Martin Freeman, 51, joins girlfriend Rachel Mariam, 29 at BAFTAs
Best Actor nominee Martin Freeman, 51, joins girlfriend Rachel Mariam, 29, who stuns in a plunging gold gown during rare red carpet appearance at the BAFTA TV Awards 2023
Martin Freeman joined glamorous girlfriend Rachel Mariam at the British Academy Television Awards at London’s Royal Festival hall on Sunday evening.
The actor, 51, who is up for the top gong for his role in BBC’s The Responder cut a dapper figure for the star-studded event.
Martin layered a bright plaid blazer over a crisp white shirt which he teamed with a black dickie bow and smart trousers.
Shielding his eyes behind blue shades The Office actor appeared in high spirits as he was supported on his big night by the gorgeous Rachel, with whom he has been dating since 2021.
The stunner, 29, turned heads in a plunging gold metallic gown which hugged her figure and boasted racy cut outs at her svelte waist.
Cute couple: Martin Freeman, 51, joined glamorous girlfriend Rachel Mariam, 29, at the British Academy Television Awards at London’s Royal Festival hall on Sunday evening
Dapper: The actor cut a dapper figure for the star-studded event
The sleeves frock showcased her toned arms as well as an intricate collection of colourful tattoos.
Rachel accentuated her features with a light dusting of make-up and wore her blonde locks loose.
Martin shares two teenage children Joe, 16, and Grace, 14, with ex-partner Amanda Abbington, 48. The actor co-parents his two children with ex Amanda, following their split in 2016 after 16 years together.
BBC dramas This is Going to Hurt and The Responder lead the nominations for this year’s ceremony, which will be hosted by comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan.
The awards will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall at London’s Southbank. It marks a change in venue after last year’s event was held at the city’s Royal Festival Hall.
Clara Amfo and Michelle Visage will present from the BAFTA Television Awards red carpet.
This Is Going To Hurt star Ben Wishaw and The Responder’s Martin Freeman are both nominated for leading actor, while the latter is in the running for the drama series prize, as well as the original music category.
Meanwhile, first time nominees Josh Finan and Adelayo Adedayo are on the shortlist for the respective supporting actor and actress awards.
Cool as a cucmber: Martin layered a bright plaid blazer over a crisp white shirt which he teamed with a black dickie bow and smart trousers
Glam: Meanwhile Rachel turned heads in a plunging gold metallic gown which hugged her figure and boasted racy cut outs at her svelte waist
Toned: The sleeves frock showcased her toned arms as well as an intricate collection of colourful tattoos
Top gong: He nominated for his role in BBC’s The Responder (pictured)
This Is Going To Hurt also has nominations for mini series, director and editing in fiction, scripted casting and writer in drama.
The BBC show is based on the best-selling non-fiction memoir of the same name, the series follows junior doctor Adam Kay in his chaotic job in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Meanwhile, The Crown received five nominations for its most recent series which aired last Autumn, including Leading Actress and Supporting Actor.
Apple TV+ hits Bad Sisters and Slow Horses, as well as Emily Blunt’s The English also received five nods each.
Slow Horses star Gary Oldman has also received his first BAFTA TV nomination.
In the international category, The Bear, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Wednesday, Oussekine, Pachinko and The White Lotus are all nominated.
The Leading Actress race will see Kate Winslet go up against Imelda Staunton, Sarah Lancashire, Billie Piper and Maxine Peake.
But Peaky Blinders and House Of The Dragon were among the shows to miss out as the nominations for the 2023 British Academy TV Awards.
Six nods: This Is Going To Hurt is based on the non-fiction memoir of the same name, the series follows junior doctor Adam Kay in his chaotic job in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Crowd favourite: The Crown received five nominations for its most recent series which aired last Autumn, including Leading Actress and Supporting Actor
Popular: Apple TV+ hits Bad Sisters and Slow Horses, as well as Emily Blunt’s The English also received five nods each
While many critically-acclaimed series were recognised with multiple nods, some of 2022’s most praised shows and performances did not feature.
Likewise, the Game Of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon was not nominated in the International Series category, despite its vast budget and fan following.
Prime Video’s epic series Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power, was also snubbed from the same category.
While The Crown received a total of five nominations across the main TV and Craft categories, one star was noticeably snubbed.
Elizabeth Debicki, who was praised by critics for her performance as Princess Diana, missed out on a nod in either the Leading Actress or Supporting Actress category.
The show was also snubbed from the Drama Series category, though star Imelda Staunton did earn a Leading Actress nod.
Another show completely shut out of the nominations was Gentleman Jack, which returned for its long-anticipated second series last year.
BAFTA TV Awards Winners
Bad Sisters – WINNER
Ben Whishaw – This Is Going To Hurt
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
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
MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
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
FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
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
Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
The White Lotus
A Spy Among Friends
Mood – WINNER
The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe
This Is Going To Hurt
I Am Ruth – WINNER
Life and Death In The Warehouse
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
UEFA Women’s Euro 2022
The Repair Shop: A Royal Visit
COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
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?
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
The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II
Am I Being Unreasonable?
REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
Freddie Flintoff’s Field Of Dreams
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
The Traitors – WINNER
We are Black and British
SHORT FORM PROGRAMME
How To Be A Person
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes
Escape From Kabul Airport
Our Falklands War: A Frontline Story
The Real Mo Farah
SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA
AIDS: The Unheard TaPes
The Green Planet
How To Survive A Dictator with Munya Chawawa
Russia 1985-1999: Traumazone
Afghanistan: No Country For Women
Children of the Taliban
The Crossing (Exposure)
Mariupol: The People’s Story (Panorama)
BBC News at Ten: Russia Invades Ukraine
Channel 4 News: Live in Kyiv
Good Morning Britain: Boris Johnson Interview
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