Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson stuns in an extreme plunging gown as she joins fellow British beauties Holly Willoughby and Anna Friel on the star-studded red carpet... as the TV BAFTAS 2017 get off to a rainy start in London
The biggest names in television were out in force for the TV BAFTAS 2017 on Sunday night.
And Eleanor Tomlinson, Holly Willoughby and Anna Friel were leading the glamour in elegant ensembles as they conquered the red carpet at the star-studded awards ceremony, held at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
The striking redhead looked simply sensational an extreme plunging number, featuring gorgeous floral embroidery and glittering detailing as she braved the torrential rain and grey skies.
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Leading the glamour: Eleanor Tomlinson (left), Holly Willoughby (centre) and Anna Friel (right) took to the red carpet at the TV BAFTAS 2017, held at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Sunday night
The stunning, floor-length dress boasted beautiful pearl and sequin stitching and pink flower appliqué, giving the dress an ethereal feel.
Eleanor pulled her look together with a chic clutch bag and a pair of dramatic drop earrings, and styled her flame-hued tresses in a loose fishtail plait and kept her make-up natural and understated.
Also turning heads on the red carpet was This Morning's Holly, who opted for a classic baby blue dress.
The striking Roland Mouret number featured a subtle crêped effect and an asymmetric strapless neckline.
Making a statement: Eleanor took the plunge in a daring, low cut-dress, going braless in the sequinned number but accessorising carefully with Amrapali jewellery
Beautiful in blue: Also turning heads on the red carpet was This Morning's Holly, who opted for a classic baby blue dress
Braving the weather: Holly persevered with her posing session, despite a sudden downpour
Standout look: The striking redhead looked simply sensational an extreme plunging number, featuring gorgeous floral embroidery and glittering detailing
Touch of bling: Eleanor and Holly complemented their looks with dazzling silver jewellery
Gorgeous: Eleanor was undoubtedly one of the best dressed stars on the night
Holly embraced old Hollywood glamour with a bouncy blow-dry and a diamond studded choker necklace.
Anna Friel wowed in an elegant white tulle dress with a strapless cut and full skirt, channeling a princess in the 50s style frock.
The 40-year-old actress twisted and twirled on the red carpet, putting on an animated display.
Scarlett Moffatt was looking sensational in a star-themed mini-dress that perfectly highlighted her slender frame.
Fit for a princess: Anna Friel stunned in a white ruffled dress with a puffy, A-line skirt, twirling for the cameras at the event
Elegant: The actress cut a cool and quirky figure in the lace-trimmed ensemble with a tulle neckline
Perfectly coordinated: The 40-year-old actress pulled her look together with a funky pair of black heels to match the lace trim
Strictly stylish: Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman were hoping for a big win for Strictly Come Dancing this year - but the show took home no gongs
Stunning: Tess looked chic in pastel pink - the same Roland Mouret number as Holly - while Claudia embraced her usual sombre style in black
Best of friends: Tess and Claudia put on an animated display on the red carpet together
Blooming beautiful: Pregnant Jennifer Metcalfe showed off her baby bump in a Bardot lace number
Glowing: The Hollyoaks beauty is expecting her first child with former Geordie Shore star Greg Lake
Maternity chic: The brunette beauty choose a beautiful Bardot number which perfectly highlighted her bump
The former I'm A Celebrity winner opted for a chic star cut-out dress that featured a nude slip underneath - no doubt to protect the starlet's modesty.
She elongated her already lengthy pins with a pair of patent nude court heels and toted her essentials in an embellished handbag that she toted on one arm.
She wore her tumbling tresses - that now boast a grey ombre shade - down past her shoulders in tousled waves and completed her flawless make-up with a nude lip.
Scarlett was beaming from ear-to-ear as she strutted her way into the Southbank centre - the venue for this year's awards - and despite cutting a solo appearance on the red carpet, she had chosen to bring her mother along as her date for the evening.
Singing in the rain! Ella Eyra (left) and Ophelia Lovibond (right) didn't let it rain on their parade
Ushered inside: Holly ensured her bouncy blow-dry was protected from the rain by an umbrella
Bridal chic: Soap star Roxanne Pallett looked incredible in a backless gown with a long, flowing gauze train
Stunning: Roxanne ensured all eyes were on her as she sashayed into the venue, holding her skirt aloft
Helping hand: An army of assistants helped Roxanne adjust her train as she descended along the carpet
Ballerina: Singer Ella Eyre stood out from the crowd in a pastel pink, tutu inspired number
Centre of attention: All eyes were on the pop princess in her sheer tulle skirt set off with silver heels
Making a statement: Laura Whitmore (left) and Gillian Anderson (right) opted for dramatic patterned dresses
Enviable pins: Scarlett Moffatt ade for a leggy display thanks to her star-inspired mini dress
Star spangled: The star looked lovely in her simple black number with a funky star pattern
e Perkins - a change from usual presenter Graham Norton who was busy with Eurovision hosting responsibilities in Ukraine.
Ed Balls' hilarious Gangnam Style has helped Strictly Come Dancing waltz ahead of its rivals as show leads the 2017 TV BAFTA nominations with three nods.
The show also picked up nominations for Entertainment programme, while presenter Claudia Winkleman has been shortlisted for Entertainment Performance - but failed to win a single gong.
Ed's performance had been shortlisted for Virgin TV's Must-See Moment gong, but the former shadow chancellor lost out to Planet Earth.
Strictly reunion: Ed Balls - whose Gangnam style performance had been shortlisted for Virgin TV's Must-See Moment gong - attended on the arm of his former dance partner Katya Jones
Waltzing into the venue: The pair proved they still have the same fun-loving chemistry as on the show
Keeping it simple: Bake Off winner Candice Brown, actress Denise Welch and EastEnders star Michelle Collins (from left to right) opted for floor-skimming black gowns
Lovely in lace: GMB's Charlotte Dawson stunned in a sweeping black gown with a side-split and lace applique detailing
Thigh's the limit: Actress of the moment Charlotte Riley opted for a glittering navy gown with a thigh-high split
Fashion faux pas? Candice sported a bizarre spiked hairdo, slicked back with a liberal amount of gel
Loving life: The baking goddess was in her element as she braved the drizzle on the red carpet
Michelle Obama's famous appearance on James Corden's Carpool Karaoke was also in the running, alongside Danny Dyer's discovery that he is related to Sir Thomas Cromwell in Who Do You Think You Are, losing out to the moment Attenborough's iguanas were chased by snakes on Planet Earth II.
TV series, The Crown received two nods for Best Drama, with protagonist Claire Foy being nominated for Best Performance, but went home empty handed.
The winners were announced at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday May 14, on BBC One with Sue Perkins as the host.
Come rain or shine: Ant and Dec didn't look too impressed with the sudden downpour of rain
Selfie time: Ant and Dec took endless snaps of themselves on the red carpet, joking around together
Date night: Line Of Duty favourite Daniel Mays was accompanied by his wife Louise Burton, who opted for a tangerine dress
Helping hand: The Fall favourite Gillian was on crutches, needing assistance on the red carpet
Beautiful and bright: Chewing Gum favourite Michaela Coel looked incredible in a hot pink minidress
Nominated for Female Performance in a Comedy Programme were Diane Morgan, Lesley Manville and Olivia Colman, with the prize going to Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs, The Great British Bake Off, Travel Man: 48 Hours in lost out to Who Do You Think You Are? in the Features category.
Shortlisted for Factual Series were 24 Hrs in Police Custody, Exodus: Our Journey to Europe, Kids on the Edge, and winning entry Prosecutors: Real Crime & Punishment.
Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway beat Strictly, Britain's Got Talent and Michael McIntyre's Big Show in the for Entertainment Programme category.
Gothic glamour: Katie Piper dared to be different in a voluminous prom dress with jacquard floral detailing
Cute couple: Katie was in attendance with her husband Richard Sutton, who cut a dapper figure in a bow tie
Belle of the ball: Suranne Jones conquered the red carpet in a beautiful red ballgown with understated embroidery
Classic looks: Claire Foy, Jodie Comer and Anna Friel (left to right) looked incredible in elegant ensembles
Hoping for a win: Matt Smith was flying the flag for Netflix series The Crown, which failed to take home a prize
Think pink: Ophelia Lovibond cut an elegant figure in a tiered pink frock with a subtle paisley print
Sealed with a kiss: Ashley Taylor Dawson and Lysette Anthony puckered up for some snaps
Chic: Rachel Adedeji, Aisling Bea and Lesley Manville ensured they looked classy for the big showbiz night out
Partying it up: Holly joined forces with comedian Alan Carr, larking around together before heading into the ceremony
What a joker: Alan and the blonde beauty posed up a storm together in the press room
Michael McIntyre beat Claudia Winkleman, Adam Hills and Graham Norton for Entertainment Performance.
The Durrells, War & Peace and The Crown lost out to Happy Valley in the battle for Drama series.
Comedy & Comedy Entertainment Programme went to Charlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe, emerging victorious over Cunk on Shakespeare, The Last Leg and Taskmaster.
Adeel Akhtar beat Babou Ceesay, Benedict Cumberbatch and Robbie Coltrane in the race to Leading Actor.
Comedy favourites: Zawe Ashton and Joanna Lumley joked around on the red carpet together
Keeping it classy: Joanna, 71, was dressed to impress in a sweeping dress with an integrated blazer
Putting in an appearance: Danny Dyer was making his first public appearance since he took time off from EastEnders
Dapper chaps: First Dates star Fred Sirieix, Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick and Cuba Gooding Jr. (from left to right) got suited and booted for the occasion
Glittering: Joan Collins (left) and Thandie Newton (right) dazzled in a sparkling frocks
Leading men: Matt Smith, Benedict Cumberbatch and Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton smartened up
Suits you! Kim Cattrall and new Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie opted for androgynous looks for the occasion
Colourful: Irish beauty Laura stood out from the crowd in her tie dye dress and metallic accessories
Sarah Lancashire triumphed over Claire Foy, Jodie Comer and Nikki Amuka-Bird for Leading Actress.
Funnymen Asim Chaudhry, David Mitchell, Harry Enfield and winning entry Steve Coogan are all nominated for Male Performance in a Comedy Programme.
Muslims Like Us beat First Dates, The Real Marigold Hotel and The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds in the Reality & Constructed Factual category.
Ravishing in red: Allegra Riggio (left) and Suranne Jones (right) made a strong impression in voluminous scarlet dresses
American contingeant: Judith Light and Cuba Gooding Jr hugged it out on the red carpet
Stunner: Line Of Duty beauty Thandie looked incredible in her strapless number with a structured scoop neckline
Bold and bright: Vanessa Kirby, Victoria Derbyshire and Lucy Pargeter (from left to right) sported jewel brights
Gorgeous: Model Leomie Anderson (left) and Humans star Emily Berrington (right) looked elegant and sophisticated
Understated looks: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Millie Brady and Anna Passey (from left to right) exuded elegance
Proud poses: Eleanorand Ed Westwick presented George Ormond, Marc Munden, Jack Thorne and John Chapman with the best Mini Series award for National Treasure
Winners: Andy Worboys, Andy Boag, Daniel Gordon, Nicholas Bennett, Tim Atack, John Battsek and Phil Scraton won the Single Documentary award for Hillsborough, with Katie Poper and Stacey Dooley presenting
Dynamic duo: Ant and Dec took home the Best Presenter gong, continuing their record number of wins
Emmerdale took home the prize over Casualty, Eastenders and Hollyoaks in the Soap & Continuing Drama round.
Daniel Mays, Jared Harris and John Lithgow lost out to The Night Manager's Tom Hollander for Supporting actor.
The highly coveted 'International' category saw The People Vs OJ: American Crime Story win over The Night Of, Stranger Things and Transparent.
Taking home the trophy: Cuba Gooding Jr. was thrilled with his International win for The People v OJ Simpson
Big win: Sally Wainwright, Nicola Shindler, Siobhan Finneran, Sarah Lancashire, Con O'Neill and Kevin Doyle, took home the Drama Series award for Happy Valley
Beaming: Phoebe Waller-Bridge picked up the best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme for Fleabag
In their element: Ant and Dec were celebrating a big win for Saturday Night Takeaway
Thrilled: Joanna picked up the special Fellowship trophy, looking delighted with the prestigious award
Proud: Michael McIntyre beat Claudia Winkleman, Adam Hills and Graham Norton for Entertainment Performance
Top prizes: It was a big night for both Joanna and for Sarah, who proudly posed with their BAFTAs
Hostess with the mostess: Joan Collins looked sensational in sparkles after presenting the prizes to Ant and Dec
Well deserved: Cuba was handed his best International show prize by Fresh Meat favourite Zawe Ashton
What a pair: Chatty man star Alan and his co-presenter Holly had the audience in stitches
Touching: Jennifer Saunders was at hand to present the award to her comedy partner Joanna
Her moment: An emotional Wunmi Mosaku won the Supporting Actress award for her role in Damilola Our Loved Boy, while Thandie Newton was tasked with presenting the main Leading Actor prize
Success: Who Do You Think You Are found success in the Features category, against Travel Man: 48 Hours In , The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs and The Great British Bake Off
Bringing some drama to the stage: Anna and Suranne certainly upped the fashion stakes on the night
Group shot! The winners posed together on stage, triumphantly holding their BAFTAs aloft
Candid camera: Laura Whitmore and Ore Oduba shared a joke backstage at the event
Heavyweights: Benedict Cumberbatch and David Haye were snapped on someone's phone, both big players in their respective fields
Star power: John Lithgow of The Crown was deeply engrossed in conversation, as was Happy Valley's Sarah Lancashire
BBC sweethearts: Claudia Winkleman, Mary Berry and Tess Daly of flagship shows Strictly and Bake Off
With the new girl: Eleanor Tomlinson posed with Pearl Mackie, the newest sidekick of Doctor Who
Leaving their mark: Cuba Gooding Jnr and Sarah Lancashire signed the giant Taittinger bottle doing the rounds
Getting around: Suranne Jones and Michaela Coel also signed the bottle
Stamp: Scarlett Moffatt, Joanna Lumley and Joan Collins autographed the BAFTA Bottle
Former dance-mates: Ore Oduba and Rob Rinder larked around, having appeared on Strictly 2016
Stunning: Suranne Jones and Joanna Lumley displayed their stunning dresses while they sat at the ceremony
Cute: Celeb pair Victoria Coren and David Mitchell enjoyed the after party together
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