Three RADA alumni have been nominated in the BAFTA TV Awards, for performances in BBC drama and comedy.
Daniel Mays has been nominated for his first BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Sergeant Danny Waldron in the third series of Line Of Duty. He will next be seen on TV screens this week in the new Sky Atlantic drama Guerilla, while Line Of Duty series four currently continues on BBC with RADA alumnus Jason Watkins.
Alumna Wunmi Mosaku is also nominated for her first BAFTA: she is in the running for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Gloria Taylor in Damilola, Our Loved Boy, based on the true story of the murder of nine-year-old Damilola Taylor.
Completing the trio of RADA nominees is Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Fresh from awards success at the NME and RTS Awards, she has been nominated for the BAFTA for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for her lead role in Fleabag, for which she also wrote the script. Her co-star Olivia Colman is also nominated in the same cateogry, while the show is up for the award for Scripted Comedy.
Shows including Happy Valley, The Crown and NW have also gained nominations. The awards will be announced on 14 May at the Royal Festival Hall. See the full list of nominees here.
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