Bafta TV Awards 2022 nominations: full list of nominees, when is ceremony, and how to vote for Must-See Moment

Nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards has been announced

Drama series It’s a Sin, set in London during the AIDs crisis, leads the way with 11 nominations.

True crime series Landscapers starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis bagged seven nominations.

Pandemic miniseries Help, prison drama Time, and sitcom We Are Lady Parts each received six nominations and comedy drama series Sex Education got five.

The contenders for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment, which is voted for by the public, have also been announced and there are some truly iconic TV moments in the mix.

What are the Bafta 2022 nominations?

Sean Bean was nominated for his role in BBC prison drama Time

Comedy Entertainment Programme

  • The Graham Norton Show
  • The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan
  • Race Around Britain
  • The Ranganation

Current Affairs

  • Fearless: the Women Fighting Putin (Exposure)
  • Four Hours at the Capitol
  • The Men Who Sell Football (Al Jazeera Investigations)
  • Trump Takes on the World


  • The Chase
  • Moneybags
  • Richard Osman’s House of Games
  • Steph’s Packed Lunch

Drama Series

  • In My Skin
  • Manhunt: the Night Stalker
  • Unforgotten
  • Vigil

Entertainment Performance

  • Alison Hammond - I Can See Your Voice
  • Big Zuu - Big Zuu’s Big Eats
  • Graham Norton - The Graham Norton Show
  • Joe Lycett - Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back
  • Michael Mcintyre - Michael Mcintyre’s the Wheel
  • Sean Lock - 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Entertainment Programme

  • An Audience with Adele
  • Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
  • Life & Rhymes
  • Strictly Come Dancing

Factual Series

  • The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime
  • 9/11: One Day in America
  • Undercover Police: Hunting Paedophiles
  • Uprising


  • Big Zuu’s Big Eats Sam Grace
  • Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
  • Sort Your Life Out
  • The Great British Sewing Bee

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme

  • Aimee Lou Wood - Sex Education
  • Aisling Bea - This Way Up
  • Anjana Vasan - We Are Lady Parts
  • Natasia Demetriou - Stath Lets Flats
  • Rose Matafeo - Starstruck
  • Sophie Willan - Alma’s Not Normal


  • Call My Agent!
  • Lupin
  • Mare of Easttown
  • Squid Game
  • Succession
  • The Underground Railroad

Leading Actor

  • David Thewlis - Landscapers
  • Hugh Quarshie - Stephen
  • Olly Alexander - It’s A Sin
  • Samuel Adewunmi - You Don’t Know Me
  • Sean Bean - Time
  • Stephen Graham - Help
Lydia West was nominated for Best Actress for her role as Jill in It’s a Sin

Leading Actress

  • Denise Gough - Too Close
  • Emily Watson - Too Close
  • Jodie Comer - Help
  • Kate Winslet - Mare of Easttown
  • Lydia West - It’s A Sin
  • Niamh Algar - Deceit

Live Event

  • The Brit Awards 2021
  • The Earthshot Prize 2021
  • The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance
  • Springwatch 2021

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme

  • Jamie Demetriou - Stath Lets Flats
  • Joe Gilgun - Brassic
  • Ncuti Gatwa - Sex Education
  • Samson Kayo - Bloods
  • Steve Coogan - This Time with Alan Partridge
  • Tim Renkow - Jerk


  • It’s A Sin
  • Landscaper
  • Stephen
  • Time

News Coverage

  • Channel 4 News: Black to Front
  • Good Morning Britain: Shamima Begum
  • ITV News at Ten: Storming of the Capitol
  • Sky News: Afghanistan: Endgame

Reality & Constructed Factual

  • Gogglebox
  • Married at First Sight UK
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
  • The Dog House

Scripted Comedy

  • Alma’s Not Normal S
  • Motherland
  • Stath Lets Flats
  • We Are Lady Parts

Short Form Programme

  • Hollyoaks Saved My Life (Hollyoaks Irl)
  • Our Land
  • People You May Know
  • Please Help

Single Documentary

  • 9/11: Inside the President’s War Room
  • Grenfell: the Untold Story
  • My Childhood, My Country - 20 Years in Afghanistan
  • Nail Bomber: Man Hunt

Single Drama

  • Death of England: Face to Face
  • Help
  • I Am Victoria
  • Together

Soap & Continuing Drama

  • Casualty
  • Coronation Street
  • Emmerdale
  • Holby City

Specialist Factual

  • Black Power: A British Story of Resistance
  • Freddie Mercury: The Final Act
  • The Missing Children
  • Silenced: The Hidden Story of Disabled Britain


  • The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Sky Sports, Formula 1/sky Sports Formula 1
  • ITV Racing: The Grand National
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics
  • UEFA Euro 2020 Semi-Final: England V Denmark

Supporting Actor

  • Callum Scott Howells - It’s A Sin
  • David Carlyle - It’s A Sin
  • Matthew Macfadyen - Succession
  • Nonso Anozie - Sweet Tooth
  • Omari Douglas - It’s A Sin
  • Stephen Graham - Time

Supporting Actress

  • Cathy Tyson - Help
  • Céline Buckens - Showtrial
  • Emily Mortimer - The Pursuit of Love
  • Jessica Plummer - The Girl Before
  • Leah Harvey - Foundation
  • Tahirah Sharif - The Tower
Rose and Giovanni’s silent dance to Symphony has been nominated for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment award

Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment (Voted for by the Public)

  • An Audience with Adele - Adele’s Surprised by the Teacher Who Changed Her Life
  • I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! - Ant and Dec Dig at Downing Street’s Lockdown Parties
  • It’s A Sin - Colin’s Devastating AIDS Diagnosis
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK - ‘UK Hun?’ – Bimini’s Verse
  • Squid Game - Red Light, Green Light Game
  • Strictly Come Dancing - Rose and Giovanni’s Silent Dance to ‘Symphony’

How can I watch Bafta 2022 on TV?

The winners of the Bafta TV Craft Awards will be announced on April 24 2022, but the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards will be held on 8 May.

You can watch the programme live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.