The Winners And Losers Of The BAFTA 2023 TV Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts hosted the 2023 BAFTA TV Awards on May 14, 2023, where they honored television documentaries, dramas, comedies, and more! Several popular shows from Great Britain were highlighted at the event held at the Royal Festival Hall with the ceremony hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan.

Total Film revealed the list of nominees and winners for the event:

Drama Series

  • Bad Sisters WINNER
  • The Responder
  • Sherwood
  • Somewhere Boy


  • A Spy Among Friends
  • Mood WINNER
  • The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe
  • This Is Going to Hurt

International Show

  • The Bear (Disney Plus)
  • Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (Netflix) WINNER
  • Wednesday (Netflix)
  • Oussekine (Itineraire)
  • Pachinko (Apple TV Plus)
  • The White Lotus (Sky Atlantic)

Leading Actress

  • Billie Piper – I Hate Suzie Too (Sky Atlantic)
  • Imelda Staunton – The Crown (Netflix)
  • Kate Winslet – I Am Ruth (Channel 4) WINNER
  • Maxine Peake – Anne (Channel 4)
  • Sarah Lancashire – Julia (Sky Atlantic)
  • Vicky McClure – Without Sin (ITVX)

Leading Actor

  • Ben Whishaw – This is Going to Hurt (BBC One) WINNER
  • Chaske Spencer – The English (BBC Two)
  • Chaske Spencer – The English (BBC Two)
  • Cillian Murphy – Peaky Blinders (BBC One)
  • Gary Oldman – Slow Horses (Apple TV Plus)
  • Martin Freeman – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Taron Egerton – Black Bird (Apple TV Plus)

Female Performance In A Comedy Programme

  • Daisy May Cooper – Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One)
  • Diane Morgan – Cunk on Earth (BBC Two)
  • Lucy Beaumont – Meet the Richardsons (Dave)
  • Natasia Demetriou – Ellie & Natasia (BBC Three)
  • Siobhán McSweeney – Derry Girls (Channel 4) WINNER
  • Taj Atwal – Hullraisers (Channel 4)

Male Performance In A Comedy Programme

  • Daniel Radcliffe – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (The Roku Channel)
  • Jon Pointing – Big Boys (Channel 4)
  • Josept Gilgun – Brassic (Sky Max)
  • Lenny Rush – Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One) WINNER
  • Matt Berry – What We Do In The Shadows (Disney Plus)
  • Stephen Merchant – The Outlaws (BBC One)

Supporting Actor

  • Adeel Akhtar – Sherwood (BBC One)
  • Jack Lowden – Slow Horses (Apple TV Plus)
  • Josh Finan – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Salim Daw – The Crown (Netflix)
  • Samuel Bottomley – Somewhere Boy (Channel 4)
  • Will Sharpe – The White Lotus (Sky Atlantic)

Supporting Actress

  • Adelayo Adedayo – The Responder (BBC One)
  • Anne-Marie Duff – Bad Sisters (Apple TV Plus) WINNER
  • Fiona Shaw – Andor (Disney Plus)
  • Jasmine Jobson – Top Boy (Netflix)
  • Lesley Manville – Sherwood (BBC One)
  • Saffron Hocking – Top Boy (Netflix)

Reality And Constructed Factual

  • Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams (BBC One)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (BBC Three)
  • The Traitors (BBC One) WINNER
  • We Are Black and British (BBC Two)

Entertainment Programme

  • Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV)
  • Later … With Jools Holland (BBC Two)
  • The Masked Singer (ITV) WINNER
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One)

Entertainment Performance

  • Big Zuu – Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave)
  • Claudia Winkleman – The Traitors (BBC One) WINNER
  • Lee Mack – The 1% Club (ITV1)
  • Mo Gilligan – The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan (Channel 4)
  • Rosie Jones – Rosie Jones’ Trip Hazard (Channel 4)
  • Sue Perkins – Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal (Netflix)

Specialist Factual

  • Aids: The Unheard Tapes (BBC Two)
  • The Green Planet (BBC One)
  • How to Survive a Dictator With Munya Chawawa (Channel 4)
  • Russia 1985-1999: Traumazone (iPlayer) WINNER

Current Affairs

  • Afghanistan: No Country for Women: Exposure (ITV1)
  • Children of the Taliban (Channel 4) WINNER
  • The Crossing: Exposure (ITV1)
  • Mariupol: The People’s Story – Panorama (BBC One)

Scripted Comedy

  • Am I Being Unreasonable? (BBC One)
  • Big Boys (Channel 4)
  • Derry Girls (Channel 4) WINNER
  • Ghosts (BBC One)

Comedy Entertainment Programme

  • Friday Night Live (Channel 4) WINNER
  • The Graham Norton Show (BBC One)
  • Taskmaster (Channel 4)
  • Would I Lie To You? (BBC One)

Short Form Programme

  • Always, Asifa (Together TV)
  • Biscuitland (All 4)
  • How to Be A Person (E4) WINNER
  • Kingpin Cribs (YouTube/Channel 4)

Factual Series

  • Jeremy Kyle Show: Death on Daytime (Channel 4)
  • Libby, Are You Home Yet? (Sky Crime) WINNER
  • Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi (Netflix)
  • Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombing (ITV1)


  • Big Zuu’s Big Eats (Dave)
  • Joe Lycett Vs Beckham: Got Your Back (Channel 4)
  • The Martin Lewis Money Show Live (ITV1)
  • The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (BBC Two)

Live Event

  • Concert for Ukraine (ITV1)
  • Platinum Jubilee: Party at the Palace (BBC One) WINNER
  • The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II (BBC One)

News Coverage

  • BBC News at 10: Russia Invades Ukraine (BBC One)
  • Channel 4 News: Live in Kyiv (Channel 4)
  • Good Morning Britain: Boris Johnson Interview (ITV1)

Single Documentary

  • Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (Sky Documentaries)
  • Escape from Kabul Airport (BBC Two)
  • Our Falklands War: A Frontline Story (BBC Two)
  • The Real Mo Farah (BBC One) WINNER

Single Drama

  • I Am Ruth (Channel 4) WINNER
  • The House (Netflix)
  • Life and Death in the Warehouse (BBC Three)

Soap & Continuing Drama

  • Casualty (BBC One)
  • EastEnders (BBC One)
  • Emmerdale (ITV1)


  • Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (BBC One)
  • UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 (BBC One) WINNER 
  • Wimbledon 2022 (BBC One)

Daytime In 2023

  • Scam Interceptors
  • The Chase
  • The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit WINNER

Memorable Moment

  • Derry Girls
  • Heartstopper
  • Platinum Jubilee – Party at the Palace (Paddington Sketch) WINNER
  • Stranger Things
  • The Real Mo Farah
  • The Traitors

‘Derry Girls,’ ‘I Am… Ruth,’ ‘Bad Sisters,’ and ‘The Traitors’ all tied for the top award-winners, taking home two golden statues each. strives to be an apolitical, balanced and based pop culture news outlet. However, our contributors are entitled to their individual opinions. Author opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of our video hosts, other site contributors, site editors, affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. This website contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. We disclaim products or services we have received for review purposes, as well as sponsored posts.

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