Misfits

Peter Mullan, Gabriel Byrne, Damian Lewis, John Simm and Olivia Colman head up the Channel 4 Autumn/ Winter line-up, ably supported by a cast packed full of future stars.

From established names such as, Gabriel Byrne, Gina McKee, Peter Mullan Olivia Colman, Shirley Henderson, David Oyelowo and Rupert Friend to brand new and emerging talent such as Monica Dolan, Joseph Gilgun, Katie Leung, Arsher Ali, Karla Crome, Matt Stokoe and newcomer Sharon Rooney, Drama on C4 is in extremely rude health. Continue reading »

11:05pm Tuesday, May 3 on C4

The second run of the BAFTA-winning superhero comedy drama series comes to Channel 4. A mysterious masked man leads the gang to Nathan’s grave, where Kelly hears his thoughts and realises that he’s still alive. The gang dig Nathan up, and their new probation worker Shaun gets him back into the community service system, even though he’s officially dead. The reunited friends meet Lucy, a patient on day release from a psychiatric ward who is doing an art therapy class at the community centre. But Simon has met Lucy before: he used to be a patient at the psychiatric unit, where Lucy became obsessed with him. And after Simon publicly snubs Lucy, strange things start to happen around the community centre.

E4 drama Misfits received more nominations than any other programme in the shortlist – four in total, in the Best Drama Series, Best Supporting Actor and Actress (Robert Sheehan and Lauren Socha) and New Media categories.

Every new Drama series, single or serial that Channel 4 screened during the qualifying period received at least one nomination – with Any Human Heart and This Is England ’86 receiving two, and The Promise and I am Slave receiving one nomination each.

In the Features and Factual Series categories Channel 4 dominated proceedings, receiving half of the nominations for each, and in the Single Documentary category two out of the four nominations went to films from the More4 True Stories Strand.

Both David Mitchell (Peep Show) and James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) were nominated for Male Performance in a comedy programme, and Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) was nominated for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme. Facejacker and Peep Show were nominated respectively in the Comedy Programme, and Situation Comedy cactegories.

 

Full details of nominations below:

 

Leading Actor

Jim Broadbent – Any Human Heart (Channel 4)

 

Leading Actress

Vicky McClure – This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)

 

Supporting Actor

Johnny Harris – This Is England ’86 (Channel 4)

 

Robert Sheehan – Misfits (E4)

 

Supporting Actress

Gillian Anderson – Any Human Heart (Channel 4)

 

Lauren Socha – Misfits (E4)

 

Female Performance in a Comedy Role

Katherine Parkinson – The IT Crowd (Channel 4)

 

Male Performance in a Comedy Role

James Buckley – The Inbetweeners (E4)

 

David Mitchell – Peep Show (Channel 4)

 

Single Drama

I Am Slave

Andrew Calderwood, Gabriel Range, Jeremy Brock

Channel 4/A Slate Films and Altered Image Production for UKFC, Channel 4, Limelight, JAC Rights Management LLP and the Film Agency for Wales

 

Drama Series

Misfits

Murray Ferguson, Petra Fried, Howard Overman, Kate Crowe

E4/Clerkenwell Films

 

Drama Serial

Any Human Heart

Lynn Horsford, Lee Morris, Sally Woodward Gentle, Michael Samuels

Channel 4/Carnival Films

 

The Promise

Peter Kosminsky, David Aukin, Hal Vogel

Channel 4/Daybreak Pictures

 

International

Glee

Ian Brennan, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk

E4/Twentieth Century Fox

 

Factual Series

Coppers

Production Team

Channel 4/Blast!

 

One Born Every Minute

Production Team

Channel 4/Dragonfly Film and Television

 

Specialist Factual

Alan Bennett and the Habit of Art (The Making Of)

Martin Rosenbaum, David Sabel, Toby Coffey

More 4/Lone Star Productions

 

Single Documentary

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

Jamie Doran, Najibullah Quraishi, John Moffat, Mike Healy

More 4/Clover Films

 

Pink Saris

Production Team

More 4/Ginger Productions

 

Features

Come Dine With Me

Production Team

Channel 4/ITV Studios

 

Hugh’s Fish Fight

Andrew Palmer, Will Anderson, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Frankie Fathers

Channel 4/Keo Films

 

Current Affairs

Lost Girls of South Africa (Dispatches)

Deborah Shipley, Brian Woods, Xoliswa Sithole

Channel 4/True Vision

 

News Coverage

Channel 4 News: From Chile’s Ecstasy to Congo’s Agony

Production Team

Channel 4/ITN Productions

 

New Media

Misfits

Matt Jarvis, Chloe Moss, Owen Priestly, Carl Hodler

E4.com/ Clerkenwell Productions & Kerb Digital

 

Comedy Programme

Facejacker

Kayvan Novak, Ed Tracey, Mario Stylianides, Tom Thostrup

E4/Hatrick Productions

 

Situation Comedy

Peep Show

Phil Clarke, Becky Martin, Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong

Channel 4/Objective Productions

 

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings has also been nominated in the YouTube Audience Award category.

10:00pm Sunday, December 19 on E4

‘Tis the week before Christmas and all through the estate, not much of anything is happening, until one of the gang sees some graffiti that offers ‘Money for Powers’.

10:00pm Thursday, December 16 on E4

After the existence of super-powers is exposed to the world at large, the gang become celebrity super-heroes, known as the ‘ASBO Five’.

10:00pm Thursday, December 2 on E4

In the fourth episode,Ollie, an environmental protester who has the power to teleport, starts his community service, but is he really destined to become part of the gang?

Misfits

10:00pm Thursday, November 25 on E4

The mysterious masked man saves Alisha from a mugging on the estate. She’s intrigued that he seems able to touch her without being affected by her powers, and is determined to find out more about him. But Alisha soon discovers she’s out of her depth.

Misfits

10:00pm Thursday, November 18 on E4

Nathan is shocked when Jamie, a long-lost brother he never knew he had, turns up at the community centre. And the gang soon regret taking some pills at a nightclub.

11:40pm Thursday, October 21 on E4

Curtis tries to use his superpower to go back to the past and change what happened the night he was caught by the cops, but discovers that altering history is more complicated than he thought.

11:40pm Thursday, October 14 on E4

Alisha is having fun using and abusing her power, but she can’t seem to get the one man she really wants – Curtis. Meanwhile, Simon’s online relationship with Shygirl18 blossoms, but Kelly’s ‘Restorative Justice’ session doesn’t go exactly to plan.

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