Twenty Twelve And Its Stars Receive BAFTA Nominations

BBC comedy series Twenty Twelve has picked up a number of nominations in the 2013 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards. The shortlist for the BAFTA Television awards was unveiled earlier today.

The spoof documentary series Twenty Twelve followed the fortunes of the fictional Olympic Deliverance Committee as they prepared for the 2012 London Olympic Games. The series starred Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Olivia Colman and was narrated by David Tennant.

Series Two of Twenty Twelve and its stars have received four nominations in all across three categories

Situation Comedy in 2013
  • The Thick of It - Armando Iannucci, Adam Tandy
  • Hunderby - Julia Davis, Tony Dow, John Rushton
  • Twenty Twelve - John Morton, Paul Schlesinger, Catherine Gosling-Fuller, Jon Plowman
  • Episodes - David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik, Jimmy Mulville

Male Performance in a Comedy Programme in 2013
  • Steve Coogan - Welcome to the Places of My Life
  • Hugh Bonneville - Twenty Twelve
  • Peter Capaldi - The Thick of It
  • Greg Davies – Cuckoo

Female Performance in a Comedy Programme in 2013
  • Julia Davis - Hunderby
  • Jessica Hynes - Twenty Twelve
  • Olivia Colman - Twenty Twelve
  • Miranda Hart - Miranda

The winners will be announced on Sunday 12th May, at a ceremony held at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall