The Oxford School of Drama graduates Claire Foy and Babou Ceesay have been nominated in the categories of Leading Actress and Leading Actor respectively in the 2017 BAFTAs.
Claire has been nominated for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s THE CROWN. This is her second consecutive nomination. In 2016 she was nominated for her role as Anne Boleyn in BBC Two’s adaptation of WOLF HALL.
Babou is a first time nominee and has been nominated for his portrayal of Richard Taylor in BBC One’s DAMILOLA, OUR LOVED BOY.
The Awards reward the very best in television broadcast on British screens in 2016. This year’s ceremony will be held at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 14 May.