BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Happy Valley 1/4 to win Best Drama Series for THIRD TIME at next month's awards!

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Happy Valley is the clear favourite in the betting market to win the Best Drama Series award at the BAFTA TV Awards next month.

BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Happy Valley 1/4 to win Best Drama Series for THIRD TIME at next month's awards!

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  • Happy Valley is the clear favourite to win the Best Drama Series BAFTA at the BAFTA TV Awards
  • Sarah Lancashire is the odds-on favourite to win Best Actress for her role in the hit BBC series
  • When do the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards take place?

Happy Valley is the clear favourite to win the Best Drama Series BAFTA at the BAFTA TV Awards

BBC series Happy Valley is the 1/4 favourite with bookmakers to win Best Drama Series at next month's BAFTA TV Awards with OLBG looking at the full contenders.

Four series are up for this category with Happy Valley the clear favourite to win the award according to the latest betting odds.

Sally Wainwright's series came back for a third and final series last year after 7 years and became one of the biggest programmes of the year with an average of 9.16m viewers.

William Hill's latest betting market now gives an implied probability of 80% that Happy Valley wins the Best Drama Series award at next month's show.

BAFTA TV Awards 2024 - Best Drama SeriesOddsProbability
Happy Valley1/480.0%
Slow Horses3/125.0%
Top Boy4/120.0%
The Gold13/213.3%
What the expert says...

Happy Valley is the clear favourite in the market to win the Best Drama Series BAFTA with the latest betting odds putting it well clear of the other 3 nominees in the category.

Jake Ashton - Entertainment Betting Expert - OLBG.com

Sarah Lancashire is the odds-on favourite to win Best Actress for her role in the hit BBC series

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire is the clear favourite in the betting market to win the Best Actress BAFTA for her role in the BBC series.

Lancashire is the main character in the show where she plays policewoman Catherine Cawood and last year's series wrapped up the story brilliantly.

The English actress is clear at the top of the betting market with her implied probability of winning according to the odds at 77.8%.

BAFTA TV Awards 2024 - Best ActressOddsProbability
Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley)
2/777.8%
Sharon Horgan (Best Interests)
11/426.7%
Bella Ramsey (The Last of Us)
4/120.0%
Helena Bonham Carter (Nolly)
5/116.7%
Anne Reid (The Sixth Commandment)
13/213.3%
Anjana Vasan (Black Mirror-Demon 79)
10/19.1%

When do the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards take place?

The 2024 BAFTA TV Awards are set to air on Sunday 12 May with the show being broadcast in the UK on BBC One and iPlayer.

The 2024 BAFTA TV Awards will once again be hosted by comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan with the ceremony held at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London.

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