BAFTA Award: David Beckham To Present British Academy Film Awards

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Former Real Madrid star David Beckham is one of a raft of stars set to walk down the red carpet on February 8. Independent report.

Celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Keira Knightley and Eddie Redmayne, as well as Benedict Cumberbatch, Natalie Dormer and Rosamund Pike will all be present at the red carpet.

The industry bash, formally known as The EE British Academy Film Awards, is hosted by Stephen Fry at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, central London.

The awards, which will also feature a performance by rockers Kasabian, is broadcast on BBC One.

One person guaranteed to leave with an award is d irector Mike Leigh, who is being honoured with a Bafta Fellowship.

He follows in the footsteps of Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Judi Dench and last year’s recipient Helen Mirren by receiving the Fellowship, awarded for “an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film”.



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