The upcoming Bafta TV Awards will welcome the stars as a hologram if they cannot attend the ceremony in person.
Nominees who cannot attend the event on June 6 due to Covid restrictions and production filming bubbles will still be able to reunite with their co-stars on the red carpet to wish them good luck, appearing using new technology .
TV fans hoping to get a glimpse of their favorite actors won’t be allowed to walk the red carpet at the ceremony this year.
However, they can also be projected on the red carpet as a hologram.
They can sign up for the chance to ask a question directly to the chosen celebrity live on the red carpet, after choosing from a selection of digital red carpet outfits.
Their hologram will be presented to their famous interviewee by Virgin Media red carpet presenters Vick Hope and Stacey Dooley.
Sir Steve McQueen’s Small Ax anthology is part of the shows vying for home awards.
The series has already won accolades at the recent Bafta TV Craft Awards, which celebrate behind-the-scenes talent, winning five awards – for makeup and hairstyle, costume design, production design, photography and lighting ( fiction) and scripted casting.
John Boyega is nominated for his performance as Met Police Officer Leroy Logan in Red, White And Blue, while Letitia Wright and Shaun Parkes are nominated for their performances in Mangrove and Sir Steve, is nominated for Best Director.
It has already been announced that the performance which made headlines for Diversity on Britain’s Got Talent is in the running to be voted Best TV Moment at this year’s awards.
The Black Lives Matter-inspired routine is one of six nominees for Virgin Media’s Must-Have Moment Award, which is voted on by the public.
Penelope being revealed as the mysterious Lady Whistledown in the scorching Netflix drama Bridgerton, abusive husband Gray Atkins killing Chantelle in BBC One’s EastEnders and Luke Skywalker appearing in The Mandalorian on Disney + are also on the list of finalists.
Nigella Lawson’s mispronunciation of the word microwave like ‘mee-cro-wah-vay’ also appears after the scene from her BBC Two Cook show, Eat, Repeat went viral on social media.
Gogglebox on Channel 4 is nominated for scenes showing its chair criticism responding to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s coronavirus press conferences.
The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place on June 6 on BBC One.
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