Bafta TV Awards: Stars arrive on the red carpet ahead of tonight’s ceremony

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Small screen stars including Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Letitia Wright lit up the red carpet on Sunday ahead of the Bafta TV awards.

I May Destroy You creator Coel wore a long black dress with red detailing on the sleeves and a gold necklace.

Small Axe’s Wright wore a black dress decorated with flecks of silver and glitzy earring.

Killing Eve star Comer arrived in a sleeveless navy blue dress ahead of the ceremony.

Meanwhile Ncuti Gatwa, who is nominated in the male performance in a comedy programme category, arrived in an open neck shirt and a dinner suit fastened with a cord.

Line Of Duty star Adrian Dunbar was also pictured on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony wearing a dapper bow tie and navy suit.

 (Dave Benett)
(Dave Benett)

The hit series reached a dramatic climax last month in a season finale that had a TV audience of 15.2 million.

Shaun Parkes, who is nominated in the leading actor category, donned a beautiful beige dinner suit stylishly matched with a white shirt and brown bow tie.

The actor was nominated for his role in Mangrove, which formed part of Sir Steve McQueen’s anthology Small Axe.

Normal People heartthrob Paul Mescal, who is also nominated in the leading actor category, greeted the crowd in a dark suit.

 (Dave Benett)
(Dave Benett)

Comedian Bill Bailey seemingly chose similar attire for the ceremony zhuzhed up with a pair of sunglasses. The Strictly Come Dancing champion is among the guest presenters for the ceremony.

Waring a white dress with bright red flowers, comedian Rose Matafeo dipped her head and pouted upon arrival.

A number of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK stars including Bimini Bon Boulash, Lawrence Chaney and Awhora also graced the red carpet ahead of tonight’s awards.

 (Dave Benett)
(Dave Benett)

Strictly Come Dancing judge Oti Mabuse and comedians Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett were also photographed.

Leading the nominations are Small Axe, royal drama The Crown and I May Destroy You.

The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place from 7pm on Sunday on BBC One.

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