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Please watch and consider our 2018 submissions below.
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Detectorists, Series 3 (The Final Season)

(Best TV Series Comedy, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actress)

Starring Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling and Diana Rigg
Series ‘Best of the Year’ selections Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter and The New York Times
“One of the most satisfying conclusions ever… simply outstanding” Radio Times
“TV comedy treasure… deep and delightful comedy… I can’t recommend it highly enough.” Los Angeles Times
“Arguably the best television comedy of the year, if not years.” The Huffington Post

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Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham

(Best TV Movie, Best Lead Actress)

Starring Ashley Jensen (Ugly Betty, Extras, Catastrophe, Love Lies & Records)

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(Best Limited Series, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress)

Starring Miranda Richardson, Phyllis Logan and Zoe Wanamaker with Matthew Lewis

Created and written by Kay Mellor

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Keeping Faith

(Best TV Drama, Best Lead Actress)

International Sensation with a record 9 million downloads on BBC iPlayer
Starring Eve Myles (Torchwood, Broadchurch)

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(Best Limited Series, Best Actor, Best Actress)

Acorn TV’s New Psychological Crime Thriller;
Starring BAFTA and IFTA Nominee Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty)

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Finding Joy

(Best Comedy, Best Actress)

RTE’s highest-rated new comedy of the year is Acorn TV’s newest Original Series

Created, Written and Starring IFTA Award Winner Amy Huberman (Striking Out, The Clinic)

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Striking Out, Series 2

(Best TV Drama, Best Lead Actress)

Starring Irish Film and TV Academy Winner for Actress in a Leading Role – Drama Amy Huberman (The Clinic)

“Terrifically appealing heroine…a real charmer…a legal Grey’s Anatomy…Irish delight” –TV Guide

“Huberman is excellent… both magnetic and relatable” –The Hollywood Reporter

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