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Doctor Who And Peaky Blinders Triumph At Bafta Craft Awards

Top British Tv shows Doctor Who and Peaky Blinders picked up two awards each at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Craft Awards on Sunday (27Apr14).The event celebrates the talented teams working...

Uma Thurman Calls Off Engagement - Report

Actress Uma Thurman has called off her engagement to multi-millionaire Arpad Busson, according to a U.K. report.The Kill Bill star began dating the French financier in 2007 and the couple announced its engagement in 2008,...

Julie Walters To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Veteran actress Julie Walters is to be feted for her work on the small screen with a special honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Harry Potter star will be presented...

Breaking Bad And House Of Cards Nominated At Tv Baftas

Breaking Bad will go up against House Of Cards in the fight for the best international Tv show prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards.The drama shows will compete...

Lenny Henry Brings Ethnicity Campaign To Bafta

British comedian Lenny Henry stepped up his campaign to launch more black actors on U.K. Tv by giving an impassioned lecture to members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) on Monday...

Barkhad Abdi Struggling Financially As He Waits For New Acting Gig

Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi has been struggling to make ends meet after quitting his job at a cell phone store in Minneapolis following the 2013 release of Captain Phillips.The 28 year old had been working...

Tinie Tempah Was Terrified During Baftas Performance

Rapper Tinie Tempah was overcome with stage fright during his performance at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards after he spotted some of Hollywood's most famous stars in the audience.The British...

Spanish Guitarist Paco De Lucia Dies

Celebrated Spanish guitarist Paco De Lucia has died in Mexico, aged 66.The flamenco star passed away after suffering a heart attack during a day out at a beach in Cancun with his family....

Stephen Fry Nearly Missed Baftas In Travel Chaos

British funnyman Stephen Fry nearly missed his star turn hosting the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards after a snow storm left him stranded in New York City.The actor hosted the lavish...

Jennifer Lawrence Feared Bafta Victory Was A Prank

Actress Jennifer Lawrence thought she had fallen victim to a cruel joke when she was first told she had won a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award.Lawrence won the Bafta trophy for...

Andy Serkis: 'There Are Not Enough Chances For Working Class Actors'

Actor Andy Serkis fears young British actors from poor backgrounds are purposefully snubbed by moviemakers.The Lord Of The Rings star recently paid a visit to The Young Actors Theatre in north London, where he first...

Two Americans Found Dead On Real-life Captain Phillips Ship

The ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009 and used as inspiration for Tom Hanks' Captain Phillips drama has hit headlines again after two Americans were found dead onboard the vessel in the...

Act Of Killing Director Can Never Return To Indonesia

A co-director of Bafta-winning film The Act Of Killing fears he will never be able to return to Indonesia as the hard-hitting documentary has put his life at risk.The movie shocked audiences with first-hand accounts...

Noel Gallagher In Talks For An Oasis Film

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has been approached by a film studio to make a movie about the rock group.The band split in 2009 following a backstage bust-up between Noel and his singer brother Liam...

Dame Helen Mirren Welcomed At Buckingham Palace As 'Granny'

Dame Helen Mirren was finally given the royal thumbs up for her portrayal of The Queen at a Buckingham Palace party in London on Monday night (17Feb14).The actress was awarded a Bafta Fellowship by Prince...

Hey Internet, Of Course Bradley Cooper Knew Who Barkhad Abdi Was

There were some pretty nasty accusations flying round on what was otherwise a cordial affair at the Baftas last night; when Emma Thompson read out Barkhad Abdi’s name for the Best Supporting Actor award, the...

10 Things The Bafta's Told Us About The Oscars

As the last big awards show before the Academy Awards in March the BAFTA’s has always been regarded as a solid barometer for the Oscars. Last night (February 16, 2014) however was full of surprises,...

Bafta's Red Carpet: Best And Worst Dressed On The Night [Pictures]

Awards season is when we get to judge not only the acting performances of our favourite Hollywood stars but also their wardrobe choices. The BAFTA’s is always the best place to make a pre-Oscar’s fashion...

Baftas 2014: Is Jennifer Lawrence Just Going To Win Everything, All The Time?

This is getting a bit ridiculous: Jennifer Lawrence could just about win the Ballon d’Or right now. Best Supporting Actress at the Baftas ahead of Sally Hawking and Lupita Nyong’o? Come on, really? We get...

Judi Dench Flashes Her Butt At The Baftas

Dame Judi Dench left movie mogul Harvey Weinstein cringing at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) film awards when she flashed her butt to Oprah Winfrey in front of him.The veteran British...

From 'Gravity' To Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got It Wrong

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

Cate Blanchett Turns Air Blue At Baftas

Cate Blanchett turned the air blue at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) film awards on Sunday night (16Feb14) when she cursed while dedicating her best actress win to Philip Seymour Hoffman.The...

Gravity Wins Big As 12 Years A Slave Stalls At Baftas

Space drama Gravity scooped a handful of top honours at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (16Feb14), including a Best Director prize for Alfonso Cuaron.The sci-fi hit, starring Sandra...

Gravity Already A Big Winner At Baftas As First Awards Are Announced

Gravity has become the early winner at the Bafta Awards in London, picking up a handful of top prizes, including Best Screenplay, Music, Cinematography and Best British Film.The outer space drama, starring Sandra Bullock and...

Helen Mirren Sad Parents Won't Witness Bafta Honour

Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has mixed emotions about landing a fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) as she is sad her parents did not live to witness the proud...

Harvey Weinstein Fears Judi Dench's Illness Could Cost Her Awards

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein fears Dame Judi Dench may miss out on top awards this season because she has not be able to campaign due to ill health.Dench is up for the Best Actress Award...

Helen Mirren Hopes Bafta Honour Is Proof The Royals Like Her

Dame Helen Mirren hopes Prince William's decision to present her with her Bafta fellowship on Sunday (16Feb14) means the royal family approves of her portrayal of The Queen.The Oscar-winning actress has played William's grandmother, Queen...

Peter Greenaway To Receive Bafta Honour

British director Peter Greenaway will be honoured for his contribution to cinema at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (16Feb14).The Draughtsman's Contract moviemaker, who famously declared "cinema is dead"...

Matt Damon Facing Long Haul Commute To See Family

Actor Matt Damon will travel more than 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometres) in the space of just five days as he jets between London and Los Angeles to see his children.Damon has been in London to...

The Baftas 2014: Predicting Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director And Best Supporting Categories

Award season has been grumbling away like Smaug inside Erebor for the last few months; but dragon is slowly awakening. Since the Gotham awards last year, the perennial question of ‘who’ll win what?’ has echoed...

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

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