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Television Awards Information

31 January 2013
Helen Worth at the 2010 BAFTA Television Awards.Charlie Gray / BAFTA

Detailed information about the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards including the Awards schedule and public access information.

The British Academy Television Awards rewards the very best in Television broadcast on British screens during the preceding year.

The Awards in 2014 will take place on Sunday 18 May in London. Key dates can be found on the 2014 British Academy Television Awards timetable page.

for more information about how to enter the British Academy Television Awards visit the Awards Information page.

Detailed Information:

Watch the Awards on TV

Date: Sunday 18 May 2014

Time: 8:00pm
Channel: BBC One

Visit the BBC One programme page >

Follow the Awards Online

Red carpet highlights, ceremony clips and exclusive backstage interviews from the 2013 Awards are available to watch on the Television Awards landing page. All exclusive coverage of the event will be available to view on the BAFTA YouTube Channel.

Winners will be revealed on this website, on the BAFTA Twitter feed and the BAFTA Facebook page as they are announced during the live ceremony.

Please continue to check the website as there will be regular updates and promotions to enhance your BAFTA experience.

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Public Tickets

Mingle with the stars at the most prestigious night in the television calendar - the British Academy Television Awards.

Public tickets will go on sale on Monday 17 February at 10.00am.

You can purchase your tickets from See Tickets, click the link here.

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Access the Red Carpet

There will be areas for the public to view the Red Carpet and share in the excitement of the event as the stars arrive for the evening.

Public Access Information:

  • There will be no access to the public viewing area without a wristband.
  • Wristbands will be available from the public queuing area on Sunday 18 May.
  • For disabled access please contact Helen Kierney (see below)
  • The public viewing areas will be filled from approximately 2pm by security.
  • Wristbands will be issued by security on a first come, first served basis. The wristband will be placed on the spectator’s wrist immediately and will not be transferable. No unofficial queuing systems will be recognised.
  • BAFTA security will give instructions on the day to help you safely into the viewing areas. They will be dressed in high visibility jackets therefore easy to identify. Please listen to their instructions.
  • There will be random bag searches of all public in the viewing areas in operation so we advise you to bring as little baggage as possible.
  • Please remember that BAFTA cannot guarantee the weather – please dress appropriately.

Disabled Access to the Public Viewing Area:

A limited number of spaces are available on the red carpet for public in wheelchairs.

Applications for these places will be taken on a first come first served basis from 9am on Tuesday 1st April. Any applications received before this time will not be considered. A maximum of 2 wheelchair spaces can be requested per application.

Each wheelchair user can be accompanied by one carer who will be able to stand behind the wheelchair to ensure those guests who are seated are able to see the Red Carpet.

To apply for a space please email and include your name, the name of your carer, email address and a contact number for on the day.

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Media Accreditation

Working media wishing to cover the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards must apply for accreditation in advance from Freud Communications.

Print outlets:
Amy Dowd | 0203 003 6552 |

Radio & Online outlets:
Nick Baxter | 0203 003 6331 |

Nick Baxter | 0203 003 6331 |

TV & Video Online outlets:
Faye Nixon | 0203 003 6564 |

All BAFTA press releases and awards information is available on the website Press Pages which will be updated with all news in the lead up to Awards night on Sunday 18 May.

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Awards Partners

The BAFTA Television Awards in 2014 has been generously supported by a range of partners. Find out more about each via the links below...

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Eligibility, Entry Rules and Voting

How do programmes get nominated for a BAFTA? Find out more details about entry and voting for the Television Awards. Find out more...