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Baftas 2020: Kate Middleton leads the glamour on the red carpet in eight-year-old dress

THE Baftas is one of the biggest nights in the showbiz calendar so red carpet royalty – as well as actual royalty – pulled out all the stops.

A-list celebs united with British royalty for the swanky event, which was hosted by Graham Norton at the Royal Albert Hall.

Kate Middleton and Prince William have arrived on the red carpet of the 73rd Bafta awards
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Kate Middleton and Prince William have arrived on the red carpet of the 73rd Bafta awardsCredit: PA
The Duchess of Cambridge was simply stunning in a gold and white dress that she had previously worn in Malaysia back in 2012
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The Duchess of Cambridge was simply stunning in a gold and white dress that she had previously worn in Malaysia back in 2012Credit: Rex Features
She kept her accessories to a minimal with a gold cluthc bag, and a matching earring and necklace set by Van Cleef & Arples
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She kept her accessories to a minimal with a gold cluthc bag, and a matching earring and necklace set by Van Cleef & ArplesCredit: Rex Features
The Duchess of Cambridge first wore the gown during a royal tour of Malaysia in 2012
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The Duchess of Cambridge first wore the gown during a royal tour of Malaysia in 2012Credit: Pool
Meanwhile Prince William looked typically dapper in a classic tux
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Meanwhile Prince William looked typically dapper in a classic tux Credit: PA
The royal mum-of-three swept her hair into an up-do and wore a bronze smoky eye
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The royal mum-of-three swept her hair into an up-do and wore a bronze smoky eye Credit: Splash News

Kate Middleton lead the glamour on the red carpet in a gold and cream Alexander McQueen dress.

Guests at tonight's award ceremony are being encouraged to rewear old outfits or a hire an outfit as part of a sustainable fashion movement.

And the royal mum-of-three had done exactly that, choosing to rewear a dress she had first been pictured wearing eight years ago during her tour of Malaysia.

The Duchess freshened up her look by mixing up her accessories and was seen carrying a gold perspex clutch and wore a Van Cleef & Arpels earring and necklace set.

Margot Robbie was the epitome of elegance in a full length black lace gown
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Margot Robbie was the epitome of elegance in a full length black lace gownCredit: Rex Features
Margot's dress featured a backless detail and a lace trim
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Margot's dress featured a backless detail and a lace trim Credit: Rex Features
Scarlett Johansson showcased her flawless figure in a fitted beaded dress with a feather train
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Scarlett Johansson showcased her flawless figure in a fitted beaded dress with a feather trainCredit: Rex Features
Scarlett opted for minimal accessories and chose a beauty look that perfectly complimented her dress
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Scarlett opted for minimal accessories and chose a beauty look that perfectly complimented her dressCredit: Rex Features
Up for Leading Actress award, Saoirse Ronan certainly lead the way on the red carpet
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Up for Leading Actress award, Saoirse Ronan certainly lead the way on the red carpetCredit: Rex Features
The Irish actress added some sparkle to her gown with her colourful rainbow earrings
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The Irish actress added some sparkle to her gown with her colourful rainbow earrings Credit: Rex Features
Charlize Theron was breathtaking in a pleated purple ballgown
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Charlize Theron was breathtaking in a pleated purple ballgown Credit: PA

Prince William looked typically dapper in a classic tux as joined his wife on the red carpet of the Royal Albert Hall tonight.

Yesterday, the Sun exclusively revealed that William, 37, is "furious" over the all-white nominations at the awards, and is expected to mention it in his speech this evening.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been regulars at the awards ceremony since Prince William was made President of the BAFTAs in 2010.

Fellow Little Women star Florence Pugh stunned in her fuchsia and black ensemble
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Fellow Little Women star Florence Pugh stunned in her fuchsia and black ensembleCredit: Rex Features
She looked delighted as she shared an embrace with the film's director Greta Gerwig
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She looked delighted as she shared an embrace with the film's director Greta Gerwig Credit: Rex Features
Emilia Clarke channelled old Hollywood glamour in her heavily embellished black slip dress
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Emilia Clarke channelled old Hollywood glamour in her heavily embellished black slip dress Credit: Rex Features

Elsewhere in the glamorous arrivals, Margot Robbie did not disappoint in an elegant black lace gown.

Her Bombshell co-star Charlize Theron, added a pop of colour to proceedings in a violet pleated gown.

Meanwhile, Scarlett Johannson, who is nominated for best actress in her role in Marriage Story, looked breathtaking in all pink.

She wore a glistening pink beaded gown by Atelier Versace featuring a fluffy pink feather train, perfectly nailing red carpet glamour.

And the winner is... Bafta 2020 winners

Best Film - 1917

Outstanding British Film - 1917

Outstanding Debut by British Writer, Director or Producer - Bait

Film Not in the English Language - Parasite

Documentary - For Sama

Animated Film - Klaus

Director - 1917, Sam Mendes

Original Screenplay - Parasite

Adapted Screenplay - JoJo Rabbit

Leading Actress - Renee Zellweger, Judy

Leading Actor - Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Supporting Actress- Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Supporting Actor - Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood

Original Score - Joker

Casting - Joker

Cinematography - 1917

Editing - Le Mans '66

Production Design - 1917

Costume Design - Little Women

Makeup & Hair - Bombshell

Sound - 1917

Special Visual Effects - 1917

British Short Animation - Grandad Was a Romantic

British Short Film - Learning To Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)

EE Rising Star Award - Michael Ward

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Renee Zellweger stunned in a figure-hugging, pink satin gown
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Renee Zellweger stunned in a figure-hugging, pink satin gown Credit: Rex Features
The Bridget Jones star accessorised with a pair of gold cuff bracelets
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The Bridget Jones star accessorised with a pair of gold cuff bracelets Credit: Rex Features
Olivia Coleman looked elegant in a heavily embroidered black evening gown
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Olivia Coleman looked elegant in a heavily embroidered black evening gownCredit: PA
Olivia could be seen wearing an actress equality badge
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Olivia could be seen wearing an actress equality badge Credit: PA

Up for Leading Actress for her role in Little Women, Saoirse Ronan lead the way on the red carpet in a gorgeous black satin gown.

The Irish actress added some sparkle to her gown with her colourful rainbow earrings

Fellow Little Women star Florence Pugh was breath taking in a fuchsia pink gown complete with a tumbling train by Dries Van Noten.

The Crown's Olivia Coleman made a political statement as she was seen wearing an actress equality badge.

Adam Driver arrived alongside his wife Joanne Tucker
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Adam Driver arrived alongside his wife Joanne TuckerCredit: AFP or licensors
She added some serious drama to her look with a full length train
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She added some serious drama to her look with a full length trainCredit: PA
Radio DJ Vick Hope was among the first to arrive on the red carpet tonight
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Radio DJ Vick Hope was among the first to arrive on the red carpet tonightCredit: PA
Actress Naomi Harris looked gorgeous in a silver slip dress featuring tasselled sequin detailing
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Actress Naomi Harris looked gorgeous in a silver slip dress featuring tasselled sequin detailing Credit: Rex Features

The pin was printed with the words "50:50 Equal Representation for Actresses."

Radio presenter Vick Hope was among the first to arrive at the event, showcasing her endless legs in a gorgeous scarlet gown by Tran Hung.

The capital breakfast DJ added serious drama with a full length train and a pair of sparkling gold heels.

Emilia Clarke looked to old Hollywood glamour for inspiration, dressed in a chic full length black slip dress by Schiparelli embellished with hundreds of sequins

Zoe Kravitz opted for this eye-catching all-over gold gown
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Zoe Kravitz opted for this eye-catching all-over gold gownCredit: Rex Features
The glistening gown features a split up the back showcasing Zoe's perfect pins
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The glistening gown features a split up the back showcasing Zoe's perfect pins Credit: Rex Features
Charlie's Angels star Ella Balinska brought drama to the red carpet in her frilly floral ball gown
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Charlie's Angels star Ella Balinska brought drama to the red carpet in her frilly floral ball gownCredit: Rex Features
A braless Lily Rose Depp opted for a vampy black lace look
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A braless Lily Rose Depp opted for a vampy black lace look Credit: Rex Features
Tonight's high winds came in handy when it came to red carpet poses
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Tonight's high winds came in handy when it came to red carpet posesCredit: Rex Features
Star Wars' Daisy Ridley made sure all eyes were on her in an emerald green cape
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Star Wars' Daisy Ridley made sure all eyes were on her in an emerald green cape Credit: Rex Features
Taron Egerton, who is up for Leading Actor award for his performance as Elton John in Rocketman, was suitably dapper as he arrived with girlfriend Emily Thomas
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Taron Egerton, who is up for Leading Actor award for his performance as Elton John in Rocketman, was suitably dapper as he arrived with girlfriend Emily ThomasCredit: Rex Features
Hugh Grant was typically charming in a tux as he arrived on the arm of his wife Anna Elisabet Eberstein
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Hugh Grant was typically charming in a tux as he arrived on the arm of his wife Anna Elisabet EbersteinCredit: PA
Pixie Lott looked all-white in her heavily frilled red carpet look
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Pixie Lott looked all-white in her heavily frilled red carpet lookCredit: PA
The singer, who had celebrated her birthday last night, looked fresh faced as she was joined by boyfriend Oliver Cheshire
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The singer, who had celebrated her birthday last night, looked fresh faced as she was joined by boyfriend Oliver Cheshire Credit: Rex Features
Rebel Wilson flaunted her curves in this contrasting wrap dress
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Rebel Wilson flaunted her curves in this contrasting wrap dressCredit: Rex Features
Alice Eve brought a little fun to fashion with her all-over tasselled ensemble
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Alice Eve brought a little fun to fashion with her all-over tasselled ensemble Credit: Rex Features

Zoe Kravitz was impossibly chic in a full length metallic gold dress by Saint Laurent, guaranteed to keep all eyes on her.

Sex Education star Gillian Anderson was flawless in a classic black LBD.

Meanwhile Edith Bowman looked pretty as a picture in a tiered lace gown, added a quirky touch with some blue leather gloves.

Soap star Kellie Shirley opted for a flirty black mini dress, with an open back as she joined red carpet royalty tonight.

Guests asked to dress sustainably at the Baftas

Guests at the 73rd Bafta awards have been asked to dress sustainably.

The award body has presented those attending the awards with a fashion guide created by London Collage of Fashion.

It asks attendees to rewear old outfits or hire one, rather than purchasing new.

The guide states: “This awards season BAFTA are doing more than ever before to consider sustainability across its awards ceremonies, including inviting guests to ‘dress sustainably’.

“To help navigate some of the issues around fashion and sustainability London College of Fashion, UAL are supporting BAFTA with more information on how you can dress sustainably.”

Queen & Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith demanded attention in this gorgeous yellow gown
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Queen & Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith demanded attention in this gorgeous yellow gownCredit: PA
Laura Dern combined pretty with practicality with her dress that included pockets
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Laura Dern combined pretty with practicality with her dress that included pockets Credit: Rex Features
Sex Education star Gillian Anderson was classic in an LBD
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Sex Education star Gillian Anderson was classic in an LBDCredit: Rex Features
Richard E Grant was accompanied by his daughter Olivia
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Richard E Grant was accompanied by his daughter Olivia Credit: AFP or licensors
Star Wars actress Naomi Ackie was simply stunning in a lime yellow dress
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Star Wars actress Naomi Ackie was simply stunning in a lime yellow dressCredit: Rex Features
Up for Best Actress, Jess Buckley made sure she put in a winning performance with her dramatic dress
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Up for Best Actress, Jess Buckley made sure she put in a winning performance with her dramatic dressCredit: Rex Features
Gemma Whelan was chic in all red, adding a contrasting pale blue court shoe
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Gemma Whelan was chic in all red, adding a contrasting pale blue court shoeCredit: Getty Images - Getty
Kaitlyn Dever looked as though she had stepped straight out of a fairy tale in her princess gown
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Kaitlyn Dever looked as though she had stepped straight out of a fairy tale in her princess gownCredit: Rex Features
Jo Hartley joined the ball gown brigade with her dress, which conveniently had a pocket
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Jo Hartley joined the ball gown brigade with her dress, which conveniently had a pocketCredit: Rex Features
Kellie Shirley opted for a flirty LBD complete with an open back
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Kellie Shirley opted for a flirty LBD complete with an open backCredit: Rex Features
Host Graham Norton looked stylish in his embellished velvet blazer
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Host Graham Norton looked stylish in his embellished velvet blazerCredit: Rex Features
Hildur Gudnadottir, whose music for the Joker saw her receive an Oscar nomination as well as a nomination this evening for Best Film Music, was a treat in tassels this evening
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Hildur Gudnadottir, whose music for the Joker saw her receive an Oscar nomination as well as a nomination this evening for Best Film Music, was a treat in tassels this eveningCredit: Rex Features

Star Wars actress Naomi Ackie looked simply stunning in a one-shouldered lime yellow dress paired with gold sandals for the awards tonight.

Swedish model Victoria Silvstedt looked like an award herself in a sparkling gold dress, paired with accessories dripping with jewels.

Meanwhile actress Jo Hartley joined the ball gown brigade in a chic emerald green dress, complete with a rather handy pocket.

The guests of honour will of course be Kate Middleton and Prince William who are expected to arrive shortly.

Megan Barton Hanson looked a long way from her Love Island days in a wine-coloured full-length dress
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Megan Barton Hanson looked a long way from her Love Island days in a wine-coloured full-length dressCredit: Rex Features
Rooney Mara looked seriously stylish in her heavily structured gown
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Rooney Mara looked seriously stylish in her heavily structured gown Credit: Rex Features
Actress Wallis Day wowed in this voluminous red dress
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Actress Wallis Day wowed in this voluminous red dressCredit: Rex Features
Swedish model  Victoria Silvstedt dazzled in gold and diamante
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Swedish model Victoria Silvstedt dazzled in gold and diamante Credit: Rex Features
Lady Victoria Hervey showed some skin in this cut out black tulle gown
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Lady Victoria Hervey showed some skin in this cut out black tulle gownCredit: Rex Features
Screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns is up for Best British Film, award for her war flick 1917,
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Screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns is up for Best British Film, award for her war flick 1917, Credit: Rex Features
Edith Bowman added a quirky touch to her look with a pair of blue leather gloves
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Edith Bowman added a quirky touch to her look with a pair of blue leather glovesCredit: Rex Features
She could be seen posing with a very dapper Dermot O'Leary
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She could be seen posing with a very dapper Dermot O'Leary Credit: Rex Features
He was later joined by his pregnant wife Dee Koppang
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He was later joined by his pregnant wife Dee KoppangCredit: Rex Features
Comedian Aisling Bea showcased some skin with a cheeky side split
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Comedian Aisling Bea showcased some skin with a cheeky side splitCredit: Rex Features
Vanessa Kirby showcased a vampy look with a touch of glitz this evening
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Vanessa Kirby showcased a vampy look with a touch of glitz this evening Credit: Rex Features
Director Lulu Wang brought a little spring to the red carpet tonight with her cherry blossom two-piece
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Director Lulu Wang brought a little spring to the red carpet tonight with her cherry blossom two-pieceCredit: Rex Features
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TV presenter Graham Norton will take over from Joanna Lumley as presenter of the Baftas, which is now into its 73rd year.

Graham first presented the TV Baftas 15 years ago, but February 2020 will mark his debut as Film Awards host.

The show is being broadcast on BBC One at 9.30pm, and after it has aired it will be available on the BBC iPlayer.

In other awards news, here are the highlights from the NTAs red carpet last week.

And this is how Kate Middleton stole the fashion crown from Meghan Markle - and all the ways you can copy her style.

Plus Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande and Lizzo dazzle on the Grammys red carpet.

BAFTA announces its list of nominees for the 2020 awards
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