Stars arrive for the Bafta ceremony
British hopefuls, including Eddie Redmayne and Rosamund Pike, have begun arriving at the Bafta Film Awards.
Stars on the red carpet at London’s Royal Opera House also include homegrown nominees Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley alongside US stars Michael Keaton and Reese Witherspoon.
The London ceremony, hosted by Stephen Fry, is the biggest awards event in the British film calendar.
Surreal comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel leads the pack with 11 nominations.
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Showbiz satire Birdman and Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything are each nominated in 10 categories.
Redmayne, who plays physicist Hawking is the bookies’ favourite to take the best actor award – though he faces tough competition from Birdman lead Keaton, as well as his rival and friend Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment