The 76th EE BAFTA Film Awards will stream live on BritBox in Canada and the U.S. this Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023.
The biggest night in British film, the EE BAFTA Film Awards celebrates the very best of British and international film talent and takes place at London’s iconic Royal Festival Hall.
Richard E. Grant (Spice World) will host the ceremony while Alison Hammond (ITV’s This Morning) will host a new BAFTA Studio from the Royal Festival Hall as part of an expanded show format that is new in 2023.
BritBox will begin streaming highlights of the red carpet at 12:45 p.m. ET/9:45 a.m. PT, which will be hosted by Ali Plumb and Vick Hope.
The awards ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT exclusively on BritBox in Canada and the U.S.
A special tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be led by Dame Helen Mirren. The EE Rising Star award will be among the final four awards presented during the telecast with 2022 winner Lashana Lynch returning to present the award to this year’s winner where the nominees are Aimee Lou Wood, Daryl McCormack, Emma Mackey, Naomi Ackie, and Sheila Atim. This award is the only one to be voted for by the British public and is presented annually to a performer who has demonstrated exceptional talent early in their careers. Please click here to view all the nominees, including Leading Actor, Leading Actress, and Best Film.
Presenters confirmed for the broadcast include Ana Taylor-Joy, Ariana DeBose, Brian Cox, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Cynthia Erivo, Diego Luna, Eugene Levy, Geri Halliwell Horner, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gwendoline Christie, Hayley Atwell, Hoyeon, Jamie Dornan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jimmy Akingbola, Jodie Tuner-Smith, Julianne Moore, Lily James, Martin Freeman, Matthew Modine, Paapa Essiedu, Rami Malek, Regé Jean Page, Rita Wilson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shazad Latif, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sophie Turner, Taron Egerton, Taylor Russell, Toheeb Jimoh, and Troy Kostur.
“It’s an absolute pleasure to welcome so many nominees and film industry guests to the EE BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday. This year’s Awards are shaping up to be one of our most well-attended on record, which is a ringing endorsement of the importance of British audiences to the global film industry, and BAFTA’s role in bringing these incredible films and filmmakers to public attention, said Jane Millichip, CEO of BAFTA, in a statement.