Irish actors Paul Mescal and Nicola Coughlan have arrived at the Bafta TV Awards. See who else joined them on the red carpet.

Normal People's Paul Mescal is nominated in the Leading Actor category alongside John Boyega (Small Axe), Josh O'Connor (The Crown), Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You), Shaun Parkes (Small Axe) and Waleed Zuaiter (Baghdad Central).

Paul Mescal is nominated in the Leading Actor category for his portrayal of Connell in Normal People

While Galway girl Nicola Coughlan who stars as Lady Fetherington in Netflix hit Bridgerton is nominated in the Must See Moment category. Also nominated is this category is Britain's Got Talent, Gogglebox, EastEnders, Mandalorian and Nigella: Cook, Eat, Repeat.

Stars including Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Letitia Wright have also arrived on the red carpet ahead of the Bafta TV awards.

Nicola Coughlan looked stunning as she sashayed down the red carper

I May Destroy You creator Coel wore a black dress with red detailing on the sleeves.

Small Axe's Wright also arrived in a black dress decorated with flecks of silver.

Killing Eve star Comer was in a sleeveless navy blue dress ahead of the ceremony.

Killing Eve's Jodie Comer

Ncuti Gatwa, who is nominated in the male performance in a comedy programme category, arrived in an open neck shirt and a dinner suit fastened with a cord.

I May Destroy You creator Michaela Coel

Line Of Duty star Adrian Dunbar was also pictured on the red carpet ahead of the ceremony.

The hit series reached a dramatic climax last month in a season finale that had a TV audience of 15.2 million.

Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar

Comedian and Strictly Come Dancing champion Bill Bailey arrived for the ceremony wearing sunglasses and a dark suit. He is among the guest presenters for the ceremony.

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Comedian and Strictly Come Dancing champion Bill Bailey

Strictly Come Dancing judge Oti Mabuse and comedians Romesh Ranganathan and Rob Beckett were also photographed on the red carpet.

Letitia Wright and Paapa Essiedu arrive at the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2021

The Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards ceremony takes place on Sunday on BBC One, with coverage beginning at 7pm.