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'Wolf Hall' earns nods for four British Academy Television Awards

By Karen Butler
'Wolf Hall' earns nods for four British Academy Television Awards
Actor Mark Rylance, winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for "Bridge of Spies," at the 88th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LONDON, March 30 (UPI) -- The historical drama Wolf Hall was nominated for a leading four British Academy Television Awards Wednesday.

Peter Kay's Car Share and This is England '90 each earned three nods apiece.

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Winners will be announced at a ceremony at London's Royal Festival Hall on May 8.

The nominees in the top categories are:

Drama Series
Humans
The Last Panthers
No Offence
Wolf Hall

Miniseries
Doctor Foster
The Enfield Haunting
London Spy
This is England '90

Scripted Comedy
Chewing Gum
Peep Show
People Just Do Nothing
Peter Kay's Car Share

Soap and Continuing Drama
Coronation Street
EastEnders
Emmerdale
Holby City

Leading Actor
Ben Whishaw London Spy
Idris Elba Luther
Mark Rylance Wolf Hall
Stephen Graham This is England '90

Leading Actress
Claire Foy Wolf Hall
Ruth Madeley Don't Take My Baby
Sheridan Smith The C-Word
Suranne Jones Doctor Foster

Supporting Actor
Anton Lesser Wolf Hall
Cyril Nri Cucumber
Ian McKellan The Dresser
Tom Courtenay Unforgetten

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Supporting Actress
Chanel Cresswell This is England '90
Eleanor Worthington-Cox The Enfield Haunting
Lesley Manville River
Michelle Gomez Doctor Who

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