Lowden – Slow Horses (Apple TV+)
  • Josh Finan – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Salim Daw – The Crown (Netflix)
  • Samuel Bottomley – Somewhere Boy (Channel 4)
  • Will Sharpe – The White Lotus (Sky Atlantic)

Specialist Factual

  • Aids: The Unheard Tapes (BBC Two)
  • The Green Planet (BBC One)
  • How to Survive a Dictator with Munya Chawawa (Channel 4)
  • Russia 1985-1999: Traumazone (BBC iPlayer) [WINNER]

Short Form Programme

  • Always, Asifa (Together TV)
  • Biscuitland (All 4)
  • How to Be a Person (E4) [WINNER]
  • Kingpin Cribs (YouTube/Channel 4)


  • The Chase (ITV1)
  • The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Scam Interceptors (BBC One)


  • Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (BBC One)
  • UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Wimbledon 2022 (BBC One)

Current Affairs

  • Afghanistan: No Country for Women: Exposure (ITV1)
  • Children of the Taliban (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • The Crossing: Exposure (ITV1)
  • Mariupol: The People’s Story – Panorama (BBC One)

News Coverage

  • BBC News at 10: Russia Invades Ukraine (BBC One)
  • Channel 4 News: Live in Kyiv (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • Good Morning Britain: Boris Johnson Interview (ITV1)
Bad Sisters stars Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene, Sharon Horgan and Anne-Marie Duff at the BAFTAs
Bad Sisters stars Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene, Sharon Horgan and Anne-Marie Duff at the BAFTAs Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

Drama Series

  • Bad Sisters (Apple TV+) [WINNER]
  • The Responder (BBC One)
  • Sherwood (BBC One)
  • Somewhere Boy (Channel 4)

BAFTA Fellowship

  • Meera Syal [WINNER]
Meera Syal holding her BAFTA Fellowship award
Meera Syal was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship Dave Benett/Getty Images

Single Documentary

  • Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (Sky Documentaries)
  • Escape from Kabul Airport (BBC Two)
  • Our Falklands War: A Frontline Story (BBC Two)
  • The Real Mo Farah (BBC One) [WINNER]


  • The Bear (Disney+)
  • Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Netflix) [WINNER]
  • Wednesday (Netflix)
  • Oussekine (Itineraire)
  • Pachinko (Apple TV+)
  • The White Lotus (Sky Atlantic)

Factual Series

  • Jeremy Kyle Show: Death on Daytime (Channel 4)
  • Libby, Are You Home Yet? (Sky Crime) [WINNER]
  • Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi (Netflix)
  • Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombing (ITV1)

Comedy Entertainment Programme

  • Friday Night Live (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
  • Taskmaster (Channel 4)
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC One)

Soap & Continuing Drama

  • Casualty (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • EastEnders (BBC One)
  • Emmerdale (ITV1)

Live Event

  • Concert for Ukraine (ITV1)
  • Platinum Jubilee: Party at the Palace (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II (BBC One)

Leading Actor

  • Ben Whishaw – This Is Going to Hurt (BBC One) [WINNER]
  • Chaske Spencer – The English (BBC Two)
  • Cillian Murphy – Peaky Blinders (BBC One)
  • Gary Oldman – Slow Horses (Apple TV+)
  • Martin Freeman – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Taron Egerton – Black Bird (Apple TV+)

Scripted Comedy

  • Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One)
  • Big Boys (Channel 4)
  • Derry Girls (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • Ghosts (BBC One)

Leading Actress

  • Billie Piper – I Hate Suzie Too (Sky Atlantic)
  • Imelda Staunton – The Crown (Netflix)
  • Kate Winslet – I Am Ruth (Channel 4) [WINNER]
  • Maxine Peake – Anne (Channel 4)
  • Sarah Lancashire – Julia (Sky Atlantic)
  • Vicky McClure – Without Sin (ITVX)

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