2015 British Academy Television Awards

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61st British Academy Television Awards
Date 10 May 2015
Site Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Hosted by Graham Norton
Best Comedy Series The Graham Norton Show
Best Drama Happy Valley
Best Actor Jason Watkins
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies
Best Actress Georgina Campbell
Murdered by My Boyfriend
Best Comedy Performance
Television coverage
Channel BBC One
Duration 2 hours

The 61st British Academy Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 April 2015.[1]

Winners and nominations[edit]

Winners are listed first and emboldened.[2]

Leading Actor[edit]

Jason WatkinsThe Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (ITV)

Leading Actress[edit]

Georgina CampbellMurdered by My Boyfriend (BBC Three)

Supporting Actor[edit]

Stephen ReaThe Honourable Woman (BBC Two)

Supporting Actress[edit]

Gemma JonesMarvellous (BBC Two)

Entertainment Performance[edit]

Ant & DecAnt & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme[edit]

Jessica HynesW1A (BBC Two)

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme[edit]

Matt BerryToast of London (Channel 4)

Single Drama[edit]

MarvellousPeter Bowker, Julian Farino, Katie Swinden, Patrick Spence (Fifty Fathoms/BBC Two)


The Lost Honour of Christopher JefferiesGareth Neame, Peter Morgan, Roger Michell, Kevin Loader (Carnival Film & Television/ITV)

Drama Series[edit]

Happy ValleySally Wainwright, Karen Lewis, Euros Lyn, Nicola Shindler (Red Production Company/BBC One)

Soap and Continuing Drama[edit]

Coronation Street (ITV Studios/ITV)


True DetectiveNic Pizzolatto, Cary Fukunaga, Scott Stephens, Steve Golin (HBO Entertainment in assoc. with Neon Black, Anonymous Content, Parliament of Owls and Passenger/ Sky Atlantic)

Factual Series[edit]

Life and Death Row (BBC Documentaries Production/BBC Three)

Specialist Factual[edit]

Grayson Perry: Who Are You? – Neil Crombie, Joe Evans (Swan Films/Channel 4)

Single Documentary[edit]

The Paedophile Hunter – Dan Reed (Amos Pictures/Channel 4)
  • Baby P: The Untold Story – Henry Singer, Jenny Saunders, Ben Stark, Simon Ford (Sandpaper Films/BBC One)
  • Children of Syria – Robin Barnwell, Lyse Doucet, Bradley Manning, Lucy Hetherington (BBC/BBC Two)
  • The Miners Strike and Me (Shiver/ITV)


Grand Designs (Boundless (part of Fremantle Media UK)/Channel 4)

Reality & Constructed Factual[edit]

The Island with Bear Grylls – Ben Mitchell, Tim Whitwell, Bear Grylls, Delbert Shoopman (Shine/ Bear Grylls Ventures Co-Production/Channel 4)

Current Affairs[edit]

Children on the Frontline (Dispatches) (ITN Productions/Channel 4)
  • Ebola Frontline (Panorama) – Steve Grandison, Lucie Kon, Karen Edwards, Fabio Basone (Blakeway Productions/BBC One)
  • Inside Kenya's Death Squads (Al Jazeera Investigates) – Simon Boazman, Kris Jepson, Chris Olivoto, Phil Rees (Al Jazeera Network/Al Jazeera English)
  • Terror at the Mall (This World) – Dan Reed, Mark Towns, Sarah Waldron, George Carey (Amos Pictures/BBC Two)

News Coverage[edit]

Sky News Live at Five: EbolaAlex Crawford, Garwen McLuckie, Nick Ludlam (Sky News/Sky News)

Sports and Live Events[edit]

WW1 Remembered - From the Battlefield & Westminster Abbey (BBC Productions/BBC Two)

Entertainment Programme[edit]

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV Studios/Mitre Television/ITV)

Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme[edit]

The Graham Norton ShowJon Magnusson, Graham Stewart, Graham Norton, Steve Smith (So Television/BBC One)

Situation Comedy[edit]

Detectorists (Channel X North and Lola Entertainment/BBC Four)

Radio Times Audience Award[edit]



Jon Snow

Special Award[edit]

Clive James
Jeff Pope

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Alex Ritman (8 April 2015). "BAFTA TV Awards: Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Third Nomination for 'Sherlock'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bafta TV awards 2015: Winners in full". BBC News. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 

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