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'Parade's End', 'The Hour', 'The Girl' lead BAFTA TV Craft nominations

Parade's End has received the most nominations for this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Television Craft Awards.

BBC Two's five-part drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall leads the way with five nominations, including the writing and make-up categories.

Parades End: Christopher (BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH), Sylvia (REBECCA HALL)

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'Parade's End'

The Hour: Ben Whishaw

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'The Hour'

The channel's one-off Hitchcock drama The Girl starring Toby Jones and Sienna Miller follows with four nominations, along with BBC One's Ripper Street and BBC Two's The Hour.

Doctor Who and Call the Midwife receive two nominations each, as do documentaries 7/7 One Day in London and Amish: A Secret Life.

Also receiving two nominations are BBC Two's Richard II (The Hollow Crown), political comedy The Thick of It, Top Gear and Channel 4's The Fear.

The Thick of It S04E06: 'Goolding Inquiry'


Peter Capaldi in 'The Thick of It'

The BBC's coverage of the London 2012 Olympics receives several nominations, including three out of the four nods in the 'Director: Multi-Camera' category.

Channel 4's Paralympics is also nominated in the 'Digital Creativity' category, while John Morton receives a nomination for Twenty Twelve in the 'Writer: Comedy' category.

Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine for are also nominated in the comedy writing category for Getting On, along with Julia Davis for Hunderby and Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche and Simon Blackwell for The Thick of It.

Sienna Miller and Toby Jones as Hedren and Hitchcock in HBO's The Girl


'The Girl'

Ripper Street S01E08: Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn), Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and Emily Reid (Amanda Hale)

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'Ripper Street'

Drama writing nominees are Shaun Duggan and Jimmy McGovern for Accused ('Tracie's Story'), Gwyneth Hughes for The Girl, Sally Wainwright for The Last Tango in Halifax and Tom Stoppard for Parade's End.

Television director Hamish Hamilton will receive the BAFTA Special Award for his work in multi-camera-based television directing, including his production on the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic Games, and Beyoncé's Super Bowl half-time show.

The annual BAFTA TV Craft Awards recognise the best behind-the-scenes talent in British television, and the awards ceremony will hosted by Stephen Mangan at The Brewery, London, on April 28.
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