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Last Chance: BAFTA free online events featuring BAFTA-nominated talent includes Ncuti Gatwa, Suranne Jones and Gbemisola Ikumelo

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Guz Khan, Jamie Demetriou, Suranne Jones, Jared Harris, Ncuti Gatwa, Samantha Morton, Stephen Graham, Youssef Kerkour and more join BAFTA Television: The Sessions 2020, supported by TCL. Panels of nominees and industry experts will offer an insight into their craft and the nominated programmes they have worked on, including Chernobyl, Fleabag, The Virtues, Top Boy, The End of the F—ing World, Don’t F–k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer and Leaving Neverland. BAFTA Television: The Sessions, supported by TCL, will take place online until Thursday 30 July and activity is open to industry and public guests, with tickets available now at events.bafta.org. In previous years, The Sessions took place as a single day of in-person events and talks. This year, BAFTA is adapting the format to take place digitally, in-line with Government restrictions. BAFTA is using this new format as an opportunity to programme more events as part of The Sessions than ever-before, over a longer period of time. The series of events and social content is scheduled to take place throughout July in the lead-up to the British Academy Television Craft Awards on Friday 17 July and to the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards on Friday 31 July.

Actors in Conversation: Leading Actress

Monday 27th July

17:00 – 18:15

The nominees will discuss how they approached their performances, preparation for the project and the challenges in bringing these powerful characters to our screens.

Speakers:

Samantha Morton (I Am Kirsty)

Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack)

Actors in Conversation: Comedy Performance

Tuesday 28th July

17:00 – 18:15

A chance to hear from this year’s comedy performance nominees who will share their tips for preparing for their roles, shaping their characters, and getting those laughs. 

Speakers:

Sian Clifford (Fleabag)

Jamie Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats)

Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education)

Gbemisola Ikumelo (Famalam)

Youssef Kerkour (Home)

Guz Khan (Man Like Mobeen)

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