Catastrophe and Derry Girls are going head-to-head for Virgin Media BAFTA Award in the category of Scripted Comedy.

The two Irish comedies also share the same category as Fleabag and Stath Lets Flats.

The writer of Derry Girls today said on social media she was: "Hugely honoured. Thank you." 

Speaking to BBC's Foyle Radio News at One, the writer said: "It's amazing and great company to be in. It's our second time and great to be there again."

Derry Girls cast

Filming of season three has been affected by the pandemic and it has been postponed for the time being.