Duchess Catherine is the Queen of the red carpet at the 2017 BAFTAs

The Duchess of Cambridge leads the glamour at the 2017 BAFTA Awards.
Emma Stone, Duchess of Cambridge, Nicole Kidman

The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William may have been worried about attending the 70th annual EE British Academy Film Awards, but judging by the wild applause the couple were greeted with – they’re a very welcome addition to the 70th annual EE British Academy Film Awards at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Despite living just down the road at Kensington Palace, the royal couple were the last to arrive and made one hell of an entrance.

The 35-year-old absolutely stunned in a custom-made, off-the-shoulder Alexander McQueen dress with a floral print and belted waist.

The mother-of-two wore her chocolate locks up in a voluminous low ‘do while statement diamond earrings added a dramatic touch.

Locally, Australian actress Nicole Kidman, who is nominated for the Best Supporting Actress in Lion, walked the red carpet without husband Keith Urban as he prepares for the Grammys in LA.

The British Academy Film Awards, which are the British equivalent of the Oscars, will be hosted by Stephen Fry.

Click through the gallery to check out all the highlights from the night

Now that’s the smile of someone who knows they’re going to get an Oscar in a week… Emma Stone has just taken out the BAFTA for best actress.

Dev Patel took out the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor.

While Viola Davis took the gong for Best Supporting Actress.

It’s a royal date night for The Cambridges.

It’s all about the details: The Duchess’ bespoke custom-made dress by Alexander McQueen was a seriously chic choice.

Last month, it was reported Catherine was warned not to attend the event as she may “outshine” the celebrities.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambrdige arrive fashionably late at the 2017 BAFTAs

But the pair appear to have had a change of heart and were out in full force. Prince William, who looked dapper in a tux, is the president of the BAFTAs.

The Cambridges take their seat as the show kicks off.

Lion co-stars Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel cuddle up.

Best Supporting Actress nominee Nicole Kidman confessed her daughters weren’t fans of her Armani gown.

“It’s too low. If they’d had their say I wouldn’t have been allowed out in it because it’s low cut,” she told the Daily Mail.

Why so serious? A pouty Jamie Dornan walks the red carpet with his wife Amelia Warner.

Emma Stone knows how to make an entrance!

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Emma Stone talks La La Land at the BAFTAs

Andrew Garfield looks ace in a white blazer and black bow-tie.

Part human, part pixie – Michelle Williams takes elfin beauty to the next level.

Penelope Cruz packs a punch in this glittering silver gown.

Best Actress nominee Viola Davis looks ready to win some awards in this royal blue dress.

Beat Actress in a Leading Role nominee Emily Blunt was joined by her number one fan, John Krasinski.

Hollywood hero and all round goddess, Meryl Streep, is in the house.

J. K. Rowling and husband Neil Murray make for an adorable duo.

Nothing rogue about this pretty look Felicity Jones.

Hugh Grant with his partner Anna.

Bryce Dallas Howard with her superstar dad Ron Howard.

Julia Stiles looks enchanting in her plunging lace number.

When British Hollywood royalty and the reigning queen of reality TV take on the red carpet: Daisy Ridley and Millie Mackintosh both wow.

Amy Adams’ arrival has us smiling!

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