Jerome Flynn, Kerrie Hayes and Nico Mirallegro have all received acting nominations for the 2014 BAFTA Television Awards.
Kerrie is nominated for Best Actress for The Mill, the four-part BBC drama in which she plays Esther Price, a young mill worker at Quarry Bank Mill. Written by John Fay, but based on real documents from the Quarry Bank Mill archive, Esther's records became the centre of the series. Knowing nothing of her background, not even her real age, rebellious Esther fights the mill owners to get information about who she really is.
Jerome has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake in BBC One’s flagship detective series Ripper Street, while Nico is in contention in the same category for playing Joe Middleton in The Village, also on BBC One.
Three out of the four nominations for Best Drama Series star Curtis Brown clients. The Village stars Nico Mirallegro, Rupert Evans, Augustus Prew, Joe Duttine, Chloe Harris and Luke Williams. My Mad Fat Diary also stars Nico Mirallego and is directed by Curtis Brown client Tim Kirkby. Broadchurch has also been nominated and stars Matthew Gravelle and Charlotte Beaumont.
In the Flesh starring Steve Evets, Sandra Huggett and David Walmsley is in contention for Best Mini Series. Meanwhile The Day of the Doctor starring Billie Piper has received a nomination for The Radio Times Audience Award. An Adventure in Space and Time written by Mark Gatiss is nominated for Best Single Drama. Simon Farnaby fronted the doc Richard III: The King in the Car Park which has been nominated for Best Specialist Factual.The British Academy Television Awards will take place on Sunday 18 May 2014.