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2013 British Academy Television Awards

The 2013 British Academy Television Awards nominations were announced on 9 April 2013. The award ceremony was held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on 12 May 2013.[1][2][3]

2013 British Academy Television Awards
Date12 May 2013
SiteRoyal Festival Hall, London
Hosted byGraham Norton
Produced byZoe Cook
Best Comedy SeriesThe Revolution Will Be Televised
Best DramaLast Tango in Halifax
Best ActorBen Whishaw
Richard II
Best ActressSheridan Smith
Mrs Biggs
Best Comedy Performance
Most awardsOlivia Colman/The Hollow Crown/Twenty Twelve (2)
Most nominationsAccused/Last Tango in Halifax/London 2012/The Girl/Twenty Twelve (4)
Television coverage
ChannelBBC One
Duration2 hrs (TV Coverage)
Ratings6.19 million


Winners and NomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and emboldened.[4]

Leading ActorEdit

Leading ActressEdit

Supporting ActorEdit

Supporting ActressEdit

Entertainment PerformanceEdit

Female Performance In A Comedy ProgrammeEdit

Male Performance In A Comedy ProgrammeEdit

Single DramaEdit


Drama SeriesEdit

Soap & Continuing DramaEdit


Factual SeriesEdit

Huw Wheldon Award for Specialist FactualEdit

Robert Flaherty Award for Single DocumentaryEdit

  • 7/7: One Day in London (BBC Two)
    • Baka: A Cry from the Rainforest (BBC Two)
    • Lucian Freud: Painted Life (BBC Two)
    • Nina Conti – A Ventriloquist's Story: Her Master's Voice (BBC Four)


Reality and Constructed FactualEdit

Current AffairsEdit

  • This World: "The Shame of the Catholic Church" (BBC Two)
    • Panorama: "Britain's Hidden Housing Crisis" (BBC One)
    • Exposure: "The Other Side of Jimmy Savile" (ITV)
    • Al Jazeera Investigates: "What Killed Arafat?" (Al Jazeera English)

News CoverageEdit

Sport & Live EventEdit

Lew Grade Award for Entertainment ProgrammeEdit

Comedy ProgrammeEdit

Situation ComedyEdit

Radio Times Audience AwardEdit

Special AwardEdit


BAFTA TributeEdit

Wins per broadcasterEdit


Broadcaster Wins
BBC 15
Channel 4 4
Sky 3

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Sheridan, Emily (2013-04-09). "It's all Down(ton) hill from here: ITV drama fails to pick up single BAFTA nomination for first time since it began". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2013-04-09.
  2. ^ "Just call it the Olivia Awards! Ms Colman is finally the leading lady as she picks up two trophies at TV Baftas". Daily Mail. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  3. ^ "TV Baftas 2013: all the winners". Guardian UK. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Bafta TV awards 2013: List of winners". BBC News. Retrieved 2013-05-13.
  5. ^ "Olivia Colman wins two Bafta awards". BBC News. Retrieved 30 July 2016.

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