THE VANITY FAIR EE RISING STAR PARTY SEES STARS CELEBRATE AHEAD OF THE EE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS
- Barry Keoghan At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party
- Jessie Buckley At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star PartyEE Rising Star Award nominee Jessie Buckley attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party at The Baptist, at L’oscar Hotel, ahead of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February
- Henry Golding At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star PartyHenry Golding attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party at The Baptist, at L’oscar Hotel, ahead of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February
- Laura Whitmore At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star PartyLaura Whitmore attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party at The Baptist, at L’oscar Hotel, ahead of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February
- Ella Eyre At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party
- Noel Clarke At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star PartyNoel Clarke attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party at The Baptist, at L’oscar Hotel, ahead of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February
- Laura Carmichael At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party
- Vanessa Kirby At The Vanity Fair EE Rising Star PartyVanessa Kirby attends the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party at The Baptist, at L’oscar Hotel, ahead of the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10 February
A star-studded guest list including Vanessa Kirby, Joe Cole and Henry Golding mark the countdown to the EE British Academy Film Awards at last night’s Vanity Fair EE Rising Star party
London, Friday 1st February 2019: Last night, a host of talent from the film, theatre, fashion and music worlds soaked up the glitz and glamour at the Vanity Fair EE Rising Star Party. The star-studded event took place in the newly-renovated Baptist at L’oscar Hotel in Holborn, where guests kicked off the start of the awards season in style.
Stars in attendance celebrating the prestigious EE Rising Star award, now in its 14th year, included: Vanessa Kirby, Joe Cole, Laura Whitmore, Henry Golding and Luke Pasqualino. Noel Clarke and Alfie Allen were also spotted rubbing shoulders with nominees Jessie Buckley (Beast) who was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit in 2017 and Barry Keoghan (American Animals) who first received widespread acclaim for his roles in Killing of A Sacred Deer and Dunkirk.
The EE Rising Star Award recognises emerging actors or actresses who have demonstrated exceptional talent and have captured the imagination of both the public and film industry over the past year. This year’s nominees are Jessie Buckley (Beast), Cynthia Erivo (Bad Times At The El Royale), Barry Keoghan (American Animals), Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You) and Letitia Wright (Black Panther). This is the only award voted for by the British Public and will be announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 10th February 2019. Voting is live at ee.co.uk/BAFTA.
Throughout the evening, guests danced to lively sets from the fashion world’s favourite, DJ Henri, sipped on drinks and cocktails created in partnership with Champagne Taittinger, Villa Maria, CîROC & Peroni.
The team at The Baptist Bar at L’oscar Hotel also created bespoke cocktails in honour of each 2019 EE Rising Star nominee, including:
- Buckley’s Fizz: gin, Orgeat, Elderflower, Plum bitter, Lime, Champagne
- Cosmo Erivo: vodka, Pomegranate juice, Peach liqueur, Lime
- Keoghan’s American Apple: vodka, Bitter Nunquam, Carpano Antica, Apple
- Stanfield’s Sling: gin, Gagliardo Triple sec, Lemon, Sugar, Mediterranean Tonic, Averna
- The Wright One: Orange, Hibiscus, Pineapple, Ginger beer
Selected talent were also treated to a live photo-shoot for Vanity Fair’s renowned Portrait Studio, shot by photographer Zoe McConnell.
Full list of attendees:
- Jessie Buckley
- Barry Keoghan
- Vanessa Kirby
- Joe Cole
- Henry Golding
- Laura Whitmore
- Alfie Allen
- Noel Clarke
- Luke Pasqualino
- Caroline Flack
- Ella Eyre
- Laura Carmichael
- Alex Zane
- Cressida Bonas
- Callum Turner
- Blue Robinson
- Sam Rollinson
- Ncuti Gatwa
- Vick Hope
- ENDS –
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About L’oscar Hotel
L’oscar is an exclusive 39-bedroom luxury hotel and a previously-abandoned architectural gem, fantastically-restored and re-imagined in all its Baroque glory.
Once left derelict, this 110-year-old treasure was subject to a no-expense-spared refurbishment by highly-esteemed French architect and designer Jacques Garcia.
Hidden in the heart of one of London’s trendiest Borough’s, on Southampton Row, it boasts a spectacular octagonal chapel alongside ornate ceilings, carved fireplaces, oak panelling and magnificently proportioned rooms, all cleverly complemented by a mischievously-talented redesign that adds elegant and unexpected new twists.
Every room is delightfully individual, with extravagant styling, high ceilings, large windows and a wealth of original detail, all personalised and curated by Garcia’s high-quality design. The staff, overseen by General Manager, Michael Voigt, deliver the highest levels of service, while the restaurant and bar, The Baptist, run by Executive Chef Tony Fleming, takes pride of place in the Grade II building’s breath-taking and architecturally-significant chapel.