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Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards information


The Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards rewards the very best in television broadcast on British screens last year. 

The Awards in 2017 will take place on Sunday 14 May.

For more information about how to enter the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards visit the Awards Entry page.

Detailed Information:

- Watch the Awards on TV
- Follow the Awards Online
- Public Tickets
- Access the Red Carpet
Media & Publicist Accreditation
Eligibility, Entry Rules and Voting


Watch the Awards on television

The Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards will be broadcast on Sunday 14 May, BBC One, at 20.00. 


Follow the Awards online

Watch the red carpet live on Facebook from 16.30 on Sunday 14 May.

Red carpet arrivals, ceremony clips and exclusive backstage interviews from the Awards are available to watch here, our website.

We'll be covering the event across all major social media platforms including FacebookTwitter, Instagram, Snapchat (search 'BAFTA') and YouTube.


Public Tickets

Join the stars of the small screen and be part of the story at this year’s Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, BAFTA’s celebration of the very best programmes and performances of last year.

The Awards will take place at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 14 May at the Royal Festival Hall, London. A limited number of public tickets are available to attend the ceremony at, which allow you to:

  • Walk the red carpet
  • Watch the ceremony
  • Take home the official brochure and special edition chocolate ‘Tiddly BAFTAs’

Buy tickets >

Please note: Tickets are non-transferable. Ticket holders must be over 18. Owing to the seating plan of the theatre at this event, wheelchair seats are not available.


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. General information on viewing the red carpet >

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