Eddie Redmayne gets second Bafta nod in a row for his role in The Danish Girl

Bafta Nominations 2016: Eddie Redmayne Leads British Hopes

On-screen couple Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander have both been nominated for Baftas for their roles in transgender movie The Danish Girl.

The nominations were announced today by TV personality Stephen Fry and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw at Bafta's central London headquarters in Piccadilly.

Redmayne will go up against Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Fassbender, Matt Damon and Bryan Cranston in the leading actor award category, while Vikander will face competition from Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson, Dame Maggie Smith and Saoirse Ronan in the leading actress category.