These are the nominations for The British Academy Television Awards 2012.


Rolf Harris

Leading Actor

Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock (BBC One)

Dominic West - Appropriate Adult (ITV)

John Simm - Exile (BBC One)

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

Leading Actress

Emily Watson - Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

Nadine Marshall - Random (Channel 4)

Romola Garai - The Crimson Petal and the White (BBC Two)

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

Supporting Actor

Andrew Scott - Sherlock (BBC One)

Joseph Mawle - Birdsong (BBC One)

Martin Freeman - Sherlock (BBC One)

Stephen Rea - The Shadow Line (BBC Two)

Supporting Actress

Anna Chancellor - The Hour (BBC Two)

Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey (ITV1)

Miranda Hart - Call the Midwife (BBC One)

Monica Dolan - Appropriate Adult (ITV1)

Entertainment Performance

Alan Carr - Alan Carr Chatty Man (Channel 4)

Dara O’ Briain - Mock The Week (BBC Two)

Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)

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

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jennifer Saunders - Absolutely Fabulous (BBC One)

Olivia Colman - Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)

Ruth Jones - Stella (Sky One)

Tamsin Greig - Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4)

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Brendan O’Carroll - Mrs Brown’s Boys (BBC One)

Darren Boyd - Spy (Sky One)

Hugh Bonneville - Twenty Twelve (BBC Four)

Tom Hollander - Rev. (BBC Two)

Single Drama

Holy Flying Circus

Tony Roche, Owen Harris, Kate Norrish, Polly Leys

Hillbilly Television, TalkbackTHAMES/BBC Four

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/BBC Two


Polly Leys, Kate Norrish, Debbie Tucker Green

Hillbilly Television/Channel 4


Sita Williams, Rebecca Hodgson, Stephen Butchard, Justin Chadwick

Open Door Films Ltd/BBC One

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/BBC Two

This is England ‘88

Shane Meadows, Jack Thorne, Mark Herbert, Rebekah Wray-Rogers

Warp Films/Channel 4

Top Boy

Charles Steel, Alasdair Flind, Ronan Bennett, Yann Demange

Cowboy Films/Channel 4

Drama Series

The Fades

Susan Hogg, Caroline Skinner, Jack Thorne, Farren Blackburn

BBC Productions/BBC Three


Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Murray Ferguson, Matt Strevens

Clerkenwell Films/E4

Scott and Bailey

Production Team

Red Production Company/ITV1


Production Team

Kudos Film & Television/BBC One

Soap & Continuing Drama

Coronation Street

Production Team

ITV Studios/ITV1


Production Team

BBC Productions/BBC One

Holby City

Production Team

BBC Productions/BBC One


Paul Abbott, George Faber, David Threlfall, Lawrence Till

Company Pictures/Channel 4



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


The Killing II

Soren Sveistrup, Piv Bernth, Kristoffer Nyholm, Sofie Grabol

DR, ZDF, ZDF Enterprises / BBC Four

Modern Family

Steve Levitan, Christopher Lloyd

20th Century Fox/Sky One

The Slap

Tony Ayres, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon

Matchbox Pictures/BBC Four

Factual Series

The Choir: Military Wives

Lucy Hillman, Stephen Finnigan, Gareth Malone, Tim Carter

Twenty Twenty Television/BBC Two

Educating Essex

David Clews, Andrew Mackenzie-Betty, Beejal-Maya Patel, Grace Reynolds

Twofour Productions/Channel 4

Our War

Production Team

BBC Productions/BBC Three

Protecting Our Children

Sacha Mirzoeff, Emma Burman, Petra Graf, Anna McGill

BBC Bristol Factual/BBC Two

Specialist Factual

British Masters

James Fox, Jonty Claypole, Matt Hill, Richard Wilkinson

BBC Vision Productions/BBC Four

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/BBC One

Mummifying Alan: Egypt’s Last Secret

Laura Jones, Justine Kershaw, Gillian Mosely, Kenny Scott

Blink in association with medialab/ Channel 4

Wonders of the Universe

James van der Pool, Brian Cox, Jonathan Renouf, Michael Lachman
BBC London Factual Productions/BBC Two

Single Documentary

9/11: Day That Changed the World

Leslie Woodhead, Kate Botting, Brian Lapping, Talya Tibbon

Brook Lapping Productions in association with the Smithsonian Channel, France Télévision and NHK/ITV1

The Fight of Their Lives

Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna

ITV Sport/ITV1

Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die

Craig Hunter, Charlie Russell, Rosy Marshall, Gary Scott

Keo North/BBC Two

We Need To Talk About Dad (Cutting Edge)

Peter Dale, Elizabeth Stopford

Rare Day/Channel 4


DIY SOS: The Big Build

Simon Knight, Hannah Corneck, Ben Rowland, Susan Aartse-Tuyn

BBC Productions/BBC One

Hairy Bikers’ Meals on Wheels

Production Team

Optomen Television/BBC Two

The Great British Bake Off

Anna Beattie, Richard McKerrow, Simon Evans, Emma Willis, Andy Devonshire

Love Productions/BBC Two

Timothy Spall: Back at Sea

Paul Crompton, Philip Shotton, Matt David, Anton Short

BBC Productions, Willey Spiros Enterprises/BBC Four

Reality & Constructed Factual

An Idiot Abroad

Production Team

Risk Productions/Sky One

Don’t Tell The Bride

Lisa Edwards, Jon Rowlands, Rebecca Bayatti, Steph Wetherill

Renegade Pictures/BBC Three

Made in Chelsea

Sarah Dillistone, David Granger, Sharyn Mills, John Pereira

Monkey Kingdom Productions/E4

The Young Apprentice

Michele Kurland, Colm Martin, Darina Healy, Andy Devonshire

Boundless/BBC One

Current Affairs

Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark

May Ying Welsh, Jon Blair, Hassan Mahfood, Tuki Laumea

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, Clare Johns, Todd Downing

Films of Record/BBC One

Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed (Panorama)

Frank Simmonds, Paul Kenyon, Matthew Chapman, Joe Casey

BBC Productions/BBC One

News Coverage

BBC News at Ten: Siege of Homs

Production Team

BBC News/BBC One

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

Sport & Live Event

Frankenstein’s Wedding: Live in Leeds

Meredith Chambers, Eleanor Moran, Richard Fell, Pat Connor

BBC Wales in collaboration with BBC North/BBC Three

The Royal Wedding

Production Team

BBC Entertainment & Events/BBC One

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

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/


Jon Aird, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Justin Davies

BBC Productions/BBC Comedy Online and Plug-in Media

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/BBC One

Comedy Programme

Charlie Brooker’s 2011 Wipe

Alison Marlow, Al Campbell, Annabel Jones, Charlie Brooker

Zeppotron/BBC Four

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/BBC Two

Situation Comedy

Fresh Meat

Production Team

Objective Productions, Lime Pictures/Channel 4

Mrs Brown’s Boys

Brendan O’Carroll, Stephen McCrum, Ben Kellett, Martin Delany

BBC Scotland, BBC Productions co-production with BocPix in association with RTE/BBC One

Friday Night Dinner

Robert Popper, Steve Bendelack, Kenton Allen, Caroline Leddy

Popper Pictures, Big Talk Productions/Channel 4


Production Team

Big Talk Productions/BBC Two

YouTube Audience Award

Celebrity Juice

Educating Essex

Fresh Meat

Frozen Planet


The Great British Bake Off