2017 Awards

Daniel Mays Named to The Evening Standard Progress 1000 List

It was announced today (19 October) that Daniel Mays has been named to The Evening Standard’s Progress 1000 List:  London’s most influential people 2017 – Performers: Screen

Here’s what they say:

Daniel Mays


A graduate of Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and Rada, Mays is a versatile and multi-faceted performer on the stage, film and cinema. In recent years, he has enjoyed roles in Vera Drake, Line of Duty and Byzantium, but made a particular impression in Born to Kill, Channel 4’s tense drama about a schoolboy with psychopathic desires. He’ll be back in cinemas next year in Swimming With Men, a comedy about a male synchronised swimming team that could be the next Full Monty.

Congratulations to Danny on this second year in a row inclusion!

You can read the about the rest of the Progress 1000 List at the Evening Standard.

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Against the Law Wins 2017 Pink News Award!

Against the Law starring Daniel Mays, directed by Fergus O’Brien, and written by Brian for BBC Two as part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia Season was nominated and WON the Pink News Special Award for 50th Anniversary coverage of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.

Daniel Mays attended this evening’s Pink News Awards in London (18 October). The Awards celebrate the contributions of politicians, businesses, campaigners and community groups to improving LGBT+ life in the UK and beyond.

Congratulations to all who were nominated and won this evening!

Watch the video of the evening’s awards at Pink News Facebook page.
Against the Law’s winning announcement with speeches from Fergus O’Brien and Daniel Mays is at 1hr28 mark.

Photos from tonight:

With thanks to Pink News and its voters.

Against the Law is available on DVD.

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2017 BAFTA Television Nomination – Supporting Actor

Congratulations to Daniel Mays for his well deserved BAFTA Television nomination for Supporting Actor for Line of Duty series 3!

Daniel Mays portrayed Danny Waldron in the explosive series 3 of the award winning & critically acclaimed Line of Duty.

Congratulations and best of luck to Danny!  We are so proud of and excited for you!

The Virgin TV  BAFTA Television Awards take place Sunday, 14 May 2017 at the Royal Festival Hall in London and will air as-live that evening on BBC One.

Daniel Mays is represented by Curtis Brown Group

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Line of Duty – Royal Television Society Awards Nominations

Congratulations to BBC Two, Line of Duty and Jed Mercurio for their two Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards nominations for Drama Series and Writer – Drama Series for the critically acclaimed series 3 that starred Daniel Mays.

The awards ceremony is held Tuesday, 21 March at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The RTS Awards  recognise programmes which have made a positive contribution to their genre through their originality, innovation or supremely high standard, and from which other programme makers can learn and develop. These criteria of originality, creative risk-taking and standard setting quality apply to the performance as well.

Best of luck to our Line of Duty friends!

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