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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on April 7th, 2014
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 8th, 2014
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.
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 – ...
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 9th, 2013
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 ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on February 10th, 2012
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 6th, 2012
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, ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on February 13th, 2011
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 ...
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 ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on February 11th, 2011
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?