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Mirren Dedicates Award To Late 'Mentor' Ian Richardson

A tearful DAME HELEN MIRREN dedicated her Best Leading Actress BAFTA to her "mentor" actor IAN RICHARDSON, who died on Friday (09FEB07). The pair starred together in 1968 movie A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - the...

Mirren's Queen Reigns Over Baftas

THE QUEEN and its star DAME HELEN MIRREN were the big winners at tonight's (11FEB07) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), winning the Best Film and Best Actress awards. Elsewhere, FOREST WHITAKER won the Best...

Shetty Shuns Baftas For Sick Dad

Bollywood star SHILPA SHETTY will miss out on an appearance at tonight's (11FEB07) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards after jetting home to be with her sick father. The actress was told...

Bafta Party Axed Over Burberry Demo Fear

BAFTA nominees DANIEL CRAIG and DAME HELEN MIRREN will be missing out on a pre-ceremony party because the British Academy of Film and Television Art bash has lost its main sponsor. Fashion giant Burberry dropped...

Brosnan Hails Craig As Best Bond

Former 007 actor PIERCE BROSNAN has hailed his successor DANIEL CRAIG as the best JAMES BOND ever. Brosnan, who played Bond in four of the superspy thrillers, was furious at being told he would no...

Borat Nominated For Wga Award

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has garnered a surprise nomination from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for his spoof documentary, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN. Despite losing...

Bond Girl Green Nominated For Bafta

New BOND girl EVA GREEN has been nominated for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's (07) British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. The French beauty, who stars opposite DANIEL CRAIG...

Showbiz Review Of The Year

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw 2006 has been a year of showbiz scandal. Careers have been made and destroyed and marriages have started and ended. If there's one lasting and poignant message for celebrities to...

Ken Russell Flashes Ex-miss Great Britain

Veteran filmmaker KEN RUSSELL flashed his genitalia at disgraced former Miss Great Britain DANIELLE LLOYD within hours of entering reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother last night (03JAN07). The 79-year-old Oscar nominee and three time...

Cohen's Singing Dumped From Sweeney Todd

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's singing has reportedly been cut from TIM BURTON's forthcoming SWEENEY TODD movie, because it's so bad. The BORAT and ALI G creator plays SIGNOR ADOLFO PIRELLI - the arch-rival of...

Bafta Rule Change Affects High-profile Movies

A new rule put in place by the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) is preventing high-profile movies including CLINT EASTWOOD's LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA from being entered into the organisation's 2007 ceremony....

The Curse Of The Were-rabbit Scores Bafta Double

British animated characters WALLACE + GROMIT have scored a British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) double, after their THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT won Best Film at the Children's BAFTAs last night (26NOV06)....

Langham In Court Over Child Porn Charges

British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM appeared in a Kent, England court yesterday (22NOV06) charged with 15 counts of making indecent images of children. The BAFTA-winning actor, 57, only spoke to confirm his name and that he...

Wallace And Gromit Up For Double Bafta

British animated characters WALLACE and GROMIT could do the BAFTA double at the upcoming (26NOV06) Children's British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards (BAFTA) after their movie THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT earned a...

Corbett Denies Cocaine Rumours

British TV star RONNIE CORBETT has laughed off rumours of drug abuse after convincingly simulating cocaine use on RICKY GERVAIS' comedy series EXTRAS last week (05OCT06). The episode saw Corbett, 75, and Gervais in a...

Langham In Court Over Child Porn Charges

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM appeared in a Kent, England court yesterday (02OCT06) charged with 15 counts of making indecent images of children. The BAFTA-winning actor, 57, only spoke to confirm his name, address and...

Langham Appears In Court

LATEST: British comic actor CHRIS LANGHAM has appeared in court on charges of nine child sex offences and 15 child porn charges. The BAFTA award-winning star, from Cranbrook, Kent in England, appeared before magistrates in...

Langham Charged With New Sex Offences

British comedy actor CHRIS LANGHAM has been charged with nine sex offences today (13SEP06) - just four months after he was landed with 15 child porn charges. The BAFTA award-winning star of sitcom THE THICK...

Stone Plans Second 9/11 Movie

Director OLIVER STONE wants to make another movie about the 9/11 terrorist attacks, because the subject matter is too "huge" to cover in one film. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS director's new film WORLD TRADE CENTER...

Stone Defends World Trade Center To Bafta Members

OLIVER STONE has again defended his decision to make WORLD TRADE CENTER so soon after the 9/11 tragedy - before members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London. The director has...

Stars Sign And Design Charity Teapots

The DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES cast and actresses LUCY LAWLESS and GILLIAN ANDERSON are brewing up some creativity after designing and autographing teapots for the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts/Los Angeles' (BAFTA/LA) annual Emmys party....

Brando Auction Opens Door On Legend's Life

MARLON BRANDO's personal script from movie THE GODFATHER is among a collection of the movie legend's possessions being auctioned in America later this year (06). Around 100 items, including Brando's harmonica, his BAFTA award for...

Langham Case Adjourned Again

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM's child pornography case has been adjourned until 30 August (06). The 57-year-old award-winning funnyman/actor was arrested last November (05) and subsequently charged in May (06) with 15 counts of making...

Anderson Pregnant

THE X-FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON is reportedly expecting her new lover's baby, just three months after splitting form second husband JULIAN OZANNE. The 37-year-old has confided in friends that she is expecting a child with...

Sci-fi Guru Val Guest Dead At 94

Science-fiction movie-maker VAL GUEST has lost his battle with prostate cancer in a Palm Desert, California hospital. He was 94. The British-born director and screenwriter is best known for his work on films like THE...

Director Puttnam Plans Film Comeback

Award-winning director LORD PUTTNAM is planning a return to movie-making - but the CHARIOTS OF FIRE star insists he'll be steering clear of his usual Hollywood hits. David Puttnam, who was awarded an Academy Fellowship...

Imbruglia Silences Marriage Reports

Australian pop beauty NATALIE IMBRUGLIA has silenced reports her two year marriage to SILVERCHAIR rocker DANIEL JOHNS is in trouble - she's joining his band's tour. The TORN singer, 31, and Johns, 26, have been...

Theron And Townsend Split?

Hollywood beauty CHARLIZE THERON has reportedly split from her long-term love STUART TOWNSEND after work commitments forced the pair apart. Theron, who dated the Irish actor for five years, has been spotted attending recent showbiz...

Coltrane And Staunton Honoured By Queen

HARRY POTTER giant ROBBIE COLTRANE and VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON will both receive honours from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Coltrane, who plays Potter's over-sized friend HAGRID in the boy wizard series, is being...

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