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Eddie Redmayne And Felicity Jones Join Bafta Jury

6th September 2013

Les Miserables star Eddie Redmayne and actress Felicity Jones have joined a new Bafta jury in search of emerging British talent in film, television and gaming.The actors will help consider nominations for the first Bafta...

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Star Wars Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor Dead At 99

23rd August 2013

Gilbert Taylor, the veteran British cinematographer behind classic films Star Wars, The Omen and Dr Strangelove and The Beatles A Hard Day's Night, has died, aged 99.He passed away on Friday (23Aug13) at his home...

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Sir Ben Kingsley & Kathryn Bigelow To Receive Bafta/la Honours

5th August 2013

Oscar winners Sir Ben Kingsley and Kathryn Bigelow are to be honoured at Bafta's annual Britannia Awards in Los Angeles in November (13).The Zero Dark Thirty director and Gandhi star will be the guests of...

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Michael Sheen Up For Welsh Bafta

2nd August 2013

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has picked up a nomination for a top acting honour in his home country's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The Hollywood star is in the...

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Olivia Colman Struggling With New-found Fame

28th July 2013

British actress Olivia Colman is struggling to come to terms with her new-found fame after a slew of awards in recent months forced her into the public eye.The Iron Lady star picked up two British...

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Acclaimed Writer Elaine Morgan Dies Aged 92

19th July 2013

Celebrated Welsh author and playwright Elaine Morgan has died at the age of 92.She passed away at her home in Wales last Friday (12Jul13) after suffering a stroke. After winning a writing competition in...

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Broadcaster Alan Whicker Dies

12th July 2013

Revered British broadcaster Alan Whicker has died at the age of 87.The journalist and Tv presenter passed away at his home in Jersey in the early hours of Friday morning (12Jul13) after a battle with...

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Veteran British Actress Anna Wing Dead At 98

11th July 2013

Veteran British actress Anna Wing has died at the age of 98.Wing passed away on Sunday (07Jul13), according to her agent, but no further details about her death were available as Wenn went to press.Born...

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George Clooney To Receive Bafta La Honour

9th July 2013

Actor/director George Clooney is set to be feted for his career achievements by officials at the Los Angeles branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Descendants star will receive the prestigious...

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Dame Judi Dench Picks Up Doctorate From Sterling University

26th June 2013

Dame Judi Dench added doctorate to her long list of accolades on Wednesday (26Jun13) when she was honoured for her contribution to film at Scotland's Stirling University.The Oscar winner opened the school's research and training...

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Emeli Sande? That’S Dr Emeli Sande To You!

By Michael West | 13th June 2013

Emeli Sande has been awarded an honorary Doctor of the University degree by the University of Glasgow. The singer received the prestigious honour for her outstanding contribution to the music industry, reports BBC News.Sande’s degree...

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David Attenborough Doing Well After Heart Surgery

5th June 2013

Beloved nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday (04Jun13).The 87 year old, who is the younger brother of movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough, underwent an urgent operation to...

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Sam Mendes Heading Back To Bond - Report

29th May 2013

British director Sam Mendes is in talks to helm a second Bond movie following the massive success of his 007 debut Skyfall, according to a U.S. report.The Daniel Craig blockbuster became the most successful Bond...

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Rebecca Front Underwent Therapy To Address Claustrophobia

28th May 2013

Award-winning British actress Rebecca Front signed up for special therapy to combat her claustrophobia after she became too scared to fly or travel on the London Underground.The Nighty Night star has spent years battling a...

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Fascinating Fact: 3666407

16th May 2013

Sir Paul Mccartney was mobbed by fans in London on Wednesday night (15May13) as he attended a screening of Wings' live 1976 concert film Rockshow. The former Beatles rocker headed to the event at the...

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Lenny Henry Blasts Bafta Tv Awards Over Lack Of Black Nominees

15th May 2013

British comic Lenny Henry has accused bosses of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards of failing to recognise talented black Brits.Stars including Olivia Colman, Sheridan Smith, Steve Coogan and Ben...

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Sean Bean Sparks Reconciliation Rumours With Fourth Wife

14th May 2013

British actor Sean Bean has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with his ex-wife after she accompanied him to an awards ceremony in London over the weekend (11-12May13).The Lord of the Rings star was joined by...

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Millie Mackintosh Has Dress Nightmare On Bafta's Red Carpet [Pictures]

By Michael West | 13th May 2013

Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh had a nightmare from start to finish during her BAFTA's red-carpet arrival on Sunday evening (May 12, 2013). The 23-year-old reality star wore a pretty stunning looking Sass &...

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Romola Garai Details Birth During Tv Baftas Appearance

13th May 2013

Actress Romola Garai stunned U.K. Tv viewers on Sunday night (12May13) by graphically detailing the recent birth of her baby as she prepared to hand over a trophy at the British Academy of Film and...

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Olivia Coleman, A Nation's Sweetheart In The Making Following Bafta Success?

By Joe Wilde | 13th May 2013

The TV-leg of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards was held last night (May 12), offering thrills, spill, tears and laughs as always, as well as indicating who the United Kingdom's next...

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Olivia Colman Is Double Winner At Tv Baftas

12th May 2013

Actress Olivia Colman was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards on Sunday (12May13) after picking up two trophies.The Iron Lady star took home the Best Supporting Actress...

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Olivia Colman Fears She'll Boob At Baftas

9th May 2013

Actress Olivia Colman fears she will spill out of her dress at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Awards as the designer gown split when she tried it on.The Iron...

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Michael Palin To Receive Bafta Fellowship

3rd May 2013

Actor Michael Palin is set to be presented with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Fellowship honour at the organisation's upcoming TV Awards in recognition of his lengthy career.The Monty Python...

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Danny Boyle Applauds Hamish Hamilton At Bafta Tv Craft Awards

29th April 2013

Danny Boyle paid tribute to fellow director and former collaborator Hamish Hamilton as he scooped the top honour at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Craft Awards on Sunday (28Apr13).Hamilton was...

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Prince William Channels Batman On Movie Studio Trip

26th April 2013

British royal Prince William fulfilled every teenage boy's ambition on Friday (26Apr13) by clambering into the Batmobile and sitting astride the Bat-bike from Christian Bale's superhero movies.The second-in-line to the throne joined his pregnant wife...

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Bafta Rightly Snubs Downton Abbey In Favour Of Accused, The Girl, Last Tango

By Michael West | 9th April 2013

This year's BAFTA nominations is a pretty well rounded list, favouring Jimmy McGovern's superb 'Accused' series, the Sienna Miller starring 'The Girl' and 'Last Tango In Halifax,' a drama about elderly sweethearts reuniting through the...

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The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

9th April 2013

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

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Sienna Miller, Sean Bean (And Alan Partridge) Amongst Bafta Nominees

By Michael West | 9th April 2013

Sienna Miller, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi and Sarah Lancashire are among the nominees for the 2013 television BAFTAs. London based actress Miller - a star on both sides of the Atlantic - gets the nod...

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The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

9th April 2013

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

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The Things They Say: 3588121

5th April 2013

"She said she had often seen these presented, and it was a thrill. She was amazed at how bright and polished it was and also how heavy it was." Sir Kenneth Branagh reveals Queen Elizabeth...

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