NTAs 2022: shortlist announced including Trigger Point & EastEnders - how to vote and full list of nominees

London’s nominees includes Netflix’s Bridgerton, David Walliams, Strictly Come Dancing and more

The full list of nominees for the 27th National Television Awards has now been released, with plenty of shows filmed in London, and people from the capital nominated.

Comedian Joel Dommett is once again set to host the show 15 September, which awards the very best of British television.

The 2021 National Television Awards saw the UK’s longest serial drama, Coronation Street win, as well as Kate Garraway for her documentary regarding her husband’s long and gruelling fight with covid and more.

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    With the nominees now revealed, here’s every show and person from London in with a chance of winning a coveted award and how to vote for your favourite.

    JANUARY 20: The cast of Eastenders accept the Serial Drama award at the 21st National Television Awards at The O2 Arena on January 20, 2016 in London, England

    NTAs shortlist of London-born cast and shows filmed in London


    New Drama

    Trigger point - The show follows experienced bomb disposal operative Lana Washington, an ex-military bomb disposal operative and Afghan War veteran. It’s available to watch on the ITV Hub and is set in London, with the River Thames and Waterloo bridge visible in many scenes

    This Is Going To Hurt - The show was unable to be filmed in a hospital due to the pandemic, so a custom-built hospital for the show was erected in an unused university building in Miles End, London.

    The other two nominees in the category are Heartstopper and Time.

    Talent Show

    Britain’s Got Talent - The long-running talent show, featuring Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams as judges is filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo in London.


    Strictly Come Dancing - Celebrating its 20th season this year, and is filmed at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, just 20 minutes from Central London. There is a one off night where it is filmed in Blackpool.

    The other nominations in the category are RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, filmed in Manchester and The Masked Singer, which is filmed in Bovingdon.

    Returning Drama

    Bridgerton - Filming for the popular Netflix show takes place in Greenwich, South East London.

    The Split - This show was filmed in various locations in the capital such as Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Haringey and Southwark, as well as using the authenticity of Holborn in Camden for its legal office locations.

    The other two nominees for this award are Peaky Blinders and Call the Midwife.


    Drama Performance

    Nicola Walker - Born in Stepney, Nicola Walker has been nominated for this award for her portrayal of Hannah in The Split.

    Other nominations in this category are Vicky McClure as Lana Washington in Trigger Point, Cillian Murphy as Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in Bridgerton.

    The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

    Taskmaster - The much loved show, hosted by Greg Davies and featuring some of the country’s funniest comedians is filmed in Chiswick, London.

    Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway - Despite the hosts both hailing from Newcastle, the show is filmed at Studio TC1 at the Television Centre in West London.


    The Graham Norton Show - Again, the host is from Ireland, but his show is filmed at The London Studios in Waterloo, on the South Bank near the National Theatre.

    The other nominee in this category is I’m a Celebrity..Get Me Out of Here!

    Serial Drama

    EastEnders - Filmed in Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, the show is set in the fictional borough of Walford, London.

    The other nominees in this category are Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Neighbours.



    Jay Blades - The Repair Shop - His show is set in West Sussex, but the 52-year-old is from London.

    Sir David Attenborough - The Green Planet - One of Britain’s most iconic and respected men, Sir David Attenborough is from Isleworth, London.

    The other nominees in this category are Martin Lewis for the Martin Lewis Money Show and Kaleb Cooper, who features on Clarkson’s Farm.

    Serial Drama Performance

    Gillian Wright - The EastEnders veteran has been the centre of many high profile storylines with her Bipolar, and has been nominated once again for her portrayal of Jean Slater.

    Paige Sandhu - Despite her nomination being for Meena Jutla, who starred on Emmerdale as a serial killer, she is from London.


    The other nominees for this category are Rose Ayling-Ellis as Frankie Lewis on EastEnders and Mark Charnock, as his character Mark Dingle had a stroke on Emmerdale.

    Quiz Game Show

    Beat The Chasers - The spin off of the popular daily ITV show The Chase is filmed in Elstree Studios, the same location as EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing.

    The other nominees for this category are The 1% club, In for a Penny and Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel.

    Rising Star

    Kit Connor - Connor has been nominated for his portrayal of Nick Nelson on Heartstopper and was born in the South London Borough of Croydon.


    The other nominees in this category are Charithra Chandran as Edwina Sharma in Bridgerton, Joe Lock as Charlie Spring in Heartstopper and Paddy Bever for his portrayal of the troubled Max Turner in Coronation Street.

    Daytime TV

    Loose Women - The panel show, which may soon feature Love Island winner Ekin Su is filmed in London’s Television Centre

    This Morning - Despite Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield being snubbed, the show they regularly host wasn’t, and is filmed at the BBC Television Centre in West London’s White City.

    The Chase - Hosted by the iconic Bradley Walsh, the show was filmed in Teddington Studios, London, but recently relocated to Elstree Studios.

    The other nominee in this category is The Repair Shop.



    Not Going Out - Not Going Out is filmed entirely in BBC studios in London in front of a live studio audience.

    The other nominees in this category are Derry Girls, Sex Education and After Life, featuring Ricky Gervais.

    Talent Show Judge

    David Walliams - A judge on Britain’s Got Talent and known for his roles on Little Britain and more, Walliams was born in Wimbledon, London.

    Mo Gilligan - A regular panellist on The Masked Singer alongside Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora and Davina McCall, the 34-year-old was born in Lambeth, London.


    What are the other categories?

    There’s 16 categories all in all. For the ‘Authored Documentary’ section, London had no nominees. The nominees for the award are Katie Price, Tom Parker, Kate Garraway, Julia Bradbury as well as Paddy and Chrstine McGuiness.

    The award for TV presenter also had no London nominees, with Ant & Dec, Graham Norton, Bradley Walsh and Alison Hammond all nominated.

    Factual Entertainment - Clarkson’s Farm, Gogglebox, The Great British Bake Off and Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs are nominated. None from London.

    How do I vote in the National Television Awards 2022?

    Fans can vote on the official National Television Awards website. Votes must be in by 12pm on Thursday, 15 September ahead of the NTA ceremony live on ITV from 7:30pm on Thursday, 15 September 2022.


    National Television Awards full shortlist

    New Drama



    Trigger Point

    This Is Going To Hurt


    Talent Show

    Strictly Come Dancing

    Britain’s Got Talent

    The Masked Singer

    Ru Paul’s Drag Race

    Authored Documentary


    Paddy and Christine McGuiness: Our Family and Autism

    Tom Parker: Inside My Head

    Kate Garraway: Caring For Derek

    Katie Price: What Harvey Did Next

    Julia Bradbury: Breast Cancer and Me

    Returning Drama



    The Split

    Peaky Blinders

    Call The Midwife

    TV Presenter

    Alison Hammond


    Ant & Dec

    Graham Norton

    Bradley Walsh

    Factual Entertainment

    Clarkson’s Farm

    Paul O’Grady: For The Love of Dogs


    The Great British Bake Off


    Drama Performance

    Jonathan Bailey - Anthony Bridgerton - Bridgerton

    Vicky McClure - Lana Washington - Trigger Point

    Cillian Murphy - Thomas Shelby - Peaky Blinders


    Nicola Walker - Hannah - The Split

    The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award


    Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night

    The Graham Norton Show

    I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!


    Serial Drama



    Coronation Street




    Sir David Attenborough - The Green Planet

    Martin Lewis - The Martin Lewis Money Show

    Kaleb Cooper - Clarkson’s Farm

    Jay Blades - The Repair Shop

    Serial Drama Performance

    Rose Ayling-Ellis - Frankie Lewis - EastEnders


    Mark Charnock - Marlon Dingle - Emmerdale

    Gillian Wright - Jean Slater - EastEnders

    Paige Sandhu - Meena Jutla - Emmerdale

    Quiz Game Show

    Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel

    Beat the Chasers


    The 1% Club

    In for a Penny

    Rising Star

    Charithra Chandran - Edwina Sharma - Bridgerton

    Joe Locke - Charlie Spring - Heartstopper

    Kit Connor - Nick Nelson - Heartstopper


    Paddy Bever - Max Turner - Coronation Street


    This Morning

    The Chase

    Loose Women

    The Repair Shop



    Derry Girls

    After Life

    Not Going Out

    Sex Education

    Talent Show Judge


    Mo Gilligan - The Masked Singer

    David Williams - Britain’s Got Talent

    RuPaul - RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

    Anton Du Beke - Strictly Come Dancing