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Olivia Colman and Utopia up for International Emmys

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Image caption Colman has confirmed she will return for the second series of Broadchurch on ITV

Olivia Colman and Channel 4's recently axed drama Utopia are in the running for International Emmy awards.

Colman has been nominated for best actress for Broadchurch while Utopia has been shortlisted for best drama series.

British Game of Thrones actor Stephen Dillane has been nominated for best actor for The Tunnel, the English language remake of Scandinavian thriller The Bridge.

The awards will be held on 24 November.

Doctor Who nomination

The Tunnel, a co-production in the English and French languages and co-starring Harry Potter actress Clemence Poesy, is also in the running against Utopia in the drama category.

Channel 4 announced last week that the violent thriller was not being renewed for a third series.

Its documentary series Educating Yorkshire has been nominated in the non-scripted entertainment shortlist where it is up against Master Chef China.

No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka has landed another nod for both Channel 4 and ITN for best documentary.

The BBC's Doctor Who drama, An Adventure in Space and Time, starring David Bradley as the first Doctor William Hartnell is up for best TV movie.

A full list of nominations are at the International Emmys website.

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