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NI talent amongst nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards

Date Posted: April 11, 2017

The nominations for this year’s British Academy Television Awards have been revealed, with several Northern Ireland productions included in the list.

Sue Perkins is set to host the awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 14th May at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank.

Game of Thrones is nominated for the Virgin TV must-see moment category for the season 6 ‘Battle of the Bastard’ scene filmed in Northern Ireland along with Line of Duty, which filmed in and around Belfast.

Congratulations to all the Northern Ireland talent nominated. A full list of nominations can be found here.


  • GAME OF THRONES – Battle of the Bastards
  • THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN- Carpool Karaoke with Michelle Obama
  • LINE OF DUTY – Urgent Exit Required
  • PLANET EARTH II – Snakes vs Iguana Chase
  • STRICTLY COME DANCING – Ed Balls’ Gangnam Style
  • WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? – Danny Dyer’s Origins


  • DANIEL MAYS Line of Duty – World Productions/BBC Two
  • JARED HARRIS The Crown – Left Bank Pictures/Netflix
  • JOHN LITHGOW The Crown – Left Bank Pictures/Netflix
  • TOM HOLLANDER The Night Manager – The Ink Factory/Demarest/Character Seven/BBC One


  • THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES Dominic Cooke, Rupert Ryle-Hodges, Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes – Neal Street Productions/Carnival Films/NBC Universal/Thirteen/BBC Two
  • NATIONAL TREASURE George Ormond, Marc Munden, Jack Thorne, John Chapman – The Forge Channel 4
  • THE SECRET Mark Redhead, Nick Murphy, Jonathan Curling, Stuart Urban – Hat Trick Productions/ITV
  • THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Production Team – Mammoth Screen/Agatha Christie Productions Limited/BBC One

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