NTAs 2021: Ashley James cuts a Cinderella-esque figure in a gorgeous baby blue gown

NTAs 2021: Ashley James cuts a Cinderella-esque figure in a gorgeous baby blue gown ahead of the glitzy ceremony










Ashley James looked a vision on Thursday evening as she arrived in London for the National Television Awards.

The DJ, 34, cut a Cinderella-esque figure in a gorgeous baby blue gown, which emphasised her natural glow.

Ashley beamed from ear-to-ear as she stopped for photo opportunities on the red carpet, the strapless style of dress drawing attention to her ample cleavage.

Elegant: Ashley James cut a Cinderella-esque figure in a gorgeous baby blue gown ahead of the glitzy NTAs ceremony in London on Thursday

The dating and empowerment coach wore a radiant face of makeup which only contributed to her effortless look.

Her eye makeup application was particularly standout as she opted for bold eyeliner and dark eye shadow.

She loosely curled her shoulder-length locks and sported a dainty pair of earrings.

Sophisticated: Ashley beamed from ear-to-ear as she stopped for photo opportunities on the red carpet

Glam: The strapless style of dress drawing attention to Ashley's ample cleavage

Sophisticated: Ashley beamed from ear-to-ear as she stopped for photo opportunities on the red carpet

Pretty as a princess: The dating and empowerment coach wore a glowing face of makeup which only contributed to her effortless look

Pretty as a princess: The dating and empowerment coach wore a glowing face of makeup which only contributed to her effortless look

Stunning: Ashley's eye makeup application was particularly standout as she opted for bold eyeliner and dark eye shadow

Stunning: Ashley’s eye makeup application was particularly standout as she opted for bold eyeliner and dark eye shadow

Showstopping: The DJ loosely curled her shoulder-length locks and sported a dainty pair of earrings

Showstopping: The DJ loosely curled her shoulder-length locks and sported a dainty pair of earrings

High spirits: Ashley beamed from ear-to-ear as she stopped for photo opportunities on the red carpet

High spirits: Ashley beamed from ear-to-ear as she stopped for photo opportunities on the red carpet

The 2021 National Television Awards are taking place in London’s O2 Arena, and will be hosted by comedian Joel Dommett for the first time.

This year, more streamed shows have been nominated than ever before, with Netflix period romp Bridgerton making the Best New Drama list while After Life and Sex Education scored slots on the Comedy list.

It’s a Sin, Des and Normal People joined Bridgerton on the New Drama short-list while Line of Duty, The Crown, Call the Midwife and Unforgotten made up the Returning Drama category.

The Drama Performance category sees Line of Duty stars Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston and Vicky McClure in contention for the prize, alongside Olly Alexander for It’s a Sin and David Tennant for Des.

Made the cut: Line of Duty, It's A Sin and Bridgerton have made the short-list for the forthcoming awards

Made the cut: Line of Duty, It’s A Sin and Bridgerton have made the short-list for the forthcoming awards

The NTAs have also announced a brand new category, Authored Documentary, which sees Kate Garraway’s moving feature, Kate Garraway: Finding Derek nominated for its warts-and-all account of her husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle.

Finding Derek has been short-listed alongside Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain’s Children, Katie Price: Harvey and Me, Rob Burrow: My Year with MND and Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency.

Elsewhere, The Masked Singer has been nominated for its first NTA, with the madcap singing competition facing a battle with I’m A Celebrity… Get me Out of Here!, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Strictly Come Dancing for the Talent Show award.

Host with the most: The 2021 National Television Awards are taking place in London's O2 Arena, and will be hosted by comedian Joel Dommett for the first time

Host with the most: The 2021 National Television Awards are taking place in London’s O2 Arena, and will be hosted by comedian Joel Dommett for the first time

Soaps Emmerdale, Coronation Street, EastEnders and Hollyoaks are up for Best Serial Drama.

Ant and Dec bagged their 20th award nomination in a row for TV Presenter, with Piers Morgan and This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Alison Hammond also in contention as well as Bradley Walsh.

A quartet of stand-out actors are up for Serial Drama Performance, including Coronation Street’s Mollie Gallagher and Sally Carman and EastEnders’ Danny Dyer not to mention Hollyoaks’ Billy Price.

New host Joel recently admitted he is ‘honoured’ to have been selected to front the spectacle.

New award: The NTAs have also announced a brand new category, Authored Documentary, which sees Kate Garraway's moving feature, Kate Garraway: Finding Derek nominated for its warts-and-all account of her husband Derek Draper's coronavirus battle

New award: The NTAs have also announced a brand new category, Authored Documentary, which sees Kate Garraway’s moving feature, Kate Garraway: Finding Derek nominated for its warts-and-all account of her husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle

NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS 2021: THE WINNERS

Challenge Show

Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins

Love Island

WINNER: The Great British Bake Off

The Great British Sewing Bee

New Drama

Bridgerton

From

WINNER: It’s A Sin

Normal People

Talent Show

Britain’s Got Talent

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

WINNER: Strictly Come Dancing

The Masked Singer

Tasty! Bake Off won the Challenge Show prize

Tasty! Bake Off won the Challenge Show prize

Authored Documentary

WINNER: Kate Garraway: Finding Derek

Katie Price: Harvey and Me

Marcus Rashford: Feeding Britain’s Children

Rob Burrow: My Year With MND

Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency

Touching: The Authored Documentary winner was Kate Garraway: Finding Derek

Returning Drama

Call the Midwife

WINNER: Line of Duty

The Crown

Unforgotten

TV Presenter

Alison Hammond

WINNER: Ant and Dec

Bradley Walsh

Holly Willoughby

Piers Morgan

Factual

Caroline Flack: Her Life and Death

WINNER: Gogglebox

Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip

Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs

Drama Performance

Adrian Dunbar, Ted Hastings, Line of Duty

WINNER: David Tennant, Dennis Nilsen, Des

Martin Compston, Steve Arnott, Line of Duty

Olly Alexander, Ritchie Tozer, It’s A Sin

Vicky McClure, Kate Fleming, Line of Duty

The Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway

WINNER: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Taskmaster

The Graham Norton Show

You lose some, you win some! Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway was up for a prize, but the duo’s other show, I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! scooped the gong

Serial Drama

WINNER: Coronation Street

EastEnders

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

Serial Drama Performance

Billy Price, Sid Sumner, Hollyoaks

Danny Dyer, Mick Carter, EastEnders

WINNER: Mollie Gallagher, Nina Lucas, Coronation Street

Sally Carman, Abi Franklin, Coronation Street

Quiz Game Show

WINNER: Beat The Chasers

Celebrity Catchphrase

In For A Penny

Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel

Newcomer

Emile John, Ethan Anderson, Emmerdale

WINNER: Jude Riordan, Sam Blakeman, Coronation Street

Olivia D’Lima, Paramedic Fenisha Khatri, Casualty

Rhiannon Clements, Summer Ranger, Hollyoaks

Rose Ayling-Ellis, Frankie Lewis, EastEnders

Winner! Mollie Gallagher, who plays Nina Lucas in Coronation Street, bagged herself a gong

Daytime

Loose Women

The Chase

The Repair Shop

WINNER: This Morning

Comedy

WINNER: After Life

Friday Night Dinner

Sex Education

The Vicar of Dibley

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