BAFTA Awards 2024: All You Need to Know About the British Oscars

  • Publish date: Sunday، 18 February 2024
BAFTA Awards 2024: All You Need to Know About the British Oscars

Excitement is mounting as the countdown begins for the 77th BAFTA Film Awards, fondly dubbed as the British Oscars. Set to unfold in just a few hours, Hollywood's crème de la crème will grace the red carpet in their finest attire, adding a dash of glamour to the prestigious event.

The BAFTA Awards celebrate the best in film released over the past year. Regarded as the pinnacle of cinematic honors in Britain, the ceremony promises to be a captivating spectacle, drawing viewers from across the globe.

Adding to the allure of the event, Bollywood luminary Deepika Padukone is set to grace the stage as one of the presenters, adding an international flair to the proceedings.

Ahead of the highly anticipated event, here's everything you need to know:

When and Where to Watch the BAFTA Awards

Audiences can watch all the action on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 1900 GMT - 2100 GMT, although there is an hour's delay between the live event and the broadcast. International audiences can watch it via streaming services including Britbox International.

Venue of the Ceremony

The illustrious awards will unfold at the Royal Festival Hall in London, providing a fitting backdrop for the prestigious occasion.

Deepika Padukone: A Star Presenter

Renowned Indian actress Deepika Padukone will take on the role of presenter at the upcoming BAFTA Awards, following her memorable stint as a presenter at the Oscars Awards 2023, where she presented the trophy for the song ''Naatu Naatu'' from RRR.

Host for BAFTA 2024

Esteemed Scottish actor David Tennant will assume hosting duties for the evening, known for his captivating performances in productions like Harry Potter and Doctor Who.

Reflecting on his upcoming role, David Tennant shared with Variety, ''I am! But I’m a bit bewildered. I don’t know what to expect, if I’m honest with you. The whole thing just feels like one of those experiences you say 'yes' to because it would be churlish not to. But what an amazing thing to be asked to do. What a privilege.''

BAFTA Nominations

Christopher Nolan's biographical drama Oppenheimer leads the pack with an impressive 13 nominations, closely followed by Emma Stone's Poor Things and Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, each garnering nine nominations.

With anticipation running high, all eyes are set on the BAFTA Awards 2024, promising an unforgettable evening celebrating the finest achievements in cinema.

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