Articles Tagged 'BAFTA TV Awards'

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‘The Crown’ Leads BAFTA Television Award Nominations

Nominations for the TV BAFTA awards were announced today (April 11), and rather fittingly the show on the top of the pile is The Crown. Netflix’s lavish dramatization of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II received five nods from the BAFTA judges: Best Drama Series; Best Leading Actress for Claire Foy, who plays the young queen; Best Supporting […]

Mark Rylance, accepting the Best Drama award for ‘Wolf Hall’, poses in the Winners room at the House Of Fraser British Academy Television Awards 2016  at the Royal Festival Hall on May 8, 2016 in London, England.

‘Wolf Hall’ Wins Top Gongs at TV BAFTAs

The TV BAFTAs hosted by Graham Norton took place in London last night, with Wolf Hall winning Best Drama Series and Best Leading Actor for Oscar winner Mark Rylance. It marked the latest in a year of awards and nominations for the actor, who won an Oscar in February for his role in The Bridge of […]

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Idris Elba, Ben Whishaw Among BAFTA TV Award Nominations

Nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards celebrating excellence in British TV have been announced, and BBC AMERICA series Luther, London Spy, Adele: Live in London, The Graham Norton Show and Doctor Who all received nods from the judges. Luther was nominated thanks to the performance of Idris Elba, who is competing for the Best Leading Actor Award […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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