Chernobyl leads this year’s Bafta Television Awards

Chernobyl leads this year’s Bafta Television Awards

Chernobyl has become one of the most-nominated shows in Bafta Television Awards, with 14 nominations for this year’s ceremony.

The Sky Atlantic miniseries, which was heavily praised by critics, was based on the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

This year’s ceremony will be broadcast from behind closed doors after being delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The winners will be announced on 31 July, with the ceremony broadcast on BBC One.

The top Bafta TV nominees

  • Chernobyl – 14
  • The Crown – 7
  • Fleabag – 6
  • Giri / Haji – 6