MERMAN RECEIVE 6 BAFTA TV NOMINATIONS
22 March, 2023
The BAFTA nominations were announced this morning with Merman receiving 6 across the TV awards and the TV Craft awards for Bad Sisters and Motherland.
The Television nominations were Drama Series for Bad Sisters and Supporting Actress for Anne-Marie Duff for her role of Grace Garvey in Bad Sisters.
Drama Series nominees are:
BAD SISTERS Sharon Horgan, Dearbhla Walsh, Faye Dorn, Brett Baer, Dave Finkel, Johann Knobel – Merman, ABC Signature/Apple TV+
THE RESPONDER Chris Carey, Laurence Bowen, Tony Schumacher, Tim Mielants, Rebecca Ferguson, Toby Bruce – Dancing Ledge /BBC One
SHERWOOD James Graham, Lewis Arnold, Rebecca Hodgson, Juliette Howell, Tessa Ross, Harriet Spencer – House Productions/BBC One
SOMEWHERE BOY Pete Jackson, Petra Fried, Emily Harrison, Gavin O’Grady, Alex Winckler – Clerkenwell Films/Channel 4
Supporting Actress nominees are:
ADELAYO ADEDAYO The Responder – Dancing Ledge/BBC One
ANNE-MARIE DUFF Bad Sisters – Merman, ABC Signature/Apple TV+
FIONA SHAW Andor – Lucasfilm/Disney+
JASMINE JOBSON Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/Netflix
LESLEY MANVILLE Sherwood – House Productions/BBC One
SAFFRON HOCKING Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/Netflix
In the Television Craft awards we received 4 nominations. For Bad Sisters the nominations were as follows:
Director: Fiction for Dearbhla Walsh, Scripted Casting for Nina Gold and Lucy Amos and Titles and Graphic Identity for Peter Anderson Studios.
For Motherland Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Helen Serafinowicz and Barunka O’Shaughnessy were nominated in the Writer: Comedy category.
Scripted Casting nominations:
DES HAMILTON, ELAN JONES Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/Netflix
JULIE HARKIN Am I Being Unreasonable? – Boffola Pictures, Lookout Point/BBC One
NINA GOLD, LUCY AMOS Bad Sisters – Merman, ABC Signature/Apple TV+
NINA GOLD, MARTIN WARE This Is Going to Hurt – SISTER, Terrible Productions/BBC One
Director: Fiction nominations:
DEARBHLA WALSH Bad Sisters – Merman, ABC Signature/Apple TV+
HUGO BLICK The English – Drama Republic, Eight Rooks/BBC Two
LUCY FORBES This Is Going to Hurt – SISTER, Terrible Productions/BBC One
WILLIAM STEFAN SMITH Top Boy – Cowboy Films, Easter Partisan Films, Dream Crew, SpringHill Entertainment/Netflix
Title and Graphic Identity nominations:
BALÁZS SIMON, BBC CREATIVE, GAS MUSIC Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – BBC Sport, Blink Ink, Gas Music/BBC Two
PETER ANDERSON STUDIO Bad Sisters – Merman, ABC Signature/Apple TV+
TOM HINGSTON, MARKUS LEHTONEN, SAM NORRIS Life After Life – House Productions/BBC One
YU+CO The Essex Serpent – See-Saw Productions/Apple TV+
Writer: Comedy nominations:
JACK ROOKE Big Boys – Roughcut TV/Channel 4
LISA MCGEE Derry Girls – Hat Trick Productions/Channel 4
NANCY HARRIS The Dry – Element Pictures/Britbox
SHARON HORGAN, BARUNKA O’SHAUGHNESSY, HELEN SERAFINOWICZ, HOLLY WALSH Motherland – Merman Television, Two Four/BBC One
Please see here for all other BAFTA categories and nominees.