THE Shape Of Water is leading the field for the 75th Golden Globes, with seven nominations including for its English star Sally Hawkins.

The fantasy drama by Guillermo del Toro will compete alongside titles including Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk for the coveted best drama film prize.

Gary Oldman, who played Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, is in the running for best actor in a drama movie, up against fellow Englishman Daniel Day-Lewis, for his role in Phantom Thread.

Big Little Lies lead the way for television shows with six nominations, four more than The Crown, which secured Claire Foy a nod for actress in a drama series.

As the nominations were announced yesterday at a hotel in Los Angeles, London-born Daniel Kaluuya won the most cheers from the press as it was announced he was up for best actor in a comedy for his starring role in Get Out, a satirical horror about racism which was also nominated for best comedy.

It is Kaluuya’s first Golden Globe nomination, while Hawkins is a previous victor for her role in Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky.

Other British nominees include Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Ewan McGregor and Jude Law.

Comedian Seth Meyers will host the awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on January 7.

She will face The Post’s Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain in Molly’s Game, Frances McDormand in Three Billboards and Michelle Williams in All The Money In The World for best actress in a drama.

Day-Lewis, in what is his final film role, is up against Oldman, Denzel Washington in Roman J. Israel, Esq. and Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name for best drama actor.

Victoria & Abdul’s Dame Judi Dench was nominated for best actress in a comedy for the role as the 19th century monarch, for which she won a Golden Globe two decades ago in Mrs Brown.

She faces Dame Helen Mirren and Ireland’s Saoirse Ronan in the category along with Battle Of The Sexes’ Emma Stone and Margot Robbie in I, Tonya.

Ewan McGregor and Jude Law were nominated for best actor in a limited series or TV movie for their roles in Fargo and and The Young Pope respectively.

They will face Robert De Niro for Wizard Of Lies, Kyle MacLachlan in Twin Peaks and Geoffrey Rush for Genius in the category.

McDonagh and Nolan are themselves were both nominated in the best director category, in which which they face Del Toro and heavyweights Steven Spielberg with The Post and Ridley Scott for All The Money In The World.

Britons David Thewlis, with Fargo, and Alfred Molina, in Feud: Bette And Joan, were nominated for best supporting actor in a limited series or TV film.

The announcements, made by Kristen Bell, Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund and Sharon Stone, came as Hollywood reels from a series of sexual harassment and assault scandals

Christopher Plummer was nominated for best actor in a supporting role for All The Money In The World, a part for which he was an 11th-hour replacement for Kevin Spacey when he became mired in allegations.

The Crown faces Game Of Thrones, The Handmaid’s Tale, Stranger Things and This Is Us for best TV drama.

Foy, who previously won a Golden Globe for playing the Queen, is up against The Deuce’s Maggie Gyllenhaal and Elisabeth Moss in The Handmaid’s Tale.

Comedian Seth Meyers will host the awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on January 7.

Alongside Nolan’s film depicting the Second World War evacuation and Guillermo Del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale, The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, by British director Martin McDonagh, were also tipped for best drama film.