The British Academy Television Awards (Baftas) will be held on 8 May at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 5pm BST and the ceremony begins at 7pm BST. The star-studded event will be hosted by Graham Norton, who will also serve as the official award presenter of the evening.

Where to watch live and social media details:

Follow Bafta's official Twitter and Facebook accounts for live update and the winners list in real time. To watch clips from the red carpet, the ceremony and backstage, follow their official YouTube account.

The awards will be streamed on the official Bafta website and the delayed broadcast of the event will be air on BBC One from 8pm. You can watch the Red Carpet via live stream by clicking here.

Stars including Aidan Turner, Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones, Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and Martin Freeman, The Night Manager's Tom Hiddleston and Luther's Idris Elba will be seen at the event. American singer Elle King will open the night with a performance of Ex's & Oh's. British singer Birdy will also perform during the award ceremony.

History/drama series Wolf Hall has been nominated in the best drama, leading actor, leading actress and supporting actor categories and is one of the top favorite, followed by Peter Kay and This Is England that have been nominated in three categories.

British comedian, actor and writer Lenny Henry, will be honoured with the Alan Clarke accolade for his outstanding contribution to television during the ceremony. Krishnendu Majumdar, chair of Bafta's Television Committee, said: "There is no one more deserving of the Special Award this year than Lenny Henry. He has enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a performer and writer, appearing in dozens of shows from 'Tiswas' to the hugely popular 'Lenny Henry Show,' and most recently in the drama 'The Syndicate,' proving his appeal spans all generations and genres.

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