TV Bafta Nominations 2018: 'Line Of Duty' And 'The Crown' Among Shows Leading The Way

'Black Mirror' and 'Three Girls' have also received three nominations a piece.

The hit dramas have each received three nods at this year’s awards, after the nominations were unveiled on Wednesday (4 April) morning.

'The Crown' is one of the show's leading this year's TV Bafta nominations
'The Crown' is one of the show's leading this year's TV Bafta nominations

The Crown’s Claire Foy will battle it out against Line Of Duty’s Thandie Newton for Leading Actress, while Black Mirror’s Joe Cole (seen in the ‘Hang The DJ’ episode) and Jimmi Simpson (from ‘USS Callister’) have been nominated for Leading Actor and Supporting Actor respectively.

‘Line Of Duty’ also has the added honour of being named in the Virgin Must See Moment Award, which is voted for by viewers.

Many of the nation’s other favourite shows and talent have also been shortlisted, including ‘Ant Ant Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’, ‘The Graham Norton Show’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘Emmerdale’ and ‘The Voice’.

'Line Of Duty' has been nominated for three awards
'Line Of Duty' has been nominated for three awards

There were many surprises too with the likes of ‘Cruising With Jane McDonald’ and ‘Love Island’ also picking up nominations.

However, a number of shows found themselves snubbed, including ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, ‘The Great British Bake Off’ and ‘EastEnders’.

This year’s TV Baftas will be hosted by Sue Perkins, and take place on Sunday 13 May, airing on BBC One.

Check out the full list of nominations below...

Comedy Entertainment Programme

Murder in Successville


The Last Leg

Would I Lie To You?

Current Affairs

Raped: My Story

Syria’s Disappeared: The Case Against Assad (Dispatches)

Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets (Panorama)

White Right: Meeting The Enemy (Exposure)

Drama Series

Line of Duty

Peaky Blinders

The Crown

The End Of The F***Ing World

Entertainment Performance

Adam Hills - The Last Leg

Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show

Michael McIntyre - Michael Mcintyre’s Big Show

Sandi Toksvig - QI

Entertainment Programme

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

Britain’s Got Talent

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

The Voice UK

Factual Series


Catching A Killer




Antiques Roadshow

Cruising with Jane McDonald

No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?

The Secret Life of the Zoo

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Anna Maxwell Martin - Motherland

Daisy May Cooper - This Country

Sharon Horgan – Catastrophe

Sian Gibson - Peter Kay’s Car Share


Big Little Lies

Feud: Bette and Joan

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Vietnam War

Leading Actor

Jack Rowan - Born to Kill

Joe Cole - Hang The DJ (Black Mirror)

Sean Bean - Broken

Tim Pigott-Smith - King Charles III

Leading Actress

Claire Foy - The Crown

Molly Windsor - Three Girls

Sinead Keenan - Little Boy Blue

Thandie Newton - Line of Duty

Live Event

ITV News Election 2017 Live: The Results

One Love Manchester

Wild Alaska Live

World War One Remembered: Passchendaele

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Asim Chaudhry - People Just Do Nothing

Rob Brydon - The Trip to Spain

Samson Kayo - Famalam

Toby Jones - Detectorists


Howards End

The Moorside

The State

Three Girls

News Coverage

The Battle for Mosul (Sky News)

The Grenfell Tower Fire (Channel 4 News)

The Grenfell Tower Fire (ITV News at Ten)

The Rohingya Crisis (Sky News)

Reality & Constructed Factual

Celebrity Hunted

Love Island

Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds

The Real Full Monty

Scripted Comedy


Chewing Gum

This Country


Short Form Programme

Britain’s Forgotten

Eating with My Ex

Morgana Robinson’s Summer

Pls Like

Single Documentary

Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me

Louis Theroux, Talking to Anorexia

One Deadly Weekend in America

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad

Single Drama

Against The Law

Hang The DJ (Black Mirror)

King Charles III

Murdered for Being Different

Soap & Continuing Drama


Coronation Street



Specialist Factual

Basquiat - Rage to Riches

Blitz: The Bombs That Changed

Britain Blue Planet II

Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents

Supporting Actor

Adrian Dunbar - Line of Duty

Anupam Kher - The Boy with The Topknot

Brían F. O’Byrne - Little Boy Blue

Jimmi Simpson - USS Callister (Black Mirror)

Supporting Actress

Anna Friel - Broken

Julie Hesmondhalgh - Broadchurch

Liv Hill - Three Girls

Vanessa Kirby - The Crown

Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment

Blue Planet II

Doctor Who

Game of Thrones

Line of Duty

Love Island

One Love Manchester


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