Articles Tagged 'BAFTA TV Awards'

Benedict Cumberbatch (Pic: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Could This Be the Year Benedict Finally Wins a BAFTA?

The nominations for this year’s BAFTA Television Awards have been revealed today (April 8), and as you’d expect, there’s a more-than-decent showing of Anglophenia favorites. Benedict Cumberbatch is up to six BAFTA nominations now. This is the third year he is listed in the leading actor category for his part in Sherlock, no mean feat […]

Olivia Colman

‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Broadchurch’ Win at the BAFTA TV Awards

The TV BAFTAs have just finished, and it’s been a heck of a year for Broadchurch, and not a bad one for Doctor Who either. In total, Broadchurch won three awards—best drama, best supporting actor for David Bradley and best actress for Olivia Colman. Olivia, who melted hearts with her astonishing speeches last year, actually […]

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman Is The Queen Of The BAFTAs

Last night’s BAFTA TV awards ceremony was a most Anglopheniac spectacle indeed, with top prizes going to some of our favorite British talents. Olivia Colman, for example, (finally) won two awards, for entirely contrasting jobs. Supporting actress for her tear-stained role in the gang-battling drama Accused, and female comedy performer for Twenty Twelve. Her first […]

WATCH: Claire Foy on ‘White Heat’ and British TV in America

Actress Claire Foy has appeared on American television in several British imports — Little Doritt and Upstairs Downstairs for Masterpiece and now BBC America’s White Heat, which airs its fifth episode tonight (June 6) at 10/9c. The Mancunian beauty chatted with BBC’s Alan Moloney about the series’ appeal and why U.S. viewers have such an […]

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