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Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

21st December 2008

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...

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Minogue Denies Love Split

2nd December 2008

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...

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

1st December 2008

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...

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Swinton's 'Foursome' Is 'Very Dull'

23rd November 2008

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...

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Penn Weighs In On Madonna/ritchie Divorce At Award Ceremony

8th November 2008

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)....

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Thandie Newton: W Is My Vote In The Us Elections

24th October 2008

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...

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Fused Wins 48 Hour Film Project Competition

24th October 2008

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...

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

3rd October 2008

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...

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Peep Show Heading Across Atlantic

30th September 2008

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...

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Fascinating Fact 6036

25th September 2008

Hollywood star SEAN PENN is to be honoured by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)/Los Angeles in November (08). The actor will be presented with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia award for excellence...

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Ray Winstone To Replace De Niro In Edge Of Darkness Remake

12th September 2008

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...

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Gavin And Stacey Third Series 'Depends On Scripts'

2nd September 2008

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...

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Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

29th August 2008

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...

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Gavin And Stacey Star Slams Aspirational Hollyoaks Cast

7th August 2008

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...

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Second Date Confirmed For Ennio Morricone Belfast Gig

30th July 2008

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...

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Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

14th June 2008

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...

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Russell T Davies To Leave Doctor Who

20th May 2008

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...

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Hudson Releases Debut Album

20th May 2008

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...

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St Trinian's Set For Second Cinema Field Trip

19th May 2008

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...

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Mel Gibson Back In Front Of Camera For Edge Of Darkness

29th April 2008

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...

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New Comedy Series For Gavin And Stacey Stars

24th April 2008

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...

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Marr Slams "Shameful" Level Of History Education

21st April 2008

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...

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Gavin And Stacey And Harry Hill Take Bafta Honours

21st April 2008

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...

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Controversial Filmmaker Wins Bafta

21st April 2008

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...

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Forsyth Awarded Highest Bafta Accolade

21st April 2008

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...

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Forsyth Awarded Highest Bafta Accolade

20th April 2008

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...

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Sir Alan And Piers Morgan Prepare For Popularity Contest

19th April 2008

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...

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Brucie Bonus: Legend Forsyth To Receive Bafta Honour

19th April 2008

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...

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Graham Norton Defends Bbc Talent Shows

11th April 2008

TV presenter GRAHAM NORTON has defended BBC talent shows in the wake of criticism from KEVIN SPACEY.The actor stated that shows such I'D DO ANYTHING and ANY DREAM WILL DO are a "13-week promotion for...

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Bafta Award To Honour Minghella

11th April 2008

Late director ANTHONY MINGHELLA is to be honoured with a special BAFTA Award created in his name, according to British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH. Just three weeks after his untimely death, Minghella's peers at the...

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