Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by Jake Kanter on April 27, 2021.
The nominees for the BAFTA TV Awards have been unveiled, and it was good news for Small Axe and The Crown.
Steve McQueen’s BBC and Amazon anthology drama dominated with 15 nominations in total across the main awards and the craft prizes, while The Crown was next in line with 10 nominations. There were good showings for BBC/HBO’s I May Destroy You, which is up for eight prizes, and BBC/Hulu series Normal People has seven nominations.
Small Axe’s 15 nominations include recognition for John Boyega and Letitia Wright in the Leading Actor/Actress categories (both are first-time TV nominees), while the drama will compete for Mini-Series alongside Normal People, I May Destroy You, and Channel 4’s Adult Material. …