Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham, 46, poses in red dress for glamorous snaps ahead of SAG Awards

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Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham threw up a storm for glamorous snaps ahead of the virtual 27th annual SAG Awards on Sunday night.

The actress, 46, who plays Rebecca Welton in the much-loved series, looked stunning when she donned a tight red dress with a square neckline and black straps for the photos.

She took a pose to make sure her enviably long legs showed through the thigh-high slit and wore black stiletto heels to complete the outfit.

Lady in Red: Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham lit up a storm for glamorous snaps ahead of the virtual 2021 SAG Awards on Sunday night

Lady in Red: Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham lit up a storm for glamorous snaps ahead of the virtual 2021 SAG Awards on Sunday night

Hannah styled her platinum blonde locks into a fashionable pixel haircut and sported a natural make-up look that emphasized her facial features.

The West End actress landed the role of Rebecca Welton, owner of the fictional English football club AFC Richmond, in the comedy series.

She hires American coach Ted Lasso – also the name of the 12-part series – to get the bad luck team in shape.

Powerful pose: The actress, 46, who plays Rebecca Welton in the beloved series, looked stunning as she donned a tight red dress with a square neckline and black straps for the photos

Powerful pose: The actress, 46, who plays Rebecca Welton in the beloved series, looked stunning as she donned a tight red dress with a square neckline and black straps for the photos

Powerful pose: The actress, 46, who plays Rebecca Welton in the beloved series, looked stunning as she donned a tight red dress with a square neckline and black straps for the photos

Stunning: Hannah styled her platinum blonde locks into a fashionable pixie haircut and sported a natural makeup look that emphasized her features

Stunning: Hannah styled her platinum blonde locks into a fashionable pixie haircut and sported a natural makeup look that emphasized her features

Stunning: Hannah styled her platinum blonde locks into a fashionable pixie haircut and sported a natural makeup look that emphasized her features

Since its launch last year, the Apple TV + show has been a huge success, with awards from creator and star Jason Sudeikis (who plays Ted) – and Waddingham.

At the Critics Choice Awards in January, she was named Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, with the show winning the highest award for Best Comedy Series.

On Sunday, Ted Lasso has a chance to win a prestigious Screen Actors Guild [SAG] comedy ensemble trophy and best male actor in a comedy series for Jason Sudeikis.

Boss: The West End actress landed the role of Rebecca Welton in the comedy series, owner of the fictional football club AFC Richmond hiring American coach Ted Lasso (photo, left)

Boss: The West End actress landed the role of Rebecca Welton in the comedy series, owner of the fictional football club AFC Richmond hiring American coach Ted Lasso (photo, left)

Boss: The West End actress landed the role of Rebecca Welton in the comedy series, owner of the fictional football club AFC Richmond hiring American coach Ted Lasso (photo, left)

While some celebrities are still dressing up for virtual awards shows during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannah’s co-star Jason has dressed up for the events.

The 45-year-old actor and writer wore hoodies as he received Golden Globe, Critics Choice and Writers Guild awards for his hit show Ted Lasso.

And with the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, AND Canada spoke to Sudeikis about his planned attire for the SAG Awards, although he’s not quite sure yet.

Casual: While some celebrities are still dressing up for virtual awards shows during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannah's co-star Jason Sudeikis has dressed up for the events

Casual: While some celebrities are still dressing up for virtual awards shows during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannah's co-star Jason Sudeikis has dressed up for the events

Casual: While some celebrities are still dressing up for virtual awards shows during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannah’s co-star Jason Sudeikis has dressed up for the events

Hoodie Look: The 45-year-old actor and writer wore a variety of hoodies as he accepted Golden Globe (pictured), Critics Choice, and Writers Guild awards for his hit show Ted Lasso

Hoodie Look: The 45-year-old actor and writer wore a variety of hoodies as he accepted Golden Globe (pictured), Critics Choice, and Writers Guild awards for his hit show Ted Lasso

Hoodie Look: The 45-year-old actor and writer wore a variety of hoodies as he accepted Golden Globe (pictured), Critics Choice, and Writers Guild awards for his hit show Ted Lasso

His opponent Hannah started to laugh when Sudeikis was asked if he knows which hoodie he will already be wearing.

‘I haven’t started planning yet. It’s a last-minute decision, just like the hoodie, ”Sudeikis began.

He added that the ‘big decision’ was whether he would wear ‘the hood up or the hood down’ during his performances on the awards show.

Laughing: His co-star Hannah (bottom left) started laughing when Sudeikis was asked if he knows which hoodie he will already be wearing

Laughing: His co-star Hannah (bottom left) started laughing when Sudeikis was asked if he knows which hoodie he will already be wearing

Laughing: His co-star Hannah (bottom left) started laughing when Sudeikis was asked if he knows which hoodie he will already be wearing

“It would be great for me to buy hoodies for everyone, because it was my sister’s company, her dance company, so that still keeps money in the family. Like the Corleone’s, ”he said, referring to the mafioso crime family in The Godfather.

Sudeikis was joined by Waddingham, his Ted Lasso co-star and co-creator Brendan Hunt, Annette Badland (Mae) and Toheeb Jimoh (Sam) for the interview.

The stars have been nominated for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, along with the rest of the cast – Phil Dunster (Jamie Tartt), Brett Goldstein (Roy Kent), James Lance (Trent Crimm), Nick Mohammed (Nathan Shelley) ), Jeremy Swift (Higgins), and Juno Temple (Keeley Jones).

New coach: Ted Lasso has a chance to win a prestigious Screen Actors Guild [SAG] comedy ensemble trophy and best male actor in a comedy series for Sudeikis (pictured)

New coach: Ted Lasso has a chance to win a prestigious Screen Actors Guild [SAG] comedy ensemble trophy and best male actor in a comedy series for Sudeikis (pictured)

New coach: Ted Lasso has a chance to win a prestigious Screen Actors Guild [SAG] comedy ensemble trophy and best male actor in a comedy series for Sudeikis (pictured)

They compete against the ensembles of Netflix’s Dead to Me, Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek, HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant and Hulu’s The Great.

Sudeikis has also been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, in which he competes against Dan Levy and Eugene Levy from Schitt’s Creek, Nicholas Hoult from The Great and Ramy Youssef from Ramy.

Ted Lasso is based on the NBC Sports ads starring Sudeikis, created in 2014 to promote NBC Sports when it airs Premier League football matches.

Sudeikis teamed up with Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly (Detroiters) and Bill Lawrence (Spin City, Scrubs, Cougar Town) to create the new series.

The show revolves around Lasso, an American College Football coach who is brought in to coach a Premier League football team despite having no experience in coaching football and no real football knowledge whatsoever.

The show is widely loved by fans and critics alike, and the show is currently filming its second season in London.

Ad-based: Ted Lasso is based on the NBC Sports ads starring Sudeikis, created in 2014 to promote NBC Sports when airing Premier League football matches

Ad-based: Ted Lasso is based on the NBC Sports ads starring Sudeikis, created in 2014 to promote NBC Sports when airing Premier League football matches

Ad-based: Ted Lasso is based on the NBC Sports ads starring Sudeikis, created in 2014 to promote NBC Sports when airing Premier League football matches