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The nominations for this years Arqiva British Academy Television Awards have been announced, with nods to Last Tango In Halifax, Twenty Twelve, The Hollow Crown and Accused all with several nominations.

The ceremony will take place on Sunday May 12 at London’s Royal Festival Hall.

Here are the nominations in full:

Leading Actor

Ben WhishawRichard II (The Hollow Crown)
Derek JacobiLast Tango In Halifax
Sean BeanAccused (Tracie’s Story)
Toby JonesThe Girl

Leading Actress

Anne ReidLast Tango In Halifax
Rebecca HallParade’s End
Sheridan SmithMrs Biggs
Sienna MillerThe Girl

Supporting Actor

Peter CapaldiThe Hour
Stephen GrahamAccused (Tracie’s Story)
Harry LloydThe Fear
Simon Russell BealeHenry IV Part 2(The Hollow Crown)

Supporting Actress

Anastasia HilleThe Fear
Imelda StauntonThe Girl
Olivia ColmanAccused (Mo’s Story)
Sarah LancashireLast Tango In Halifax

Entertainment Programme

Alan CarrAlan Carr: Chatty Man
Ant and DecI’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Graham NortonThe Graham Norton Show
Sarah MillicanThe Sarah Millican Show

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

Jessica HynesTwenty Twelve
Julia DavisHunderby
Miranda HartMiranda
Olivia ColmanTwenty Twelve

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

Greg DaviesCuckoo
Hugh BonnevilleTwenty Twelve
Peter CapaldiThe Thick of It
Steve CooganWelcome To The Places Of My Life

Single Drama

The Girl
Richard II (Hollow Crown)


Mrs Biggs
Parade’s End
Room At The Top

Drama Series

Last Tango In Halifax
Ripper Street
Scott And Bailey

Soap and Continuing Drama

Coronation Street


The Bridge
Game Of Thrones

Factual Series

24 Hours In A&E
Great Ormond Street
Make Bradford British
Our War

Specialist Factual

All In The Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry
The Plane Crash
The Plot To Bring Down Britain’s Planes
The Secret History Of Our Streets

Single Documentary

7/7: One Day In London
Baka: A Cry From The Rainforest
Lucian Freud: Painted Life
Nina Conti – A Ventriloquist’s Story: Her Master’s Voice


Bank Of Dave
Grand Designs
The Great British Bake Off
Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs

Reality and Constructed Factual

The Audience
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Made In Chelsea
The Young Apprentice

Current Affairs

Britain’s Hidden Housing Crisis (Panorama Special)
The Other Side Of Jimmy Savile (Exposure)
The Shame Of The Catholic Church (This World)
What Killed Arafat? (Al Jazeera Investigates)

News Coverage

BBC News At Ten: Syria
Channel 4 News: Battle for Homs
Hillsborough – The Truth At Last (Granada Reports)

Sport and Live Event

The London 2012 Olympics: Super Saturday
The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isle Of Wonder
The London 2012 Paralympic Games
Wimbledon 2012 – Men’s Final

Entertainment Programme

Dynamo Magician Impossible
The Graham Norton Show
Have I Got News For You
A League Of Their Own

Comedy Programme

Cardinal Burns
Mr Stink
The Revolution Will Be Televised
Welcome To The Places Of My Life

Situation Comedy

The Thick Of It
Twenty Twelve

Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public)

Call The Midwife
Game of Thrones
The Great British Bake Off
The London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
Strictly Come Dancing