In a few short weeks, the best of British film and television talent will take to the Royal Albert Hall for the 73rd British Academy Film Awards — AKA the 2020 BAFTAs — but did you know the BAFTA Awards were first broadcast on TV in 1956? That’s over 60 years of British glitz and glam on the red carpet.
So while we wait for this year's ceremony and re-watch our favourite nominated films (several are available to stream on Netflix...), let's take a look back at the red carpets of BAFTAs past. Ever wondered what the best dress at the BAFTAs was the year you were born? Here's your chance to find out...
Actress Betsy Blair, winner of the Best Foreign Actress award for her role in Marty.