Cynthia Erivo has said it was “totally inappropriate” for Bafta to ask her to perform at the 2020 awards after the event was criticised for lacking diversity.
Jodie Comer has said she plans to dance and enjoy a barbecue in the garden as she celebrates the virtual Bafta TV awards.
Helena Bonham Carter has said she feels like she should “hand over the cigarette holder” to Lesley Manville when she takes over the role of Princess Margaret in The Crown.
Drama Chernobyl leads the nominations at the TV Baftas, with 14 nominations across the television and craft awards.
Cynthia Erivo has said it is “saddening” that she is the only person of colour to be nominated in an acting category at the Oscars.
The TV audience for the film Baftas has dropped despite a starry turnout.
Here are all the key statistics from the 2020 Bafta film awards:
The winner of the EE rising star award at the Baftas has said that diversity in the film industry is “going in the right direction”.
Graham Norton divided Bafta viewers with a biting opening monologue that took aim at the diversity controversy surrounding the awards.
Margot Robbie joked that Brad Pitt would be naming his Bafta award Harry because “he is really excited about bringing it back to the States” – as the Duke of Cambridge watched from the audience.
The British Academy film awards are one of the final stops on the road to the Oscars.
War epic 1917 has swept up at the British Academy film awards but the ceremony faced criticism for lack of diversity among its nominees.
Jodie Turner-Smith revealed she almost sent Naomi Ackie flying as the pair presented an award at the Baftas.
Menswear has seen something of a renaissance in recent years, with celebrities like Timothee Chalamet and Billy Porter making a case for something a bit more interesting than the classic black tux on the red carpet.
Sir Sam Mendes’s war film 1917 has enjoyed a winning start to the Baftas as it collected the outstanding British film prize, as well as a slew of other awards.
Few things are more classic than a black or metallic red carpet outfit.
The British Academy Film Awards’ red carpet was relatively subdued, with the majority of celebrities opting for all-black outfits.
With the number of flights taken to get to each ceremony and the emissions involved in making each new red carpet outfit, awards season isn’t particularly environmentally friendly. Joaquin Phoenix has taken an unusual stand this year by pledging to wear the same Stella McCartney suit for each event, and he now looks to have stepped out in the black tux at the British Academy Film Awards.
Joker leads the nominations at the British Academy film awards, which will be handed out today amid controversy about the lack of diversity in the acting nominees.
Joker leads the way at the British Academy film awards today with 11 nominations.
Guests at the upcoming Bafta film awards will not receive a gift bag and have been urged to make “sustainable fashion choices” as the ceremony endeavours to be carbon neutral for the first time.
Graham Norton will bring his sharp wit and winning humour as the host of the British Academy film awards.
The British Academy film awards will be handed out on Sunday amid controversy about the lack of diversity in the acting nominees.
Joker leads the way at the British Academy film awards with 11 nominations.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend this year’s Bafta ceremony, celebrating William’s 10th year as president of the film body.
This year’s Oscar nominations will be watched closely for any evidence of the same “all-white” controversy that hit the Baftas.
Sir Sam Mendes has said he “couldn’t be more delighted” by the success of his “highly personal” war film 1917, which received nine Bafta nominations.
The Bafta nominations, which have been criticised for a lack of diversity, meant snubs for the likes of Cynthia Erivo, Awkwafina and Antonio Banderas.
This year’s Bafta film nominations have been announced, with Joker leading the way after scoring 11.
Graham Norton will take over from Joanna Lumley as host of the film Baftas.