Sir David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet nominated for Bafta

11:52 19 April 2012

Undated file photos of (left to right) Sir David Attenborough, Keith lemon and Benedict Cumberbatch.  Sir David  is to take on Keith and Sherlock for a TV Bafta.PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 19, 2012. Their shows are up for the publicly-voted audience prize at the TV awards ceremony next month.
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Undated file photos of (left to right) Sir David Attenborough, Keith lemon and Benedict Cumberbatch. Sir David is to take on Keith and Sherlock for a TV Bafta.PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday April 19, 2012. Their shows are up for the publicly-voted audience prize at the TV awards ceremony next month. Sir David's Frozen Planet (BBC1) faces Lemon's Celebrity Juice (ITV2) and drama Sherlock (BBC1) - starring Cumberbatch - for the gong. Also competing for the title are Educating Essex (Channel 4), comedy series Fresh Meat (Channel 4) and The Great British Bake Off (BBC2). See PA story SHOWBIZ Bafta. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

The voice of natural history programmes, Sir David Attenborough, is to take on Keith Lemon and Sherlock for a TV Bafta.

Their shows are up for the YouTube Audience Award, which is a publicly-voted audience prize at the ceremony next month.

Sir David’s BBC programme, Frozen Planet,will compete with ITV2’s Lemon’s Celebrity Juice and BBC1 drama Sherlock - starring Benedict Cumberbatch - for the gong.

Channel 4’s Educating Essex and Fresh Meat are also nominated as well as The Great British Bake Off (BBC2).

The shortlist was drawn up from shows that have captured the public imagination over the past year and the winner of the YouTube Audience Award will be announced at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards on May 27.

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