The BAFTA TV Awards 2021 will show to at least one for the historical past books, as stars who’re unable to attend can be beamed onto the pink carpet in hologram kind.
But Billie Piper, Jodie Comer, Michaela Coel, and Oti Mabuse had been amongst the choose celebrities to make it onto the pink carpet in individual on Sunday, after they arrived at west London‘s TV Centre in really head-turning style.
Pop star-turned-actress Billie, 38, wowed she arrived on the pink carpet in a black tuxedo gown, which was given a dramatic contact with a single puffy pink sleeve, which descended into an identical bow and practice.
With one half of her gown lined in sequins, the star – who has been nominated for her flip in I Hate Suzie – toted a clutch bag, whereas she opted to accessorise with a glittering assertion necklace.
Meanwhile, fellow nominee Jodie, 38, saved issues easy but elegant in a navy sleeveless prime with matching high-waisted trousers, which she gave a summery contact with open-toe heels.
While her ensemble was easy, the Killing Eve star added daring jewelry, together with an open choker and vibrant earrings as she posed up a storm for photographers gathered on the pink carpet.
Also nominated on the evening, acclaimed actress and screenwriter Michaela, 33, seemed unimaginable in a flowing backless robe and with a press release pink cuff sleeve element.
Suits you! Actress Billie turned heads as she arrived on the pink carpet in a black tuxedo gown, part of which was sequinned
Pink: The star’s ensemble was given a dramatic contact with a single puffy pink sleeve, which descended right into a bow and practice
Glamour: Toting a clutch bag, Billie, nominated for her flip in I Hate Suzie, accessorised with a glittering assertion necklace
Elegant: Fellow nominee Jodie saved issues easy but elegant in a navy sleeveless prime with matching high-waisted trousers
Bold jewelry: While her ensemble was easy, she added daring jewelry, together with an open choker and vibrant earrings
Strike a pose: Nominated for her critically-acclaimed flip in Killing Eve, the star gleefully posed up a storm for photographers
Michaela, nominated for hit present I May Destroy You – which she wrote and starred in – seemed sensational as she slicked again her raven tresses and accentuated her options with daring lipstick.
With her gown that includes a peephole descending the size of a lot of her torso, the star added a number of gold equipment to her robe, together with a chunky chain necklace and a few assertion rings.
Strictly Come Dancing star Oti, 30, seemed sensational as she stepped out in a deeply plunging cream robe, which boasted a daring thigh-high slit.
Standing tall in a pair of silver strappy heels, the South African magnificence’s gown of selection completely hugged and flattered her enviably toned body as she posed up a storm for photographers.
Eye-catching: Michaela Coel seemed sensational as she made her means down the pink carpet in a flowing black backless robe
Contrasting contact: The I May Destroy You star’s dramatic robe was given a contrasting contact with a pink cuff sleeve element
Golden lady: With her gown that includes a peephole descending the size of a lot of her torso, the star added a number of gold equipment to her robe, together with a chunky chain necklace and a few assertion rings
Radiant: The actress seemed sensational as she slicked again her raven tresses and accentuated her options with daring lipstick
With a pair of dazzling drop earrings complementing her beautiful ensemble, the TV character wore her honey brown tresses in a playful bob, whereas her beauty had been highlighted with a palette of shiny make-up.
She was joined on the pink carpet by Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman, who stood out on the pink carpet in a dramatic black robe, which enveloped her body.
Claudia’s gown featured a sequence of shimmering silver tassels, including a contrasting contact to her look, which additionally included a pair of vertiginous black heels.
Toting a black envelope clutch bag, the TV character wore her signature raven locks in a straight modern style with a protracted fringe, whereas a beneficiant utility of make-up highlighted her seems to be.
Glamorous: Oti stepped out in really glamorous style for the event as she hit the pink carpet effectively forward of the ceremony
Helena Bonham Carter seemed enjoyable and flirty as she arrived on the pink carpet in a white layered sleeveless robe, which was embellished with an array of black polka dots.
Wearing her chestnut brown locks in a half-updo, the 55-year-old The Crown star bucked conference by including a pair of sun shades to her equipment, which included hoop earrings.
She was joined on the pink carpet by her beau Rye Holmboe, who lower a dapper determine in a traditional black tuxedo.
Also in attendance was AJ Odudu, who shocked as she stepped out in a pink feathered one-shoulder robe, which boasted a backless function.
This yr, BAFTA can be beaming celebrities that may’t attend onto the pink carpet as holograms.
And ceremony hosts Stacey Dooley and Vick Hope will introduce the hologram company to these really at the socially distanced ceremony.
Of her pink carpet position, Vick revealed final week: ‘If you are something like me, over the final yr your WhatsApp teams may have been nonstop a few latest episode or second in the newest TV drama, documentary, actuality and even cooking present.
‘It’s made me fall in love with TV once more, and it is due to this that I feel that the Virgin Media BAFTAs feels additional particular this yr.
Shine vibrant: Nominee Letitia Wright arrived in a panoramic Prada gown, which was embellished with crystals on the prime
All issues vibrant and exquisite: Bridgerton actress Emma Coughlan wowed as she hit the pink carpet in a flowing orange robe
Captivating pink carpet look: The Derry Girls star’s robe featured a sheer chiffon overlay at the neckline and puffy mid-sleeves
Purple reign: The display star complemented her eye-catching look with vibrant violet eyeshadow and dazzling hoop earrings
‘To be capable to chat straight with the TV followers who’ve voted for his or her favorite Must-See Moment nominee and join them to their favorite stars by way of holograms stay on the pink carpet can be a novel, as soon as in a lifetime expertise.
‘I’m so excited to deliver a little bit of this magic to the followers at residence, it may be an emotional one.’
COVID-19 restrictions imply TV followers cannot be in attendance on the pink carpet as common this yr and a few nominees will not be capable to attend due to filming bubbles.
All content material can be captured by a stay stream digital camera and can allow everybody at residence to see the motion unfold from the consolation of their lounge.
Black to fundamentals: The stars had been joined on the pink carpet by Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman, who stood out on the pink carpet in a dramatic black robe, which enveloped her body
Members of the public can watch a livestream of the pink carpet and be part of the glamour by visiting Virgin’s web site from midday on Sunday.
They may also select from a number of digital pink carpet outfits to assist them get into the spirit of the Awards and prepare carpet prepared.
If chosen, they are going to be beamed onto the pink carpet and will even ask a query to their favorite celeb with a video of the interplay being despatched to the fan after.
Several of the yr’s greatest TV moments can be celebrated on Sunday, with Diversity’s controversial BLM-inspired routine on Britain’s Got Talent, which sparked 24,500 complaints to Ofcom, featured in the must-see second class.
Flawless: AJ Odudu seemed beautiful as she stepped out on the pink carpet in a pink feathered one-shoulder robe at the present
Turning heads: The TV presenter, 33, seemed sensational as she posed in the assertion ruby robe and white stilettos
Chic: The presenter wore her raven tresses in a modern bob, which she tucked behind her ears as she beamed for photographers
Beautiful: AJ oozed glamour and seemed radiant in the jewel toned ensemble and opted for a pure make-up look
Understated: AJ let her assertion outfit communicate for itself as she saved her hair and make-up seems to be delicate
The class, which is voted for by the public, additionally sees nods to Penelope being revealed as Lady Whistledown in Bridgerton and when Luke Skywalker appeared in the climax of The Mandalorian’s second season.
However it is Small Axe which leads this yr’s nominations with 15 nods.
The BBC One anthology movie sequence, directed by Sir Steve McQueen, picked up six TV nominations and 9 in the craft classes, together with a nod for the Mini-Series gong alongside Normal People, Adult Material and I May Destroy You.
Small Axe – which options 5 movies that inform tales about lives of West Indian immigrants in London from the Sixties to the Nineteen Eighties – additionally picked up two Leading Actor nominations with John Boyega and Shaun Parkes each receiving nods.
Letitia Wright, who additionally starred in the sequence, is up for the Leading Actress prize, and she’s going to face competitors from Billie Piper (I Hate Suzie), Daisy Edgar-Jones (Normal People), Hayley Squires (Adult Material), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) and Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You).
Elsewhere, I May Destroy You star Paapa Essiedu will go up towards John and Shaun for the Leading Actor award, in addition to Normal People actor Paul Mescal, Baghdad Central’s Waleed Zuaiter, and The Crown’s Josh O’Connor.
The Crown acquired 10 nominations – 4 for TV and 6 for the craft classes – together with a nod for the Drama Series accolade alongside I Hate Suzie, Save Me Too and Gangs of London.
Other nods included This Country, Man Like Mobeen, Inside No. 9, and Ghosts for the Scripted Comedy prize, and siblings and This Country creators Daisy May and Charlie Cooper acquired nominations for the Female and Male Performance in a Comedy Programme gongs, respectively.
The ceremony can be hosted by Richard Ayoade, whereas Stacey and Vick take cost of the pink carpet presenting.
BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Nominations
GANGS OF LONDON
I HATE SUZIE
SAVE ME TOO
JOHN BOYEGA – Small Axe
JOSH O’CONNOR – The Crown
PAAPA ESSIEDU – I May Destroy You
PAUL MESCAL – Normal People
SHAUN PARKES – Small Axe
WALEED ZUAITER – Baghdad Central
BILLIE PIPER – I Hate Suzie
DAISY EDGAR-JONES – Normal People
HAYLEY SQUIRES – Adult Material
JODIE COMER – Killing Eve
LETITIA WRIGHT – Small Axe
MICHAELA COEL – I May Destroy You
KUNAL NAYYAR – Criminal: UK
MALACHI KIRBY – Small Axe
MICHAEL SHEEN – Quiz
MICHEAL WARD – Small Axe
RUPERT EVERETT – Adult Material
TOBIAS MENZIES – The Crown
HELENA BONHAM CARTER – The Crown
LEILA FARZAD – I Hate Suzie
RAKIE AYOLA – Anthony
SIENA KELLY – Adult Material
SOPHIE OKONEDO – Criminal: UK
WERUCHE OPIA – I May Destroy You
COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
CHARLIE BROOKER’S ANTIVIRAL WIPE
ROB & ROMESH VS Jack Shillaker
THE BIG NARSTIE SHOW
FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
AIMEE LOU WOOD – Sex Education
DAISY HAGGARD – Breeders
DAISY MAY COOPER – This Country
EMMA MACKEY – Sex Education
GBEMISOLA IKUMELO – Famalam
MAE MARTIN – Feel Good
MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
CHARLIE COOPER – This Country
GUZ KHAN – Man Like Mobeen
JOSEPH GILGUN – Brassic
NCUTI GATWA – Sex Education
PAUL RITTER – Friday Night Dinner
REECE SHEARSMITH – Inside No.9
I MAY DESTROY YOU
AMERICA’S WAR ON ABORTION (EXPOSURE)
ITALY’S FRONTLINE: A DOCTOR’S DIARY
THE BATTLE FOR HONG KONG (DISPATCHES)
THE CYPRUS PAPERS UNDERCOVER (AL JAZEERA INVESTIGATIONS)
JIMMY MCGOVERN’S MOVING ON
RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES
THE GREAT HOUSE GIVEAWAY
ADAM HILLS – The Last Leg
BRADLEY WALSH – Beat the Chasers
CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN – Strictly Come Dancing
DAVID MITCHELL – Would I Lie to You? At Christmas
GRAHAM NORTON – The Graham Norton Show
ROMESH RANGANATHAN – The Ranganation
ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY
LIFE & RHYMES
STRICTLY COME DANCING
THE MASKED SINGER
CRIME & PUNISHMENT
LOSING IT: OUR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY
ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRAQ
BIG ZUU’S BIG EATS
LONG LOST FAMILY: BORN WITHOUT TRACE
MORTIMER AND WHITEHOUSE: GONE FISHING
THE REPAIR SHOP
BBC NEWS AT TEN: PRIME MINISTER ADMITTED TO INTENSIVE CARE
CHANNEL 4 NEWS: DETERRING DEMOCRACY
NEWSNIGHT: COVID CARE CRISIS
SKY NEWS: INSIDE IDLIB
REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS
RACE ACROSS THE WORLD
THE SCHOOL THAT TRIED TO END RACISM
THE WRITE OFFS
BBW (ON THE EDGE)
SITTING IN LIMBO
THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN
SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA: THE GAY PURGE (STORYVILLE)
LIFE DRAWING LIVE!
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION FESTIVAL OF REMEMBRANCE
THE THIRD DAY: AUTUMN Production Team
INSIDE NO. 9
MAN LIKE MOBEEN
SHORT FORM PROGRAMME
DISABLED NOT DEFEATED: THE ROCK BANS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES – DELTA 7
THE MAIN PART
THEY SAW THE SUN FIRST
AMERICAN MURDER: THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR
ANTON FERDINAND: FOOTBALL, RACISM & ME
LOCKED IN: BREAKING THE SILENCE (STORYVILLE)
VIRGIN MEDIA’S MUST-SEE MOMENT (voted for by the public)
BRIDGERTON – Penelope is revealed as Lady Whistledown
BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT – Diversity carry out a routine impressed by the occasions of 2020
EASTENDERS – Gray kills Chantelle
GOGGLEBOX – Reactions to Boris Johnson’s press convention
NIGELLA’S COOK, EAT, REPEAT – Mee-cro-wah-vay
THE MANDALORIAN – Luke Skywalker arrives