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Langham Denies Abusing Under-age Girl

12th July 2007

British comedy star CHRIS LANGHAM has been accused of grooming and abusing a teenage girl across a three year period, on the second day of his trial. The BAFTA-winning actor is charged with 10 counts...

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Washington Set For Bafta/la Honour

27th June 2007

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is set to pick up the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards later this year (07). The Training Day star will be honoured...

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Gervais And Wood Up For Baftas Tv Awards

11th April 2007

Comedy stars RICKY GERVAIS and VICTORIA WOOD have been nominated for acting prizes at the forthcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV awards. Gervais is nominated for Best Comedy Performance for his...

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Grant Failed To Impress Curtis

11th April 2007

British screenwriter RICHARD CURTIS did not want HUGH GRANT to play the lead role in his breakout movie FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, according to the actor. Grant claims the film's creator did not want...

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Nicole Stephane Dies

23rd March 2007

French actress/producer NICOLE STEPHANE died in Paris on 14 March (07). She was 83. The Parisian made her big screen debut in LE SILENCE DE LA MER in 1949 and after only 10 years acting,...

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Mirren An Uncomfortable Role Model

22nd February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN is struggling to cope with her new-found superstardom because she's not ready to be a role model for younger actors. The BAFTA-winning actress is hot favourite to pick up an Academy Award...

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Phillips: 'Fame Is Too Stressful'

21st February 2007

Veteran British actor LESLIE PHILLIPS loves all the attention he has been receiving in the wake of new movie VENUS, but finds his renewed popularity a bit stressful. The 82-year-old is enjoying a career resurgence...

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Mirren Pleads With Government For Theatre Funding

16th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN has become the latest British star to issue a plea to the UK government over proposals to cut funding for live theatre. The 61-year-old - who is tipped to win the Best...

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Collette Tips Mirren For Double Victory

16th February 2007

Australian actress TONI COLLETTE has tipped BAFTA winner DAME HELEN MIRREN for Oscar glory at the 2007 Academy Awards later this month (25FEB07). Mirren is the favourite to win the Best Actress honour for her...

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Langham Denies Child Offences

15th February 2007

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM has denied claims he sexually assaulted an underage girl in a London theatre. The 57-year-old BAFTA-winning actor is charged with one count of buggery, eight counts of indecent assault on...

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Ferry's Son Spends Night In Police Cell

14th February 2007

BRYAN FERRY's 24-year-old son was thrown in a police cell after a raucous night at a BAFTAs after-show party. OTIS FERRY was cautioned by police after on Sunday night (11FEB07) after throwing a photographer's keys...

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Mckellen Blasts 'Downmarket' Baftas

14th February 2007

English thespian SIR IAN MCKELLEN has branded Sunday (11FEB07) night's British Academy Awards (BAFTAs) "downmarket and low key". THE LORD OF THE RINGS star expressed his disappointment the awards had failed to attract neither LITTLE...

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Ferry's Boy Falls For Miller

13th February 2007

Veteran rocker BRYAN FERRY's son was spotted kissing actress SIENNA MILLER at the BAFTAs after-show party on Sunday (11FEB07) night, sparking rumours of a romance. Model ISAAC FERRY, 21, and Miller, 25, were openly canoodling...

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Craig Shocks Well-meaning Fans

13th February 2007

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG shocked revellers at the BAFTAs aftershow party on Sunday night (11FEB07) when he lashed out at well-meaning fans. Craig reportedly became increasingly incensed when award attendees praised his toned frame...

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Winslet Sues Magazine Over Diet Doctor Claims

12th February 2007

Actress KATE WINSLET is hauling a British magazine into court over claims she visited a US 'diet doctor' to slim down. The curvy TITANIC star - an outspoken opponent of Hollywood's growing trend for extreme...

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Phillips' Bond Ambition

12th February 2007

Veteran British actor LESLIE PHILLIPS is desperate to land a role as a JAMES BOND villain. The 82-year-old is enjoying a career resurgence thanks to his role in movie VENUS, which earned him a BAFTA...

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Mirren Shocks Bafta Viewers With F Word

12th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN shocked viewers watching live TV coverage of stars arriving at the BAFTAs, by swearing on the red carpet. Mirren's foul-mouthed tirade was captured during a broadcast for UK TV station Sky News...

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The Things They Say 3993

11th February 2007

"IDI AMIN wrote love letters to the Queen, he offered himself as her lover. FOREST (WHITAKER), if you're willing, I think there may be some takers." PETER MORGAN, who wrote the screenplays for both THE...

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The Things They Say 3994

11th February 2007

"I'm going to make another film about (TRUMAN) CAPOTE. You can't have too many out." Comedian RICKY GERVAIS joked to the audience while presenting an award at the BAFTAs....

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James Bond Flops At Baftas

11th February 2007

JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE failed to live up to hype at the BAFTAs, winning just one of the nine awards it was nominated for. Despite nods in the Best British Film category and for...

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The Things They Say 3992

11th February 2007

"This means a lot because to be embraced by another shore is a special thing. I try to think of myself as a citizen of the planet... to touch people in the world." A moved...

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Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

11th February 2007

A tearful DAME HELEN MIRREN dedicated her Best Leading Actress BAFTA to her "mentor" actor IAN RICHARDSON, who died on Friday (09FEB07). The pair starred together in 1968 movie A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - the...

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Dench Made Money By Betting On Mirren To Win

11th February 2007

DAME JUDI DENCH knew she wouldn't win the Best Actress award at the BAFTAs, and claims she made money by correctly betting on DAME HELEN MIRREN to take home the top prize. Dench - nominated...

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Mirren's Queen Reigns Over Baftas

11th February 2007

THE QUEEN and its star DAME HELEN MIRREN were the big winners at tonight's (11FEB07) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning the Best Film and Best Actress awards. Elsewhere, FOREST WHITAKER won the Best...

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Mirren's Queen Reigns Over Baftas

11th February 2007

THE QUEEN and its star DAME HELEN MIRREN were the big winners at tonight's (11FEB07) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning the Best Film and Best Actress awards. Elsewhere, FOREST WHITAKER won the Best...

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Shetty Shuns Baftas For Sick Dad

11th February 2007

Bollywood star SHILPA SHETTY will miss out on an appearance at tonight's (11FEB07) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards after jetting home to be with her sick father. The actress was told...

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Bafta Party Axed Over Burberry Demo Fear

2nd February 2007

BAFTA nominees DANIEL CRAIG and DAME HELEN MIRREN will be missing out on a pre-ceremony party because the British Academy of Film and Television Art bash has lost its main sponsor. Fashion giant Burberry dropped...

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Brosnan Hails Craig As Best Bond

28th January 2007

Former 007 actor PIERCE BROSNAN has hailed his successor DANIEL CRAIG as the best JAMES BOND ever. Brosnan, who played Bond in four of the superspy thrillers, was furious at being told he would no...

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Borat Nominated For Wga Award

12th January 2007

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has garnered a surprise nomination from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for his spoof documentary, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN. Despite losing...

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The Queen Leads Bafta Nominations

12th January 2007

THE QUEEN and CASINO ROYALE look set to be the big winners at this year's (07) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, after leading the nominations for next month's (11FEB07) ceremony at...

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