Actor David Tennant set to charm as host of BAFTA Film Awards.

David Tennant is set to host the prestigious BAFTA Film Awards for the first time, bringing his charm and talent to the stage. Get ready for a night of glitz, glamour, and unforgettable moments as Tennant celebrates the best in film. Mark your calendars for Feb. 18!

David Tennant is about to add another feather to his cap as he hosts the prestigious BAFTA Film Awards for the first time. Yes, that’s right, the man who stole the show as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who will be taking the reins at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Feb. 18.

In his own charming and mischievous way, Tennant expressed his excitement about the opportunity, saying, “I am delighted to have been asked to host the EE BAFTA Film Awards and help celebrate the very best of this year’s films and the many brilliant people who bring them to life.” And who can blame him? This is the guy who also graced the big screen in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and wowed us with his performance in “Good Omens” and “Broadchurch.” And if that wasn’t impressive enough, he’s currently playing Macbeth at the Donmar Warehouse. Talk about versatility!

BAFTA CEO Jane Millichip couldn’t contain her joy, saying, “We are over the moon that David Tennant will be our host for the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards. He is deservedly beloved by British and international audiences, alike. His warmth, charm and mischievous wit will make it a must-watch show next month for our guests at the Royal Festival Hall and the millions of people watching at home.”

Tennant will be following in the footsteps of former hosts Richard E. Grant and Rebel Wilson, and it seems like the British Academy is opting for fresh faces each year. Can we expect a new host to grace the stage for the 2025 awards? Who knows, maybe it’ll be a surprise guest appearance from the TARDIS!

The news of Tennant’s hosting gig comes just ahead of the revealing of the BAFTA longlists, covering all 24 categories, which will be announced on Jan 5. The final nominations will then be unveiled on Jan. 18 by former Rising Star award nominees Naomi Ackie and Kingsley Ben-Adir.

For all the fans eagerly waiting to catch the action, the BAFTA Film Awards will be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer in the U.K., and on BritBox International in the U.S., Canada, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and South Africa. So, make sure you have your popcorn and fizzy drinks ready for a night of glitz, glamour, and David Tennant’s undeniable charm.

We can only imagine the witty banter and playful energy Tennant will bring to the BAFTA stage. With his infectious smile and undeniable talent, he’s sure to make the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards a night to remember. So, mark your calendars and get ready to witness the magic of Tennant’s hosting prowess as he shines a spotlight on the very best of this year’s films and the talented individuals who bring them to life. Cheers to David Tennant and the upcoming BAFTA Film Awards!

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