– Ali Plumb and Vick Hope will welcome the public from the legendary BAFTA red carpet

– The show will air on February 19, 2023 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 19:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

BAFTA today announces an all-star line-up of ceremony and red carpet hosts for this year’s BAFTA EE Film Awards 2023, offering audiences an evening of unmissable entertainment, celebrating this year’s best films and the creative talent that gives them life.

Award-winning actor, presenter and author Richard E. Grant will host the ceremony, with the presenter Alison Hammond hosting a new BAFTA studio to give viewers at home an all-access experience of one of cinema’s biggest nights as it unfolds at the Royal Festival Hall. Film critic ali plumb and presenter vick hope will take over the legendary BAFTA red carpet. The EE BAFTAs will be broadcast on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and distributed globally from the Southbank Center’s Royal Festival Hall in the heart of London on February 19. This year’s nominated films and talents will be announced this Thursday, January 19.

Jane Millichip, Chief Executive of BAFTA, said: “We are lucky to have a fantastic line-up of hosts for our EE 2023 BAFTA Film Awards, all of whom exude wit, charm and warmth. I can’t wait to see Richard E. Grant take the stage. Much loved by our audience at home, Richard also commands great respect from his industry peers. And I can’t think of anyone better to complement Richard’s sharp wit and to head up our new BAFTA Studio than Alison Hammond, with her brilliantly entertaining and candid interviewing style. On the red carpet, Ali Plumb and Vick Hope are masters at capturing the excitement and anticipation in the lead up to the ceremony. The EE BAFTA Film Awards are at the heart of BAFTA’s mission to recognize exceptional stories and the immensely talented people who bring those stories to the big screen, inspiring audiences and future filmmakers alike.”

Richard E. Grant said: “I feel enormously privileged to host the EE BAFTAs for the first time and to have the opportunity to celebrate the best of this year’s extraordinary array of films.”

Alison Hammond said: “I am very excited to be hosting this year’s EE BAFTA Film Awards with THE Richard E. Grant. We’re going to have a lot of fun bringing backstage glitz and glamor to everyone watching from home around the world. From hanging out with the stars to celebrating the biggest night in movies to joining in the discussions with movie fans, be prepared only for good vibes.”

For the first time, the ceremony will culminate in a live broadcast to reveal the winners of the final four categories, allowing audiences at home to experience the reactions of the nominees and winners in real time. Details of the previously announced streaming format can be found here.

It was also announced today that the presenting team for this year’s EE BAFTA Film Awards will be completed by broadcasters Vick Hope and Ali Plumb as co-hosts of the BAFTA red carpet extravaganza which will be broadcast live on BAFTA’s social channels @BAFTA , with interviews with the nominees and other special guests. giving the public a front row seat to red carpet arrivals.

Ali Plumb said: “I can’t wait for this year’s EE BAFTA Film Awards and to celebrate an outstanding year of film and am delighted to host the red carpet extravaganza with my friend Vick Hope, where we will interview the many brilliant nominees.”

Vick Hope said: “I am honored to be at this year’s EE BAFTA Film Awards and to work with the brilliant Ali Plumb on the biggest red carpet on the film calendar. I know we are going to have a lot of fun bringing the glamor and anticipation of the nominees to all viewers around the world.”

Ali and Vick will also host a takeover of the @BAFTA social channels after the nominations for the EE BAFTA Film Awards are revealed. Nominations will be announced via a global livestream hosted by actors Hayley Atwell and Toheeb Jimoh on Thursday 19 January at 12noon (GMT), from the arts charity’s newly refurbished headquarters at 195 Piccadilly. , London, following the EE Rising Star nominations on Tuesday. January 17. Follow the action through #EEBAFTAs.


Host portraits and a selection of broader EE BAFTA related images can be found on the BAFTA Third Light website here

Notes to editors

  • A selection of images can be found on BAFTA’s Third Light website here
  • Details of the updated format can be found here
  • The shortlists for the 24 categories of the EE BAFTA Film Awards are published here
  • More background on the voting process can be found here.

About BAFTAs

BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, is a world-leading independent arts charity that draws public attention to the best work in film, games and television and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its award ceremonies and its year-round program of events and learning initiatives, including workshops, master classes, scholarships, conferences and mentoring programs in the UK, US and Asia, BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For more information, visit www.bafta.org. BAFTA is a registered charity (#216726).

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