This Sunday, March 13, for the time ever, the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAS) will be live-streamed in Canada. BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, offering the best collection of unmissable streaming British entertainment, will be the only place in Canada where fans of British TV can stream the 75th year of the awards show live. The biggest night in British film, will be hosted by Rebel Wilson and will take place at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. The Livestream will start at 3 pm EST.
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, offering the best collection of unmissable streaming British entertainment, will be bringing the 75th EE British Academy Film Awards to the BritBox audience in Canada. BritBox and BAFTA first forged a relationship in 2018 to bring the Britannia Awards live to a North American audience and now, for the first time ever, the EE British Academy Film Awards will be available for streaming in Canada in March 13, 2022, as live with the UK. The awards show will also be available for streaming in the U.S. and South Africa.
The EE British Academy Film Awards, the biggest night in British film, will be taking place at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Rebel Wilson will host this year’s Film Awards ceremony which celebrates the very best of British and international film talent.
“BAFTA has been incredible to work with in the past,” states Emily Powers, Head of BritBox North America. “Being the home to the largest collection of British entertainment, we only thought it natural to bring the biggest awards show to our BritBox viewers.”
“We are delighted to work with BritBox so audiences in North America and South Africa can tune into this year’s ceremony to see who wins a BAFTA, and join us in celebrating the very best in film,” Emma Baehr, BAFTA’s Executive Director of Awards and Content said. “With Rebel Wilson hosting in front of an auditorium packed full of famous faces, it promises to be a truly unmissable show.”
BritBox North America is home to an extensive collection of Original series such as Time, The Pembrokeshire Murders, The Bay, Traces starring Canadian actress Jennifer Spence, Grace, and the upcoming Agatha Christie adaptation directed by Hugh Laurie, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?. BritBox is also the exclusive home to incredible modern police dramas including the latest season of Line of Duty, Shetland, new seasons of Vera, and more