British Academy Television Award
CountryUnited Kingdom
Presented byBritish Academy of Film and Television Arts
First awarded2009 (presented 2010)
Currently held byCathy Tyson for Help (2022)
Websitebafta.org

The British Academy Television Awards (BAFTA TV Awards) were first presented in 1954. They are the UK equivalent to the Emmy Awards in the United States. From 1954 to 1997, film and television awards were presented at one ceremony. Since 1998, two separate ceremonies have been held.

The awards for Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor were first presented at the 2010 ceremony.

Winners and nominees

Rebecca Hall, the first recipient of this award for Red Riding (2010)
Rebecca Hall, the first recipient of this award for Red Riding (2010)
Lauren Socha won for Misfits in 2011.
Lauren Socha won for Misfits in 2011.
Olivia Colman won for Accused in 2013.
Olivia Colman won for Accused in 2013.
Sarah Lancashire won for Last Tango in Halifax in 2014.
Gemma Jones won for Marvellous in 2015.
Gemma Jones won for Marvellous in 2015.
Wunmi Mosaku won for Damilola, Our Loved Boy in 2017.
Vanessa Kirby won for The Crown in 2018.
Vanessa Kirby won for The Crown in 2018.
Fiona Shaw won for Killing Eve in 2019.
Fiona Shaw won for Killing Eve in 2019.

2010s

Year Actress Work Character Network
2010
(56th)
Rebecca Hall Red Riding 1974 Paula Garland Channel 4
Sophie Okonedo Criminal Justice Jackie Woolf BBC One
Imelda Staunton Return to Cranford Octavia Pole
Lauren Socha The Unloved Lauren Channel 4
2011
(57th)
Lauren Socha Misfits Kelly Bailey E4
Gillian Anderson Any Human Heart Wallis Simpson Channel 4
Lynda Baron The Road to Coronation Street Violet Carson BBC Four
Jessie Wallace Pat Phoenix
2012
(58th)
Monica Dolan Appropriate Adult Rose West ITV
Anna Chancellor The Hour Lix Storm BBC Two
Miranda Hart Call the Midwife Camilla "Chummy" Noakes BBC One
Maggie Smith Downton Abbey Violet Crawley ITV
2013
(59th)
Olivia Colman Accused: Mo's Story Sue BBC One
Anastasia Hille The Fear Jo Beckett Channel 4
Sarah Lancashire Last Tango in Halifax Caroline Dawson BBC One
Imelda Staunton The Girl Alma Reville BBC Two
2014
(60th)
Sarah Lancashire Last Tango in Halifax Caroline Dawson BBC One
Shirley Henderson Southcliffe Claire Salter Channel 4
Claire Rushbrook My Mad Fat Diary Linda Earl-Bouchtat E4
Nicola Walker Last Tango in Halifax Gillian Buttershaw BBC One
2015
(61st)
Gemma Jones Marvellous Mary Baldwin BBC Two
Amanda Redman Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This Gwen Cooper ITV
Vicky McClure Line of Duty Kate Fleming BBC Two
Charlotte Spencer Glue Tina Fallon E4
2016
(62nd)
Chanel Cresswell This Is England '90 Kelly Jenkins Channel 4
Michelle Gomez Doctor Who Missy / The Master BBC One
Lesley Manville River Chrissie Read
Eleanor Worthington Cox The Enfield Haunting Janet Hodgson Sky Living
2017
(63rd)
Wunmi Mosaku Damilola, Our Loved Boy Gloria Taylor BBC One
Vanessa Kirby The Crown Princess Margaret Netflix
Siobhan Finneran Happy Valley Claire Cartwright BBC One
Nicola Walker Last Tango in Halifax Gillian Buttershaw
2018
(64th)
Vanessa Kirby The Crown Princess Margaret Netflix
Anna Friel Broken Christina Fitzsimmons BBC One
Liv Hill Three Girls Ruby Bowen
Julie Hesmondhalgh Broadchurch Trish Winterman ITV
2019
(65th)
Fiona Shaw Killing Eve Carolyn Martens BBC One
Monica Dolan A Very English Scandal Marion Thorpe BBC One
Keeley Hawes Mrs. Wilson Dorothy Wick
Billie Piper Collateral Karen Mars

2020s

Year Actress Work Character Network
2020
(66th)
[1]
Naomi Ackie The End of the F***ing World Bonnie Channel 4
Helena Bonham Carter The Crown Princess Margaret Netflix
Jasmine Jobson Top Boy Jaq
Helen Behan The Virtues Anna Lowery Channel 4
2021
(67th)
[2]
Rakie Ayola Anthony Gee Walker BBC One
Helena Bonham Carter The Crown Princess Margaret Netflix
Sophie Okonedo Criminal: UK Julia Bryce
Leila Farzad I Hate Suzie Naomi Jones Sky Atlantic
Siena Kelly Adult Material Amy Lloyd Channel 4
Weruche Opia I May Destroy You Terry Pratchard BBC One
2022
(68th)

[3]
Cathy Tyson Help Poly Channel 4
Jessica Plummer The Girl Before Emma Matthews BBC One
Emily Mortimer The Pursuit of Love The Bolter
Céline Buckens Showtrial Talitha Campbell
Leah Harvey Foundation Salvor Hardin Apple TV+
Tahirah Sharif The Tower Lizzie Adama ITV

Superlatives

Record Actress Programme Age (in years)
Oldest winner Gemma Jones Marvellous 72
Oldest nominee Maggie Smith Downton Abbey 77
Youngest winner Lauren Socha Misfits 20
Youngest nominee Eleanor Worthington Cox The Enfield Haunting 14

Actresses with multiple wins and nominations

Multiple nominations

The following people have been nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress multiple times:

Programmes with multiple wins and nominations

Multiple nominations

References

  1. ^ Kanter, Jake (31 July 2020). "BAFTA TV Awards Winners: Night Of Surprises, As 'Chernobyl' & 'The End Of The F***ing World' Take Two Prizes Each". Deadline. Retrieved 31 July 2020.
  2. ^ "BAFTA TV 2021: Nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards". www.bafta.org. 28 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Bafta TV awards 2022: full list of nominations". The Guardian. 30 March 2022. Retrieved 30 March 2022.