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BAFTA Britannia Awards Show Just Got a Lot Better

BAFTA Britannia Awards Show Just Got a Lot Better

For the second time, Brit comedian Rob Brydon (“The Trip to Italy”) will host. BBC AMERICA will broadcast the event for the third year on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9pm ET.
 
BAFTA LA Chairman Nigel Daly said of Louis-Dreyfus: “Her ability to create iconic, enduring characters like Selina Meyer, Christine Campbell, Elaine Benes, and her most recent role as Eva in ‘Enough Said,’ is such that it is impossible to imagine the last 20 years of comedy without her.”  
Louis-Dreyfus is guaranteed to be hugely entertaining. Also on stage this year will be would-be Oscar contenders, per usual, “The Judge” star Robert Downey Jr. (the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film) and “Mr. Turner” writer-director Mike Leigh (the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing). Other honorees are “Noah” star Emma Watson (British Artist of the Year); “Begin Again” and “The Normal Heart” star Mark Ruffalo (the Britannia Humanitarian Award); and last year’s “Philomena” Oscar nominee, Dame Judi Dench (the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment).

I’m there. 

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