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Stars set for British Independent Film Awards

Michael Fassbender, Olivia Colman, Martin Freeman, Eleanor Tomlinson and Jamie Dornan are due to walk the red carpet at the British Independent Film Awards on Sunday December 4.

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Best of British at BIFA Awards

The stars of British cinema will be out in London on Sunday night at the annual Mo√ęt British Independent Film Awards.

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Emma Thompson and Benedict Cumberbatch are being honoured with special awards whilst drama 71 leads the nominations with nine followed by Pride with seven nods.

A whole who’s who of acting talent will be there including Alicia Vikander, Andrew Scott, Asa Butterfield, Anne Marie Duff, Bill Bailey, Charles Dance, Douglas Booth, George Mackay, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Helen Mirren, Jamie Sives, Jared Harris, Jodie Whittaker, Keira Knightley, Lesley Manville, Mark Strong, Max Irons, Maxine Peake, Mike Leigh, Olivia Colman, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, Stanley Tucci, Timothy Spall and Tom Hollander.

The awards are being hosted by Simon Bird of The Inbetweeners and this year you can watch them live on YouTube – or below!

Emma Thompson gets major honour

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The brilliant Emma Thompson will receive the Richard Harris Award at this year’s British Independent Film Awards.

The award recognises outstanding contribution to British film by an actor. Previous winners include John Hurt,

Bob Hoskins, Daniel Day-Lewis, Ralph Fiennes and Julie Walters. Thompson will receive the accolade at the BIFA ceremony in London on December 7.