AWARDS SHORTLIST: MONSTAS: Best TV/film Actor of 2020

It’s been quite the year, it’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2020? Over the next week we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2020.

  1. Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, BBC1) Preview

2. Harry Lawtey (Industry, BBC2)

3. Matthew Macfadyen (Quiz, ITV) Shortlist

4. Paul Mescal (Normal People, BBC3) Review

5. Dev Patel (The Personal History of David Copperfield) Shortlist

6. Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education, Netflix) Shortlist

7. Tom Hollander (Us, BBC1)

  • Who should win? Tell us in the comments below or email us at Want to know why we like this shortlist? Click on the tags to read our reviews. Winner revealed 30/12/20.
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  1. Alison Williams · December 29, 2020

    Paul Mescal in Normal People


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