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Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards information

16 February 2017


The Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards rewards the very best in Television broadcast on British screens during the preceding 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 TV 

The Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards are usually broadcast on television on the day of the event itself. Further details will be released here soon.


Follow the Awards Online

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

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


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 2016.

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


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. More information on red carpet access will be released soon.