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BAFTA to host career retrospective with Nicole Kidman

7 November 2018
Nicole Kidman© Ruven Afanador/Corbis Outline

​‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures: Nicole Kidman’ to take place on Wednesday 21 November

London, 7 November: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that BAFTA-winning actress Nicole Kidman will discuss her 35-year career at a special ‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ event at BAFTA’s London headquarters, 195 Piccadilly, on Wednesday 21 November.

‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ is a long-running series of onstage interviews in which some of the film world’s leading talent share insights into the experiences that helped them hone and develop their craft. The series has previously hosted figures including Annette Bening, Kenneth Branagh, Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis, David Fincher, Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Sam Mendes, Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman, Vanessa Redgrave, Martin Scorsese, Kristin Scott Thomas, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Jeremy Irons.

Since her breakthrough role in the 1989 thriller Dead Calm which earned her international recognition, Nicole Kidman has appeared in many acclaimed and seminal films including Moulin Rouge, Eyes Wide Shut, The Others, Dogville and The Beguiled. She has received multiple awards for her work, including a BAFTA, an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her performance as Virginia Woolf in The Hours. She has also received further BAFTA nominations for films The Others, To Die For and Lion, as well as the television programme Big Little Lies – which she also co-produced – and for which she received a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress.

Nicole Kidman’s latest film work includes the Karyn Kusama’s LA noir, Destroyer, Joel Edgerton’s conversion therapy drama, Boy Erased, the fantasy adventure Aquaman, and The Goldfinch, an adaptation of Donna Tartt’s best-selling novel.

­­­­Public tickets will be available to book from Friday 9 November at 12:30pm at

Event and venue details:

BAFTA A Life in Pictures: Nicole Kidman
Wednesday 21 November 2018, 20:30–22:00 at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
Recordings of previous events in the A Life in Pictures series are available on BAFTA Guru, BAFTA’s online learning channel (

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For further information, images or to request press tickets, please contact:

Harriet Black at BAFTA
T: +44 (0) 20 7925863
E: [email protected]

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