Articles Tagged 'BAFTA TV Awards'

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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