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BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Steve McQueen's Small Axe, Netflix's The Crown, I May Destroy You lead nominations

BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Steve McQueen's Small Axe, Netflix's The Crown, I May Destroy You lead nominations
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BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Steve McQueen's Small Axe, Netflix's The Crown, I May Destroy You lead nominations

Small Axe, a sequence of dramas exploring the experiences of London’s West Indian group from the Sixties to the Eighties, obtained 15 nominations on Wednesday for the British Academy Tv Awards.

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen has a best-director nomination for the BBC sequence, and there are appearing nominations for John Boyega, Letitia Wright, Shaun Parkes, Malachi Kirby and Micheal Ward. Small Axe can be nominated for finest miniseries.

Royal drama The Crown is nominated in 10 classes for the awards, Britain’s equal of the Emmys, together with finest drama sequence. Josh O’Connor, Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter have appearing nods for his or her performances as Prince Charles, Prince Philip and Princess Margaret within the Netflix sequence.

Different main contenders embrace I May Destroy You, writer-performer Michaela Coel’s highly effective drama a few lady coping with a sexual assault, which has eight nominations together with finest miniseries. Regular Individuals, an adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel about star-crossed Irish lovers, has seven nominations.

The awards will likely be handed out at two ceremonies: craft classes on 24 May and the remainder throughout a televised occasion on 6 June.

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