David Tennant to host 2024 BAFTA Film Awards

 David Tennant has been announced as the host for the 77th British Academy Film Awards.

David will present the evening which celebrates the very best in British and international film at the Royal Festival Hall on 18 February with live coverage airing on BBC One and iPlayer in the UK as well as streaming on Britbox outside of the UK.

Speaking about his role as host David said, “I am delighted to have been asked to host the EE BAFTA Film Awards and help celebrate the very best of this year’s films and the many brilliant people who bring them to life.”

BAFTA CEO Jane Millichip also said: “We are over the moon that David Tennant will be our host for the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards. He is deservedly beloved by British and international audiences, alike. His warmth, charm, and mischievous wit will make it a must-watch show next month for our guests at the Royal Festival Hall and the millions of people watching at home. 

“The EE BAFTA Film Awards recognize exceptional films and the talented people who make them. More than 7500 of our BAFTA members – creatives from all corners of the British and global film industry – have been voting over the holidays, and we will be publishing their chosen longlists later [on Friday]. We hope it will inspire people to watch more films and encourage everyone to join in the conversation on who should win a BAFTA next month.”

Nominees will be announced on 18 January.