Misfits nominated for four BAFTA 2011 awards

E4 drama Misfits received more nominations than any other programme in the shortlist – four in total, in the Best Drama Series, Best Supporting Actor and Actress (Robert Sheehan and Lauren Socha) and New Media categories.

Every new Drama series, single or serial that Channel 4 screened during the qualifying period received at least one nomination – with Any Human Heart and This Is England ’86 receiving two, and The Promise and I am Slave receiving one nomination each.

In the Features and Factual Series categories Channel 4 dominated proceedings, receiving half of the nominations for each, and in the Single Documentary category two out of the four nominations went to films from the More4 True Stories Strand.

Both David Mitchell (Peep Show) and James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) were nominated for Male Performance in a comedy programme, and Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) was nominated for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme. Facejacker and Peep Show were nominated respectively in the Comedy Programme, and Situation Comedy cactegories.

Full details of nominations below:

Leading Actor
Jim Broadbent – Any Human Heart (Channel 4)

Leading Actress
Vicky McClure – This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)

Supporting Actor
Johnny Harris – This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)

Robert Sheehan – Misfits (E4)

Supporting Actress
Gillian Anderson – Any Human Heart (Channel 4)

Lauren Socha – Misfits (E4)

Female Performance in a Comedy Role
Katherine Parkinson – The IT Crowd (Channel 4)

Male Performance in a Comedy Role
James Buckley – The Inbetweeners (E4)

David Mitchell – Peep Show (Channel 4)

Single Drama
I Am Slave
Andrew Calderwood, Gabriel Range, Jeremy Brock
Channel 4/A Slate Films and Altered Image Production for UKFC, Channel 4, Limelight, JAC Rights Management LLP and the Film Agency for Wales

Drama Series
Misfits
Murray Ferguson, Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Kate Crowe
E4/Clerkenwell Films

Drama Serial
Any Human Heart
Lynn Horsford, Lee Morris, Sally Woodward Gentle, Michael Samuels
Channel 4/Carnival Films

The Promise
Peter Kosminsky, David Aukin, Hal Vogel
Channel 4/Daybreak Pictures

International
Glee
Ian Brennan, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk
E4/Twentieth Century Fox

Factual Series
Coppers
Production Team
Channel 4/Blast!

One Born Every Minute
Production Team
Channel 4/Dragonfly Film and Television

Specialist Factual
Alan Bennett and the Habit of Art (The Making Of)
Martin Rosenbaum, David Sabel, Toby Coffey
More 4/Lone Star Productions

Single Documentary
The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
Jamie Doran, Najibullah Quraishi, John Moffat, Mike Healy
More 4/Clover Films

Pink Saris
Production Team
More 4/Ginger Productions

Features
Come Dine With Me
Production Team
Channel 4/ITV Studios

Hugh’s Fish Fight
Andrew Palmer, Will Anderson, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Frankie Fathers
Channel 4/Keo Films

Current Affairs
Lost Girls of South Africa (Dispatches)
Deborah Shipley, Brian Woods, Xoliswa Sithole
Channel 4/True Vision

News Coverage
Channel 4 News: From Chile’s Ecstasy to Congo’s Agony
Production Team
Channel 4/ITN Productions

New Media
Misfits
Matt Jarvis, Chloe Moss, Owen Priestly, Carl Hodler
E4.com/ Clerkenwell Productions & Kerb Digital

Comedy Programme
Facejacker
Kayvan Novak, Ed Tracey, Mario Stylianides, Tom Thostrup
E4/Hatrick Productions

Situation Comedy
Peep Show
Phil Clarke, Becky Martin, Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong
Channel 4/Objective Productions

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings has also been nominated in the YouTube Audience Award category.

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