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BBC presenter Ayo Akinwolere announced as host for the 2022 BASE Awards

British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) today announced the BAFTA nominated presenter Ayo Akinwolere as the host of the 2022 BASE Awards on Thursday October 6th, the biggest Home Entertainment night of the year.

Ayo is an award-winning British television presenter, BBC Journalist, speaker, and multiple BAFTA nominee with over 13 years of broadcasting experience. He has presented shows the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, CBS and Paramount+, bringing his trademark intelligence and authentic approach to everything he does.

The BASE team are also thrilled to confirm that this year’s BASE Awards dress code is Licence to Thrill! Guests are free to dress in whatever makes them feel confident, electrifying and like the main character of the night. Whether that means channelling your inner Bond character, recreating an iconic celebrity look, or bringing back your all-time favourite outfit – every interpretation of the theme is welcome.

Liz Bales, Chief Executive at BASE said: “We’re so excited to have Ayo as our host for this year’s BASE Awards. The awards have been such an important night for us to come together as a community, and celebrate the strength, success, and resilience of our industry for over four decades. Each year the team challenges itself to inject a unique and fresh approach, and Ayo’s personality, originality and authenticity makes him the perfect host for 2022.”

Tickets are on sale now. To pay via credit card please visit the BASE Awards website. If you’d rather pay via invoice or have any questions, please contact Phoebe Vaneveld-Taylor at [email protected]

In support of Action for Children
In support of Action for Children

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