Prince WilliamWho is the president of BAFTA, Will virtually appear at the awards show’s ceremony to deliver a speech celebrating the resilience of the film industry during the past year.

HRH The Duke of Cambridge will also appear at Saturday’s BAFTA event, when the Crafts Awards are handed out, with three-time BAFTA award-winning costume designer Jenny Bevan and makeup and hair designer Sharon Martin filming in lockdown.

BAFTA has also confirmed its musical acts and guest presenters for the dual events.

On Saturday, supporting actor Nominee Leslie Odom Jr. will appear in Los Angeles to sing Speak Now from One Night in Miami. On Sunday, British Award winner Celeste will perform “Here My Voice” from Best Film Named “The Trial of the Chicago 7”, while the duet will feature “A Change Gonna Come,” performed at One Night in Miami. “To be performed in London by Leslie Odom Jr. with Corny Bailey Rae.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 on February 02, 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 on February 02, 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.
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Among those who presented the award at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday were Aseem Chaudhary, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sophie Cookson, Phoebe Dienever, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cynthia Arrivo, Hugh Grant, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hiddleston, Felicity Jones, Gugu Maybatha-Raw-James. McAvoy, David Oyelowo, Pedro Pascal and Jonathan Pryce. Appearing from LA will be Rose Byron, Andre Day, Anna Kendrick and Renee Zellweger.

Virtually all the nominees will join the show. In the UK, BBC Two will host BST on Saturday Eve at 20.00 BST, with BBC One hosting the ceremony on Sunday at 19.00 BST.

Yesterday, Deadline lifted the lid on BAFTA’s election campaign Virtualized in 2021.