Hannah Waddingham revealed as EE BAFTA Film Awards performer - plus more guests announced

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13 Feb 2024, 11:55

Hannah Waddingham smiling and a BAFTA award

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Hannah Waddingham will be performing at the EE BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday, 18th February.

The Ted Lasso and West End star will give an exclusive live music performance at the ceremony, which will take place in addition to Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s recently announced performance of her iconic Saltburn-revived hit single ‘Murder of the Dancefloor’.

BAFTA also revealed today (13th February) which stars will be presenting awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London ceremony, which is being hosted by David Tennant.

Just some of the famous names who will be taking to the stage to present awards on Sunday night will be David Beckham, Dua Lipa, Hugh Grant, Cate Blanchett, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Gillian Anderson.

Among the other stars currently confirmed to be attending the awards ceremony so far are: Barbie’s Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and Greta Gerwig; Oppenheimer’s Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt and Christopher Nolan; and Saltburn’s Barry Keoghan, Rosamund Pike and Emerald Fennell.

Past Lives’ Teo Yoo and Celine Song; The Holdovers’ Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Paul Giamatti and Alexander Payne; and Poor Things’ Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos are all also confirmed for the star-studded celebration.

EE BAFTA Rising Star award nominees Ayo Edebiri, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Phoebe Dynevor, and Sophie Wilde will all be attending, but fellow nominee Jacob Elordi is not yet confirmed for the event.

Celebrating this year’s ceremony, BAFTA’s executive director of awards and content Emma Baehr said: “It is a privilege to welcome so many nominees to the EE BAFTA Film Awards this Sunday, representing some of the best on-screen and behind-the-screen creative talent working in film today who have provided audiences worldwide with an incredible year of film.

“It is a joy to bring these 38 remarkable films and the teams that made them to public attention. With host David Tennant bringing his charm and charisma to the ceremony, and performances from Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Hannah Waddingham, it promises to be an entertaining show for all our nominees and guests at the Royal Festival Hall and the millions of people watching at home around the world.”

Tune into the EE BAFTA Film Awards on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 7pm on Sunday, 18th February.