The 66th annual BAFTA Film Awards 2013 are set to be held on Sunday 10 February, at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD at 9pm GMT. A special red carpet show of the event, hosted by Edith Bowman, can be watched on BBC Three at 7.30pm GMT. BAFTA's official YouTube Channel will also be showing the event live.

Brit Award-nominated and platinum-selling artist Paloma Faith will perform live.

For live updates on the award ceremony, keep an eye on the BAFTA Facebook page, while Twitter updates can be followed @BAFTA and @BAFTAGuru. Viewers can also share the best BAFTA moments with #EEBAFTAs, #BAFTACelebration, #BAFTATalent,#BAFTA Style, #BAFTASuspense.

BAFTA Awards 2013
A fettler holds a British Academy of Film and Television Arts award before it is sent away for polishing (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln has the highest number of nominations - a total of ten, including Daniel Day-Lewis for Best Actor, Tommy Lee Jones for Best Supporting Actor and Sally Field for Best Supporting Actress.

Meanwhile, the latest James Bond film, Skyfall, has bagged eight nominations - with Javier Bardem nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Dame Judi Dench nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as spymaster M. The film has also been nominated in the categories of Outstanding British Film and Original Music, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design and Sound.

"We are absolutely thrilled Skyfall has received eight nominations from the British Academy. We thank everybody who has voted for Skyfall and all those who have contributed to the film's continuing success," producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said.

Skyfall - the song - by multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Adele, has also been nominated.

Other nominees for Best Supporting Actress are Anne Hathaway, nominated for her role as Fantine in Les Miserables, Amy Adams for The Master, and Helen Hunt for The Sessions.