The BAFTA Tea Party was held at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 5, 2019, presented by American Airlines, BBC America, and Jaguar Land Rover. A staple in the Los Angeles awards season calendar, the BAFTA Tea Party welcomes nominees, members and guests for a uniquely elegant gathering. The party has a long tradition of recognizing the very best creative talents, and is hugely popular with nominees seeking a respite from the hectic and demanding Awards season. The afternoon also raises awareness and funds for BAFTA’s year-round education and new talent programming.
Attendees included Amy Adams, Patricia Arquette, Emily Blunt, Rachel Brosnahan, Bo Burnham, Linda Cardellini, Timothée Chalamet, Gemma Chan, Patricia Clarkson, Glenn Close, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joan Collins, Lily Collins, Alfonso Cuarón, Willem Dafoe, Adam Driver, Peter Fonda, Claire Foy, Danai Gurira, Kathryn Hahn, Sir Ben Kingsley, John Krasinski, Spike Lee, Thandie Newton, Lupita Nyong'o, Troye Sivan, Lakeith Stanfield, Emma Stone, John David Washington, Rachel Weisz, among others.