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BAFTA TV host Richard Ayoade's life - famous wife, celeb in-laws and career change
BAFTAs) take place.Popular shows such as Gogglebox, It's a Sin and Stath Lets Flats have been nominated, while big names including Graham Norton, Steve Coogan, Jodie Comer and Jessica Plummer will be hoping to scoop gongs.The show will air from the magnificent Royal Festival Hall in London and will be the first BAFTA ceremony in three years to be attended by an in-person audience.That will be good news for its host.For the third straight year, comedian and writer Richard Ayoade will be presenting the glamourous show.But things could have turned out oh so differently for the funnyman.Here are some things you may not know about Richard.Did you know that Richard could have so easily taken a different route and not ended up on our screens?The 44-year-old attended St Catharine's College in Cambridge after growing up in the east of England, just outside Ipswich.He finished up in the college in 1998 after three years of studying law.However, it was an extracurricular activity which helped him launch his career.Richard took a big interest in stage productions, and became president of the amateur drama club Footlights in the college (with his vice-president being John Oliver!)Previous presidents of the group included David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Hugh Laurie and members of Monty Python.Richard has since said that his degree was not a "fallback" for him, instead meaning he had to go back to "square one".John Oliver wasn't the only future star that Richard was connected with in Cambridge.He met actress Lydia Fox while studying there and has since married her.Lydia studied at Newnham College at the University of Cambridge.
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