(London, UK--April 7, 2014) BBC Drama today received 18 nominations at the BAFTA Television Awards 2014 - more than any other broadcaster for drama - plus a nomination for the prestigious Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public) for Doctor Who: Day Of The Doctor.
The BAFTAs reward the very best in television broadcast on British screens over the past year.
Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama, says: "BBC Drama's outstanding 18 nominations in today's BAFTAs is a timely reminder that we produce the widest range of quality home-grown British drama in the UK. I'm thrilled to see all those involved have been recognised and wish them all the best."
The Ceremony will be held in London on Sunday 18 May.
The nominations include:
JAMIE DORNAN, The Fall – BBC Two
LUKE NEWBERRY, In The Flesh – BBC Three
DOMINIC WEST, Burton and Taylor – BBC Four
HELENA BONHAM CARTER, Burton and Taylor – BBC Four
MAXINE PEAKE, The Village – BBC One
JEROME FLYNN, Ripper Street – BBC One
NICO MIRALLEGRO, The Village – BBC One
SARAH LANCASHIRE, Last Tango in Halifax – BBC One
NICOLA WALKER, Last Tango in Halifax – BBC One
AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME, Mark Gatiss, Matt Strevens, Terry McDonough, Caroline Skinner – BBC Wales/BBC America/BBC Two
THE FALL, Allan Cubitt, Jakob Verbruggen, Julian Stevens, Gub Neil - Fables Lts/Artists Studio/BBC Two
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY, Production Team - World Productions/BBC One
IN THE FLESH, Hilary Martin, Ann Harrison-Baxter, Dominic Mitchell, Jonny Campbell – BBC Drama Production Salford/BBC America/BBC Three
TOP OF THE LAKE, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Jane Campion, Philippa Campbell – See-Saw Films/BBC Two
THE VILLAGE, Production Team - Company Pictures/BBC One
Soap & Continuing Drama
CASUALTY, Production Team – BBC Drama Productions/BBC One
EASTENDERS, Production Team – BBC Productions/BBC One
HOLBY CITY, Production Team – BBC Drama Productions/BBC One
Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public)
DOCTOR WHO: DAY OF THE DOCTOR