1996 British Academy of Film and Television Awards
Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
The BAFTA Awards, the British equivalent of our Oscar and Emmy awards (combined into one ceremony), were presented on Sunday, April 23, 1996, at the London Palladium. This year's awards celebrate 100 years of British cinema. Here are the winners in the film categories.
|Film||Sense and Sensibility|
|British Film of the Year||The Madness of King George|
|Actor||Nigel Hawthorne, The Madness of King George|
|Actress||Emma Thompson, Sense and Sensibility|
|Supporting Actor||Tim Roth, Rob Roy|
|Supporting Actress||Kate Winslet, Sense and Sensibility|
|Direction||Michael Radford, The Postman (II Postino)|
|Original Screenplay||Christopher McQuarrie, The Usual Suspects|
|Adapted Screenplay||John Hodge, Trainspotting|
|Foreign Film||The Postman (II Postino), Italy|
Director John Schlesinger was honored with a lifetime achievement trophy.
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