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Irish Actress Fiona Shaw Wins Best Supporting Actress at BAFTA TV Awards 2019
13 May 2019 : Nathan Griffin
Fiona Shaw at the BAFTA TV Awards.
The Killing Eve star received her first ever BAFTA Award at the ceremony, which took place at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Sunday night, May 12th.

The BBC America drama led the nominations on the night, picking up three awards in total, which included Best Drama, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for Shaw.

Shaw fended off stiff competition in a category that included Billie Piper for BBC Two’s ‘Collateral’, Keeley Hawes for BBC One’s hit series ‘The Bodyguard’ and Monica Dolan for BBC One’s ‘A Very English Scandal’.

Lisa McGee’s Northern Irish hit comedy ‘Derry Girls’ missed out on a BAFTA award after receiving a nod for Best Scripted Comedy. The award was picked up by Sky Atlantic/HBO series ‘Sally4Ever’ with BBC Two’s ‘Mum’Ever’ and Channel 4’s ‘Stath Lets Flats’ rounding out the category.

Irish editor Tony Kearns, who was nominated for Best Editing for his work on Black Mirror’s interactive episode ‘Bandersnatch’, and Irish producer Aoife Bower, who was named as part of ‘The Big Narstie Show’ production team nominated for Best Comedy Entertainment, both missed out in their respective categories.

Full list of nominations:

Leading actress

  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve - BBC One
  • Keeley Hawes, Bodyguard - BBC One
  • Ruth Wilson, Mrs Wilson - BBC One
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve - BBC One

Leading actor

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose - Sky Atlantic
  • Chance Perdomo, Killed By My Debt - BBC Three
  • Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal - BBC One
  • Lucian Msamati, Kiri - Channel 4

Supporting actress

  • Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve - BBC One
  • Billie Piper, Collateral - BBC Two
  • Keeley Hawes, Mrs Wilson - BBC One
  • Monica Dolan, A Very English Scandal - BBC One

Supporting actor

  • Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal - BBC One
  • Alex Jennings, Unforgotten - ITV
  • Kim Bodnia, Killing Eve - BBC One
  • Stephen Graham, Save Me - Sky Atlantic

Entertainment performance

  • Lee Mack, Would I Lie To You? - BBC One
  • Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - ITV
  • David Mitchell, Would I Lie To You? - BBC One
  • Rachel Parris, The Mash Report - BBC Two

Male performance in a comedy programme

  • Steve Pemberton, Inside No 9 - BBC Two
  • Alex Macqueen, Sally4Ever - Sky Atlantic
  • Jamie Demetriou, Stath Lets Flats - Channel 4
  • Peter Mullan, Mum - BBC Two

Female performance in a comedy programme

  • Jessica Hynes, There She Goes - BBC Four
  • Daisy May Cooper, This Country - BBC Three
  • Julia Davis, Sally4Ever - Sky Atlantic
  • Lesley Manville, Mum - BBC Two

Drama series

  • Killing Eve - BBC One
  • Bodyguard - BBC One
  • Informer - BBC One
  • Save Me - Sky Atlantic

Single drama

  • Killed By My Debt - BBC Three
  • Bandersnatch (Black Mirror) - Netflix
  • Care - BBC One
  • Through The Gates (On The Edge) - Channel 4


  • Patrick Melrose - Sky Atlantic
  • A Very English Scandal - BBC One
  • Kiri - Channel 4
  • Mrs Wilson - BBC One

Soap and continuing drama

  • EastEnders - BBC One
  • Casualty - BBC One
  • Coronation Street - ITV
  • Hollyoaks - Channel 4


  • Succession - Sky Atlantic
  • 54 Hours - The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis - BBC Four
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Channel 4
  • Reporting Trump's First Year: The Fourth Estate (Storyville) - BBC Two

Entertainment programme

  • Britain's Got Talent - ITV
  • Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - ITV
  • Michel McIntyre's Big Show - BBC One
  • Strictly Come Dancing - BBC One

Comedy and comedy entertainment programme

  • A League of Their Own - Sky One
  • The Big Narstie Show - Channel 4
  • The Last Leg - Channel 4
  • Would I Lie To You? - BBC One

Scripted comedy

  • Sally4Ever - Sky Atlantic
  • Derry Girls - Channel 4
  • Mum - BBC Two
  • Stath Lets Flats - Channel 4


  • Who Do You Think You Are? - BBC One
  • Gordon, Gino and Fred's Road Trip - ITV
  • The Great British Bake Off - Channel 4
  • Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing - BBC Two

Must-see moment

  • Bodyguard - Julia Montague assassinated (BBC One)
  • Coronation Street - Gail's monologue on the suicide of Aidan Connor (ITV)
  • Doctor Who - Rosa Parks, the Doctor and her companions make sure historical moments remain (BBC)
  • Killing Eve - Eve stabs Villanelle (BBC)
  • Peter Kay's Car Share - The Finale (BBC)
  • Queer Eye - Tom completes his transformation (Netflix)

Current affairs

  • Myanmar's Killing Fields (Dispatches) - Channel 4
  • Football's Wall of Silence - Al Jazeera English
  • Iran Unveiled: Taking on the Ayatollahs (Exposure) - ITV
  • Massacre at Ballymurphy - Channel 4

Single documentary

  • Gun No 6 - BBC Two
  • Driven: The Billy Monger Story - BBC Three
  • My Dad, The Peace Deal And Me - BBC One
  • School For Stammerers - ITV

Factual series

  • Louis Theroux's Altered States - BBC Two
  • 24 Hours in A&E - Channel 4
  • Life and Death Row: The Mass Execution - BBC Three
  • Prison - Channel 4

Reality and constructed factual

  • I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! - ITV
  • Dragon's Den - BBC Two
  • Old People's Home for 4 Year Old - Channel 4
  • The Real Full Monty: Ladies' Night - ITV

Specialist factual

  • Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley - BBC One
  • Bros: After The Screaming Stops - BBC Four
  • Grayson Perry: Rites Of Passage - Channel 4
  • Superkids: Breaking Away From Care - Channel 4

News coverage

  • Cambridge Analytica Uncovered - Channel 4
  • Bullying and Harassment In The House Of Commons (Newsnight) - BBC Two
  • Good Morning Britain: On A Knife Edge - ITV
  • Good Morning Britain: Thomas Markle Exclusive - ITV


  • 2018 World Cup Quarter Final: England v Sweden - BBC One
  • 2018 Six Nations: Scotland v England - BBC One
  • England's Test Cricket - Cook's Farewell - Sky Sports Cricket
  • Winter Olympics - BBC Two

Live event

  • Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance - BBC One
  • Open Heart Surgery: Live - Channel 5
  • The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - BBC One
  • Stand Up to Cancer - Channel 4

Short-form programme

  • Missed Call - Real Stories
  • Bovril Pam (Snatches From Women's Lives) - BBC Four
  • The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk - BBC iPlayer
  • Wonderdate - BBC iPlayer

Bafta Fellowship

  • Baroness Joan Bakewell

Special award

  • Nicola Shindler

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