The actress, 55, arrived at the at the prestigious Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards at Television Centre in White City with her beau Rye Dag Holmboe, 33.
Helena is nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for her role in The Crown.
Star power: Helena Bonham Carter, 55, looked glamorous in a polka dot gown as she arrived at the 2021 BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday afternoon
She played Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon in series three and four of the popular Netflix show.
The TV actress looked effortlessly glamorous in black and white polkadot maxi that was cinched in at the waist to accentuate her figure.
Helena, who is known for her quirky style, added a touch of cool by wearing a pair of dark sunglasses on the red carpet.
She had her hair pulled back into a pony and smiled for the awaiting cameras as she arrived.
Mind the gap: The actress graced the red carpet with her partner Rye Dag Holmboe who, at 33, is 22 years her junior
Eyes on the prize: Helena looked lovingly at her beau ahead of the BAFTA TV Awards for which she has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Crown
Life on film: Helena plays the role of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon in series three and four of the popular Netflix show and will be hoping to take home a gong
Dots for days: The actress looked glamorous in a black and white polka dot dressed which flowed right down to the ground
She’s arrived: Helena put on a show on the red carpet as she moved around in her flowing gown which made different shapes as she held the skirt up
Her beau Rye pull out all the stops and dressed up for the awards in a dinner suit.
He looked smart in black bow tie while he wore a bright white shirt.
The star-studded evening, hosted by Richard Ayoade, has a collection of guest presenters including Line Of Duty’s Adrian Dunbar, Strictly winners Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse, Maya Jama, It’s A Sin’s Lydia West and Daisy May Cooper.
Ready for an audience: Helena was happy to pose for waiting photographers ahead of the BAFTAs on Sunday
Making history: The actress posed on the red carpet at the event which was held at Television centre, formerly owned by the BBC before they moved to Media City in Salford
Playing games: Helena was in a playful mood as she arrived on the red carpet and was more than happy to show off her dress
Black tie guy: Helena’s beau Rye pulled out all the stops and dressed up for the awards in a dinner suit
Helping hand: Rye looked smart in black tie while he wore a bright white shirt and he helped Helena out by carrying her shawl
Tom Allen and AJ Odudu, meanwhile, are presenting the Virgin Media BAFTAs: Back to the Red Carpet show.
Olly Alexander will open the ceremony with a dazzling performance of his new track Starstruck.
As well as performing at the event, Years And Years star Olly will also present an award with his It’s A Sin co-star Lydia.
Leading lady: While Helena may be nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category, she has a long list of film and television credits to her name
It was revealed earlier this week the awards show is set to beam celebrities who can’t attend Sunday’s event in person onto the red carpet as holograms.
Presenters Stacey Dooley and Vick Hope will introduce the hologram guests to those actually at the socially distanced ceremony.
Other guest presenters – Catherine O’Hara, Jon Snow, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jamie Demetriou, Tommy Jessop, Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse – will all appear via video call during the ceremony.
Coupling-up: Helena looked comfortable with her man by her side at the event which will be hosted by hosted by Richard Ayoade
Take a look: Helena and Rye will also see a number of guest presenters take to the stage, including including Line Of Duty’s Adrian Dunbar and Strictly winners Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse
Snuggling-up: Helena and Rye will spend the evening together where they will also see guest presenters Maya Jama, It’s A Sin’s Lydia West and Daisy May Cooper
Covid restrictions mean TV fans can’t be in attendance on the red carpet as usual this year and some nominees won’t be able to attend because of filming bubbles.
In an attempt to ensure everyone can access the awards, Virgin Media will beam them onto the red carpet through the latest hologram technology.
Several of the year’s biggest TV moments will be celebrated on Sunday, with Diversity’s controversial BLM-inspired routine on Britain’s Got Talent, which sparked 24,500 complaints to Ofcom, featured in the must-see moment category.
Stepping out: Helena and Rye went public with their romance in 2019 after meeting in London
Linking up: Helena linked arms with her younger man as she gave onlookers a wave at the event
Couple goals? Helena got together with Rye after she split from long-term partner Tim Burton after 13 years together
The category, which is voted for by the public, also sees nods to Penelope being revealed as Lady Whistledown in Bridgerton and when Luke Skywalker appeared in the climax of The Mandalorian’s second season.
Helena and Rye first went public with their romance in October 2019, five years after she split from long-term partner Tim Burton after 13 years together.
The film executives are parents to 16-year-old son Billy and 12-year-old daughter Nell.
A little bit of history: Helena and ex Tim are parents to 16-year-old son Billy and 12-year-old daughter Nell
Laughing matter: Helena looked joyed to be at the BAFTA TV Awards on Sunday
Getting noticed: The actress is known for her quirky style and she wore a pair of circular sunglasses to match the spots on her dress
Making waves: Helena has made a good impression with her performance on The Crown to receive a BAFTA nomination
TV and film star Helena previously credited the writer for being ‘a bit of unexpected magic in my life’.
The thespian had a famously unconventional 13-year relationship with director Tim, 62, as they lived in two adjourning houses in London.
Not a singleton anymore: Helena previously credited writer Rye for being ‘a bit of unexpected magic in my life’.
Home is where the heart is: The thespian had a famously unconventional 13-year relationship with director Tim, 62, as they lived in two adjourning houses in London.
On finally moving on from the American animator, the Enid star – who previously dated Irish actor Kenneth Branagh between 1994 and 1999 – admitted she grew tired of ‘grieving’ their relationship, and now leads a ‘happy’ life with her boyfriend.
Helena told Harper’s Bazaar UK: ‘You break up, you grieve, you get bored of grieving.
‘And then you finally move on. I’m very happy with someone else. It’s been a bit of unexpected magic in my life.’
Shady lady: Helena wore monochrome to the bash and looked very stylish as she walked the red carpet
Beauty queen: The star showed her youthful side as she appeared playful posing in her dress
What a performance! Helena will be hoping to take the prize home this evening for Best Supporting Actress
Television regular: Helena has appear in series three and four of The Crown on Netflix
BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Nominations
GANGS OF LONDON
I HATE SUZIE
SAVE ME TOO
JOHN BOYEGA – Small Axe
JOSH O’CONNOR – The Crown
PAAPA ESSIEDU – I May Destroy You
PAUL MESCAL – Normal People
SHAUN PARKES – Small Axe
WALEED ZUAITER – Baghdad Central
BILLIE PIPER – I Hate Suzie
DAISY EDGAR-JONES – Normal People
HAYLEY SQUIRES – Adult Material
JODIE COMER – Killing Eve
LETITIA WRIGHT – Small Axe
MICHAELA COEL – I May Destroy You
KUNAL NAYYAR – Criminal: UK
MALACHI KIRBY – Small Axe
MICHAEL SHEEN – Quiz
MICHEAL WARD – Small Axe
RUPERT EVERETT – Adult Material
TOBIAS MENZIES – The Crown
HELENA BONHAM CARTER – The Crown
LEILA FARZAD – I Hate Suzie
RAKIE AYOLA – Anthony
SIENA KELLY – Adult Material
SOPHIE OKONEDO – Criminal: UK
WERUCHE OPIA – I May Destroy You
COMEDY ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME
CHARLIE BROOKER’S ANTIVIRAL WIPE
ROB & ROMESH VS Jack Shillaker
THE BIG NARSTIE SHOW
FEMALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
AIMEE LOU WOOD – Sex Education
DAISY HAGGARD – Breeders
DAISY MAY COOPER – This Country
EMMA MACKEY – Sex Education
GBEMISOLA IKUMELO – Famalam
MAE MARTIN – Feel Good
MALE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAMME
CHARLIE COOPER – This Country
GUZ KHAN – Man Like Mobeen
JOSEPH GILGUN – Brassic
NCUTI GATWA – Sex Education
PAUL RITTER – Friday Night Dinner
REECE SHEARSMITH – Inside No.9
I MAY DESTROY YOU
AMERICA’S WAR ON ABORTION (EXPOSURE)
ITALY’S FRONTLINE: A DOCTOR’S DIARY
THE BATTLE FOR HONG KONG (DISPATCHES)
THE CYPRUS PAPERS UNDERCOVER (AL JAZEERA INVESTIGATIONS)
JIMMY MCGOVERN’S MOVING ON
RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES
THE GREAT HOUSE GIVEAWAY
ADAM HILLS – The Last Leg
BRADLEY WALSH – Beat the Chasers
CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN – Strictly Come Dancing
DAVID MITCHELL – Would I Lie to You? At Christmas
GRAHAM NORTON – The Graham Norton Show
ROMESH RANGANATHAN – The Ranganation
ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY
LIFE & RHYMES
STRICTLY COME DANCING
THE MASKED SINGER
CRIME & PUNISHMENT
LOSING IT: OUR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY
ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRAQ
BIG ZUU’S BIG EATS
LONG LOST FAMILY: BORN WITHOUT TRACE
MORTIMER AND WHITEHOUSE: GONE FISHING
THE REPAIR SHOP
BBC NEWS AT TEN: PRIME MINISTER ADMITTED TO INTENSIVE CARE
CHANNEL 4 NEWS: DETERRING DEMOCRACY
NEWSNIGHT: COVID CARE CRISIS
SKY NEWS: INSIDE IDLIB
REALITY & CONSTRUCTED FACTUAL
MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS
RACE ACROSS THE WORLD
THE SCHOOL THAT TRIED TO END RACISM
THE WRITE OFFS
BBW (ON THE EDGE)
SITTING IN LIMBO
THE WINDERMERE CHILDREN
SOAP & CONTINUING DRAMA
WELCOME TO CHECHNYA: THE GAY PURGE (STORYVILLE)
LIFE DRAWING LIVE!
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION FESTIVAL OF REMEMBRANCE
THE THIRD DAY: AUTUMN Production Team
INSIDE NO. 9
MAN LIKE MOBEEN
SHORT FORM PROGRAMME
DISABLED NOT DEFEATED: THE ROCK BANS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES – DELTA 7
THE MAIN PART
THEY SAW THE SUN FIRST
AMERICAN MURDER: THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR
ANTON FERDINAND: FOOTBALL, RACISM & ME
LOCKED IN: BREAKING THE SILENCE (STORYVILLE)
VIRGIN MEDIA’S MUST-SEE MOMENT (voted for by the public)
BRIDGERTON – Penelope is revealed as Lady Whistledown
BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT – Diversity perform a routine inspired by the events of 2020
EASTENDERS – Gray kills Chantelle
GOGGLEBOX – Reactions to Boris Johnson’s press conference
NIGELLA’S COOK, EAT, REPEAT – Mee-cro-wah-vay
THE MANDALORIAN – Luke Skywalker arrives