Norwich City chairman Ed Balls receives Bafta nomination for Gangnam Style dance on Strictly Come Dancing

Today the nation celebrates Ed Balls Day! Picture Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Today the nation celebrates Ed Balls Day! Picture Joe Giddens/PA Wire. - Credit: PA

He may not have won top marks from the judges but Ed Balls could yet scoop a Bafta award for his time on Strictly Come Dancing.

The Norwich City chairman has been nominated for the 'Must-See Moment' award for his memorable dance to Gangnam Style on the hit BBC show.

But the 50-year-old faces stiff competition in the category from Game of Thrones, Line of Duty, Planet Earth II, Who Do You Think You Are? and Michelle Obama's appearance on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke.

Norwich-born Olivia Colman has also been nominated in the 'Female Performance in a Comedy Programme' for her portrayal of Godmother in Fleabag.

In the other categories critically claimed royal drama The Crown is leading the way with five nominations.

The show's nods include best drama and best supporting actors for Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby and John Lithgow. Claire Foy is also nominated for leading actress for her portrayal of a young Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix show.

Happy Valley, Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway and The Great British Bake Off have also picked up nominations.

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The awards ceremony takes place at London's Royal Festival Hall on 14 May.

• To vote for Ed Balls in the 'Must-See Moment' category visit the Virgin Media website.

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