This Country, Three Girls Each Score Two BAFTA TV Awards


The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has revealed the winners of the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, with the mockumentary This Country and miniseries Three Girls each scoring two nods.

Three Girls was the winner in the miniseries category, and Molly Windsor took home the performance win for leading actress for Three Girls. The winner for leading actor was Sean Bean for Broken. Peaky Blinders won for drama series. Casualty took the award for soap or continuing drama. The docudrama Murdered for Being Different was presented with the award for single drama.

In comedy, This Country took the big win, while performance nods went to Daisy May Cooper for This Country and Toby Jones for The Detectorists. Murder in Successville won for comedy entertainment program.

The award for factual series went to Ambulance, and Love Island won for reality or constructed factual. Britain’s Got Talent was named best entertainment program. Graham Norton was recognized in the category of entertainment performance for The Graham Norton Show.

The Handmaid’s Tale was the winner in the category of international series.

The first winner of the short-form program category, introduced this year to recognize programs of between 3 and 20 minutes, was awarded to the comedy-drama Morgana Robinson’s Summer.

Virgin TV’s “must-see moment,” voted for by the public, was presented to Blue Planet II for the “Mother Pilot Whale Grieves” scene.