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British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance

This page lists the winners and nominees for the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance, since its institution in 2009.

British Academy Television Award
Jessica Hynes.jpg
2019 Recipient : Jessica Hynes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byBritish Academy of Film and Television Arts
First awarded2009 (presented in 2010)
Currently held byJessica Hynes for There She Goes (2019)
Websitehttp://www.bafta.org/

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, children's film and television, and interactive media.

Since 2009 (presented in 2010), the British Academy Television Awards has presented two awards for comedy performance, the BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance and the BAFTA TV Award for Best Male Comedy Performance. Before 2009 there was one award for Best Comedy Performance.

2010sEdit

Year Actress Work Character
2010
Rebecca Front The Thick of It Rt Hon Nicola Murray MP
Jo Brand Getting On Kim Wilde
Miranda Hart Miranda Miranda Preston
Joanna Scanlan Getting On Denise "Den" Flixter
2011
Jo Brand Getting On Kim Wilde
Dawn French Roger & Val Have Just Got In Val Stephenson
Miranda Hart Miranda Miranda Preston
Katherine Parkinson The IT Crowd Jen Barber
2012
Jennifer Saunders Absolutely Fabulous Edina Monsoon
Olivia Colman Twenty Twelve Sally Owen
Tamsin Greig Friday Night Dinner Jackie Goodman
Ruth Jones Stella Stella Morris
2013
Olivia Colman Twenty Twelve Sally Owen
Julia Davis Hunderby Dorothy
Miranda Hart Miranda Miranda Preston
Jessica Hynes Twenty Twelve Siobhan Sharpe
2014
Katherine Parkinson The IT Crowd Jen Barber
Kerry Howard Him & Her: The Wedding Laura Williams
Doon Mackichan Plebs Flavia
Frances de la Tour Vicious Violet Crosby
2015
Jessica Hynes W1A Siobhan Sharpe
Olivia Colman Rev. Alex Smallbone
Tamsin Greig Episodes Beverly Lincoln
Catherine Tate Catherine Tate's Nan Joannie Taylor
2016
Michaela Coel Chewing Gum Tracey Gordon
Sian Gibson Peter Kay's Car Share Kayleigh Kitson
Miranda Hart Miranda Miranda Preston
Sharon Horgan Catastrophe Sharon Morris
2017
Phoebe Waller-Bridge Fleabag Fleabag
Olivia Colman Fleabag Godmother
Lesley Manville Mum Cathy Bradshaw
Diane Morgan Cunk on Shakespeare Philomena Cunk
2018
Daisy May Cooper This Country Kerry Mucklowe
Anna Maxwell Martin Motherland Julia
Sian Gibson Peter Kay's Car Share Kayleigh Kitson
Sharon Horgan Catastrophe Sharon Morris
2019
Jessica Hynes There She Goes Emily Yates
Daisy May Cooper This Country Kerry Mucklowe
Julia Davis Sally4Ever Emma
Lesley Manville Mum Cathy Bradshaw

SuperlativesEdit

Record Actress Programme Age (in years)
Oldest winner Jo Brand Getting On 53
Oldest nominee Frances de la Tour Vicious 69
Youngest winner Michaela Coel Chewing Gum 28
Youngest nominee

Actresses with multiple wins and nominationsEdit

Multiple winsEdit

The following people have won the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance multiple times: