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Japanese Composer Ryuichi Sakamoto Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto is taking time off from his music career after be was diagnosed with throat cancer.The world-renowned musician announced on Thursday (10Jul14) that he was given the news he has oropharyngeal...

Bafta Headquarters Rocked By Explosion

An investigation has been launched following an explosion outside the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) headquarters in London.The streets around the film organisation's base in Piccadilly were closed on Wednesday night (02Jul14)...

British Police Investigating New Allegations Against Rolf Harris

British authorities are investigating new allegations of indecent assault against disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris following his conviction on 12 charges on Monday (30Jun14).The musician and Tv presenter, 84, was found guilty of inappropriately touching...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Aria Hall Of Fame Honour Following Conviction

Shamed entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his Australian Recording Industry Association (Aria) Hall of Fame honour following his conviction on 12 indecent assault charges on Monday (30Jun14).The Australian musician and Tv presenter was...

Rolf Harris Stripped Of Bafta Honour After Sex Abuse Conviction

Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been stripped of his British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) fellowship after he was convicted of 12 indecent assault charges on Monday (30Jun14).The veteran musician/Tv presenter was...

Eli Wallach Dies Aged 98

Legendary character actor Eli Wallach has died aged 98.The veteran star's death was confirmed by his daughter, Katherine. No further details have been released. Wallach made a name for himself in Hollywood with a...

Michael Sheen Glad He Dodged Soccer Career

British actor Michael Sheen is glad his father steered him away from a soccer career because he would have retired already.The character actor has been nominated for a Golden Globe, an Emmy, and three British...

Hey Trolls, Sarah Millican Wore Her Bafta's Dress Again. Why? Because She's Awesome

At last year’s Television BAFTAs comedienne Sarah Millican chose to wear a perfectly nice dress from John Lewis, one which she felt comfortable and happy in for her big night. But who cares what she...

James Corden's Wife Pregnant With Second Child

British actor James Corden is set to become a father for the second time.The funnyman's wife, Julia Carey, showed off a small baby bump on Sunday (18May14) as the couple walked the red carpet at...

Itv's Broadchurch Cleans Up At Television Baftas [Pictures]

ITV crime-drama Broadchurch won three television BAFTAs on Sunday, for best drama, best actress for Olivia Colman and best supporting actor for David Bradley. Colman, who won two Baftas in 2013, cried on-stage and was...

Broadchurch A Triple Winner At Tv Baftas

Hit crime drama Broadchurch was a triple winner at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards on Sunday (18May14).The detective series picked up the Leading Actress prize for Olivia Colman, Supporting...

Cilla Black Tears Up Over Late Husband On Live Tv

Sixties singer Cilla Black choked back tears on live Tv on Friday (09May14) as she told how proud her late husband would be of her special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award.The...

Cilla Black To Receive Special Bafta Tv Award

Veteran British entertainer Cilla Black is set to receive the Special Award at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards in recognition of her 50 year career.The 1960s singer-turned-Tv host...

Doctor Who And Peaky Blinders Triumph At Bafta Craft Awards

Top British Tv shows Doctor Who and Peaky Blinders picked up two awards each at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Craft Awards on Sunday (27Apr14).The event celebrates the talented teams working...

Uma Thurman Calls Off Engagement - Report

Actress Uma Thurman has called off her engagement to multi-millionaire Arpad Busson, according to a U.K. report.The Kill Bill star began dating the French financier in 2007 and the couple announced its engagement in 2008,...

Julie Walters To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Veteran actress Julie Walters is to be feted for her work on the small screen with a special honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Harry Potter star will be presented...

Breaking Bad And House Of Cards Nominated At Tv Baftas

Breaking Bad will go up against House Of Cards in the fight for the best international Tv show prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards.The drama shows will compete...

Lenny Henry Brings Ethnicity Campaign To Bafta

British comedian Lenny Henry stepped up his campaign to launch more black actors on U.K. Tv by giving an impassioned lecture to members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) on Monday...

Barkhad Abdi Struggling Financially As He Waits For New Acting Gig

Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi has been struggling to make ends meet after quitting his job at a cell phone store in Minneapolis following the 2013 release of Captain Phillips.The 28 year old had been working...

Tinie Tempah Was Terrified During Baftas Performance

Rapper Tinie Tempah was overcome with stage fright during his performance at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards after he spotted some of Hollywood's most famous stars in the audience.The British...

Spanish Guitarist Paco De Lucia Dies

Celebrated Spanish guitarist Paco De Lucia has died in Mexico, aged 66.The flamenco star passed away after suffering a heart attack during a day out at a beach in Cancun with his family....

Stephen Fry Nearly Missed Baftas In Travel Chaos

British funnyman Stephen Fry nearly missed his star turn hosting the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards after a snow storm left him stranded in New York City.The actor hosted the lavish...

Jennifer Lawrence Feared Bafta Victory Was A Prank

Actress Jennifer Lawrence thought she had fallen victim to a cruel joke when she was first told she had won a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award.Lawrence won the Bafta trophy for...

Andy Serkis: 'There Are Not Enough Chances For Working Class Actors'

Actor Andy Serkis fears young British actors from poor backgrounds are purposefully snubbed by moviemakers.The Lord Of The Rings star recently paid a visit to The Young Actors Theatre in north London, where he first...

Two Americans Found Dead On Real-life Captain Phillips Ship

The ship which was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2009 and used as inspiration for Tom Hanks' Captain Phillips drama has hit headlines again after two Americans were found dead onboard the vessel in the...

Act Of Killing Director Can Never Return To Indonesia

A co-director of Bafta-winning film The Act Of Killing fears he will never be able to return to Indonesia as the hard-hitting documentary has put his life at risk.The movie shocked audiences with first-hand accounts...

Noel Gallagher In Talks For An Oasis Film

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has been approached by a film studio to make a movie about the rock group.The band split in 2009 following a backstage bust-up between Noel and his singer brother Liam...

Dame Helen Mirren Welcomed At Buckingham Palace As 'Granny'

Dame Helen Mirren was finally given the royal thumbs up for her portrayal of The Queen at a Buckingham Palace party in London on Monday night (17Feb14).The actress was awarded a Bafta Fellowship by Prince...

Hey Internet, Of Course Bradley Cooper Knew Who Barkhad Abdi Was

There were some pretty nasty accusations flying round on what was otherwise a cordial affair at the Baftas last night; when Emma Thompson read out Barkhad Abdi’s name for the Best Supporting Actor award, the...

10 Things The Bafta's Told Us About The Oscars

As the last big awards show before the Academy Awards in March the BAFTA’s has always been regarded as a solid barometer for the Oscars. Last night (February 16, 2014) however was full of surprises,...

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