EastEnders’ Jessica Plummer leads stars on the red carpet at Bafta nominees bash with Rose Ayling-Ellis and Aisling Bea


FORMER Eastenders star Jessica Plummer wowed on the red carpet at the British Academy Television Craft Awards nominees bash tonight.

The actress, 29, was joined by the likes of Strictly’s Rose Ayling-Ellis, Steph McGovern and Aisling Bea.

EastEnders star Jessica Plummer looked incredible on the red carpet at Bafta nominees bash tonight
Rose Aylin-Ellis made an appearance at the party

Jessica, 29 – who played Chantelle Atkins in the BBC soap between 2019 and 2020 – looked incredible in a silk black maxi dress.

The soap star completed the look with a pair of nude court heels and plain jewellery.

Jessica added a bit of colour to the outfit with a red lip.

She left her gorgeous curly hair fall to her shoulders naturally.

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The I’m A Celebrity star wasn’t the only actress to pull out all the stops tonight.

Rose Ayling-Ellis, 27, showed off her incredible figure in a green cut out midi dress.

The actress, who won last year’s series of Strictly alongside Giovanni Pernice, went for orange eyeshadow, popping highlight and a pink lip to complete the look.

The Frankie Lewis star accessorised with a white clutch and matching pair of chunky heels.

Aisling Bea, 38, looked stylish in a simple black dress.

She made the look her own by adding gold hoops and a collection of layered necklaces.

The Irish comedian kept warm in a dog tooth patterned jacket.

Aisling went for a winged eyeliner look, pink blush and a matching lip for the night.

The star styled her dark locks into stunning waves.

Steph McGovern, Big Zuu, Munya Chawawa and Lydia West were also in attendance.

The BAFTA TV Awards was founded in 1955 and is hosted by the BAFTA.

Channel 4 series It’s A Sin has led the nominations at the Bafta television awards where it is in the running for 11 gongs.

Olly Alexander played the lead role of Ritchie Tozer in the drama about the UK’s HIV/Aids crisis and is up for a best actor gong, after winning at the National Television Awards in September.

His co-star Lydia West has been nominated in the leading actress category, alongside Kate Winslet, who starred in HBO/Sky Atlantic’s Mare Of Easttown, marking The Titanic star’s first TV performance nomination.

Also nominated for leading actress are Denise Gough and Emily Watson for ITV’s Too Close, alongside Jodie Comer for Channel 4 drama Help, and Niamh Algar for Channel 4’s Deceit.

Stars going up against Years & Years singer Alexander in the leading actor category include David Thewlis for Landscapers, Hugh Quarshie for ITV’s Stephen, Samuel Adewunmi for BBC’s You Don’t Know Me, Sean Bean for Time and Stephen Graham for Channel 4’s Help.

Sky drama Landscapers, which also starred Olivia Colman, who is not nominated in the performance categories, is the second-most nominated TV show, with seven in total, five in the craft categories and two in the television categories.

Inspired by real events, the series starred Colman and Thewlis as a mild-mannered married couple whose lives are upturned after dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham.

Landscapers’ nominations include for director, fiction, original music, leading actor and mini-series categories.

Help, Time and We Are Lady Parts have all received six nominations.

Netflix hit Sex Education has received five nominations, and A Very British Scandal, starring Claire Foy and Paul Bettany as the Duke and Duchess of Argyll in the drama about the couple’s high-profile split in the 1960s, has four nods in the craft categories.

Comedian, presenter and star of The IT Crowd Richard Ayoade will host the Virgin Media Bafta TV Awards ceremony.

  • The British Academy Television Craft Awards will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Aisling wowed in a simple black dress and heels
Jesica added a pop of colour to her outfit with a red lip
Rose looked flawless with glowy makeup and natural hair
Steph looked amazing in a bright orange suit
Munya Chawawa rocked a leather jacket and smart trousers for the ecent
Big Zuu opted for a more casual look on the red carpet

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