Famous faces from the world of British television will walk the red carpet in London for the Bafta TV awards tonight.

Nicola Coughlan, Jodie Comer and Ant and Dec are among those confirmed to be attending the event at the Royal Festival Hall on Southbank.

Hosted by comedian Richard Ayoade, the event will celebrate the best of British television across multiple awards.

Channel 4's It's A Sin earned a nomination for best mini-series as well as multiple acting nominations for many members of its cast including Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells and David Carlyle.


Vigil was the BBC's most-watched series last year and was nominated in the Drama Series category.

Netflix's Sex Education saw Aimee Lou Wood included in the Female Performance in a Comedy Programme, with Nctui Gatwa being recognised in the Male Performance in a Comedy Programme category.

Siblings Jamie and Natasia Demetriou were nominated in the Male and Female Comedy Performance category respectively for Stath Lets Flats, whist the overall series was nominated for Scripted Comedy.

Stephen Graham received two nominations for acting, with Best Actor for the single programme Help and a supporting actor nod for the mini-series Time.

BBC Radio One presenter Vick Hope, reality TV star Sam Thompson and TV presenter Zeze Millz will host the red carpet show, with coverage on Bafta’s social media channels from 2pm.

During the ceremony, awards will be presented by a variety of recognisable faces from British television and beyond, including Sex Education’s Aimee Lou Wood, Oscar winner Olivia Colman, Olympic champion Tom Daley and Heartstopper star Joe Locke.

Martin Freeman, Katie Piper, Lee Mack, Lorraine Kelly, Michelle Keegan, Ncuti Gatwa, Munya Chawawa, Ross Kemp, Yung Filly and Rochelle Humes will also present awards throughout the evening.

The Virgin Media Bafta TV awards will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on May 8 at 6pm.