Broadcaster and Creator of Chicken Shop Date Amelia Dimoldenberg to join host line-up as Backstage Host
Producer and DJ Jax Jones to open the ceremony
Link to download additional imagery including press shots of Amelia Dimoldenberg and Jax Jones HERE
Anne-Marie Duff, Ant & Dec, Ben Whishaw, Billie Piper, Cillian Murphy, Claudia Winkleman, Daisy May Cooper, Gary Oldman, Greg Davies, Huw Edwards, Imelda Staunton, Jasmine Jobson, Jools Holland, Kate Winslet, Rav Wilding, Sir Mo Farah, Sharon Horgan, Siobhán McSweeney, Susanna Reid, Taron Egerton and Will Sharpe amongst those confirmed to attend star-studded event
Presenters to include Catherine Tate, Dame Harriet Walter, Dannii Minogue, Danny Dyer, David Tennant, Golda Rosheuvel, Lenny Henry, Motsi Mabuse, Oti Mabuse, Rebecca Ferguson and Roisin Conaty
Today BAFTA unveils the stars set to walk its legendary red carpet on Sunday for Britain’s biggest celebration of UK television: the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises. The ceremony will be hosted by comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan, and will broadcast at 7pm on Sunday 14 May on BBC One and iPlayer.
Broadcaster and creator of Chicken Shop Date Amelia Dimoldenberg completes Sunday’s hosting line-up in a new backstage position, interviewing stars as they come off stage, as part of the BBC One broadcast. Audiences will be able to tune into the action from 3pm via @BAFTA with Clara Amfo and Michelle Visage leading the red carpet coverage. Images are available to download today of the duo preparing the seating arrangements at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall via via Getty here BAFTA Thirdlight here.
Alongside, BAFTA today reveals that Grammy, BRITs and MOBO nominated producer, DJ, and record label executive, Jax Jones, one of the UK’s top dance artists will open the ceremony with one of the biggest songs of 2022, Where Did You Go, then together with 2023 BRIT nominated multiplatinum selling singer-songwriter Calum Scott will perform their contagious, high-energy new single Whistle.
Nominees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Adam Kay, Adeel Akhtar, Adelayo Adedayo, Alex Horne, Alice Oseman, Anne-Marie Duff, Ant & Dec, Ash Atalla, Ben Whishaw, Big Zuu, Billie Piper, Cillian Murphy, Claudia Winkleman, Clive Myrie, Daisy May Cooper, Damian Lewis, David Olusoga, Diane Morgan, Gary Oldman, Greg Davies, Huw Edwards, Imelda Staunton, Jack Lowden, Jack Thorne, Jack Rooke, Jasmine Jobson, Jon Pointing, Jools Holland, Jordan Gray, Josh Finan, Kate Winslet, Kirsty Young, Lee Mack, Lenny Rush, Lesley Manville, Lisa McGee, Lucy Beaumont, Martin Freeman, Martin Lewis, Matt Berry, Maxine Peake, Meera Syal, Sir Mo Farah, Mo Gilligan, Munya Chawawa, Natasia Demetriou, Nick Stapleton, Nicôle Lecky, Rosie Jones, Saffron Hocking, Salim Daw, Samuel Bottomley, Selin Hizli, Sharon Horgan, Siobhán McSweeney, Stephen Merchant, Susanna Reid, Taj Atwal, Taron Egerton, Vicky McClure and Will Sharpe.
Presenters confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Adrian Lester, Brian Gleeson, Catherine Tate, Charlene White, Chris Ramsey, Cush Jumbo, Dame Harriet Walter, Dannii Minogue, Danny Dyer, David Harewood, David Tennant, Ellie Taylor, Emily Maitlis, Freema Agyeman, Golda Rosheuvel, Harriet Dyer, Jermaine Jenas, Jon Sopel, Layton Williams, Sir Lenny Henry, Lesley Sharp, Mark Addy, Mawaan Rizwan, Motsi Mabuse, Niamh Algar, Oti Mabuse, Patrick Brammall, Rebecca Ferguson, Roisin Conaty, Rosie Ramsey, Russell Tovey, Ruth Madeley and Sophie Morgan.
Amelia Dimoldenberg said: “I’m so excited to be this year’s backstage host at the BAFTA TV Awards! I’m really looking forward to showing the audiences watching at home an exclusive look at what happens backstage. I’ll be getting an inside take on all of the big gossip on the night, whose flirting with who and of course I’ll be looking for my next date…”
Jax Jones said: "I'm excited to be performing in a room to so many people I admire. I've got a really fun show planned. I can't wait for the after party too."
As previously announced, global popstar Lewis Capaldi will take to the Royal Festival Hall’s stage during the ceremony to give an exclusive first TV performance of his number 1 single Wish You The Best. The brand-new single follows the recent release of Lewis’ special, raw and honest feature length music documentary Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now.
The BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises are the biggest night in the television calendar, recognising the incredible quality and variety of television that was enjoyed in 2022, with shows such as This Is Going to Hurt, The Responder, Bad Sisters and The Crown leading the nominations. Also previously announced, Meera Syal CBE and David Olusoga will be presented with the BAFTA Fellowship and BAFTA Special Award respectively.
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