Dame Shirley Bassey and actress Emilia Jones will perform during the Bafta awards ceremony, it has been announced.
Ame Shirley, 85, will open this year’s event at the Royal Albert Hall, while Jones – who is nominated for her performance in Coda – will perform during the show.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, Dame Shirley will provide a rendition of a 007 theme that will be revealed tonight.
She has recorded the theme for several Bond films – including Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker.
Jones, daughter of Welsh classical singer Aled Jones, will perform folk star Joni Mitchell’s ballad Both Sides Now, a song from her performance in the film Coda.
The 20-year-old is nominated for Best Actress alongside the likes of Lady Gaga for House Of Gucci, Alana Haim for Licorice Pizza and Joanna Scanlan for After Love.
It was previously announced that Lady Gaga will introduce the rising star segment at this year’s awards
The pop star-actress will discuss the importance of supporting the next generation of talent and will welcome last year’s award winner, rising star Bukky Bakray.
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Bakray will then present this year’s winner with the coveted mask.
The Baftas take place on March 13 and will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 7pm.
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