BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Sarah Lancashire is 2/7 FAVOURITE to win Best Actress at the TV BAFTA's for her role in iconic BBC series Happy Valley!

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Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire leads the way in the betting odds to win the Best Actress award at the BAFTA TV Awards next month

BAFTA TV Awards Betting Odds: Sarah Lancashire is 2/7 FAVOURITE to win Best Actress at the TV BAFTA's for her role in iconic BBC series Happy Valley!

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  • Sarah Lancashire is the betting favourite to win the Best Actress award at this year's BAFTA TV Awards
  • Brian Cox is odds-on in the Best Actor category for his role in HBO series Succession
  • When do the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards take place?

Sarah Lancashire is the betting favourite to win the Best Actress award at this year's BAFTA TV Awards

English actress Sarah Lancashire is the favourite with bookmakers at 2/7 to win Best Actress at next month's BAFTA TV Awards for her role in the iconic BBC drama Happy Valley.

Happy Valley first aired in 2014 and 2016 before coming back for a third and final series last year where the story was wrapped up brilliantly with Lancashire playing the starring role.

William Hill have full odds up for the Best Actress category with Lancashire clear at the top of the betting market with her implied probability of winning according to the odds at 77.8%.

Behind Lancashire in the betting odds the market is tight, with Sharon Horgan and Bella Ramsey following in the market at second and third favourites respectively.

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%
What the expert says...

Sarah Lancashire is the favourite in the betting market to win the Best Actress award at next month's BAFTA TV Awards with the latest odds suggesting a 77% chance that she wins!

Jake Ashton - Entertainment Betting Expert - OLBG.com

Brian Cox is odds-on in the Best Actor category for his role in HBO series Succession

Betting odds are also offered on the Best Actor category at this year's BAFTA TV Awards and this category has even more of a clear favourite to win.

Succession Actor Brian Cox is the 1/4 favourite to win this one with bookies putting him well clear at the top of the betting odds.

Cox starred as Logan Roy in the series Logan Roy and has been nominated at the BAFTA's, Emmys and Golden Globes previously with a Golden Globe win for Best Actor back in 2020.

BAFTA TV Awards 2024 - Best ActorOddsProbability
Brian Cox (Succession)
1/480.0%
Steve Coogan (The Reckoning)
4/120.0%
Timothy Spall (The Sixth Commandment)
5/116.7%
Dominic West (The Crown)
6/114.3%
Paapa Essiedu (The Lazarus Project)
7/112.5%
Kane Robinson (Top Boy)
10/19.1%

When do the 2024 BAFTA TV Awards take place?

This year's BAFTA TV Awards will take place next month on Sunday 12 May with the show being broadcast in the UK on BBC One and iPlayer.

The 2024 BAFTA TV Awards will be presented by comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan once again after they did so last year with the ceremony held at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London.

Nominations are now out for the awards with The Crown leading the way overall with a total of eight nominations, ahead of Demon 79 (Black Mirror) with seven.

The P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award is the only award voted for by the public and there are six nominees for this one:

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  • Succession: Logan Roy's death

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