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Edith Bowman Returns to Host BBC Three Red Carpet Show for the EE British Academy Film Awards

Show to be broadcast on Sunday 10 February ahead of ceremony

Edith Bowman: BAFTA in Scotland

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is delighted to announce that Edith Bowman will host the BBC Three coverage of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February. This is Edith’s third year hosting the show.

Edith said: “I'm so excited to be hosting the pre-show for BBC Three at this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards once again. It’s the most important date in the British film calendar and to be part of it is thrilling; chatting to the great and good of the film world, celebrating what another fantastic year it has been for the men and women both in front of and behind the camera.”

Edith will be chatting to the nominees as well as other A-list celebrities as they arrive on Britain’s most prestigious red carpet. The programme will also feature highlights from the awards over the years, including the funniest acceptance speeches, red carpet successes and disasters, along with all the unexpected moments that happen on live television.

The show will be broadcast on Sunday 10 February on BBC Three before the ceremony, which will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD and hosted by Stephen Fry. 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 winners interviews, as well as dedicated coverage on its social networks including Facebook ( /BAFTA ), Twitter ( @BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs ), Tumblr and Pinterest.

For further information, please contact:

Bianca Boey / 020 3003 6394 / bianca.boey@freud.com

About BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round Learning & Events programme that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. For further information, visit www.bafta.org or www.bafta.org/guru.


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