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Bafta Television Awards 2016: 'Wolf Hall' Wins And Director Defends The Bbc

Period drama 'Wolf Hall' was the big winner at 2016's House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards, with the show taking home Best Drama Series and star Mark Rylance landing the Leading Actor accolade. Despite...

Idris Elba Takes Ex-girlfriend To Bafta Tv Awards

The British star and Naiyana Garth, the mother of his 23-month-old son Winston, reportedly called it quits after three years of dating in February (16), when reports suggested Idris had moved out of...

'Wolf Hall' Starring Mark Rylance Is The Biggest Bafta Tv 2016 Contender

'Wolf Hall' vies against 'This is England '90' and 'Doctor Foster' in the 2016 BAFTA TV Award nominations with four nominations. The Mark Rylance drama series has kept audiences gripped since it hit the small...

Idris Elba And Ben Whishaw Land Bafta Tv Nominations

The Wire star scores a nomination from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) for his role in Luther, while Whishaw is in the frame for the prize for thriller London...

Kate Winslet Told To 'Settle For Fat Girl Roles'

The Steve Jobs star won the Best Supporting Actress prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards on Sunday night (14Feb16), and speaking to the press right after claiming...

Rebel Wilson Sparks Controversy With "Transgender Face" Comments At Baftas

Rebel Wilson provided one of the more controversial moments at this year’s BAFTAs by making jokes about the ongoing debate over the lack of diversity in the movie industry, and then shocking some viewers by...

Leonardo Dicaprio Is Maggie Smith's Bafta Valentine

'Downton Abbey' star Maggie Smith became the luckiest woman at the BAFTAs (and possibly in Britain) this weekend when she received a great big Valentine's kiss off none other than Oscar favourite Leonardo DiCaprio, following...

Sacha Baron Cohen Jokes About 'Best White Actress' Award At Baftas

When it comes to racial inequality in the film industry, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen wasn't afraid to put his point across as he arrived at the 69th BAFTA awards at the weekend. With the Academy...

Stephen Fry Leaves Twitter After Backlash Over Baftas 'Bag Lady' Joke

Stephen Fry has deleted his twitter account after coming under fire for a joke he made while hosting the BAFTA awards on Sunday evening (February 14th). Fry, who has hosted the awards ceremony for 10...

Leonardo Dicaprio Wins Best Actor Bafta, As Oscars Glory Is In Sight

Leonardo DiCaprio took home his first ever BAFTA on Sunday night (February 14th), during the star-studded ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House. DiCaprio picked up the Best Leading Actor award for his portrayal of 19th...

Brooklyn Is An Early Bafta Winner

The movie, about an Irish immigrant resettling in New York, took home the golden BAFTA mask for Outstanding British Film on Sunday night (14Feb16), beating off competition from 45 Years, The Danish Girl,...

Awards Season Shifts Up A Gear With Bafta Nominations

This is the point where the industry weighs in on the conversation that has been limited mainly to critics so far. Unsurprisingly, Carol and The Revenant feature heavily in the Bafta race. But unlike the...

Eddie Redmayne, 'Carol' And 'Bridge Of Spies' Lead 2016 Bafta Nominations

Last year’s Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne has received his second BAFTA nod in as many years for his star turn in The Danish Girl, with Bridge of Spies and Carol leading the 2016 BAFTA nominations...

Alan Rickman Shares 'Harry Potter' And 'Die Hard' Secrets At Bafta's Life In Pictures Career Celebration

The career of Alan Rickman was celebrated on Wednesday evening, as the 69 year old was the subject of latest in BAFTA’s Life in Pictures series. Charming the audience with tales from his storied career,...

Bafta Tv Nominations Announced! The Missing Gets The Most Nods For 2015

The BAFTA Television Award nominations for 2015 have finally been announced, including the usual entertainment favourites, some easily predictable names and a few surprises along the way that represent the very best of British television.James...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Royal Honour After Sex Attack Conviction

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has stripped Rolf Harris of his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Cbe) title following his sex crime conviction.The disgraced entertainer was sentenced to nearly six years...

Rolf Harris To Be Stripped Of His Commander Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire Title

Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris will be stripped of his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Cbe) title following his sex crime conviction.The 84-year-old musician/Tv star was sentenced to almost six...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Australian Awards

Shamed Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his official honours in his home country following his sex crime conviction.The veteran musician/Tv star is currently behind bars in the U.K. after he was handed...

J.k. Simmons Wins First Oscar For Best Supporting Actor

Whiplash star J.K. Simmons has kicked off the celebrations at the 87th Oscars by walking away with the first prize of the night for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.The 60-year-old first-time...

Serge Pizzorno Launching Fashion Line

Kasabian rocker Serge Pizzorno is planning to launch a fashion line next year (16).The British guitarist has been working on designs for a year and hopes to follow in the footsteps of rockers-turned-fashionistas such as...

Bafta Advances Awards Season Into The Final Stretch

Last Sunday's British Academy Film Awards, better known as the Baftas, were a key point in this year's Oscar calendar, shifting everything into high gear for the final stretch until the Academy Awards are handed...

Rosamund Pike Was Pumping Breast Milk Just Before The Baftas

Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike likes to get to awards shows early so she can pump breast milk before the ceremony starts.The organised new mum comes prepared when she hits the red carpet, so she...

Bafta Bosses Apologise For Donald Sinden Snub

Bosses at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) have apologised to the family of late actor Sir Donald Sinden after missing him out of the In Memoriam segment at the awards ceremony...

Bbc Receives Complaints Over Stephen Fry's Bafta Hosting

Bbc bosses have received around 300 complaints from Tv viewers over quips made by Stephen Fry while hosting the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards on Sunday (08Feb15).Several outraged viewers filed responses...

Donald Sinden's Son Outraged By Bafta Snub

Sir Donald Sinden's son has written an angry email to the head of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) to express his "hurt" after his father was excluded from the award ceremony's...

Julianne Moore To Land Soccer Season Ticket If She Wins An Oscar

Julianne Moore has been invited to a soccer game in her mother's hometown and bosses of the local club hope to offer her a season ticket if she wins big at this year's (15) Academy...

Patricia Arquette Slams Film Industry Over Age-gap Romances

Actress Patricia Arquette has criticised movie bosses for frequently casting younger actresses in roles involving love affairs with older men.Arquette won the best supporting actress honour for her role in Boyhood at the British Academy...

Eddie Redmayne Planning Second Honeymoon

British actor Eddie Redmayne is planning to treat his wife to a second honeymoon after the Hollywood awards season comes to an end.The Theory of Everything star wed Hannah Bagshawe on 15 December (14) and...

Grammys Boss Defends Joan Rivers Omission From In Memoriam Segment

Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich has defended his decision to omit Joan Rivers from the prizegiving's In Memoriam segment on Sunday night (08Feb15), insisting he meant "no disrespect".The legendary comedienne, who was posthumously honoured with...

Bafta Boss Blames Studio For Selma's Awards Slump

Civil rights drama Selma failed to land a single nomination at this year's (15) Bafta Awards because movie bosses did not organise enough voter screenings, according to the organisation's chief executive.The movie was left out...

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