The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced today that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 18 February.
The Duke, President of BAFTA, and The Duchess will walk the red carpet at London’s Royal Albert Hall and attend the awards ceremony, and The Duke will present the Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy.
Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive of BAFTA, said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wholeheartedly support BAFTA’s work, all year round. We are truly privileged to be welcoming Their Royal Highnesses to the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 18 February.”
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Joanna Lumley and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD from 21:00 GMT. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world. On the night, www.bafta.org will feature red carpet highlights, photography and winner’s interviews, as well as dedicated coverage on its social networks including Facebook (/BAFTA), Twitter (@BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs) and Instagram.
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For advice and inspiration from the best creative minds in working in film, games and television, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.