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

Winners are listed first and emboldened.[2]

Leading Actor

Jason WatkinsThe Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (ITV)

Leading Actress

Georgina CampbellMurdered by My Boyfriend (BBC Three)

Supporting Actor

Stephen ReaThe Honourable Woman (BBC Two)

Supporting Actress

Gemma JonesMarvellous (BBC Two)

Entertainment Performance

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

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

Jessica HynesW1A (BBC Two)

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

Matt BerryToast of London (Channel 4)

Single Drama

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

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

Soap and Continuing Drama

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

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

Specialist Factual

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

Single Documentary

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

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

Current Affairs

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

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

Sports and Live Events

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

Entertainment Programme

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

Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Programme

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

Situation Comedy

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

Radio Times Audience Award



Jon Snow

Special Award

Clive James
Jeff Pope

See also


  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. 

External links

  • Official site at BAFTA.org
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