“The Audience,” “Made in Chelsea” earn BAFTA TV nods

TV shows The Audience (pictured), 24 Hours in A&E, Great Ormond Street and Made In Chelsea are among the nominees for this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) Television Awards.
April 9, 2013

Channel 4 series The Audience (pictured) and 24 Hours in A&E, BBC2′s Great Ormond Street, E4′s Made In Chelsea and filmmaker Phil Agland’s documentary Baka: A Cry from the Rainforest are among the reality, factual and documentary titles nominated for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) Television Awards this year.

Agland, who won a BAFTA in 1988 for his documentary about a Baka Pygmy family, revisited that family for his latest follow-up, which is up for best single documentary alongside¬†Lucian Freud: Painted Life, a biographical doc about the British painter; 7/7: One Day in London, a doc about the impact of the London bombings; and Nina Conti – A Ventriloquist’s Story: Her Master’s Voice, about the world of ventriloquism.

Two Factual Series nominees chronicle the day-to-day lives of hospital staff at work: 24 Hours in A&E and Great Ormond Street. The other nominees in that category are Make Bradford British, a series about what it means to be British today, and last year’s winner Our War, about young people affected by the war in Afghanistan.

The winners will be named at a ceremony hosted by talk show host Graham Norton on May 12 at London’s Royal Festival Hall.

The list of all the factual and documentary nominees are below. Check out the full list here.

Factual series
Make Bradford British (Production Team)
Great Ormond Street (Production Team)
24 Hours in A&E (Production Team)
Our War (Production Team)

Specialist factual
All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry (Grayson Perry, Joe Evans, Neil Crombie)
The Secret History of Our Streets (Production Team)
The Plane Crash
(Production Team)
The Plot to Bring Down Britain’s Planes (Production Team)

Reality and constructed factual
The Young Apprentice
(Claudia Lewis, Laurence Turnbull, Ruby Evans, Alan Sugar)
The Audience (Jonathan Smith, Nick Curwin, Danny Horan, Anthony Philipson)
I’m a Celebrity‚Ķ Get Me Out of Here! (Richard Cowles, Becca Walker, Chris Brogden)
Made in Chelsea (Production Team)

Single documentary
Nina Conti – A Ventriloquist’s Story: Her Master’s Voice (Production Team)
Lucian Freud: Painted Life (Randall Wright, Denys Blakeway, Paul Binns, Patrick Duval)
7/7: One Day in London (Ben Anthony, Sarah Hamilton, Rupert Houseman, Morgan Matthews)
Baka: A Cry from the Rainforest (Phil Agland)

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