Kate Middleton stands out in dark green as stars wear black for Baftas

Kate Middleton bucked the trend in a dark green Jenny Packham dress for the glitzy Baftas ceremony.

Most nominees and other guests wore black to the awards in support of the Time’s Up campaign, following the example set at the Golden Globes in January in the wake of the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal.

Kate paired her floor-length gown, complete with a thin black ribbon tied with a bow behind her back, with a diamond and emerald necklace and a clutch bag.

She arrived on the red carpet with husband William, who told the audience at the Royal Albert Hall that Ridley Scott’s films were amongst his own “personal favourites” as he presented the filmmaker with the Fellowship award.

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William said: “The recipient of this year’s Fellowship – the highest honour the Academy can bestow – is a true cinema great.

“His films are amongst my own personal favourites.

“A director and producer whose work has engaged audiences for 40 years, and whose creativity continues to inspire the vital next generation of talent… please welcome to the stage, Ridley Scott.”

While Sir Ridley’s films include classics such as Blade Runner, Alien and Gladiator, the director’s latest work suffered one major setback.

All The Money In The World had to be recast after its lead actor Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault, with Christopher Plummer stepping in to take his place.

The Fellowship award is the highest accolade given by Bafta to someone who has made an exceptional contribution to film, television, or video games.

 

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