Awards aren’t the only thing being counted up at the 67th Annual Bafta Film Awards ceremony this weekend. There’s staff, Audis, litres of make up remover, not to mention a whole lot of hairpins to be accounted for.
Here’s what the BAFTAs look like in numbers…
2… the number of hours BAFTA is broadcast on BBC One in the UK
5… the number of days it takes to build the structure outside the Royal Opera House
5… the number of nominations in Documentary (new to 2014 – usually it’s 3)
6… the number of nominations in Outstanding British Film (new to 2014 – usually it’s 5)
9… the number of times Stephen Fry will have hosted the show after this year’s event
20… litres of makeup remover used backstage
25… the number of awards given in total
32… the number of buses used to transport guests to Grosvenor House after the event
32… the number of cans of Charles Worthington hairspray used by stylists
120… the number of Audis used to transport guests to Grosvenor House after the event
120… the length of the red carpet in metres (it’s 8 metres wide)
167… the number of territories the Awards will be broadcast in
200… the number of buses that will boast an Awards poster leading up to the event
200+… the number of photographers on the red carpet
250… the number of umbrellas at the Royal Opera House
275… the number of film entries this year. There were 262 last year.
300… the number of London tubes that will have an Awards poster leading up to the event
300… the number of red lipsticks used on the night
350… the total number of media personnel on the red carpet
1,300… glasses of champagne served at the pre-awards reception
1,500… they number of cotton wool pads used in the make up department
1,800… the number of UK cinemas which will screen the trailer in the two weeks up to the Awards.
2,000… the number of members of the public on the red carpet
2,000… the number of guests in the ceremony
2,700… the number of hairpins used on the night by hair stylists
4,000… the number of staff on the night (from police to runners)
5,000… bunches of grapes to make the Villa Maria wines served over Awards weekend
6,500… the number of members who vote in the film awards
8,500… the number of canapés served at the pre-awards reception
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