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Baftas 2021: moments of joy and surprise from the online acceptance speeches – video

Bukky Bakray was ecstatic after winning this year’s rising star Bafta award for her role in the film Rocks. Meanwhile, Youn Yuh-jung, the 73-year-old Korean actor crowned best supporting actress for Minari, said in jest that the award was particularly special because the British are ‘known as very snobbish people and they have approved of me as a good actor’.

The event was held virtually and, after an outcry last year when an all-white acting contenders list was presented, more than half of this year’s 24 nominees were actors of colour

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