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AJ Odudu flaunts her figure in stunning cut-out dress on the BAFTA red carpet

AJ Odudu 35, looked nothing short of sensational on the red carpet as she arrived at the BAFTAs on Sunday night.

The new Big Brother presenter, who admitted she’d had a very early start after partying all night at the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, oozed glamour as she playfully posed, blowing kisses and turning for the camera in different angles.

On her journey over to the glitzy event, she told her Instagram followers: ‘Hello darlings today I am off to BAFTA.

‘I’m so excited slash proud of myself because Eurovision was just amazing, but I was in a kebab shop at 5am and at 5.15 I was setting off back to London so shout out to the glam squad who have really glued me back together and made today possible because I’m off to BAFTA now with Lancomein one piece. Get in!’

AJ wowed in a halter neck white dress, with cut out panelling that showcased her petite frame.

AB-solutely fabulous: AJ Odudu, 35, flaunted her jaw-dropping figure as she arrived at the BAFTA Awards in London on Sunday evening

Slim bean: The stunner, slipped into a skimpy white maxi dress that boasted racy cut outs at her svelte waist

Slim bean: The stunner, slipped into a skimpy white maxi dress that boasted racy cut outs at her svelte waist

AJ Odudu flaunts her figure in stunning cut-out dress on the BAFTA red carpet

The dress by Mônot had a floor length skirt, with a thigh high slit that ran up the back.

The stunner, completed the glamorous look with a simple silver bracelet and hoops and added extra height to her frame with strappy heels.

Sporting a glowy palette of make-up with a glossy lip, she wore her raven tresses in loose waves.

Kate Winslet was awarded Best Actress for her critically-acclaimed performance in I Am Ruth, and during her speech she paid tribute to her co-star and daughter Mia Threapleton.

One of the big winners proved to be BBC’s runaway hit The Traitors, which scooped the Reality And Constructed Factual award, while host Claudia Winkleman won Entertainment Performance for fronting the show.

While Anne-Marie Duff was awarded Supporting Actress for Bad Sisters, the viewer-voted BAFTA for the The P&O Cruises Memorable Moment Award was given the moment Paddington Bear enjoyed tea with The Queen during her Platinum Jubilee concert.

Ben, who won critical acclaim for his performance as NHS junior Adam Kay in This Is Going To Hurt, was awarded the Best Actor prize, beating out competition including Gary Oldman, Martin Freeman, Cillian Murphy and Chaske Spencer.

On stage, the actor, 42, said: ‘Oh goodness me, I really didn’t think that would happen and I love so much the actors in this category.’


 Best Drama Series: Bad Sisters

 Leading Actor: Ben Whinshaw – This Is Going To Hurt

Leading Actress: Kate Winslet – I Am Ruth

Supporting Actor: Adeel Akhtar – Sherwood

Supporting Actress: Anne-Marie Duff – Bad Sisters

 Male Performance In A Comedy: Lenny Rush

Female Performance In A Comedy:  Siobhán McSweeney – Derry Girls

Single Drama: I Am Ruth

Memorable Moment: Party at the Palace – Paddington Meets The Queen 

 BAFTA Fellowship: Meera Syal

Her attendance comes off the back of presenting the National Lottery's Big Eurovision Welcome

AJ has been announced as the new Big Brother host

Simply stunning: The TV personality was all smiles for the camera and oozed glam despite admitting she had been partying until 5am that very morning

Head turner: The show-stopping ensemble also featured a thigh length slit at the backthat showcased her long pins

Head turner: The show-stopping ensemble also featured a thigh length slit at the backthat showcased her long pins

Making an entrance: AJ sported a glowy palette of make-up with a glossy lip and wore her raven tresses in loose waves

Making an entrance: AJ sported a glowy palette of make-up with a glossy lip and wore her raven tresses in loose waves

Keeping it simple: The glamorous look bore few accessories with just some silver jewellery which complimented the entire ensemble

Keeping it simple: The glamorous look bore few accessories with just some silver jewellery which complimented the entire ensemble

Whishaw also said ‘everybody in the show is just mind-blowing’ and ‘most of all thank you, Adam Kay, for writing this wonderful role. I’m very humbled, and blessed.’

The medical drama is based on Kay’s book This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor which chronicles his work training to be a doctor in the NHS.

The night also saw Sir Mo Farah win for his BBC One documentary The Real Mo Farah which revealed he had been illegally trafficked to the UK as a child.

Collecting the best single documentary prize, the four-time Olympic champion dedicated the award to ‘children who are being trafficked’.

In his speech, he said: ‘The kids have no say at all, they are just kids and no child should ever go through what I did, I hope my story shows they aren’t alone, we are in it together.’

The 40-year-old thanked the team at the BBC because it ‘wasn’t easy’ to film and he wouldn’t have been able to it ‘without them’, while his wife Tania Nell said it was the couples children who ’empowered’ them to tell the story.

At the start of the show, Siobhan McSweeney won her first BAFTA TV award for Best Female Performance in a comedy programme, for playing Sister Michael, the eye-rolling principal of the show’s Our Lady Immaculate College in the Channel 4 programme Derry Girls.

The reality and constructed factual award was given to psychological adventure show, The Traitors, and collecting the prize, presenter Claudia Winkleman, 51, said she and the team are ‘blown away by this, thank you so much’.

Things got even better for Claudia, as later that evening she received the Entertainment Performance award for hosting The Traitors.

Lenny Rush took home the award for Best Male Comedy Performance for his lauded performance in Am I Being Unreasonable?

Anne-Marie Duff won the Supporting Actress Award for the comedy Bad Sisters, said she was ‘completely shocked’ and thanked the cast and production team.

It was a huge night for the Irish Apple TV+ drama, which also won the award for Drama Series.

Adeel Akhtar received Best Supporting Actor for his role in Sherwood, and he thanked his mum for ‘smuggling’ him into youth theatre when his father wanted him to be a lawyer, and his wife who ‘seven years ago agreed to go on a date with me’, before referencing diversity and inclusion in his speech.

The BAFTAs also paid tribute to stars including talk show host Jerry Springer, Strictly Come Dancing’s Len Goodman and presenter and drag queen Paul O’Grady who have died over the last year.

Doctor Who actor Bernard Cribbins, comedian Barry Humphries, Hi-De-Hi! actress Ruth Madoc and Emmerdale star Dale Meeks were also named by the ceremony.

In a shocking upset, The Masked Singer beat Ant And Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and Strictly Come Dancing to win Best Entertainment Programme.

Presented by Doctor Who returnees David Tennant and Catherine Tate, Joe Lycett Vs Beckham: Got Your Back At Xmas won the TV Features award, thought the host was not present to accept,

The Memorable Moment TV BAFTA was given to Paddington Bear having tea with the late Queen during the Platinum Jubilee: Party At The Palace celebrations on the BBC.

The Daytime award was given to The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit which saw the King, then Prince of Wales, take part.

Comedy legend Meera Syla placed a Bindi on her Bafta Fellowship award after taking to the stage to accept the coveted honour.

The coveted BAFTA Fellowship was given to comedy legend Meera Syal for her illustrious career.

BAFTA TV Awards Winners


Bad Sisters – WINNER

The Responder


Somewhere Boy 


Ben Whishaw – This Is Going To Hurt – WINNER

Chaske Spencer – The English

Cillian Murphy – Peaky Blinders

Gary Oldman – Slow Horses

Martin Freeman – The Responder


Billie Piper – I Hate Suzie Too

Imelda Staunton – The Crown

Kate Winslet – I Am Ruth – WINNER

Maxine Peake – Anne

Sarah Lancashire – Julia


Adeel Akhtar – Sherwood – WINNER

Jack Lowden – Slow Horse

Josh Finan – The Responder

Salim Daw –  The Crown

Samuel Bottomley – Somewhere Boy

Will Sharpe – The White Lotus 


Adelayo Adedayo – The Responder

Anne-Marie Duff – Bad Sisters – WINNER

Fiona Shaw – Andor

Jasmine Jobson – Top Boy

Lesley Manville – Sherwood

Saffron Hocking – Top Boy


Daniel Radcliffe – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Jon Pointing – Big Boys

Joseph Gilgun – Brassic

Lenny Rush – Am I Being Unreasonable? – WINNER

Matt Berry – What We Do In The Shadows 


Daisy May Cooper – Am I Being Unreasonable?

Diane Morgan – Cunk On Earth

Lucy Beaumont – Meet The Richardsons

Nastasia Demetriou – Ellie & Natasia

Siobhán McSweeney – Derry Girls – WINNER

Taj Atwal – Hullraisers 


The Bear

Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story – WINNER




The White Lotus 


A Spy Among Friends


The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe 

This Is Going To Hurt


I Am Ruth – WINNER

The House

Life and Death In The Warehouse  


Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 – WINNER

Wimbledon 2022 


The Chase

The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit – WINNER

Scam Interceptors 


Platinum Jubilee: Party at the Palace – Paddington Meets The Queen


Professor David Olusoga OBE


Friday Night Live – WINNER

The Graham Norton Show


Would I Lie To You


Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway 

Later… With Jools Holland: Jool’s 30th Birthday Bash

The Masked Singer – WINNER

Strictly Come Dancing


Big Zuu – Big Zuu’s Big Eats

Claudia Winkleman – The Traitors – WINNER

Lee Mack – The 1% Club

Mo Gilligan – The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan

Rosie Jones – Rosie Jones’ Trip Hazard

Sue Perkins – Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal


Jeremy Kyle Show: Death On Daytime

Libby, Are You Home Yet? – WINNER

Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi

Worlds Collide: The Manchester Bombing


Big Zuu’s Big Eats

Joe Lycett vs Beckham: Got Your Back at Xmas – WINNER

The Martin Lewis Money Show Livee

The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan


Concert for Ukraine

Platinum Jubilee: Party at the Palace – WINNER

The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II


Am I Being Unreasonable?

Big Boys

Derry Girls – WINNER



Freddie Flintoff’s Field Of Dreams

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

The Traitors – WINNER

We are Black and British 


Always, Asifa


How To Be A Person – WINNER

Kingpin Crisis


Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes

Escape From Kabul Airport

Our Falklands War: A Frontline Story

The Real Mo Farah – WINNER


Casualty – WINNER




AIDS: The Unheard TaPes

The Green Planet

How To Survive A Dictator with Munya Chawawa 

Russia 1985-1999: Traumazone – WINNER


Afghanistan: No Country For Women

Children of the Taliban – WINNER

The Crossing (Exposure)

Mariupol: The People’s Story (Panorama) 


BBC News at Ten: Russia Invades Ukraine

Channel 4 News: Live in Kyiv – WINNER

Good Morning Britain: Boris Johnson Interview 


Meera Syal