Stephen Fry will be hosting the BAFTA awards ceremony for the 12-th time. Cirque de Soleil will perform.
The actor and TV personality will host the biggest film awards outside of the United States on February 12 2017.
The ceremony will take place in a new venue – London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Both BAFTA and the Royal Albert Hall enjoy a long history of showcasing world-class talent, making this iconic and treasured building the perfect fit for the film awards,” said BAFTA chief executive Amanda Berry.
She also unveiled that Cirque de Soleil, which will be having its season at the concert hall at the time, will perform at the ceremony.
To have the opportunity to be part of the BAFTA ceremony and join our long-time partner the Royal Albert Hall in a celebration of Britain’s best film talents is both a great honor and a source of inspiration”, Daniel Lamarre, Cirque du Soleil’s president and CEO, added.
The BAFTA film nominations will be announced on January 10 2017.