Nominees for the 2018 BAFTA TV Awards were announced this week by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. There were several mystery shows that scooped up nominations, including:
Little Boy Blue is the story about the devastating murder of young Rhys Jones, the investigation, and the the prosecution of his murderer and associates. Sinead Keenan and Brian F. O’Byrne (Prime Suspect US) were nominated in the Leading Actor and Actress categories.
Julie Hesmondhalgh was nominated for Supporting Actress for her role as the traumatized Trish Winterman in Season 3 of Broadchurch.
Other notable nominees included Golden Globe-winning HBO drama Big Little Lies in the International category and mystery veteran Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle, Death Comes to Pemberley) was nominated for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme as an overstressed mum on Motherland.
If you’re in Britain, tune in May 13th when the winners are announced.