BritBox to Live-Stream 76th BAFTA Film Awards in the U.S. on Feb. 19

Subscription streaming video platform BritBox will once again live-stream the 76th BAFTA Film Awards on Feb. 19 to subscribers in the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway. 

The BAFTAs represent the biggest night in British film, honoring the top British and international film talent and will take place at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Richard E. Grant will host the ceremony and Alison Hammond will host a new BAFTA Studio from the Royal Festival Hall as part of an expanded show format. The red carpet will be hosted by Ali Plumb and Vick Hope.

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“At BritBox International, we showcase and celebrate incredible talent, creativity, and storytelling from the U.K., every single day, for our viewers [around the world],” Reemah Sakaan, CEO of BritBox International, said in a statement. 

Launched in the U.S. in 2017, BritBox offers a large collection of originals, co-productions, and other programming. Original co-production “Stonehouse” launched on the service this week, and is a dramatized limited series covering the extraordinary story of disgraced Labor Minister John Stonehouse, starring the Emmy-winning Matthew Macfadyen.

Other recent series include “Karen Pirie,” starring Lauren Lyle; drama “Sherwood,” starring Lesley Manville and David Morrissey; and Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?, produced, directed, and adapted for screen by Hugh Laurie and starring Will Poulter and Lucy Boynton. Coming soon to the service is “The Confessions of Frannie Langton,” another BritBox International co-production, from the novel by Sara Collins and starring Karla-Simone Spence and Sophie Cookson.

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