BAFTAs 2019: When is the awards show? Who are the nominees? Here's everything you need to know

Georgia Chambers

The Golden Globes are over, the Oscars are fast approaching, but tonight all eyes will be on London for the British Academy of Film Awards (BAFTAs).

From The Favourite to Bohemian Rhapsody, there’s a real variety of films vying to follow in the footsteps of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Here’s our guide on everything you need to know about the BAFTAs 2019:

What are the BAFTAs?

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is a charity which supports and promotes film in the UK, developing some of the best talent in the industry through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes.

The BAFTA awards are intended to honour the best British and international contributions to film.

When are the BAFTAs on TV?

The BAFTAs will be taking place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Sunday, February 10 at 7pm.

How can I watch the BAFTAs?

This year's ceremony won’t be shown live.

It is likely to be aired at 9pm on BBC 1 to allow producers to reduce the overall broadcast time.

Can I watch the BAFTAs online?

UK viewers will be able to enjoy the BAFTAs on BBC iPlayer.

Who is hosting?

Hostess with the mostess: Actress Joanna Lumley (Guy Levy/BAFTA/Rex)

Joanna Lumley is back at the helm for a second year.

Last year, she was one of the dozens of celebrities wearing black in support of the #MeToo movement.

She also had viewers baffled when a joke between her and actress Jennifer Lawrence got lost in translation.

While introducing Lawrence to the stage, she referred to her as “ravishing” and the “hottest actress on the planet.”

Lawrence replied: “Hi, that was a bit much but thank you, Joanna.”

Lawrence later revealed that it had all been an inside joke.

We wonder if Lumley has any more tricks up her sleeve this year?

Who has been nominated?

Historical tragicomedy The Favourite is tipped to dominate the awards, with a total of 12 nominations including Best Film, Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay.

Former Broadchurch actress Olivia Colman, who plays Queen Anne in the film, has been nominated for Leading Actress and her two co-stars Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone have both been nominated for Supporting Actress.

There are high hopes for Rami Malek after he scooped the Best Actor in a Drama award at the Golden Globes for his performance in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek will be competing against Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale for Best Actor.

Can anyone go to the BAFTAs?

Not exactly – unless you happen to be best buddies with an actress or director. Entry to the BAFTAs for us normal folk is notoriously difficult.

But there are three public viewing areas from which you can see the rich and famous strut their stuff down the red carpet.

You’ll need a wristband to gain entry, which will be issued on a first come, first served basis on Sunday, February 10.

Find out more here.