While it was so cold I’m expecting to come down with frostbite at any moment, we once more braved the chilly February London weather to cover the Red Carpet arrivals at this year’s EE BAFTAs Film Awards. It was a starry night at the Royal Albert Hall, with royalty there including Prince William and Meryl Streep (and yes, she is royal, I’ve decided).
Alongside them were a bevy of famous names, from Nicole Kidman and JK Rowling, to Andrew Garfield and Jamie Dornan. Add in the likes of Emily Blunt, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Russell Tovey and you had quite the lineup.
I have to say I feel particularly sorry for the women, who have to dress up in beautiful and often rather thin and revealing gowns in weather that would make a polar bear shiver. And then there’s expected to smile and be beautiful for the cameras. Fashion designers really need to make more thick winter coats women can wear on the Red Carpet.
Once more I have proven that there’s a talent for taking celebrity photographs, and I don’t have it. But if you’re interested in what was happening on the EE Baftas Red Carpet, take a look below. Click on the images for larger versions. [Read more…]