Sue Perkins Returns to Host
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced today that Sue Perkins will return to host the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards in 2018.
The awards champion excellence by recognising and celebrating the very best in British television programmes, performances and behind-the-scenes talent from 2017. The full nominations for this year’s awards will be announced live on Tuesday 4 April at 07.30.
Sue Perkins said: “I had an absolute blast hosting last year’s awards and I am genuinely thrilled to be invited back. It’s a real pleasure to be the master of ceremonies once more, as we celebrate the very best in British television.”
Clare Brown, Director of Production at BAFTA, said: “Sue hosted the awards for the first time last year and her natural warmth and humour lit up both the room and our screens. She is a wonderfully talented presenter, comedy writer and performer, and we are absolutely delighted to welcome her back to host the ceremony again in 2018.”