Stars of the small screen arrive on the red carpet ahead of Bafta TV awards

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Stars including Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Letitia Wright have arrived on the red carpet ahead of the Bafta TV awards.

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

Small Axe’s Wright also arrived in a black dress decorated with flecks of silver.

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

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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.

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

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Shaun Parkes, who is nominated in the leading actor category, was arrived in a beige dinner suit.

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

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Paul Mescal, who is also nominated in the leading actor category, arrived in a dark suit.

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Paul Mescal (Ian West/PA)

Comedian and Strictly Come Dancing champion Bill Bailey arrived for the ceremony wearing sunglasses and a dark suit.

He is among the guest presenters for the ceremony.

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Bill Bailey (Ian West/PA)

Comedian Rose Matafeo arrived in a white dress with flower detailing.

A number of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK stars including Bimini Bon Boulash, Lawrence Chaney and Awhora were also pictured arriving for the awards.

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

Small Axe, royal drama The Crown and I May Destroy You lead the nominations at the awards.

The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday on BBC One, with coverage beginning at 7pm.

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Rose Matafeo (Ian West/PA)
Virgina Media BAFTA TV Awards 2021 – Arrivals – London
Bimini Bon Boulash, Lawrence Chaney and Awhora (Ian West/PA)
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Oti Mabuse (Ian West/PA)
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