"The Favourite" starring Olivia Coleman and Margot Robbie is nominated for 12 gongs at the British awards. 

Ringing true to its name, "The Favourite" conquered all when it came to nomination lists for the 72nd British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, revealed early Wednesday morning.

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Yorgos Lanthimos' dark comedy – following the lives of Queen Anne, Lady Sarah and servant Abigail as they navigate the early 18th-century war against the French – came away with 12 nominations, shortlisted in most of the main categories.

Meanwhile, "Bohemian Rhapsody", "First Man", "Roma", and "A Star Is Born", each received seven nominations.

"The Favourite" has already won a string of accolades on the awards circuit, including the Grand Jury Prize and Best Actress for Olivia Colman at the Venice Film Festival, 10 BIFA's including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Costume Design and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Motion Picture for Olivia Colman at the Golden Globes. 

The winners will be announced on 10 February at the Royal Albert Hall, with Joanna Lumley hosting for a second year running.

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Full BAFTA nominations:

Best Film


"The Favourite"

"Green Book"


"A Star Is Born"

Outstanding British Film


"Bohemian Rhapsody"

"The Favourite"


"Stan And Ollie"

"You Were Never Really Here"

Best Director

Spike Lee - "BlacKkKlansman"

Pawel Pawlikowski - "Cold War"

Yorgos Lanthimos - "The Favourite"

Bradley Cooper - "A Star Is Born"

Alfonso Cuaron - "Roma"


"Free Solo"



"They Shall Not Grow Old"

"Three Identical Strangers"

Animated Film

"Incredibles 2"

"Isle Of Dogs"

"Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse"

Original Screenplay

"Cold War" - Janusz Glowacki and Pawel Pawlikowski

"The Favourite" - Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara

"Green Book" - Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, and Nick Vallelonga

"Roma" - Alfonso Cuaron

"Vice" - Adam McKay

Leading Actress

Olivia Colman - "The Favourite"

Glenn Close - "The Wife"

Lady Gaga -"A Star Is Born"

Melissa McCarthy - "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"

Viola Davis - "Widows"

Leading Actor

Bradley Cooper - "A Star Is Born"

Christian Bale - "Vice"

Rami Malek - "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Steve Coogan - "Stan And Ollie"

Viggo Mortensen - "Green Book"

Supporting Actress

Amy Adams - "Vice"

Claire Foy -"First Man"

Emma Stone - "The Favourite"

Rachel Weisz - "The Favourite"

Margot Robbie - "Mary Queen of Scots"

Supporting Actor

Adam Driver - "BlacKkKlansman"

Mahershala Ali - "Green Book"

Richard E Grant - "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"

Sam Rockwell - "Vice"

Timothée Chalamet - "Beautiful Boy"

* This article was originally published on our sister website, Irish Talter.