The nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards 2022 have been announced, with shows like Vigil, It's A Sin and Sex Education being included

Channel 4's It's A Sin earned a nomination for best mini-series as well as multiple acting nominations for many members of its cast including Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells and David Carlyle.

Vigil was the BBC's most-watched series last year and was nominated in the Drama Series category.

Netflix's Sex Education saw Aimee Lou Wood included in the Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, with Nctui Gatwa being recognised in the Male Performance in a Comedy Programme category.

Siblings Jamie and Natasia Demetriou were nominated in the Male and Female Comedy Performance category respectively for Stath Lets Flats, whist the overall series was nominated for Scripted Comedy.

Stephen Graham received two nominations for acting, with Best Actor for the single programme Help and a supporting actor nod for the mini-series Time.

As a nice touch, Sean Lock was posthumously nominated for Entertainment Performance for his work on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Some of the awards categories are listed down below.

Who was nominated at the BAFTA TV Awards 2022?

Drama Series

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


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

Best Scripted Comedy

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

Entertainment Programme

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

Leading Actor

  • David Thewlis (Landscapers)
  • Olly Alexander (It's A Sin)
  • Hugh Quarshie (Stephen)
  • Samuel Adewunmi (You Don't Know Me)
  • Stephen Graham (Help)
  • Sean Bean (Time)

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)

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)
  • Celine Buckens (Showtrial)
  • Emily Mortimer (The Pursuit of Love)
  • Jessica Plummer (The Girl Before)
  • Leah Harvey (Foundation)
  • Tahirah Sharif (The Tower)

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)

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)

Factual Series

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