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Jonathan Ross Blogs About 'Hosting Baftas'

Controversial television presenter Jonathan Ross is likely to present the Bafta film awards next month, it has emerged.The chatshow host and disc jockey wrote on his online Twitter blog that he will host the prestigious...

By on 14 January 2009

Cera + Fassbender Make Bafta's Rising Star Shortlist

JUNO star MICHAEL CERA, 300's MICHAEL FASSBENDER and CONTROL's TOBY KEBBELL have made the shortlist for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) Rising Star Award. The trio will compete against fellow up-and-coming...

British Awards Ceremony Saved

A British film and TV awards ceremony has been rescued just a month after a major financial crisis forced organisers to scrap the show. The Screen Nation Film and Television Awards, which honours black talent,...

Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

Lord Attenborough is in a stable condition in hospital after an accident at home.85-year-old Richard Attenborough was scheduled to unveil a plaque in honour of Brief Encounter actress Celia Johnson in Richmond-upon-Thames on Thursday but...

By on 21 December 2008

Minogue Denies Love Split

Pop star DANNII MINOGUE and her rugby player boyfriend KRIS SMITH have dismissed rumours of a split - insisting their relationship is "going well." The couple's romance came under the spotlight after Australian media reported...

Hannah Montana + Wall-e Triumph At Children's Baftas

MILEY CYRUS' hit show HANNAH MONTANA and animated movie WALL-E were the big winners at the British Academy Children's Awards in London. The Children's BAFTAs ceremony, which took place on Sunday (30Nov08) night, saw the...

Swinton's 'Foursome' Is 'Very Dull'

Actress TILDA SWINTON has opened up about her unusual living arrangements with her longterm partner and her toyboy lover, insisting their relationships are "really very dull". The Oscar winner has 11-year-old twins with playwright John...

Penn Weighs In On Madonna/ritchie Divorce At Award Ceremony

SEAN PENN snubbed his ex-wife MADONNA and pledged his support for her estranged husband GUY RITCHIE, as he accepted BAFTA/LA's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at a Hollywood ceremony on Thursday (07Nov08)....

Thandie Newton: W Is My Vote In The Us Elections

Thandie Newton has described her portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W as her 'vote' in the presidential elections.The Bafta-winning British actress, obviously barred from participating in the US elections, told...

By on 24 October 2008

Fused Wins 48 Hour Film Project Competition

A six-minute short film entitled Fused has won the best film prize in the 48 Hour Film Project competition.Fused, starring Iddo Goldberg, Ed Weeks, Greg Finnegan, Tom Turner and Marny Godden, tells of the unexpected...

By on 24 October 2008

Cheadle, Swinton And Frears To Be Honoured By Bafta/la

DON CHEADLE, TILDA SWINTON and film-maker STEPHEN FREARS will be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles (BAFTA) at a ceremony in Hollywood in November (08). Cheadle will receive the BAFTA/LA...

Peep Show Heading Across Atlantic

David Mitchell and Robert Webb's sitcom Peep Show has attracted the attention of the US, with a trade report claiming a pilot is to be made by Spike TV.The Hollywood Reporter said a pilot had...

By on 30 September 2008

Ray Winstone To Replace De Niro In Edge Of Darkness Remake

Ray Winstone has been drafted in to replace Robert De Niro in the upcoming film adaptation of Edge of Darkness.The Goodfellas star left the project, a cinematic version of the 80s BBC drama, after just...

By on 12 September 2008

Gavin And Stacey Third Series 'Depends On Scripts'

Gavin and Stacey will only return for a third series if the scripts are of a high standard, according to Ruth Jones.The Bafta winner, who plays Nessa in the much-loved sitcom she wrote with co-star...

By on 02 September 2008

Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

Sam Taylor-Wood is to direct a film about John Lennon's teenage years, reports claim.The artist will be joined by Control writer Matt Greenhalgh in making Nowhere Boy, a look at the former Beatle's first brushes...

By on 29 August 2008

Gavin And Stacey Star Slams Aspirational Hollyoaks Cast

Former Hollyoaks actor James Corden has criticised the arrogance of the Channel 4 soap's cast.Before becoming a Bafta and British Comedy award winner for Gavin and Stacey, Corden had a small part in the Chester-set...

By on 07 August 2008

Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone will perform two shows in Belfast this year after a second date was added to meet huge public demand.The man behind the unforgettable scores for the likes of The Good, the...

By on 30 July 2008

Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

By on 14 June 2008

Russell T Davies To Leave Doctor Who

Russell T Davies is to step down as executive producer of the BBC hit show Doctor Who.Davies brought the cult show back on to British television in 2005, breathing new life into the character and...

By on 20 May 2008

Hudson Releases Debut Album

Oscar-winner JENNIFER HUDSON is gearing up to release her debut album - four years after she shot to fame as a contestant on U.S. talent show American Idol. The Dreamgirls star will release her self-titled...

St Trinian's Set For Second Cinema Field Trip

The girls of St Trinian's will return to the screen in 2009, Ealing Studios has confirmed.Unveiling its international roster at the Cannes film festival, the legendary British production house confirmed a follow-up to the 2007...

By on 19 May 2008

Mel Gibson Back In Front Of Camera For Edge Of Darkness

Mel Gibson is to return to acting for the first time in six years in a feature adaptation of 80s BBC drama Edge of Darkness.The Mad Max star has not topped the bill in front...

By on 29 April 2008

New Comedy Series For Gavin And Stacey Stars

Two of the stars of BBC Three's award-winning sitcom Gavin and Stacey have had their own sketch show commissioned by the channel.James Corden and Mathew Horne will star in six 30-minute episodes in a mix...

By on 24 April 2008

Marr Slams "Shameful" Level Of History Education

BBC journalist Andrew Marr has slammed the "shameful" level of history education in Britain.His recent BBC series, Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain, picked up a Bafta at last night's ceremony, winning the specialist factual...

By on 21 April 2008

Gavin And Stacey And Harry Hill Take Bafta Honours

BBC3's Gavin and Stacey and Harry Hill's TV Burp were the big winners at last night's Bafta awards.James Corden took the comedy performance award for his title role in Gavin and Stacey, a sitcom about...

By on 21 April 2008

Controversial Filmmaker Wins Bafta

A British filmmaker who sparked controversy over his documentary about Alzheimer's disease has scooped a top accolade at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Television Awards. Paul Watson won the award for...

Forsyth Awarded Highest Bafta Accolade

Veteran British TV host BRUCE FORSYTH received the highest accolade the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy can award at a ceremony in London on Sunday night (20Apr08). The 80-year-old entertainer was...

Forsyth Awarded Highest Bafta Accolade

Veteran British TV host BRUCE FORSYTH received the highest accolade the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Academy can award at a ceremony in London on Sunday night (20Apr08). The 80-year-old entertainer was...

Sir Alan And Piers Morgan Prepare For Popularity Contest

Sir Alan Sugar and Piers Morgan are turning their personal feud into a nationwide popularity contest ahead of tomorrow's Baftas.The Apprentice supremo and Morgan, who won the US version of the show hands-down but was...

By on 19 April 2008

Brucie Bonus: Legend Forsyth To Receive Bafta Honour

Entertainment legend Bruce Forsyth is set to receive British television's highest honour tomorrow night at the Baftas.The 80-year-old will receive the award from comedian Paul Merton in London, the city where 50 years ago he...

By on 19 April 2008

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