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Please note that voting has now closed for the 2024 BAFTA Television Awards Memorable Moment Award


The P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award honours the impact of television in the UK and its power to entertain, inform and bring the nation together. BAFTA carefully appoints an independent jury to shortlist six TV moments from the previous year. Then the public vote for their favourite of the six moments shortlisted and the winner is announced during the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises.


After much deliberation, the panel of judges has chosen these six TV moments. Which is your favourite? Tune in on Sunday 12 May to watch the awards take place at Royal Festival Hall in London. 

P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award shortlisted moments

1. Beckham

David teases Victoria about her ‘working-class’ upbringing

During an interview for the documentary, David Beckham interjects as Victoria describes her working-class background. David speaks from behind a door in their family home and pushes for Victoria to be honest as she details their early relationship history and family background. In jest, David exposes that despite elements of working class within her upbringing, Victoria’s father owned a Rolls Royce, which she was driven to school in.

2. Doctor Who

Ncuti Gatwa being revealed as the fifteenth Doctor

Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary celebrations culminated in a climactic battle between the fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and his old enemy, the Toymaker (Neil Patrick Harris). Speared by a deadly beam of Galvanic radiation, the Doctor prepared himself for his latest regeneration… but something felt different this time. With companions Donna and Melanie by his side, the Doctor urged them to take an arm and pull him each way, forcing his body to split in two in a blaze of regeneration energy. For the first time in the series’ history, the Doctor bigenerated, revealing new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa alongside his predecessor.

DR WHO Special 3   - 22st June 2022
Shoot Day 12

3. Happy Valley

Catherine Cawood and Tommy Lee Royce’s final kitchen showdown

After a huge manhunt, Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) realises her nemesis, Tommy Lee Royce (James Norton), has forced his way into her home. She secretly calls for back-up but, fearless as ever, decides to enter alone and confront the man responsible for the death of her daughter. Tommy is wounded, desperate and dangerous, but his toxic hatred of Catherine is challenged at last by evidence of the good life she has built for his son and her grandson, Ryan. As old grievances are aired through, tempers rise on both sides and Tommy makes a decision that will definitively end their relationship in a final, fiery showdown from which only one will leave alive.

Happy Valley S3,Early Release,Catherine Cawood (SARAH LANCASHIRE),Lookout Point,Matt Squire

4. The Last of Us

Bill and Frank's story

Doomsday prepper Bill prepares to ride out the apocalypse alone... until a mysterious stranger upends his plans.


The Last of Us takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. Joel, a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey as they both must traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.

5. The Piano

13-year-old Lucy stuns commuters with jaw-dropping piano performance

Hosted by Claudia Winkleman, The Piano is a celebration of the nation’s favourite instrument, inviting passionate amateur pianists to play on public pianos in train stations up and down the country. This is the moment when 13-year-old Lucy brought commuters at Leeds railway station to a standstill with her rendition of Chopin’s Nocturne Opus 9. Watching on in secret, world-renowned classical pianist Lang Lang and pop superstar Mika are left speechless by her performance.

6. Succession

Logan Roy’s death

While celebrating Connor’s wedding, the Roy siblings receive devastating news.