BAFTA TV awards: stars arrive on the red carpet dressed to impress


The biggest names in TV are dressed to impressed for tonight's BAFTA awards. Check out these red carpet looks...

The annual BAFTA awards are currently underway, with a string of stars including Claire Foy, Sarah Lancashire, Robbie Coltrane and Benedict Cumberbatch up for awards.

The prestigious ceremony, held at London's Royal Albert Hall, will see TV's brightest stars awarded for their achievements, and the celebrities arrived on the red carpet at London's Southbank dressed to impress this evening.

Former Gogglebox star and Queen of the Jungle Scarlett Moffatt arrived wearing a black, star-patterned dress and nude heels, accessorised with a studded leather handbag.

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Strictly Come Dancing presenting duo Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman were all smiles as they arrived on the red carpet. Tess opted for a fitted pastel pink strapless dress with matching heels, while Claudia chose an ankle-skimming black gown.

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Poldark actress Eleanor Tomlinson styled her long auburn hair in a feminine fishtail plait and stepped onto the red carpet wearing a long-sleeved, floor-length floral gown with sequin and pearl stitching.

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Former Loose Women panellist Denise Welch looked sophisticated in a floor-length black gown with sheer sleeves and floral embroidery.

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Ex-Emmerdale star Roxanne Pallett chose an outfit fit for a fairytale princess, arriving in a backless white lace ballgown with a flowing train.

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Pregnant Jennifer Metcalfe placed a hand on her bump as she smiled for the camera wearing a lacy, off-the-shoulder white gown.

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Corrie's Michelle Collins looked sultry as she arrived wearing a floor-length, black satin evening gown and silver jewellery.

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TV hardman Danny Dyer looked dapper as he stepped out wearing a light grey suit and black tie.

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Holly Willoughby gave a lesson in red carpet glamour as she arrived in a classy mint green gown, accessorised with a minimalistic choker and matching bracelet. The This Morning presenter styled her blonde, shoulder-length tresses in soft waves and placed her hands on her hips as she smiled for the camera.

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The Crown actress Claire Foy looked regal as she arrived wearing a black chiffon gown and open-toed shoes. Tonight could prove to be a big night for Claire, as she is nominated for Best Leading Actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II.

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EastEnders legend Steve McFadden, best known as Phil Mitchell, braved the heavy rain as he arrived wearing a black tuxedo and bow tie.

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Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown clutched her umbrella as she greeted the cameras. The master baker did not look out of place on the red carpet, opting for dramatic red lipstick and a figure-hugging black gown.

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Scott and Bailey star Suranne Jones looked worlds away from her on-screen detective job as she arrived in a stunning red ballgown with her hair tied up in a sleek, classy bun.

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Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls was reunited with his Strictly Come Dancing partner Katya Jones as they arrived on the red carpet. Katya wore a sheer, fishtail, beaded fitted gown.

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Hollyoaks actress Amanda Clapham showcased her red carpet look in a white, floor length gown, with her blonde hair brushed back to reveal silver earrings.

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The Crown's Vanessa Kirby opted for a duck-egg blue chiffon gown and a chignon hairstyle as she arrived at the ceremony.

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TV presenter Stacey Dooley decided to shun the traditional red carpet look, choosing to wear a loose-fitting trouser suit instead.

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Anna Friel looked like a 1950s pinup as she arrived wearing a mid-length flared dress and bright red lipstick.

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Benedict Cumberbatch waved to the crowd as he arrived wearing a slim-fitting navy suit and skinny black tie.

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Charlotte Riley opted for a glittering navy gown with a thigh-high split, matched with a pair of black stilettos.

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Victoria Derbyshire looked elegant in an emerald green, off-the-shoulder gown and natural makeup.

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Katie Piper graced the red carpet wearing a voluminous, black and silver shimmery prom dress and strappy stilettos.

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TV presenter Ade Adepitan looked smart in a blue velvet blazer and black tie.

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Call the Midwife star Jessica Raine looked classy in a one-shouldered black gown and colourful earrings.

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Game of Thrones star Sean Bean posed for a picture with his ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe, to whom he was married from 2008-2010.

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