Bafta Film Awards 2021: Red carpet in pictures

The biggest night in the British film calendar, the Bafta Awards, has taken place in London.

Because of Covid, the winners and nominees weren’t at the Royal Albert Hall in person as usual – they appeared virtually. But a host of stars were at the venue to announce the winners.

Phoebe Dynevor

The presenters included actress Phoebe Dynevor, who has shot to fame in the past 12 months thanks to her role in Netflix hit Bridgerton.

Cynthia Erivo

Fellow Brit Cynthia Erivo was nominated for the rising star award at the Baftas in 2019. She wore a gold and silver Louis Vuitton minidress.

Priyanka Chopra Jones and husband Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra Jones and husband Nick Jonas were among the few who didn’t have to adhere to social distancing rules.

Asim Chaudhry

Asim Chaudhry, known for the comedy People Just Do Nothing, has been nominated for two Bafta TV Awards.

Singer Celeste is due to perform her track Hear My Voice from best film nominee The Trial Of The Chicago 7

Singer Celeste performed her track Hear My Voice, from the soundtrack of best film nominee The Trial of the Chicago 7.

David Oyelowo

Selma and Les Misérables star David Oyelowo was among the other presenters.

Left-right: Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy and Richard E Grant

Left-right: Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy and Richard E Grant.

Sophie Cookson

Sophie Cookson is best known for the Kingsman films and The Trial of Christine Keeler.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Gugu Mbatha-Raw returned six years after being nominated for the Bafta rising star award.

Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal also appeared in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, as well as Wonder Woman 1984 and such TV shows as The Mandalorian and Game of Thrones.

Bafta chief executive Amanda Berry sported a visor on the red carpet

Bafta chief executive Amanda Berry sported a visor on the red carpet.

BBC Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo announced eight of the craft winners in the first half of the ceremony on Saturday

BBC Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo announced eight of the craft winners in the first half of the ceremony on Saturday.

Kidulthood, Bulletproof and Doctor Who actor Noel Clarke was also honoured with the outstanding British contribution to cinema award on Saturday

Kidulthood, Bulletproof and Doctor Who actor Noel Clarke was also honoured with the outstanding British contribution to cinema award on Saturday.

Source: BBC