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Bafta 2015 Nominations Reveal Secrets Of Awards Season

Friday morning's British Academy Film Awards nominations show the predicted Bafta love for home-grown movies like 'The Imitation Game' and 'The Theory of Everything', but were even more notable for who was missing from the...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Leads Bafta Nominations

The Grand Budapest Hotel emerged as the top contender for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards on Friday (09Jan15).The oddball comedy, starring Ralph Fiennes, lead the charge with 11 nominations...

The Theory Of Everything And Birdman Lead Bafta Nominations

The Theory Of Everything and Birdman have emerged as early contenders at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards after nominations were announced on Friday morning (09Jan15).The critically-acclaimed films were given...

Shailene Woodley To Compete For Bafta Rising Star Award

Shailene Woodley and Margot Robbie are among the actors vying for the Rising Star prize at the British Academy Of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards in February (15).The Fault in Our Stars actress, who...

Eddie Redmayne Haunted By Baftas Vomit Incident

Eddie Redmayne is still haunted by his experience of vomiting backstage at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) awards.The Les Miserables star was struck down with food poisoning at the movie awards...

Actor Adam Deacon Facing Harassment Charge

British actor Adam Deacon has been charged with one count of harassment.The Kidulthood star, who hails from east London, was released on bail from a police station in the British capital on Saturday (20Dec14). The...

Rza To Give Keynote Speech At South By Southwest

Rapper/actor Rza has been chosen to give one of the keynote speeches at the 2015 South By Southwest Film Conference.The Wu-Tang Clan star has also made a name for himself in the film world and...

James Mcavoy Wins Top Honour At Bafta Scotland Awards

Actor James Mcavoy was given a warm hometown honour as he won the top acting prize at the 2014 Bafta Scotland awards on Sunday (16Nov14).The Glasgow native picked up the Best Film Actor trophy for...

Puppeteer Peter Firmin Lands Bafta Honour

A puppeteer behind beloved British children's shows the Clangers and Bagpuss is to receive a special honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).Peter Firmin, the co-creator of the U.K. Tv favourites,...

Judi Dench Picks Up Honour At Britannia Awards

British actress Dame Judi Dench was "overwhelmed" as she was honoured for her career at the Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday (30Oct14).The veteran star was presented with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award...

Sherlock Dominates Welsh Baftas

Hit detective drama Sherlock was crowned king of Welsh Tv on Sunday night (26Oct514) when it scooped three top honours at the country's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The...

Kevin Macdonald's Hong Kong Masterclass Cancelled

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Bafta bosses have postponed director Kevin Macdonald's university masterclass in Hong Kong due to the region's ongoing political unrest.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker was due to give...

David Attenborough Wants To Discover The Yeti

Veteran nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough hopes to fulfil a lifelong ambition by tracking down the Yeti.The 88-year-old Brit has been making wildlife shows for the Bbc since the 1950s and his groundbreaking work...

Richard Attenborough Dies

British movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough has died, aged 90.The actor/director/producer passed away on Sunday (24Aug14). While his exact cause of death has yet to be revealed, Attenborough had been living in a nursing...

Rolf Harris Launches Appeal Bid

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his conviction for sex attacks on four young girls.Harris was found guilty in June (14) of molesting four females aged between seven and 19...

British Prosecutors Will Not Appeal Rolf Harris' Sentence

The U.K. Attorney General has declined to appeal disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris' five-year sentence for child sex offences after receiving a slew of complaints suggesting the punishment is not enough.The Australian singer/artist, 84, was ordered...

Tom Rolf Dead At 82

Oscar-winning film editor Tom Rolf has died at the age of 82.Rolf, whose movie credits include Taxi Driver, The Horse Whisperer, Stakeout, and Jacob's Ladder, reportedly passed away last month (Jun14) but no further details...

Japanese Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto is taking time off from his music career after be was diagnosed with throat cancer.The world-renowned musician announced on Thursday (10Jul14) that he was given the news he has oropharyngeal...

Bafta Headquarters Rocked By Explosion

An investigation has been launched following an explosion outside the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) headquarters in London.The streets around the film organisation's base in Piccadilly were closed on Wednesday night (02Jul14)...

British Police Investigating New Allegations Against Rolf Harris

British authorities are investigating new allegations of indecent assault against disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris following his conviction on 12 charges on Monday (30Jun14).The musician and Tv presenter, 84, was found guilty of inappropriately touching...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Aria Hall Of Fame Honour Following Conviction

Shamed entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his Australian Recording Industry Association (Aria) Hall of Fame honour following his conviction on 12 indecent assault charges on Monday (30Jun14).The Australian musician and Tv presenter was...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Bafta Honour After Sex Abuse Conviction

Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) fellowship after he was convicted of 12 indecent assault charges on Monday (30Jun14).The veteran musician/Tv presenter was...

Eli Wallach Dies Aged 98

Legendary character actor Eli Wallach has died aged 98.The veteran star's death was confirmed by his daughter, Katherine. No further details have been released. Wallach made a name for himself in Hollywood with a...

Michael Sheen Glad He Dodged Soccer Career

British actor Michael Sheen is glad his father steered him away from a soccer career because he would have retired already.The character actor has been nominated for a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three British...

Hey Trolls, Sarah Millican Wore Her Bafta's Dress Again. Why? Because She's Awesome

At last year’s Television BAFTAs comedienne Sarah Millican chose to wear a perfectly nice dress from John Lewis, one which she felt comfortable and happy in for her big night. But who cares what she...

James Corden's Wife Pregnant With Second Child

British actor James Corden is set to become a father for the second time.The funnyman's wife, Julia Carey, showed off a small baby bump on Sunday (18May14) as the couple walked the red carpet at...

Itv's Broadchurch Cleans Up At Television Baftas [Pictures]

ITV crime-drama Broadchurch won three television BAFTAs on Sunday, for best drama, best actress for Olivia Colman and best supporting actor for David Bradley. Colman, who won two Baftas in 2013, cried on-stage and was...

Broadchurch A Triple Winner At Tv Baftas

Hit crime drama Broadchurch was a triple winner at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards on Sunday (18May14).The detective series picked up the Leading Actress prize for Olivia Colman, Supporting...

Cilla Black Tears Up Over Late Husband On Live Tv

Sixties singer Cilla Black choked back tears on live Tv on Friday (09May14) as she told how proud her late husband would be of her special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award.The...

Cilla Black To Receive Special Bafta Tv Award

Veteran British entertainer Cilla Black is set to receive the Special Award at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards in recognition of her 50 year career.The 1960s singer-turned-Tv host...

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