Bafta TV Awards 2021 red carpet in pictureson June 6, 2021 at 2:45 pm

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Stars get together in person for the most prestigious British ceremony in the industry’s calendar.

Some of the biggest stars of British TV have got together in person for the Bafta Television Awards, the most prestigious ceremony in the industry’s calendar.

Billie Piper

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Billie Piper was wrapped up for the red carpet before finding out whether she had won best actress and best drama series for I Hate Suzie.

Bill Bailey

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Strictly Come Dancing winner Bill Bailey sported a sequin-encrusted face mask with shades.

Oti Mabuse

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Bailey’s professional dance partner Oti Mabuse turned on the style on the red carpet with a flowing white gown.

Michaela Coel and Kwenua Osborne

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Michaela Coel has already won Bafta Craft Awards for writing and directing I May Destroy You, and is also nominated for acting in the series. She was joined on the red carpet by Kwenua Osborn.

Letitia Wright

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Letitia Wright is up against Coel for best actress, for playing Altheia Jones-LeCointe in Sir Steve McQueen’s Mangrove, part of his landmark Small Axe series.

Helena Bonham Carter

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Helena Bonham-Carter is up for best supporting actress for playing Princess Margaret in The Crown.

Golda Rosheuvel

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Meanwhile, Golda Rosheuvel starred as another royal on TV this year – Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton.

Left to right: Trevor Cooper, Daisy May Cooper and Paul Cooper

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This Country’s Daisy May Cooper, flanked by her uncle Trevor (left) and dad Paul, said she had been planning to wear a dress made of old newspapers after wearing a bin bag outfit two years ago. But she said hotel cleaners threw it away, thinking it was rubbish.

Paul Mescal

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Paul Mescal is up for best actor for his star-making role in Normal People.

Jodie Comer

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Jodie Comer is at the ceremony a day before starting filming the fourth and final series of Killing Eve. “Don’t worry, I’ve pre-ordered my taxi, I’m not going to be hungover,” she promised on the red carpet.

Adrian Dunbar

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Adrian Dunbar, who featured in one of the most-watched programmes of the past year, Line of Duty, is among the award presenters.

Zawe Ashton

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The Handmaid’s Tale and Fresh Meat actress Zawe Ashton is also handing out an award.

Ncuti Gatwa

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Ncuti Gatwa is nominated for best male performance in a comedy programme for Sex Education.

Claudia Winkleman

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Claudia Winkleman and her dress showed off their fringes. She co-hosts Strictly Come Dancing, which is nominated for best entertainment programme.

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