Live from the Red Carpet BBC News: The Baftas


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Now on BBC News, it's time to join

Jane Hill for special coverage

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live from the red

carpet at the BAFTAs.

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Hello and welcome to this BBC News

special programme, bringing you all

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the red carpet arrivals for the

annual British Academy film awards,

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coming live from the Royal Albert

Hall in central London. Let's start

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our coverage by reminding you which

films are in the running for the

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coveted award of Best Film.

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How are you doing?

Nice to meet you.

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bit.

Bring things up to your room?

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here. Our home is your home.

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When will the lesson to be learned?

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appeased?! Before we learn! You

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your head is in its mouth!

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Can you get closer?

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Get them out.

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Bring it here... Bring it here.

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database. If a baby was born, stick

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done something wrong,

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is a correct match, then kill him.

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rights laws prevent that.

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And welcome to our perch here above

the red carpet at the Royal Hall for

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the annual British Academy film

awards. That gives you a flavour of

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the real variety of films that we

have been watching over the last

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year. But tonight's ceremony has an

unusual backdrop, a much more

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political backdrop, because you may

well have heard in the news today of

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the letter that has now been signed

by more than 200 British and Irish

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whip in working in the entertainment

industry, working across film,

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television and theatre. And it's an

open letter to a major British

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newspaper in which they call for an

end to harassment for all women

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wherever they work, rather they work

in the world, which ever industry

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they work in. We will talk about

that, I'm sure coming here tonight.

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Also, we expect here on the red

carpet and echo of what we saw

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Globes in the United States, with a

very, very large proportion of the

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actresses and actors wearing black

on the red carpet. And we are going

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to talk about all of that here

tonight with the film critic Jason

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Solomons, he with me outside world

Albert Hall for another year. And

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the fashion news director at the

Telegraph. Lots to talk about in

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your specialism as well.

They will be with me for the next

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hour and a half as we watch all the

stars arrive, and all those

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questions are asked, doubtless,

about the backdrop to this year's

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ceremony.

Lees is but is with us at the other

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end of the red carpet are standing

right now.

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You will be talking to a lot of

people as they arrive, who are we

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expecting to.

We expect some of the

biggest stars of the film and

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screen. In the acting stakes, we

hoped is big to Gary Oldman, people

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like Annette Bening, Frances

dormant, Sally Hawkins, Angelina

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Jolie is up for best foreign

language film, so a host of people

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will be coming through and we will

ask them about the films themselves.

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And of course, the time's up

campaign, many will be wearing black

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and the pains to emphasise the

message they are getting across. We

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will be with all of the latest at

this end of the red carpet when they

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arrived. Back to you for the time

being.

Lizo, talk to you shortly.

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As I have been watching everyone

arrive in the last half an hour, a

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lot of people have already arrived

and a large proportion of people I

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have seen have had the time out...

Time's Up lapel. It is striking how

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many people we have already spotted.

It is not just actors and actresses

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coming this evening, it is people

working behind-the-scenes in the

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film industry, and that is what this

movement is all about. Let's reflect

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on what year it has been in sin are

and what we might see tonight.

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Jason, good to have you with us

tonight, we will talk about the

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films in a moment, but you follow

this industry so closely, it is

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really striking. There is something

different here. We saw it at the

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Golden Globes, what do you think

might change? It might feel

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different tonight because of this

letter and the Time's Up campaign.

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After the Harvey Weinstein story

broke, people felt there was a sea

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change. The Golden Globes came along

with the Time's Up campaign, and

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wearing black. Things really are

changing. What is interesting is it

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is continuing at the BAFTAs to show

that no one is giving up on this. It

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is a time for a sea change in the

industry. The women are taking it in

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their own hands. Women do it

themselves, they are fed up of it.

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And it is not for the men to argue.

I think the depth of feeling was

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unknown. I think now we are seeing

the anger and frustration coming out

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with an industry that you would have

thought had put women on top, it

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makes goddesses out of actresses,

but it has been a lie. Underneath it

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all, it has not been satisfactory,

and the industry is waking up to

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that and being woken up to it as

well. Two years ago, it is about

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being woke to diversity, and now you

have a bug buster like Black Panther

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tearing up the box office this very

weekend. That energy is happening on

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the red carpet, women want equality

in the way films are made. It is the

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industry behind the red carpet.

Film-makers behind the camera. We

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look tonight at the best director

category, it is all male.

A lot of

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comment about that when nominations

were announced.

Sometimes you can

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only reward the films out there, but

it might be the last year we see

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that happening. And in future, it

might not be the mother mated, women

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are not signing up for that, but

they want parity and equality.

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Time's Up, I can listen to that as

well. It is interesting that cinema

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is taking the lead on this. It is a

huge industry, but it is about

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iconography and messages on the

screen, having the inspiration to

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change people's lives, they are

doing that off-camera now. Now the

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camera is on the carpet, it is their

time to shine and it is a hugely

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important evening for that to be

taken at around the world.

We were

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listening to Kristin Scott Thomas in

the last ten minutes or so, she was

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talking to Lizo, and that was part

of her point, "We have a platform."

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Rightly or wrongly, people listen to

people like her. If you are in the

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public eye, people listen to you,

and her take on it was getting the

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message out it is not just about

rich privileged women, it is all

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women, but the point is, if you are

a big success, people will listen to

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you. That is why they are trying to

use their voice.

If you are in a

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film, in a great film, people will

look up to you and want to behave at

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that. But it leads off the screen as

well. As an actress, you have that

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was once ability and you take that

responsible Aguillon. You see an

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icon like that, Emma Watson donated

£1 million of her own money. She was

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Hermione, beauty and the beast,

people adore the image of this

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person. And the person behind the

image speaks up when they had to

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project at awards are minis at this.

It is hugely influential, and they

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are aware of that influence. In the

age of Instagram and Twitter, those

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influences spread even wider even

quicker. The industry is trying to

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play catch up with the force of the

movement here. Next year, we will

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see it catch up, things will move

very quickly because it is a force

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of nature here on the black clad

carpet.

And in terms of fashion, we

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saw it at the Golden Globes,

anecdotally, you and I have been

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watching people arrive over the last

half hour, I would say, a very high

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proportion of people have chosen to

wear black. What impact does that

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have? What does it mean within the

fashion world?

The decision to wear

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black really shows how powerful

fashion can be as a statement. This

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letter has been sent out and we

talking about it but nothing will

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have the impact of seeing those

pictures of all these women together

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on the red carpet wearing their

amazing black dresses. The statement

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of that sends a strong message. And

the red carpet is the platform that

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women own in the film industry. They

can make money from the contracts

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they get with the designers, and you

know, it is their time to shine. It

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is about them taking the power back.

OK, we will talk more about that

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over the course of the evening.

Jason, we are here to discuss film

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and celebrate film, that is what the

awards are about. Let's have a

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canter through some of the runners

and riders here tonight. A really

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curious year, a really unusual mixed

bag in that category of Best film.

I

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would like to say that I am sure any

of the women that have signed that

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letter today, they wouldn't want to

detract from the work done in the

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films, it is important the films get

celebrated. And there are

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extraordinary films at BAFTA this

year. We have The Shape Of Water,

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Dunkirk and Darkest Hour, the

evacuation of Dunkirk, British

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stories. It is a very British year

that BAFTA is getting behind, which

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is interesting with four best actors

being Brits, recognising the craft

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and stage talent we have here for

many years. Young actors coming

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through from a different background

as well. Things are changing. We are

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seeing that. It can go quicker, but

this year, I think Dunkirk Phillips

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as I am going to say to now, I think

Dunkirk will surprise people do not.

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Christopher Nolan has done an

extraordinary job of directing the

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film. We will see him recognised as

best I written, I think. I think

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right now, there is a very divisive

film in Three Billboards.

Much more

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to be discussed, let's head over to

the other end of the carpet and

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rejoin temperament. I am joined

Niels

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you did all of the animatronic

creations loved by many, how does it

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feel to work on something like that?

It is a dream come true. That is

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what I wanted to do as a little boy

and I am still a little boy!

When

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you helped create the characters,

did you know how much people would

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love?

No, you don't. It is difficult

to do. It appeals to the young as

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well as to the old. It is a tricky

thing. I always worried that if we

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get it wrong, we would end up with

as much hate mail with as much as

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people that love it.

How much of it

is down to radical creations? You

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have you creating something real

onset.

It is an important thing with

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all the Star Wars films. Certainly

when I grew up, they have always

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been showcasing visual effects. It

is important they are grounded in

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reality, that is what the Star Wars

world is. The practical effects will

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always be in the films, they are

loved for that reason as well. It is

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an important aspect of what makes a

Star Wars film different to other

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phones.

You are now working on Star

Wars episode nine.

We are. The Hans

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Solo movie is coming out soon, so we

are looking forward to how that goes

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down, the film looks amazing.

Thank

you so much.

Best of up to you.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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Thanks, Lizo. Let's continue to talk

about the films themselves, Star

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Wars, worth reminding people early

on that at the battles we have two

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categories, best film, but also best

British film. A curious one because

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Three Billboards, which you touch

on, which I enjoyed hugely, it is

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nominated in both categories. That

is interesting in itself, because it

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is a Brit and depiction of life in

small-town America, but it is in the

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best British film category because a

Brit wrote and directed it, a

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London-based man.

He calls self

London Irish because he is all

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about. Many people will ask what is

British about it. It is a film that

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looks at small-town life in America.

I think there is a bit of small-town

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Ireland in their -- there as well.

It is universal, there are lots of

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Missouris all over the world. It is

about that tinderbox atmosphere of

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how politics can be thrown into the

middle of At The Races arty and

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cause ructions. They will have to

get on together. That is what the

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film is about, the difficulties of

doing that when people almost

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against doing that and living

together. It has a fantastic

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performance in the middle of it by

Francis McDormand.

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It has been 20 years since Francis

McDormand carried off a BAFTA.

This

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is a firebrand character who is

hell-bent on revenge. Sometimes she

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does things that you do not admire

and sometimes she does things that

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you want to cheer about. She makes

such impassioned speeches, it is

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such a great performance. The

actress category will be super

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strong. You have got Sally Hawkins,

Margot Robbie in I Tonya. They are

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an lucky to come up against one of

the all-time performances.

It would

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be hard to imagine anyone other than

Francis McDormand going away with

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that statuette, but it is the BAFTAs

and surprising things happen. In

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that category let's talk about

Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird, we are

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talking about a strong year for

women. It is written and directed by

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Greta Garbo Wake, known as a

comedian, a performer herself. It is

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a wonderful portrait of family life

and life in Sacramento in

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California.

An ordinary girl trying

to break out of an ordinary town. It

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is another strong female performance

in a lovely film.

It is delightful.

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Small but perfectly formed. It has

only got three nominations. Timothee

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Chalamet is nominated for another

film, Call Me By Your Name. But

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Saoirse Ronan is fantastic. She

shows her comic timing and it is the

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sort of film that a younger woman

might watch and say, that is me, I

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understand that. It is a film about

daughters and mothers. There is a

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wonderful supporting performance by

Laurie Metcalf who has also been

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nominated. It is a tender film, it

is about communication and

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noncommunication, things we should

have said that we felt we did not

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say. It is about growing up and this

is the sort of film that might not

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have got to the BAFTAs a few years

ago but now it has. On the back of

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the #MeToo movement and the

empowerment we are seeing from the

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female side of the industry, stories

like this are being given more time

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and they are being looked at again.

The female perspective is being

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reconsidered and not in terms of

what it is saying, but in terms of

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its importance, giving equal

importance to the male perspective.

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That is why Lady Bird is being

celebrated so justly.

We are

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slightly biased because we love Lady

Bird. There is Kristin Scott Thomas,

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nominated for Best supporting

actress for her role alongside Gary

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Oldman. If that does not win and

make a award, I don't know...

Put

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Kristin Scott Thomas is acting

opposite that make up, literally

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supporting it! Gary Oldman is

everyone's favourite to win it, but

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there could be a surprise. Daniel

Day Lewis is great as a 1950s

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couturier in London. It is also

supposedly his final performance.

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We'll BAFTA, who have awarded him

many times before, get all romantic

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and give him another one. He has

never won for an acting part before.

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He has won BAFTAs for directing and

writing, back in 1998. He is an

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actor rather than a director and

writer and never been rewarded as an

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actor. It is been a great career and

maybe Churchill will carry the day.

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I am joined by Leticia Wright. You

are at the centre of one of the

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biggest movie phenomenon is we have

seen for years, Black Panther.

How

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has it been? It has been incredible

to see everybody come together and

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support our film, it means a lot.

Months of dedication from the cast,

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the crew and the studios and seeing

everybody coming together in unity

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to go to the cinemas and to break

records like that has been amazing.

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We are really grateful. We will be

seeing a lot more over you in the

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next few months. You play in Stephen

Spielberg special effects

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extravaganza. You have been doing it

for awhile, but this year it has

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really taken.

What has happened? It

is mad. I have been working really

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hard and the seeds are growing

there. Everybody is turning their

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head and pay attention to the young

people in the industry. Daniel

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Kaluuya is having a great year, but

that is years of hard work. We are

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grateful for everybody showing to

ask their positivity and support, we

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are really grateful.

Thank you for

speaking to us.

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She is currently in Black Panther.

She is a remarkable talent and still

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only 24. You are commenting on what

she is wearing.

She has been dressed

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by Gucci tonight. The film industry

will talk about someone as a

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promising up and coming personality,

but you know when the big designer

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houses are addressing these girls

and they get interested in them, and

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Gucci is the label of the moment.

Simon Kelly is the creative director

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there and he is stressing all the

coolest young girls in the world. If

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she is wearing Gucci, that is a good

sign.

She has already made it. How

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does that relationship come about?

The head of Gucci and the chief

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designer, do they literally go

through a guest list for an event

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like this and say, this is who I

want? How does that come to

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fruition.

The fashion houses will

have their VIP liaison teams who

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work closely with the stylists for

these girls. It is not the designer

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and the actors, it is the liaison

team and the stylists working

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together to create this

relationship. It is really

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strategic. They do not think just

one award thing at a time, they

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think about the whole season and

what they want to get out of the end

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of it. They want to raise their

profiles and make them into fashion

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stars and film stars and they work

together to do that.

That is the

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Gucci seal of approval. You have

very recently returned from New York

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fashion week and going back to so

many people, as we are seeing here,

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wearing black on the red carpet as

they did at the Golden Globes, what

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was the talk of that in New York and

what has been the impact on the

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fashion industry?

A lot of designers

in New York had been influenced by

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the Golden Globes red carpet. They

would have been creating their

0:22:370:22:41

collections at the time when all

that happened and they would have

0:22:410:22:45

had to rush to make up new samples

of the games they had made but in

0:22:450:22:48

black. We saw a lot of the finales

of the shows showing beautiful,

0:22:480:22:55

long, black, velvet dresses. It

really had a deep impact on some

0:22:550:23:01

people. They agreed with the

sentiment behind the messaging.

0:23:010:23:09

Someone ended up doing a whole

series of black dresses at the end

0:23:090:23:13

of their show and that was a nod to

the movement and showing the impact

0:23:130:23:16

it is having already and maybe what

we will be wearing next season, who

0:23:160:23:21

knows? Maybe there will be a lot

more black in the shops.

Leticia

0:23:210:23:27

Wright in that interview mentioned

Daniel Kaluuya, a little bit older

0:23:270:23:31

than her, but still what a fantastic

talent. How striking to be nominated

0:23:310:23:36

in an acting category this year, but

also nominated in the Rising Star

0:23:360:23:42

Award which is the only award that

is voted for by the public. What a

0:23:420:23:46

year he is having.

It is

extraordinary and he has been

0:23:460:23:51

nominated for best actor in Get Out,

an extraordinary film, nominated at

0:23:510:24:00

the BAFTAs and the Oscars. A few

years ago it might not have got the

0:24:000:24:03

attention. We are seeing indie films

and edgier films, films that deal

0:24:030:24:09

head-on with raised, and Daniel

Kaluuya is fantastic also in Black

0:24:090:24:16

Panther, a film that deals with

race. Maybe it is changing the way

0:24:160:24:21

race is viewed as a business and a

commodity. I think politics and

0:24:210:24:27

cinema are mixing tonight very

closely. We are seeing activists on

0:24:270:24:30

the red carpet as well.

We are

indeed and one of those is

0:24:300:24:36

presenting an award tonight. I am

with Gemma Atherton who is

0:24:360:24:42

presenting an award tonight and also

talking about the campaigns and the

0:24:420:24:47

action that has been taking place.

She has been joined by Gwen Davies

0:24:470:24:51

and Eileen Fulham, who are two of

the original Dagenham girls who

0:24:510:24:56

fought for equal pay at the end of

the 1960s which led to the launch of

0:24:560:25:01

the Equal Pay Act. So much has been

happening today, the open letter in

0:25:010:25:05

the Observer, how much has been

done, is it enough?

It is an

0:25:050:25:10

incredible amount of work that has

been done in a very short amount of

0:25:100:25:14

time. There is a real appetite for

change and this is the moment, but

0:25:140:25:18

there is so much more to do. Over

half of women in the UK have

0:25:180:25:25

suffered sexual abuse and that is a

statistic that needs to be

0:25:250:25:28

eradicated. We have set up a justice

and equality fund which will help

0:25:280:25:33

anyone who has been sexually abused

in the workplace and that is the way

0:25:330:25:37

we can keep moving this forward and

get out further than the

0:25:370:25:41

entertainment industry.

Eileen Gwen,

you fought for this in the motor

0:25:410:25:47

industry. Did you imagine with all

the steps forward you made in 1968

0:25:470:25:53

onwards that still on the 21st

century people would be fighting on

0:25:530:25:55

these issues?

Never, we thought it

would end by now, we thought

0:25:550:26:00

everybody would have their rights,

but it has not happened

0:26:000:26:03

unfortunately.

50 years ago we did

all this, didn't we?

What is it like

0:26:030:26:12

having a platform like the BAFTAs?

It is lovely.

And what is it like

0:26:120:26:18

working with these incredible people

who have been such an example for

0:26:180:26:22

the last four decades?

It is a

complete on air.

She has done us

0:26:220:26:29

proud.

But you have done everybody

proud. All the women out there maybe

0:26:290:26:37

do not realise what these women have

done for them, getting the Equal Pay

0:26:370:26:41

Act, and we still have so far to go

with it. There are echoes of you

0:26:410:26:47

two. You should be so proud. You are

like royalty to me.

Thank you so

0:26:470:26:57

much. I hope you have a good

evening.

Thank you.

That is to

0:26:570:27:04

reflect. And that sums up what it is

all about. We were doing this 50

0:27:040:27:11

years ago. Yes, my goodness, they

were. That brought through the Equal

0:27:110:27:16

Pay Act and there are elements of

that still being talked about in

0:27:160:27:21

2018. And tonight being talked about

on the red carpet. Gemma Atherton

0:27:210:27:26

not the only actress arriving here

tonight with an activist of one form

0:27:260:27:29

or another. We have already seen the

one from Andrea Rice Barak who had

0:27:290:27:36

another member of the activist group

with her and there will be an number

0:27:360:27:39

of others and again replicating what

we have seen at some of the award

0:27:390:27:44

ceremonies in the United States

where a similar move was made. That

0:27:440:27:50

is wonderful to hear from Gemma

Atherton and those fantastic women

0:27:500:27:55

who, as well as the serious issues,

one hopes are in for an enjoyable

0:27:550:27:59

night at the British Academy Film

Awards. This is special coverage

0:27:590:28:05

from BBC news broadcasting across

the UK and around the world on BBC

0:28:050:28:09

World News live from The Royal

Albert Hall in central London. It is

0:28:090:28:14

an occasion where we celebrate film

and commemorate those who have done

0:28:140:28:17

so brilliantly in cinema over the

last year but with a very political

0:28:170:28:21

backdrop this year in particular.

Jason, let's talk about Daniel

0:28:210:28:28

Kaluuya, we were talking to him

before, and we were talking about

0:28:280:28:35

the rising star category voted for

by the public. It includes Florence

0:28:350:28:41

Pugh, who was wonderful in that

bleak film Lady Macbeth. I enjoyed

0:28:410:28:45

it more than I thought.

I am glad

you enjoyed it. I think she becomes

0:28:450:28:51

a star in that movie. She is a

rising star and it was an

0:28:510:28:57

outstanding British debut. The film

is by William Oldroyd, about a woman

0:28:570:29:02

who takes her revenge on society

really. It is putting her in a

0:29:020:29:08

situation she does not want. It is

very timely. This feminist firebrand

0:29:080:29:13

movement. It has had a long

momentum. Interesting to see how

0:29:130:29:20

Florence seizes her moment as well

and becomes this slightly monstrous

0:29:200:29:23

figure, but one that you love. In

this scene here she is quaffing all

0:29:230:29:29

the wine of her master played

menacingly by Chris Fairbanks. But

0:29:290:29:35

she is tremendous in it and becomes

her own woman. She is 17 when she is

0:29:350:29:39

forced into an unhappy marriage and

breaks out of it.

In quite a brutal

0:29:390:29:45

way. I will not give too much away.

I am delighted to see at the BAFTAs

0:29:450:29:51

and that is what the BAFTAs are for,

to elevate British films onto a

0:29:510:29:57

higher pedestal. It was made for

under £1 million and here it is on

0:29:570:30:02

the red carpet getting this exposure

internationally as well. Americans

0:30:020:30:06

will see Florence Pugh and say, who

is this talent? BAFTA uses this

0:30:060:30:12

occasion to push British films into

the bigger spotlight. When you have

0:30:120:30:18

got talent like Daniel Kaluuya and

Florence Pugh, they could be so in

0:30:180:30:22

demand. Some people were annoyed by

Angela Jackson, a Brit, taking the

0:30:220:30:31

role of an American. He is

tremendous as well. Here he is in

0:30:310:30:37

Get Out. One hesitates to give too

much away because there is a

0:30:370:30:43

surprise in it, but it is about the

black boy going to white parents to

0:30:430:30:47

meet the parents for the first time

and finding some very strange goings

0:30:470:30:52

on in the woods. He is tremendous.

He is funny, sensitive and strong

0:30:520:30:56

and powerful in it as well. He

manages to mix those emotions very

0:30:560:31:01

well. There is a mystery to it as

well.

And an excellent American

0:31:010:31:06

accent because you would not know

this was a Brit again in a

0:31:060:31:11

quintessentially American film.

In

north London boy from Camden and I

0:31:110:31:15

have known him for a few years. I

did a double-take when I saw him. I

0:31:150:31:20

knew he was good! But I did not know

he was that good. When they get

0:31:200:31:27

their moment and they seize it, and

he is great in Black Panther as

0:31:270:31:32

well, a huge blockbuster. No one is

backwards in that either, they

0:31:320:31:36

seized the day. See actors do that

is a real pleasure when you see them

0:31:360:31:41

grow into mighty stars as well. I

might never get near him again!

He

0:31:410:31:49

is on this platform, that is as

close as you are going to get. I am

0:31:490:31:55

keeping my eye out on the red carpet

and watching people arriving. Sir

0:31:550:31:59

Patrick Stewart is going to be

presenting an award. And Angela

0:31:590:32:08

Riseborough is behind us, wearing

black. Have you been keeping an eye,

0:32:080:32:14

but I have not seen many flashes of

colour. It looks as if the vast

0:32:140:32:23

majority of people tonight are

wearing black. There are few outer

0:32:230:32:27

codes that other colours and you

cannot blame them for that. Gemma

0:32:270:32:31

Atherton looked as if she was

freezing to death.

That is what you

0:32:310:32:36

have to do when you are dealing with

these red carpets. I don't know why

0:32:360:32:40

they don't have these shows in the

middle of summer! Everyone seems to

0:32:400:32:45

be wearing black and it is

interesting, but you can still show

0:32:450:32:51

your individuality and your style.

Some women have been wearing great

0:32:510:32:55

kaiser dashed trouser suits. Gemma

Atherton had a fantastic dress that

0:32:550:33:05

was trailing behind her. Yes, it

looks fantastic.

And there is no

0:33:050:33:13

sense in which designers feel

hamstrung by this in any way?

0:33:130:33:20

Perhaps it encourages them to be

even more creative. Everyone is

0:33:200:33:24

wearing the same colours so they

have to find a little flash of

0:33:240:33:29

individuality to make their

particular actor or actress

0:33:290:33:31

standout.

I don't think they could

refuse to do it. These women wearing

0:33:310:33:37

their addresses, it is such an

important moment for them that they

0:33:370:33:42

will do anything. Saoirse Ronan's

dress had already been made for the

0:33:420:33:46

Golden Globes and it was all

prepared and then they had to remake

0:33:460:33:51

it, Versace had to remake the dress

in black once the dress code was

0:33:510:33:54

announced. I have been hearing a lot

about runs on black fabric in

0:33:540:33:59

factories and things. They have to

get on board with it and things were

0:33:590:34:04

being done right at the last moment.

But the fashion industry is really

0:34:040:34:09

on board with this whole movement.

The fashion industry has had its own

0:34:090:34:15

#MeToo moment with models being

abused and photographers being

0:34:150:34:20

exposed and harassment and it feels

part of one big movement actually.

0:34:200:34:25

To turn the argument on its head,

what about people who say what

0:34:250:34:29

difference does it make? What is

this telling us? What is it doing?

0:34:290:34:37

There were three women at the Golden

Globes who did not wear black and

0:34:370:34:41

did it for the reason that they

said, if we are protesting that we

0:34:410:34:46

have been told what to do for so

long and we have been oppressed for

0:34:460:34:50

so long, why should we protest that

by being told what to do once more.

0:34:500:34:55

You had a few more minor characters

on the scene wearing these fabulous

0:34:550:35:03

floral dresses. One model wore a red

dress that was slipped right up to

0:35:030:35:08

her side. It was kind of an act of

defiance. But it didn't really go

0:35:080:35:14

with the tone of the moment. I am

not sure it went down too well or up

0:35:140:35:18

their profiles.

That is interesting.

I have spotted Toby Jones behind us.

0:35:180:35:25

I am a big fan of his, particularly

on stage. I notice he is wearing the

0:35:250:35:33

#TimesUp badge. A lot of the men are

wearing it as well. This is not just

0:35:330:35:41

about women doing this. This

movement is nothing without male

0:35:410:35:45

allies. There are a lot of men as we

are seeing here wearing the badge as

0:35:450:35:50

well.

The actual cry is to end, to

listen up, time is up. Men have to

0:35:500:36:02

listen. Men in the industry have to

listen. Men who run the voting

0:36:020:36:05

bodies. They call it the patriarchal

society, it is a stuffy old

0:36:050:36:13

institution that has had to take

stock of the movement. The Oscars

0:36:130:36:17

have done it. They changed the

membership and they ushered through

0:36:170:36:29

more gender diverse members and the

BAFTAs did the same in 2016 and we

0:36:290:36:33

are seeing that change. We are

seeing a change in the sort of films

0:36:330:36:38

that get favour with the voters. The

more people see things from a

0:36:380:36:42

different perspective, the more we

will see it change. BAFTAs is an old

0:36:420:36:48

institution and it takes awhile to

change things around. Men have to

0:36:480:36:52

listen really and that is their

brief at the moment. These movements

0:36:520:36:56

are making it impossible for them

not to hear. We are all listening

0:36:560:37:02

and paying attention. The films

change as well and the nature of the

0:37:020:37:05

films that we are watching

eventually shift. It is all very

0:37:050:37:10

well to look at the red carpet, but

the important thing is ultimately

0:37:100:37:13

the stories and the way they get

told and viewed will also change. As

0:37:130:37:18

critics have to listen to fresh

perspectives equally.

We must return

0:37:180:37:25

to you, look who is with you.

I am joined by the writer and

0:37:250:37:33

director of Three Billboards Outside

Ebbing. How was it juggling all the

0:37:330:37:38

elements of pain and anger and

incredibly dark humour in this film?

0:37:380:37:43

I guess writing wise most of my

stuff is like that, it veers between

0:37:430:37:47

darkness and comedy so it is natural

for me. But when you have got the

0:37:470:37:52

best actors around and you let them

get on with it, they take care of

0:37:520:37:56

that for you.

Where did the

inspiration come from?

I saw

0:37:560:38:02

something similar to what we see on

our billboards about 20 years ago in

0:38:020:38:06

the southern states of America and

it stuck in my mind and I thought if

0:38:060:38:10

it was like an angry mother who put

those up, what story would develop

0:38:100:38:16

from there, so that is where the

idea came from.

The part was written

0:38:160:38:22

with Francis McDormand in mind.

Could you imagine anyone else in

0:38:220:38:26

that role?

Know, if she had said no,

we would have been screwed. She is

0:38:260:38:32

perfect for the part. She has got so

much integrity and so much

0:38:320:38:37

intelligence and range. She is just

perfect, especially in a year like

0:38:370:38:44

this with the #TimesUp and #MeToo

year. It is fantastic with somebody

0:38:440:38:51

like that who is so brilliant and

strong in the film. Amazing.

Thank

0:38:510:38:58

you for your time, best of luck.

Thank you very much. I was a bit

0:38:580:39:05

distracted by Gemma Atherton

sporting Ruth Wilson in the crowd

0:39:050:39:09

and they had a big hug. There was a

big cheer when Julie Walters had her

0:39:090:39:14

photo taken with her husband behind

us. A huge amount of affection for

0:39:140:39:18

Dame Julie Walters, as we must call

her. There is Toby Jones. He is

0:39:180:39:28

wearing the Times are from a bad

will stop Bethan hold from the

0:39:280:39:35

Telegraph who is with us throughout

our coverage this evening, you were

0:39:350:39:39

picking up on information about

Gemma Atherton as well.

Usually as

0:39:390:39:44

soon as the actress appears we are

told what she is wearing because it

0:39:440:39:49

is a very important thing to know.

But we have not been told yet. This

0:39:490:39:59

could be part of the strategy of

this moment, even though we are

0:39:590:40:03

talking about it, for us to reflect

on other things instead and for the

0:40:030:40:10

focus not to be on the dresses.

There has been this whole campaign

0:40:100:40:15

around the film industry for a few

years now called Ask Are More, but

0:40:150:40:22

to talk about the actresses on other

things as well. It is conflicting

0:40:220:40:28

because they rely so much on these

designers to dress them and the

0:40:280:40:33

design houses get the publicity. I

am sure it will not be a secret for

0:40:330:40:37

too long.

It is interesting it is

something we have talked about here

0:40:370:40:42

for quite a few years in our

coverage, we are fascinating to know

0:40:420:40:46

who designs the dress and very

rarely do we say, Eddie Redmayne is

0:40:460:40:52

wearing a lovely suit, who designed

that? It just does not get asked as

0:40:520:40:58

much.

Maybe that is because all the

men look the same. Some men do go

0:40:580:41:08

out on a limb, but often they are in

the same flat tie. Tonight the women

0:41:080:41:16

are all wearing black, but they look

quite different.

Yes, you are right.

0:41:160:41:21

We are looking at Annette Bening who

is nominated for Film Stars Don't

0:41:210:41:29

Die In Liverpool. Daniel Kaluuya as

well, who we have talked about so

0:41:290:41:31

much tonight. He is an plastic. Two

fantastic performers side by side.

0:41:310:41:40

And I love Film Stars Don't Die In

Liverpool as well. It was not

0:41:400:41:44

nominated at the Oscars. I think

Annette Bening is great. Also Jamie

0:41:440:41:49

Bell is nominated as Best actor. She

was playing the Hollywood siren

0:41:490:41:56

Gloria Grahame in her later years

when she came to England and was

0:41:560:42:00

working in a theatre in Watford and

ends up having to recuperate from an

0:42:000:42:05

illness with a family in Liverpool.

Julie Walters plays the mother in

0:42:050:42:10

that family, looking after Annette

Bening. She has to put the electric

0:42:100:42:18

blanket on. It becomes a clash

between Hollywood celebrity and a

0:42:180:42:22

good old Liverpudlian family. Then

they are, Annette Bening, Gloria

0:42:220:42:28

Graham, dancing.

Let's talk about

the film we have not touched upon so

0:42:280:42:33

far.

That film is The Florida Project. An

0:42:330:42:40

incredible film. A slice of life

seen through the eyes of small

0:42:400:42:44

children. You either most

responsible adult, what was it like

0:42:440:42:49

on the set?

It was fantastic, we

were with people reflecting the

0:42:490:42:54

story we were telling and it was

really good. It was a cast made up

0:42:540:43:00

of actors and nonprofessionals and

it was an interesting experience. It

0:43:000:43:04

was the only way we could capture

the story.

Why has it resonated so

0:43:040:43:09

much with people around the world?

Because it expresses how people have

0:43:090:43:15

to help each other. It is a very

human story. It does not have a lot

0:43:150:43:23

of bells and whistles.

Thank you so

much for your time. And another very

0:43:230:43:30

loud cheer went up behind us during

that interview and some of it was

0:43:300:43:36

for Salma Hayek and that is

interesting because she was one of

0:43:360:43:41

the first people we can say to

kick-start everything that we are

0:43:410:43:46

now talking about, because she has

written at length and very

0:43:460:43:51

powerfully about her experiences of

making that wonderful film Frida,

0:43:510:43:56

which was produced by Harvey

Weinstein.

It is interesting to see

0:43:560:44:01

her here. In 2001 she was one of the

big a list celebrities who came to

0:44:010:44:06

the BAFTAs. The BAFTAs moved to this

cold position to be for the Oscars,

0:44:060:44:12

which changed the BAFTAs as a world

player on the stage and a lot of

0:44:120:44:15

that was to do with Harvey

Weinstein. He said, I will bring

0:44:150:44:20

Mike a list to you. That is if you

change it. So the BAFTAs did and we

0:44:200:44:26

cannot look at all these movements

because the BAFTA weekend was a big

0:44:260:44:32

weekend for Harvey Weinstein and it

is no longer than that. The ghost of

0:44:320:44:37

Harvey Weinstein is here, and the

victims are here, that we can now

0:44:370:44:41

call them the survivors.

I am on the

red carpet with one of the red stars

0:44:410:44:48

nominated for Best actor, Jamie

Bell. What drew you into this

0:44:480:44:54

incredible life story?

It was an

unexpected, extraordinary, surreal

0:44:540:45:02

beautiful portrait of two people

meeting each other and falling in

0:45:020:45:05

love. I almost could not believe it

was a true story. But then I met the

0:45:050:45:11

real guy and I saw the truth and it

was a real story. It is hugely

0:45:110:45:20

important to me that Annette Bening

is in this film and it was important

0:45:200:45:24

for her to have this input and

wisdom and experience. It was one of

0:45:240:45:29

the most extraordinary things that

happened in this man's life. He

0:45:290:45:34

became a writer after that and wrote

a beautiful memoir. We valued his

0:45:340:45:39

inclusion in it.

It did not

concentrate too much on the age gap,

0:45:390:45:47

but portrayed these two people who

had a strong love for each other.

0:45:470:45:54

I think that love transcends all

things. This film is about love. I

0:45:540:46:00

really love how the film had that.

If the character didn't think about

0:46:000:46:05

it, I didn't either.

You are here

with your partner as well. You are

0:46:050:46:13

wearing a Time's Up badge. How

important is the activity going on

0:46:130:46:15

on this issue?

Very, I think.

Would

you like to say something? It's

0:46:150:46:20

great for us all to be here, the

women are mostly in black, the men

0:46:200:46:26

are wearing the Time's Up pins to

keep this incredible moment in our

0:46:260:46:33

lives and our history going, and to

keep the conversation going.

Thank

0:46:330:46:37

you for your time.

In fact, Jason Cummings you and I

0:46:370:46:46

were talking about Jamie Bell, your

excellent BAFTA knowledge coming

0:46:460:46:50

through.

He was responsible for one

of the big upsets when he beat

0:46:500:46:54

Russell Crowe to the best actor

award. He carried that off. After

0:46:540:47:05

does do that, it does reward the

home crowd at several stages. We

0:47:050:47:13

might see that night. We have some

great British performer tonight, and

0:47:130:47:16

none greater than Gary Oldman.

The

man himself is here with us. Playing

0:47:160:47:24

Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

What was it like playing someone

0:47:240:47:32

like that?

It was pretty daunting

going in. The good news is that the

0:47:320:47:38

family, the Churchill family and

particularly Randolph Churchill,

0:47:380:47:46

really impressed in the film at the

performance. I feel almost like an

0:47:460:47:52

honorary family member now.

Occasionally, he calls me great

0:47:520:47:57

grandpa par.

Did you try to channel

his spirit rather than a straight

0:47:570:48:03

impersonation? We know him so well,

the mannerisms of the voice.

I

0:48:030:48:09

studied a lot of footage and read as

much material as I could, like you

0:48:090:48:14

would with any famous figure. You

have to limit what you look at

0:48:140:48:27

would with any famous figure. You

have to limit what you look at. At

0:48:270:48:28

the end of the day, it's a creation

rather than an impersonation. You

0:48:280:48:37

almost start with an impersonation

and kind of work away from it. You

0:48:370:48:42

have to own it.

It has caught the

attention of audiences around the

0:48:420:48:48

world, not just here in England.

Good luck tonight. You are fairly

0:48:480:48:54

certain that that award should be

his tonight. As you are just

0:48:540:48:59

reflecting, BAFTA can throw up

surprises. Remind us who votes and

0:48:590:49:03

how it works. We talk about this

sense of it being someone's turn, or

0:49:030:49:09

they have that career but not the

statuette. How does that play out in

0:49:090:49:14

the boating?

People have loved Gary

Oldman for many years. They thought

0:49:140:49:24

he was great in many things. He was

great as Count Dracula when he went

0:49:240:49:29

to Hollywood. There is a sense among

many British voters that he left

0:49:290:49:32

British cinema when he was doing all

of that realism stuff. Maybe younger

0:49:320:49:37

actors from this country might

behave differently. Daniel Kaluuya

0:49:370:49:44

went to Hollywood and has an Oscar

nomination.

0:49:440:49:50

He joins us now. A BAFTA nomination

for Get Out and also for the rising

0:49:500:50:05

star.

What has it been like? It has

been a while when. It is great being

0:50:050:50:10

hit with my family, celebrating and

enjoying this. It is stuff that you

0:50:100:50:16

believe in. It is such a special

feeling.

Why do has the movie

0:50:160:50:21

resonated with audiences not just in

America but around the world.

It

0:50:210:50:29

resonated with the audiences. It is

really exciting.

It is one of those

0:50:290:50:38

films that isn't released in the

traditional award season towards the

0:50:380:50:44

end of the year, it has been around

for almost 12 months now. Where was

0:50:440:50:47

the point you realised that it could

be a serious award contender.

We had

0:50:470:51:03

a Q&A, and it was packed. That was

crazy.

That journey was surreal.

0:51:030:51:08

What does it mean to get a rising

star nomination.

It's amazing.

0:51:080:51:12

Everyone I respected in that year,

whatever year it has been, I have

0:51:120:51:16

been excited about. Being amongst

these people who fan of, and they

0:51:160:51:22

are great people, it is a special

thing.

Thank you for your time.

0:51:220:51:30

I was desperate to hear everything

he said, but it is officially

0:51:300:51:33

getting very loud here now, and it

is very hard to tell what anyone is

0:51:330:51:37

saying. There have been a lot of

screams. A lot of cheering.

0:51:370:51:49

Naomie Harris as well. We were

talking about how they were making

0:51:490:51:58

the black outfits look individual.

Absolutely stunning.

0:51:580:52:06

A fantastic set of black trousers

and a gorgeous, sheer overdressed

0:52:060:52:14

with further embellishment. Loaded

with crystals. Her hair looks

0:52:140:52:18

majestic. She looks fantastic. Just

shows that you can show your style

0:52:180:52:25

even when you're wearing black, and

gold in her case.

Black and Gold,

0:52:250:52:31

yes. Beautiful it was.

I am here with Annette Bening, best

0:52:310:52:36

supporting actress for Film Stars

Don't Die In Liverpool. . This is a

0:52:360:52:44

story you have known about for 20

years or so. Why was now the right

0:52:440:52:47

time to make it?

We were very lucky. Peter Turner,

0:52:470:52:52

who wrote the book, is from

Liverpool. He had this unusual

0:52:520:52:57

relationship with Gloria Grahame

many years ago and wrote a

0:52:570:52:59

beautiful, tasteful book about this

important event in his life. He and

0:52:590:53:08

Barbara broccoli, a producer, were

friends and they started talking

0:53:080:53:13

about making it 20 years ago. It was

not the right time. It was about

0:53:130:53:17

five or six years ago that Barbara

and I ran into each other at the

0:53:170:53:23

BAFTAs, in the ladies room, and we

looked at each other and said we

0:53:230:53:27

have got to get back at that. That

is when it started to get rolling

0:53:270:53:30

again. We were very lucky. Colin

Bains came on as director. We put it

0:53:300:53:36

together. We have wonderful people.

I feel so lucky to be a part of it,

0:53:360:53:42

and the family of people who wanted

to make this love story.

What made

0:53:420:53:47

Gloria such a complex character to

play?

She had a complicated personal

0:53:470:53:53

life, but it was hard for me to get

a lot of facts about that. I didn't

0:53:530:53:58

want to invade anyone's privacy. She

was a life force and believed in her

0:53:580:54:03

craft. When things were not going so

well, she came to England to do

0:54:030:54:08

place will

0:54:080:54:09

well, she came to England to do

place will. She met this beautiful

0:54:090:54:12

man from Liverpool called Peter

Turner, tool after deeply. They

0:54:120:54:17

broke up and eventually she got sick

and his family in Liverpool to

0:54:170:54:20

Corinne. That is what the story is

about. -- his family in Liverpool

0:54:200:54:26

took her in.

The wonderful Annette Bening

0:54:260:54:36

nominated tonight.

The film stars are writing thick and

0:54:360:54:40

fast now. We noticed Florence you

behind her. She is nominated for the

0:54:400:54:51

rising star for Lady Macbeth.

0:54:510:55:04

There is another that has had an

impact this year.

0:55:040:55:06

What is important that these are

becoming popular in the cinema as

0:55:060:55:12

well. It was made into a big hit.

Lady Macbeth as well, which I

0:55:120:55:20

mentioned was a small film and made

a star of its leading role. A great

0:55:200:55:32

herald of a great career. I think

that we can hear from them. Another

0:55:320:55:44

windswept British film.

Let's hear more about it. I'm joined

0:55:440:55:49

by the star of Lady Macbeth,

Florence Pugh. What was getting the

0:55:490:56:00

nomination like?

I mean, it's pretty

crazy when BAFTA gives you any nod,

0:56:000:56:07

let alone a nomination. It has been

so wonderful for me, so wonderful

0:56:070:56:13

for the film, and it is such an

amazing category. I'm in front of

0:56:130:56:18

Daniel White now, alongside people

like him!

You must be delighted to

0:56:180:56:23

see Lady Macbeth getting a debut

nomination.

It constantly keeps

0:56:230:56:31

letting the film higher and higher,

further than we thought it was going

0:56:310:56:37

to go. This is probably the last

time we can milk the film. We have

0:56:370:56:42

done our fair share of events. Thank

you to everyone who voted, and to

0:56:420:56:46

people who continue watching the

film.

We will see you in the

0:56:460:56:50

follow-up in some ways to the night

manager, the next big adaptation.

0:56:500:56:54

You play that Little Drummer Girl.

We started filming a couple of weeks

0:56:540:57:05

ago. We not stopping for a long

time. We are in it now, no going

0:57:050:57:09

back. Very excited. I'm pretty

chuffed that I got that role. Keep

0:57:090:57:17

your eyes peeled.

A lot of people

are wearing black. The Time's Up

0:57:170:57:26

movement is important for you. How

important is what is happening

0:57:260:57:29

today?

It is everything. The reason

I suddenly felt empowered about

0:57:290:57:36

being a young actress now is for

that reason. It is so important to

0:57:360:57:40

talk and to keep listening, and so

important that this is everywhere,

0:57:400:57:45

not just in our industry. To be a

young woman right now is a fantastic

0:57:450:57:49

time, because we will be listened

to. I'm pretty excited for the next

0:57:490:57:56

chapter.

Thank you. Enjoy your

evening.

0:57:560:58:00

Thank you. Nominated for her role in

Lady Macbeth. And the wonderful

0:58:000:58:05

Sally Hawkins Wiese dotted standing

behind her as well. She stars in the

0:58:050:58:12

programme crepe. It has so many

nominations.

12 nominations, leading

0:58:120:58:16

the pack. It is a strange film,

about Sally Hawkins, a mute clean-up

0:58:160:58:25

called Eliza, who has a relationship

with an aquatic creature in that. A

0:58:250:58:31

film set in the early 1960s, during

the height of the Cold War in the

0:58:310:58:36

US, set in a nuclear facility where

this strange creature is brought in,

0:58:360:58:44

and the cleaners are the only people

who understand the creature. It is

0:58:440:58:48

about the marginalised and

downtrodden of the time.

There is a

0:58:480:58:57

mystery did alien creature. It is

maybe seen as a riposte to trumpthis

0:58:570:59:11

America.

This is the fantasy film made as a

0:59:110:59:22

response to be movie films.

These issues have been in the air

0:59:220:59:28

for a very long time. They come up

time and time again, which is why

0:59:280:59:31

they are saying time is up for them.

It is time to address them and get

0:59:310:59:36

the balance right and talk about

them. As Bevan said earlier, for

0:59:360:59:40

many years women on the red carpet

said, don't ask me about my dress

0:59:400:59:44

and my nails, ask me other

questions. Florence Pugh said it was

0:59:440:59:54

an exciting time to be a young

actress. While time is up, it is

0:59:540:59:57

only just beginning for a new

generation like her.

0:59:571:00:01

A time to sign autographs as well,

which is what we saw Jennifer

1:00:011:00:04

Lawrence doing behind us. A lot of

screaming for Angela Jolie, who is

1:00:041:00:10

right behind you there. She is

having a lot of phones thrust at

1:00:101:00:19

her.

She is wearing a British brand,

one of her favourite couture brands,

1:00:191:00:31

the people who designed Megan

Markle's wedding dress.

Margot

1:00:311:00:42

Robbie has just arrived, she is

starring in I, Tonya, which has just

1:00:421:00:48

opened in the UK. Is there a sense

of the number of British designers

1:00:481:00:51

worn here tonight?

There are

definitely a few. Angelina Jolie is

1:00:511:01:00

wearing one. Sally Hawkins is also

wearing the same label. Designed by

1:01:001:01:07

tomorrow Ralph will stop we also saw

the Lee James wearing Lilli

1:01:071:01:12

McCartney. We're in the middle of

London Fashion Week, so it is a nice

1:01:121:01:18

complement to London Fashion Week to

see all these brilliant British

1:01:181:01:21

designs on the red carpet.

You

mentioned Lee James, who is in the

1:01:211:01:28

Darkest Hour. We were talking about

Gary Oldman earlier. Let's return to

1:01:281:01:31

learn more about The Shape Of Water.

I'm joined by the lead, Sally

1:01:311:01:38

Hawkins, who is up for best actress.

How challenging was it playing this

1:01:381:01:45

character, who hardly ever speaks?

You have got the technical

1:01:451:01:50

challenge, but it was a bit of a

gift. I was delighted to hear she

1:01:501:01:57

doesn't speak, because in the script

you are trying to work out how you

1:01:571:02:05

make words that the mouth. And make

sense. And yet her inner dialogue is

1:02:051:02:13

so rich, of course. There is no such

thing as true silence. All about

1:02:131:02:20

communication is not really through

words at all. It felt completely

1:02:201:02:29

right. The best moments are when

we're not speaking, I think.

1:02:291:02:39

Especially in terms of love, you

can't define it.

How flattering was

1:02:391:02:42

it that Guillermo del Toro, the

director and writer, had you in mind

1:02:421:02:52

when he created it?

He had a lot of

us in mind, and he wrote for all of

1:02:521:02:57

us, I think. I think he is one of

those people... When he has a voice

1:02:571:03:03

in his head... I always worry, even

when we are filming, I was convinced

1:03:031:03:11

he got the wrong person. He had a

name, but the wrong face. Then when

1:03:111:03:18

we met, it was too late. That he was

just being polite. You always go

1:03:181:03:23

through that. That is how he is. I'm

not sure how he knew and plucked me

1:03:231:03:33

from Putney into Baltimore. I don't

how that happened. That is him. He

1:03:331:03:40

does that with everything.

A

wonderful performance and a

1:03:401:03:47

beautiful film. Enjoy the rest of

the evening.

I wish I was more

1:03:471:03:50

eloquent on these occasions.

You

were beautifully eloquent. Lovely to

1:03:501:03:57

meet you. Have a lovely night. And

you. And get drunk. I won't. I'm

1:03:571:04:08

working tonight.

Wonderful axe macro have a lovely

1:04:081:04:13

night. Sally Hawkins wants you to.

There was someone I wanted to listen

1:04:131:04:21

to. There is something curious about

The Shape Of Water, but quite

1:04:211:04:30

enchanting. She was also in

Happy-go-lucky. . People warm to

1:04:301:04:47

Sally Hawkins and her performances.

There was another film where she

1:04:471:04:54

played an American folk artist. She

was unlucky. BAFTA would love to

1:04:541:05:01

celebrate Sally Hawkins with an

underwater, but she's up against

1:05:011:05:03

Frances McDormand, which is bad luck

because she is hard to beat. If

1:05:031:05:09

anyone has a chance, it is Sally

Hawkins in The Shape Of Water. It is

1:05:091:05:15

a silent role, and she plays it like

an old-fashioned silent screen

1:05:151:05:18

heroine.

1:05:181:05:20

I am pausing only just because I

have spotted who we have.

1:05:221:05:30

It is Saoirse Ronan. So many women

around the world have said they

1:05:301:05:42

related to Lady Bird so much. What

does that reaction mean to you?

It

1:05:421:05:48

is the best reaction you can hope

for. If anyone wants to see a film

1:05:481:05:55

or read a book, you have to feel

like you see a bit of yourself in

1:05:551:05:58

it. Even if it is set in Sacramento

and you are from the UK, or it is

1:05:581:06:04

set in space or something. It is

that human sentiment of wanting to

1:06:041:06:08

belong and find your way. That is

something everyone can relate to. It

1:06:081:06:14

is an incredible thing that people

have responded to it in the way they

1:06:141:06:17

have. The young people who are out

tonight who love the film so much is

1:06:171:06:20

great.

How strongly did you have to

look back through your own memories

1:06:201:06:24

of that age for emotions, feelings,

what you were going through that

1:06:241:06:29

could help portray Lady Bird

on-screen?

I think I still have

1:06:291:06:35

them. I don't know if they are gone.

It was only a few years ago that I

1:06:351:06:39

was that age. One of the things that

I related to was needing to go

1:06:391:06:48

somewhere else, go to a different

city or find out who you are away

1:06:481:06:54

from where you grew up, in order to

be able to really truly appreciate

1:06:541:06:57

it. So I could relate to that. I

think what everyone goes to add that

1:06:571:07:06

age, which is figuring yourself out,

and your insecurities and trying on

1:07:061:07:11

different characters to see which

one fits you. I think that is some

1:07:111:07:14

thing that every young person goes

through.

Have a wonderful rest of

1:07:141:07:18

the evening.

Thank you.

Saoirse

Ronan, who came to prominence in

1:07:181:07:27

Atonement. One of our favourite

films this year, Lady Bird.

1:07:271:07:38

Did we spot Octavia Spencer in the

crowd? We are getting so deafened by

1:07:381:07:41

all of the Cheers, it is slightly

overwhelming. I am conscious that we

1:07:411:07:47

have not talked a huge amount about

a best supporting actress, about

1:07:471:07:50

that particular category. We touched

on Kristin Scott Thomas because she

1:07:501:07:54

is in Darkest Hour. I have not seen

Leslie Manville, what are my

1:07:541:08:03

favourite actresses of all time it

is a great category because there is

1:08:031:08:06

her and Allison Janney, who to my

mind steals I, Tonya. I know she's

1:08:061:08:11

not technically the star, but it is

her film.

She is great. She plays

1:08:111:08:17

the mother of Tonya Harding, played

by Margot Robbie in that. She is

1:08:171:08:23

fantastic. She is probably the

favourite to win. I know that

1:08:231:08:28

BAFTA... They come and kind of do

the hustings, they come to the BAFTA

1:08:281:08:39

membership. She plays the mother of

Tonya Harding. A monstrous figure in

1:08:391:08:42

many ways in this story of

ice-skating. If they are not

1:08:421:08:48

watching us, they will be watching

the ice-skating. It will be coming

1:08:481:08:54

to the fore there as well. It is

about the commitment a mother makes

1:08:541:08:57

to get her daughter all the way to

the Olympics. A terrible story of

1:08:571:09:00

what happened with Tonya Harding in

the Olympics, and the strength

1:09:001:09:07

needed to kind of go all the way.

Allison Janney is traffic here, a

1:09:071:09:12

hard smoking mother who has a tough

relationship with her daughter. We

1:09:121:09:19

mentioned Lady Bird, which is a

tender mother-daughter relationship.

1:09:191:09:29

This is a very different

relationship, kind of brutal. You

1:09:291:09:34

think it would be very much focused

on the ice-skating. It is a

1:09:341:09:41

hard-core comedy, very brutal. So

much love for her from her work on

1:09:411:09:48

West Wing. As you say, a very tough

category. Laurie Metcalf is terrific

1:09:481:10:02

as well, Leslie Manville. It was

interesting, many years ago, Leslie

1:10:021:10:14

Manville and Gary Oldman were an

item.

They had a son.

They are

1:10:141:10:19

reunited on the red carpet. I don't

think they are frosty, but it is

1:10:191:10:22

interesting for them to be back in

the same room, and potentially

1:10:221:10:28

carrying off the best performing

awards.

Mark Kermode is convinced

1:10:281:10:39

that Leslie Manville will win the

award. That would be quite a turn

1:10:391:10:43

up.

If she wins the Oscar, it will.

I don't think she could do the whole

1:10:431:10:49

thing and win at the BAFTAs as well.

Leslie Manville is not a showy

1:10:491:11:00

performer, has done 11 films for

Mike Leigh, which accrues you a lot

1:11:001:11:05

of love over the years. Never the

main character in those movies, but

1:11:051:11:10

a brilliant supporting actress.

Again, so superb as Cyril in Phantom

1:11:101:11:17

Thread. This controlling figure,

done up to the waist. The only

1:11:171:11:27

person who can floor Daniel

Day-Lewis's character.

1:11:271:11:34

Fingers crossed. Let's see what

happens in that regard. The best

1:11:341:11:38

supporting actress is a strong

category. Let's see who takes home

1:11:381:11:41

the statuette tonight. Octavia

Spencer in The Shape Of Water also

1:11:411:11:47

nominated. We have also had from

Kristin Scott Thomas who was talking

1:11:471:11:51

about her proud involvement in the

Time's Up campaign. We began that

1:11:511:11:55

conversation because we started

talking about I, Tonya, which has

1:11:551:11:59

only just opened here in the UK. I

was saying that I think it is

1:11:591:12:07

Allison Janney's film. She is the

knockout, as the hardest mother you

1:12:071:12:12

could ever possibly imagine. I think

we can hear from her.

1:12:121:12:21

We are joined by Allison Janney, one

of the stars of I, Tonya.

How hard

1:12:211:12:28

was it ringing empathy to a

character it would be so easy to

1:12:281:12:34

play as a monster?

That was my

challenge, to bring humanity to her.

1:12:341:12:39

I just had to issue that someone

like that, I know that she started

1:12:391:12:45

out as a little girl, so something

had to have terribly gone wrong in

1:12:451:12:49

her life. I have to imagine that she

too was abused, it is those sort of

1:12:491:12:54

things I had to piece together on my

own. I did not have the advantage of

1:12:541:13:00

meeting the woman and asking what

her childhood was like. But I

1:13:001:13:01

approach every role, even a real

live person, as having to have it

1:13:011:13:08

make sense to me. Also knowing how

much it took, growing up as a figure

1:13:081:13:15

skater, I knew had much it took to

take me to the rink before school

1:13:151:13:19

and after-school, and what that

meant. That helped me understand

1:13:191:13:23

what she had to go through to get

her daughter this unbelievable

1:13:231:13:28

opportunity to be a start, to have

success. Those things rooted me in

1:13:281:13:37

her humanity. That's my job.

Briefly, they say that the cliche,

1:13:371:13:41

never work with children or animals

will stop you had the younger Tonya

1:13:411:13:55

Harding and a parrot as well.

I

auditioned three parrots. I had a

1:13:551:14:01

breathing Tube, and he was

fascinated with that so started

1:14:011:14:05

picking at my ear. But I wasn't

going to let him stop me telling my

1:14:051:14:09

story. I can definitely say he was

my favourite animal co-star of all

1:14:091:14:15

time.

I love working with animals.

Thank you for your time was up enjoy

1:14:151:14:20

your evening.

I'm so glad you asked her about the

1:14:201:14:26

parrot. I wondered whether it was

CGI. You have not seen it, you will

1:14:261:14:33

have deceived to understand it. It

is quite an achievement. Allison

1:14:331:14:36

Janney, much loved by so many

people, as you suggested earlier,

1:14:361:14:40

not least because she was amazing in

the West Wing, but also in I, Tonya.

1:14:401:14:47

I could not hear everything, because

that man there walked behind us at

1:14:471:14:51

the same time. My goodness, the

number of screens for Gary Oldman!

1:14:511:14:56

Will he walk home with the BAFTA

award for best actor for his

1:14:561:15:03

performance as Churchill in the

darkest hour? He is now standing

1:15:031:15:10

close to the entrance to the Royal

Albert Hall here in central London.

1:15:101:15:16

That final stage, the final flash of

light bulbs before people go inside

1:15:161:15:21

for the evening ceremony. The cheers

are still very loud. I'm sort of

1:15:211:15:29

starting to get the sense, certainly

among the public, not that they are

1:15:291:15:32

the ones who vote, but there will be

a lot of disappointed people here

1:15:321:15:36

tonight if he doesn't take her the

BAFTA for best actor.

1:15:361:15:45

We have heard so much about this

film already and I am told that Gary

1:15:451:15:50

Oldman's performance is getting

standing ovation around the country.

1:15:501:15:54

He does some of the speeches of

Winston Churchill and people have

1:15:541:15:59

been standing cheering in the aisles

and roaring it on again. Those

1:15:591:16:03

speeches were heard on the wireless

in the 40s and now they are being

1:16:031:16:08

seen. He is to reflect as Churchill.

He views it with the same maverick

1:16:081:16:15

spirit that he brings to all his

films. In Dracula he was naughty and

1:16:151:16:20

cheeky. In George Smiley in Taker

Taylor, it was the same and he

1:16:201:16:31

brought energy to films he has

directed as well. It has been a

1:16:311:16:34

fantastic career that I think will

be crowned tonight by that fantastic

1:16:341:16:39

performance. It is almost a camper

and theatrical performance. It is

1:16:391:16:46

not saying this is real history,

this is an actor's take on history.

1:16:461:16:52

Doing Churchill is like doing

Hamlet. Millions of people do their

1:16:521:16:59

own version of Churchill and this is

Gary Oldman's version of Churchill

1:16:591:17:02

and it is helped by the hair and

make-up department. If they do not

1:17:021:17:08

win this BAFTA, there is no justice.

There is always a fellowship at

1:17:081:17:13

BAFTA. Tell us who we know will be

receiving the fellowship.

This is a

1:17:131:17:21

spoiler. It goes to Ridley Scott, a

pillar of the British establishment

1:17:211:17:25

who has been working since the 1970s

with films like Alien and Blade

1:17:251:17:31

Runner. He made the original Blade

Runner and the second version is now

1:17:311:17:38

nominated. But Ridley Scott's career

has come full circle with the legacy

1:17:381:17:43

he started out with in 1982 and the

original Blade Runner. He has also

1:17:431:17:48

been involved with Thelma and Louise

and Gladiator, so he is one of the

1:17:481:17:55

big film-making presences. All the

money in the world is nominated for

1:17:551:18:04

with Christopher Plummer. He

replaced Kevin Spacey when the

1:18:041:18:09

sexual allegations surface. They got

the film made in exactly the same

1:18:091:18:14

time, so he is still pulling of

these feeds of directing and that is

1:18:141:18:17

why he is getting awarded a

fellowship tonight.

A bit more about

1:18:171:18:22

that later. Let's talk about the

film we have not talked about much,

1:18:221:18:27

The Death Of Stalin. Armando

Iannucci, best screenplay. And best

1:18:271:18:36

film as well. It does not seem like

obvious comedy material, the death

1:18:361:18:43

of a figure like Stalin.

Certainly,

the death was grim and hilarious at

1:18:431:18:49

the same time and that is what

appealed to me about it. At the

1:18:491:18:54

times they all said reign of terror,

a despot, everyone is too scared to

1:18:541:18:59

say the right thing or the wrong

thing and everyone behaves

1:18:591:19:03

abnormally. We found when we were

researching it, people used to joke

1:19:031:19:07

about Stalin. But it is like comedy

was the way out, it was the way of

1:19:071:19:14

undercutting the terror.

And you

made the decision to have the actors

1:19:141:19:20

using their own accents, inspired by

Sean Connery in The Hunt For Red

1:19:201:19:28

October.

I wanted it to feel real

and it would not feel real if

1:19:281:19:33

everyone put on fake Russian accent.

The Russian press said thank you for

1:19:331:19:39

not using fake Russian accent, hate

that.

And what is the situation in

1:19:391:19:46

Russia?

Has it been resolved? Not

yet. I have spoken to the Russian

1:19:461:19:52

distributors and there is a Russian

election coming up next month and

1:19:521:19:55

maybe they got sensitive about it. I

am still hopeful it will come out.

1:19:551:20:00

People who have seen it have loved

it and the banning it has made it

1:20:001:20:04

more infamous in the country anyway.

It is the opposite of what they

1:20:041:20:08

wanted.

Thank you for talking to us.

Enjoy the rest of the evening.

1:20:081:20:16

Armando Iannucci behind so many

favourites on television and now The

1:20:161:20:20

Death Of Stalin and you probably

spotted Leslie Manville standing

1:20:201:20:28

behind him, nominated in the Best

supporting actress category

1:20:281:20:31

alongside Daniel Day Lewis in

Phantom Thread. We are edging

1:20:311:20:38

towards what should be the closing

down of the red carpet. They don't

1:20:381:20:42

call it that. I have stood here on

many years when they have had a few

1:20:421:20:49

comedic moments when the late comers

scuttle up the red carpet and don't

1:20:491:20:53

assign any autographs because there

is no time at all. We are just

1:20:531:20:58

waiting for one or two people to

arrive here at the Albert Hall to

1:20:581:21:01

night. No sooner do I talk about

Leslie Manville...

1:21:011:21:08

With us right now, Best supporting

actress nominee for Phantom Thread.

1:21:081:21:12

Did you immerse yourself in 50s

fashion to prepare for this role?

1:21:121:21:17

What research did you do?

There is a

lot of delightful research you can

1:21:171:21:22

do, you can start at the V&A. You

can read lots of wonderful books and

1:21:221:21:27

look at lots of amazing pictures.

Yes, I had seven months to do all of

1:21:271:21:34

that and it was a glorious time to

immerse myself in that whole world.

1:21:341:21:39

I like clothes anyway, so it was not

like, I have got to read up about

1:21:391:21:44

this period in fashion history and

it was a drudge, it was wonderful.

I

1:21:441:21:49

think that is harder to research is

this co-dependent relationship that

1:21:491:21:53

your character has with her brother,

played by Sir Daniel Day Lewis. How

1:21:531:21:59

hard was that to work on, or did it

click immediately?

Thankfully it

1:21:591:22:03

clicked. We did not know each other

immediately, but once we knew we

1:22:031:22:08

were going to play brother and

sister, a good few months before the

1:22:081:22:12

film, we got to know each other and

became friends and easy with each

1:22:121:22:16

other and translated that to these

two brother and sister who are

1:22:161:22:21

immensely comfortable with each

other and very easy and can have

1:22:211:22:27

breakfast without speaking and it is

still OK. That thankfully happened

1:22:271:22:33

organically and thankfully we got on

and it was all a dream.

For you what

1:22:331:22:39

was the message? What came out of

the movie? Is it an exploration of

1:22:391:22:43

Art versus real life?

I suppose it

is a film about how we want love in

1:22:431:22:50

our lives but some people want to be

autonomous and maintain their

1:22:501:22:57

individuality and their own life,

therefore they can block love out

1:22:571:23:02

and they can be very controlling and

at times narcissistic about

1:23:021:23:06

themselves and things. But it is

about how we juggle all of those

1:23:061:23:14

things which is relevant to all of

our lives.

Leslie Manville, best

1:23:141:23:19

supporting actress nominee, have a

lovely evening.

Thank you, I will.

1:23:191:23:26

Leslie Manville, nominated for Best

supporting actress alongside Daniel

1:23:261:23:29

Day Lewis. Let's see whether either

of them take home an award here

1:23:291:23:33

tonight. As we approach the end of

our programme, it is worth

1:23:331:23:39

reflecting on what we have seen on

the red carpet almost exclusively

1:23:391:23:43

black. I saw one lady who perhaps

was not wearing it and it is

1:23:431:23:50

interesting how strictly it has been

absurd in that sense -- observed in

1:23:501:23:56

that sense, and there was no loss of

individuality. We have seen some

1:23:561:24:00

really striking designs.

There was

talk about Naomie Harris in that

1:24:001:24:07

incredible beaded stress that she

was wearing. Kristin Scott Thomas

1:24:071:24:10

looked incredibly chic wearing

Deora, designed by a female

1:24:101:24:13

designer. A few messages in that. We

have not seen as many suits as I may

1:24:131:24:20

be thought we might. There were a

lot of women wearing trouser suits

1:24:201:24:25

at the Golden Globes. It really has

been an night of a great stress, but

1:24:251:24:30

nodding to the dress code.

And it

was interesting about Leslie

1:24:301:24:35

Manville's dress. Was like the

character in the film.

Usually you

1:24:351:24:40

expect somebody nominated to be in a

big, world-famous designer, but she

1:24:401:24:49

is wearing and Ballantyne, London

couturier who dresses the society

1:24:491:24:53

women in London. I think she dresses

the of Cornwall. It is very much a

1:24:531:24:58

London centric choice. A quite nice

change.

An unusual take. That is a

1:24:581:25:07

film for anyone who has not seen it.

The attention to detail. It is

1:25:071:25:12

nominated in costume design and

rightly so because it is beautiful.

1:25:121:25:17

It is so beautifully done. They

spent several years researching

1:25:171:25:23

every tiny aspect. If you want to

appreciate the time that those into

1:25:231:25:28

all these dresses tonight, you want

to watch that film. The last minute

1:25:281:25:33

working through the night to get

everything finished, the precise

1:25:331:25:38

measurements that go into

everything. Daniel Day Lewis trained

1:25:381:25:40

for a year at the New York City

Ballet to master the techniques of

1:25:401:25:46

couturier. He studied all these

vintage designs. He recreated his

1:25:461:25:51

own Balenciaga dress for his wife.

It is a real art and it is a real

1:25:511:25:57

tribute to that artform. It ties

nicely into the red carpet tonight.

1:25:571:26:02

It is a love letter to the craft of

making a dress which we think is so

1:26:021:26:07

old-fashioned and totally out of the

reach of 99.9% of the population.

1:26:071:26:12

But for those who could afford it,

and back then a few more people

1:26:121:26:17

could, it is absolutely beautiful to

watch.

Nowadays most of us were

1:26:171:26:22

things that are made in factories in

different countries. The women on

1:26:221:26:27

the red carpet tonight, it will all

have been made with incredible

1:26:271:26:31

attention to detail.

That is why a

film like Phantom Thread is

1:26:311:26:38

successful because it pays attention

to the craft. Behind that it is all

1:26:381:26:42

about the film and how it comes

together. There is an element of

1:26:421:26:46

craft in how a film like this comes

together as well.

And the Duke and

1:26:461:26:52

Duchess of Cambridge arriving at The

Royal Albert Hall. We were talking

1:26:521:26:57

earlier about the BAFTA Fellowship,

one is awarded every year. Ridley

1:26:571:27:02

Scott is receiving the Fellowship

tonight and it is customary for that

1:27:021:27:08

Fellowship to be presented by Prince

William.

It is. He is a patron of

1:27:081:27:14

BAFTA as well. And it is important

for BAFTA to have that patronage

1:27:141:27:18

with the Royal family and William in

particular because he is a bit of a

1:27:181:27:23

fan. I know Kate is as well. They

don't mind a night in with the telly

1:27:231:27:29

and a box set those two. It is

important to continue that patronage

1:27:291:27:34

throughout the Royal family and it

gives a seal of approval to the

1:27:341:27:39

British film industry and it shows

how important it is to the national

1:27:391:27:43

culture and national conversation

that a film like this can do.

And

1:27:431:27:50

the Royal couple walking right

behind us and it is interesting that

1:27:501:27:54

it is a largely green dress with a

nod to black.

When I looked at it on

1:27:541:28:00

the screen I thought it was black.

As she appeared in front of us it

1:28:001:28:05

appears to be green. She is seven

months pregnant, so an added

1:28:051:28:13

challenge for her. I think the Royal

family very rarely get involved in

1:28:131:28:22

political messaging and so perhaps

it is not such a surprise that she

1:28:221:28:26

did not join in with the rest of the

women and were black tonight.

We are

1:28:261:28:33

always told eventually, as with the

actresses, eventually we are told

1:28:331:28:36

which designer is responsible for

what they are wearing. Presumably at

1:28:361:28:40

some point we will be told here as

well. We know, rightly or wrongly,

1:28:401:28:46

how much interest there is in what

she is wearing, and now Meghan

1:28:461:28:50

Markle as well. You can make a real

statement. To what extent that she

1:28:501:28:57

were British designers as well?

She

wears a lot of British designers. A

1:28:571:29:02

few weeks ago she was in Norway and

what a wonderful Alexander McQueen

1:29:021:29:05

dress. I am wondering if this is

Alexander McQueen, her go to

1:29:051:29:12

designer. This would have been made

especially for her. We are still

1:29:121:29:17

waiting to hear which designer she

is wearing.

Due to have her third

1:29:171:29:23

child in April, and it is a very

chilly night for everyone to be out

1:29:231:29:27

here at the best of times. I have

lost count of the number of

1:29:271:29:33

actresses we have seen really

physically shivering here tonight on

1:29:331:29:35

the red carpet. It is quite

interesting. We know when the awards

1:29:351:29:40

are. These beautiful dresses are

designed for them. I look and think,

1:29:401:29:46

could they not have gone the extra

mile and design something with

1:29:461:29:49

shoulders?

We need to start talking

about the red carpet coat.

And for

1:29:491:29:59

William as well with his new haircut

as well, it would have been a bit

1:29:591:30:03

chilly tonight. I thought he looked

very stylish as well.

Thank you for

1:30:031:30:09

bringing it back to the men as well.

Jason and Bethany, it has been a

1:30:091:30:14

fascinating night. A very quick

thought from you.

What will happen

1:30:141:30:17

tonight? I think we will see Britain

awarded very well. We will see Gary

1:30:171:30:26

Oldman carry off the prize and I

think we will see Dunkirk rallied

1:30:261:30:30

the troops and bring home some big

prizes.

We will find out in a while.

1:30:301:30:37

Very good to have you both with us.

Thank you very much indeed and that

1:30:371:30:42

you for watching our special

coverage here from The Royal Albert

1:30:421:30:44

Hall in London. The British Academy

Film Awards get under way in the

1:30:441:30:50

next few minutes and we will be back

on BBC News in a couple of hours

1:30:501:30:54

from now to analyse the results, to

go through it all with Jason and to

1:30:541:31:00

assess who has one and who are

taking home the statuettes tonight.

1:31:001:31:07

Come here on a rather more political

night than usual, from the Albert

1:31:071:31:11

Hall it is good night.

1:31:111:31:15

Jane Hill presents a live programme from the red carpet at the Bafta film awards at London's Royal Albert Hall - BBC News will be talking live to the stars in the running for coveted awards - the precursor to the Oscars.


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