Nothing But Film: The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge To Attend EE British Academy Film Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced today that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February.

The Duke, President of BAFTA, and The Duchess will walk the red carpet at London’s Royal Albert Hall in London and attend the ceremony. The Duke will present the Fellowship, the Academy’s highest accolade, to film editor Thelma Schoonmaker.

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Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive of BAFTA, said: “We’re delighted to welcome back The Duke and Duchess to the EE British Academy Film Awards. We are grateful to Their Royal Highnesses for their continued support of BAFTA, and the work we do to inspire, nurture and develop exceptional talent in the UK and internationally. We look forward to welcoming them to the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 10 February.”  

Since 2010, The Duke has been President of BAFTA, the most recent in a long history of Royal patronage since HRH Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, was appointed as BAFTA’s first President in 1959.


The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 10 February at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Joanna Lumley and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world. On the night, will feature red carpet highlights, photography and winner’s interviews, as well as dedicated coverage on its social channels including Facebook (/BAFTA), Twitter (@BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs) and Instagram.