The BAFTAs

‘Doctor Who’, ‘Burton & Taylor’ and ‘Broadchurch’ Up For TV BAFTAs

Nominations are in for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards, which will be held on Sunday 18 May, and as you’d expect, they make a compelling case for the current strength of British television.

The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances.

BAFTA Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Doctor Who’

This weekend it’s the BAFTA Television Awards, hosted by Graham Norton. And, in recognition of 50 years of wonderment, 50 years of hiding behind soft furnishings, and 50 years of providing a LOT of work for British TV actors – ...

James Bond And The Argonauts: The 2013 BAFTAs

I’m pretty sure if a well-known British actor had tried his hand at directing, delivered a well-liked and unthodox thriller, starring himself, then taken it to an awards ceremony in America and walked off with two of the largest ...

BAFTAs: Abraham Lincoln Invades Britain And Beats Up James Bond

It’s been a busy week for awards nominations, what with the BAFTA Rising Star nominees, and the National Television Awards –  and it’s only Wednesday! – but today, BAFTA announced the full shortlist for their film ...

Meryl Streep Wins Acclaim, ‘Iron Lady’ Thatcher Remains Lightning Rod

It’s a smart bet that Meryl Streep will win a shiny BAFTA award – a golden face mask mounted on a squat pedestal – as Best Actress on Sunday for her widely praised turn as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The ...

BAFTA Film Awards Longlist Revealed – Snape’s Up For An Award!

The longlist for the British Academy Film Awards is out, in preparation for the ceremony on February 12, and as you’d expect, a lot of Anglophenia-friendly films have been nominated. Harry Potter, Tinker Tailor and The Iron Lady, ...

BAFTAs Wrap-Up: Will ‘The King’s Speech’ Sweep Continue at the Oscars?

The King’s Speech, the period drama about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stutter, won seven BAFTAs at yesterday’s ceremony (February 13). Its haul included awards for Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting ...

Ready, Set, Go for the BAFTAs: A Preview

As the seemingly endless, Louboutin-shod march to the Academy Awards on February 27 continues, all eyes will focus on London this Sunday (February 13) evening when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts hands out its coveted ...

WATCH: Oscar Nominee Helena Bonham Carter: A Career in Clips

It always comes as a surprise to see Helena Bonham Carter dressed in the latest couture concoction while walking the red carpet for an awards show or movie premiere. Where’s the corset?