What TV’s on at BAFTA in July? Including Top Boy, Fleabag and Chernobyl

Every Tuesday, TMINE flags up what new TV events BAFTA is holding around the UK

I think BAFTA might have perfected Zoom events, judging by the fact it has an entire week of TV sessions this month that’s replete with top names from the cast and crew of Fleabag, Chernobyl and Top Boy. Yep, even Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Details after the jump.

Chernobyl

TV Sessions: The Making of Chernobyl

Monday, July 13, 5pm

The gripping and ambitious mini-series flawlessly depicted Soviet Russia and the events surrounding the worst nuclear accident in history. Chernobyl kept us on the edge of our seats and picked-up 14 nominations in the process. Hear from the team who brought it to our screens.

Speakers:

  • Craig Mazin, writer
  • Johan Renck, director
  • Jared Harris, actor
  • Jane Featherstone, executive producer

Book tickets

If you are unable to book in to a Zoom event due to capacity being reached you will be able to stream the session live on YouTube here:

Fleabag

TV Sessions: The Making of Fleabag

Tuesday, July 14, 5pm

Capturing (and breaking) the hearts of the nation, and landing 6 nominations in the process, series 2 of Fleabag was the comedy sensation that everyone was talking about. Hear from the team who brought us those perfectly flawed characters.

Speakers:

  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator, writer, actor and executive producer
  • Sian Clifford, actor
  • Harry Bradbeer, director
  • Gary Dollner, editor
  • Sarah Hammond, producer

Tickets have sold out already, but you will be able to stream the session live on YouTube here:

TV Sessions: The Craft of Casting for Comedy and Drama

Wednesday, July 15, 1pm

In its first year of recognition as an award’s category, this will be a unique opportunity to explore the craft and collaborative process of scripted casting with some of this year’s nominees.

Speakers include:

  • Lauren Evans (Sex Education)
  • Des Hamilton (Top Boy)
  • Nina Gold (Chernobyl)
  • Robert Sterne (Chernobyl)
  • Yoko Narahashi (Giri/Haji)
  • Shaheen Baig (Giri/Haji)
  • Layla Merrick-Wolf (Giri/Haji)

Book tickets

If you are unable to book in to a Zoom event due to capacity being reached you will be able to stream the session live on YouTube here:

TV Sessions: The Making of Top Boy

Friday, July 17, 1pm

Garnering two nominations for its nuanced and tension-filled portrayal of life in an East London housing estate, this session explores the creative process behind the series— bolstered by a host of incredible up-and-coming UK talent behind and in front of the camera.

Speakers include:

  • Aneil Karia, director
  • Joe Anderson, cinematographer
  • Jasmine Jobson, supporting actress

Book tickets

If you are unable to book in to a Zoom event due to capacity being reached you will be able to stream the session live on YouTube here: