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26 Apr 2021

Daniel Kaluuya becomes first Black british actor to win Academy Award

News Correspondent

This was the year of the socially distanced Oscars, when the stars were vaccinated, tested, tested again. Most were kitted out with masks to match their designer outfits.

There was some history made with ChloƩ Zhao becoming the first woman of colour, and only the second woman, to be named best Director and Daniel Kaluuya was hailed for his best supporting actor award.

But the ceremony itself, despite the actual red carpet, didn’t win many accolades, with one critic describing it as a “painfully earnest snoozefest”.