The Duke of Cambridge opens BAFTA Piccadilly and launches BAFTA: Behind the Screens exhibition

Published 16 September 2019

The Duke of Cambridge, BAFTA President, visits BAFTA Piccadilly 194 to launch their new public space, and launch 'BAFTA: Behind the Screens', a public exhibition which celebrates the craft and work behind BAFTA-winning and nominated productions.

The Duke of Cambridge with actor Chiwetel Ejiofor at BAFTA Piccadilly.

During the visit, The Duke toured the BAFTA: Behind the Screens exhibition, which sees BAFTA-winning and nominated materials collated from across the world and displayed to the public for free.

The audio-visual displays will include scripts, storyboards and costumes from film, games and television productions from the past 75 years including Killing Eve, The Favourite, the Clangers and Lumino City.

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The Duke of Cambridge, at BAFTA Piccadilly

During the tour, The Duke met some of the cast and crew members who were involved in the productions on display.

The Duke also attended a reception with scholars who have taken part in BAFTA’s ‘Prince William Scholarships in Film, Games and Television’ programme, before delivering a speech.