The BBC dominated the drama categories in the nominations for this year's British Academy Television Awards, garnering 11 out of 20 nods.

BBC1's Wives & Daughters was the most heavily nominated BBC drama production, picking up nods for best actress (Francesca Annis), best actor (Michael Gambon) and best drama serial.

ITV's Lost For Words was also nominated in three categories, receiving nods for best actress (Thora Hird), best actor (Pete Postlethwaite) and best single drama. In total, the UK's ITV network picked up five nominations in the drama categories. Channel 4 picked up the remaining four.

The drama nominations in full:

Francesca Annis - Wives & Daughters (BBC1)
Lindsay Duncan - Shooting The Past (BBC2)
Thora Hird - Lost For Words (ITV)
Maggie Smith - David Copperfield (BBC1)

Michael Gambon - Wives & Daughters (BBC1)
Aidan Gillen - Queer As Folk (C4)
Pete Postlethwaite - Lost For Words (ITV)
Timothy Spall - Shooting The Past (BBC2)

Dockers - C4/Parallax Pictures/Initiative Factory
Lost For Words - ITV/Yorkshire Television
The Murder of Stephen Lawrence - ITV/Granada
Sex 'n' Death - BBC2/Hat Trick Productions

Births, Marriages and Deaths - BBC2/Tiger Aspect Productions
Kid in the Corner - C4/Tiger Aspect Productions
Warriors - BBC1/BBC Films in Association with Deep Indigo Productions
Wives & Daughters - BBC1/BBC

Cold Feet - ITV/Granada
The Cops - BBC2/World Productions
Playing The Field - BBC1/Tiger Aspects Productions
Psychos - C4/Kudos Productions