BAFTAs 2021: CLARA AMFO, DERMOT O'LEARY AND EDITH BOWMAN ANNOUNCED AS HOSTS

Clara Amfo will host the ‘BAFTA Film Awards Opening Night’ on Saturday 10th April, live on BBC Two. Dermot O’Leary and Edith Bowman will front the main event on Sunday 11th April on BBC One.



Emma Baehr, Executive Director of Awards & Content at BAFTA, said: "We’re thrilled that we have two programmes for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards for the very first time this year, in which we’ll showcase our nominees and reveal the winners...


"To help us celebrate the art and craft of filmmaking in more depth we’ll be joined by three hosts – Clara Amfo on Saturday and Dermot O’Leary and Edith Bowman on Sunday. I hope our audiences are just as excited as we are for the BAFTA weekend on the BBC."


Marc Samuelson, Chair of the BAFTA Film Committee, added: "It has been an extremely tough year for everyone, including for cinemas and for the film industry, so we are looking forward to some fun, and a celebration of great talent across the weekend...


"The industry and film lovers are coming together to shine a spotlight on the creativity and craft behind the 50 nominated films, and to recognise and celebrate the efforts of the industry to keep going during this particularly challenging time."

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