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Irish Among The Talent Being Celebrated At The BAFTAs

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The best of the film industry celebrated at tonight's BAFTAs

The BAFTAs take place tonight and Irish produced film The Favourite leads the nominations.

The dark comedy drama, which stars Britain's Olivia Colman as Queen Anne, has 12 nominations including one for 'Best Film'.

Star Olivia Colman will take on Glenn Close, Lady Gaga and Melissa McCarthy for 'Best Actress.'

Roma, First Man, A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody follow all with seven each.

Also representing Ireland are Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley. Both have been nominated for the 'Rising Star' award.

In the running for 'Lead Actor' are Steve Coogan, Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Rami Malek and Viggo Mortensen.

The BAFTAs take place at London's Royal Albert Hall and will be hosted by Joanna Lumley.

You can watch the ceremony on BBC1 from 9pm.

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