Skip to main contentSkip to footer

BAFTA 2024 best moments as they happened: Cillian Murphy and Emma Stone win big as Prince William flies solo

Oppenheimer won big at the 77th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday  

Prince William, Prince of Wales, president of Bafta meets  EE Rising Stars Phoebe Dynevor, Ayo Edebiri, Sophie Wilde and Mia McKenna Bruce  after the Bafta Film Awards 2024 at the Royal Festival Hall
Megan Bull
TV Writer
Share this:
Content Managing Editor

And that's a wrap!

Thanks for tuning in and following our live blog tonight.

We hope you enjoyed the ceremony as much as we did!

Don't forget to sign up to our HELLO! Mail newsletter for more updates and breaking news!

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

Christopher Nolan says Best Director win is "thrilling"

Emmy's also seen Christopher Nolan speak after his BAFTA gong for Best Director for Oppenheimer.

Christopher, whose other directorial work includes Inception, Tenet, and Dunkirk, said the recognition from BAFTA and fans is "thrilling". Watch the moment below.

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

Emma Stone and Cillian Murphy's "chinwag"

Emma Stone, winner of Best Actress for Poor Things, admitted she and fellow BAFTA Best Actor winner, Cillian Murphy, have had a little "chinwag".

Watch the moment from Emmy's video below.

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

Cillian Murphy 'humbled' to win Best Actor

Emmy shared this moment from the winners' room - Cillian Murphy saying how "humbled" he is to win Best Actor for Oppenheimer, and that people come up to him in the street saying they've watched it at least five times. Wow!

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

We're in the winners room

Our TV and Film Editor, Emmy Griffiths, is in the winners' room at the BAFTAs. 

Da'Vine Joy Randolph has just shared how grateful she is for her win tonight. You can watch the moment below.

She bagged the award for Best Supporting Actress for her part in The Holdovers.

Share this:
TV Writer

Oppenheimer rounds out BAFTA sweep with Best Film Award

Oppenheimer was well and truly the big winner of the night. After securing six BAFTAs, the Christopher Nolan vehicle rounded out the evening with the prestigious Best Film Award. Cillian Murphy, Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven and Emma Thomas accepted the golden statuette on behalf of the entire cast and crew. 

Oppenheimer cast and crew accept Best Film BAFTA© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Emma Stone applauded for Best Actress win

Emma Stone was honoured with the Best Actress BAFTA. The 35-year-old's performance in Poor Things has been hailed as a career best. 

Emma Stone accepts BAFTA Best Actress award© Joe Maher/BAFTA
Share this:
TV Writer

Cillian Murphy triumphs with Best Actor BAFTA

In a drumroll moment, Cate Blanchett announced Cillian Murphy's win for Best Actor. Naturally, the actor was quick to thank his 'Open-homies' in his speech. 

Cillian Murphy wins Best Actor at 2024 BAFTAs© Getty

Share this:
TV Writer

Mia McKenna Bruce is this year's EE Rising Star

Following her stellar performance in How To Have Sex, Mia McKenna Bruce received the EE Rising Star Award. With such an impressive start to her career, we can't wait to see what she does next! 

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Mia Mckenna-Bruce attends the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 18, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/BAFTA/Getty Images for BAFTA)© Gareth Cattermole/BAFTA

Share this:
TV Writer

Christopher Nolan wins Best Director

And Best Director goes to...Christopher Nolan!

Adding to Oppenheimer's BAFTA sweep, the esteemed filmmaker was cheered on by stars Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh and Robert Downey Jr., not to mention his wife of 26 years, Emma Thomas. 

"I have so many people to thank for this," he says in his acceptance speech. "An incredible cast, led by the peerless Cillian Murphy. To Emma Thomas, our producer; I love you."

Christopher Nolan acceptance speech BAFTAs 2024© Getty

Share this:
TV Writer

Hannah Waddingham has the audience in tears

For the In Memoriam segment, Ted Lasso actress Hannah Waddingham performed a moving rendition of 'Time After Time' and there wasn't a dry eye in the house. 

Hannah Waddingham at BAFTAs 2024© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Da'Vine Joy Randolph is crowned Best Supporting Actress

Da'Vine Joy Randolph is unstoppable! After scoring a Golden Globe Award for The Holdovers in January, the actress is now a BAFTA winner. Collecting her award for Best Supporting Actress, she says: "This is a movie we made in Boston about three people that came together to form a little family. Mary [her character] shows us what is possible when we look beyond our differences."

Da'Vine Joy Randolph accepts her BAFTA Award© Getty

 

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

And the BAFTA for the Best Supporting Actor goes to...

The first acting award has been handed out and the BAFTA for the Best Supporting Actor went to...

Robert Downey Jr. for Oppenheimer!

In his acceptance speech, Robert thanked his wife Susan, calling her his "alpha and omega".

Robert Downey Jr accepts Best Supporting Actor award© Getty

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

First winners are announced - SPOILER ALERT

The ceremony is being broadcast on BBC One at 7pm tonight, but the awards have begun and the first winners have been announced.

BAFTA for Original screenplay: "Anatomy of a Fall" — Justine Triet, Arthur Harari

BAFTA for Editing: "Oppenheimer," Jennifer Lame

BAFTA for Casting: "The Holdovers" — Susan Shopmaker 

Winner Susan forgot to collect her award, so host David Tennant ended up running after her in a funny moment on stage!

BAFTA for Animated Film: "The Boy and the Heron" — Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki

BAFTA for Special Visual Effects: "Poor Things" — Simon Hughes 

BAFTA for Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer: "Earth Mama" — Savanah Leaf (Writer, Director, Producer), Shirley O'Connor (Producer), Medb Riordan (Producer) 

Make sure to check back here for the complete winners list.

Share this:
Content Managing Editor

Catching up with Cate and Becks

Before the ceremony kicked off, William spent time mingling with some of the stars inside the Royal Festival Hall.

He caught up with David Beckham, who he's worked with on various projects including United for Wildlife, and also shared a moment with Cate Blanchett, who he recently saw in November in Singapore for the Earthshot Awards.

Cate and William shared a moment© Getty
Prince William speaks with David Beckham during the Bafta Film Awards 2024© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Prince William makes solo appearance

Prince William made a solo appearance at the BAFTAs. The royal and president of BAFTA walked the red carpet without his wife Princess Kate, who is currently at home, where she's continuing to recover from post-abdominal surgery.

Share this:
TV Writer

Royal update

Emmy's just got the scoop on Prince William's 'imminent' arrival at the BAFTAs! Let the countdown begin...

View post on Twitter

Share this:
TV Writer

Da'Vine Joy Randolph channels Old Hollywood glamour

Da'Vine Joy Randolph is another major contender tonight. The actress, who looks absolutely incredible, is up for Best Supporting Actress thanks to her moving performance in The Holdovers. Last month, Da'Vine celebrated her first ever Golden Globe win so it's safe to say she's on a roll!

Da'Vine Joy Randolph at the 2024 BAFTAs© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

The trio we never knew we needed

Hollywood powerhouses Emily Blunt, Margot Robbie and Emma Stone beamed as they caught up on the red carpet, and we can't get enough of their friendship. 

Emily Blunt, Emma Stone and Margot Robbie pose together at the BAFTAs © Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Best Actress nominee Emma Stone has arrived

Hollywood golden girl Emma Stone has rocked up with Poor Things director Yorgos Lanthimos. These two are a match made in heaven when it comes to film, and their latest collaboration has secured 11 nominations. I wonder how many awards they'll take home tonight! 

Emma Stone and Yargos Lanthimos at the BAFTAs © Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Hey Barbie!

It's BAFTAs Barbie. Margot Robbie has stepped out in a stunning pink and black bustier creation, and we're OBSESSED. The Australian actress looked picture perfect while posing with her very own Ken, aka producer Tom Ackerley. 

Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley pose at the 2024 BAFTAs© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Best Actor nominee Cillian Murphy is here

Cillian Murphy has officially arrived. A momentous night for the A-lister, Cillian is up for Best Actor. 

In total, Oppenheimer has bagged 13 nominations with nods for Best Director, Supporting Actress, Supporting Actor, Best Film, Cinematography and more. It's anyone's game tonight.

Cillian Murphy wearing an all-black tux at the BAFTAs© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Lily Collins just ruled the red carpet

Forget Emily in Paris, let's talk about Lily in London! The brunette beauty is turning heads on the red carpet – we can't get enough of her romantic puff-sleeved gown. The lovely Lily is accompanied by her husband of two years, director Charlie McDowell

Lily Collins on the BAFTA red carpet with husband Charlie McDowell© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

Morfydd Clark spills the tea to HELLO!

HELLO!'s red carpet correspondent, Emmy, just caught up with Rings of Power actress Morfydd Clark, and she's spilling the tea on season two.  

View post on Twitter

Share this:
TV Writer

Paul Giamatti is in the house

BAFTA nominee Paul Giamatti is making the rounds on the red carpet. The actor – who portrays jaded teacher Paul Hunham in The Holdovers – is up for Best Actor. 

Paul Giamatti on the BAFTAs 2024 red carpet© Getty
Share this:
TV Writer

The host has arrived

The man of the moment, David Tennant has arrived! The Scottish actor is taking over from last year's host, Richard E Grant, who presented alongside Alison Hammond. Can we all take a moment to appreciate his green and gold celestial suit? Doctor Who would be proud...

David Tennant arriving on the BAFTA 2024 red carpet© Getty

Share this:
TV Writer

Scenes from the red carpet

Before the red carpet gets into full swing, here's what to expect...

From 2pm to 4pm, stars including Margot Robbie, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy and Prince William are expected to arrive in the most stunning designs. After heading into the venue, the awards ceremony will then air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 7pm. It's also worth noting that there will be an hour's delay between the live event and the broadcast.

BAFTA red carpet 2024
Share this:
TV Writer

Introducing HELLO!'s red carpet correspondent

Tonight, me and my laptop will be keeping you updated on everything from the red carpet to royal arrivals and the results, but we've also got HELLO!'s resident TV & Film Editor, Emmy Griffiths on the ground. With the red carpet kicking off at 2pm, she's officially arrived at the Royal Festival Hall, where she'll be chatting with a few familiar faces. 

HELLO! TV Film Editor Emmy Griffiths on the BAFTA's red carpet
Share this:
TV Writer

Ready for a night at the BAFTAs?

The BAFTAs are back! Tonight, Team Barbie, the Oppenhomies and more A-listers are gearing up to grace the red carpet, before heading into London's Royal Festival Hall. A cornerstone of awards season, it's set to be a night to remember – and I've already got my glass of fizz ready! So, without further ado, let's raise the curtain (and a glass) to the 2024 BAFTAs...

Share this:

More TV and Film

See more