EMMERDALE has been snubbed by the BAFTAs – just a year after winning the prestigious award.
The ITV soap took home the award for Best Soap and Continuing Drama in 2015 – however this year it has stopped working to gather an election.
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Rather Coronation Street, EastEnders, Hollyoaks and Casualty will fight it out for the prize at this year’s event.
EastEnders has won a BAFTA TELEVISION Awards election as soon as again after being snubbed last year – and the moment of Chantelle’s murder has actually been chosen for a Must See Minute gong.
Because the very best Soap and Continuing Drama classification was presented in 1999, EastEnders has won it 9 times, more than any other show.
Last year Emmerdale boss Jane Hudson devoted their win to all the other soaps for rebooting recording after the pandemic required a shutdown.
On The Other Hand Sir Steve McQueen’s Little Axe anthology series leads the nominations at the Bafta television awards, where it remains in the running for 15 gongs.
There is acknowledgment for John Boyega for his efficiency as Met Policeman Leroy Logan in the instalment Red, White And Blue, while Letitia Wright and Shaun Parkes are nominated for her performance in Mangrove and Sir Steve is nominated for best director.
The anthology, which was aired on the BBC, is in the running for 9 craft rewards and six tv awards, consisting of best mini-series, and supporting actor nods for Malachi Kirby and Micheal Ward.
The Netflix royal drama The Crown scored 10 nods, 6 in craft categories and 4 in TELEVISION classifications, consisting of acknowledgment for Josh O’Connor as the Prince of Wales, Tobias Menzies as the Duke of Edinburgh and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.
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The program is chosen for the best drama series prize together with Gangs Of London, I Hate Suzie and Save Me Too.
Michaela Coel’s effective sexual attack drama I Might Damage You got eight elections, consisting of recognition for leading starlet Coel and her co-star Paapa Essiedu, as well as a supporting nod for Weruche Opia, while the show is nominated for finest mini-series.
Typical People, an adjustment of Sally Rooney’s book of the same name, scored seven nods, including finest mini-series, while stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones are recognised in the leading star and leading actress classifications.
The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards event happens on June 6 on BBC One and the British Academy Television Craft Awards will be streamed on Bafta’s social channels on May 24.