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Star Wars Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor Dead At 99

Gilbert Taylor, the veteran British cinematographer behind classic films Star Wars, The Omen and Dr Strangelove and The Beatles A Hard Day's Night, has died, aged 99.He passed away on Friday (23Aug13) at his home...

Sir Ben Kingsley & Kathryn Bigelow To Receive Bafta/la Honours

Oscar winners Sir Ben Kingsley and Kathryn Bigelow are to be honoured at Bafta's annual Britannia Awards in Los Angeles in November (13).The Zero Dark Thirty director and Gandhi star will be the guests of...

Michael Sheen Up For Welsh Bafta

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has picked up a nomination for a top acting honour in his home country's version of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.The Hollywood star is in the...

Olivia Colman Struggling With New-found Fame

British actress Olivia Colman is struggling to come to terms with her new-found fame after a slew of awards in recent months forced her into the public eye.The Iron Lady star picked up two British...

Acclaimed Writer Elaine Morgan Dies Aged 92

Celebrated Welsh author and playwright Elaine Morgan has died at the age of 92.She passed away at her home in Wales last Friday (12Jul13) after suffering a stroke. After winning a writing competition in...

Broadcaster Alan Whicker Dies

Revered British broadcaster Alan Whicker has died at the age of 87.The journalist and Tv presenter passed away at his home in Jersey in the early hours of Friday morning (12Jul13) after a battle with...

Veteran British Actress Anna Wing Dead At 98

Veteran British actress Anna Wing has died at the age of 98.Wing passed away on Sunday (07Jul13), according to her agent, but no further details about her death were available as Wenn went to press.Born...

George Clooney To Receive Bafta La Honour

Actor/director George Clooney is set to be feted for his career achievements by officials at the Los Angeles branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta).The Descendants star will receive the prestigious...

Dame Judi Dench Picks Up Doctorate From Sterling University

Dame Judi Dench added doctorate to her long list of accolades on Wednesday (26Jun13) when she was honoured for her contribution to film at Scotland's Stirling University.The Oscar winner opened the school's research and training...

Emeli Sande? That’S Dr Emeli Sande To You!

Emeli Sande has been awarded an honorary Doctor of the University degree by the University of Glasgow. The singer received the prestigious honour for her outstanding contribution to the music industry, reports BBC News.Sande’s degree...

David Attenborough Doing Well After Heart Surgery

Beloved nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday (04Jun13).The 87 year old, who is the younger brother of movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough, underwent an urgent operation to...

Sam Mendes Heading Back To Bond - Report

British director Sam Mendes is in talks to helm a second Bond movie following the massive success of his 007 debut Skyfall, according to a U.S. report.The Daniel Craig blockbuster became the most successful Bond...

Rebecca Front Underwent Therapy To Address Claustrophobia

Award-winning British actress Rebecca Front signed up for special therapy to combat her claustrophobia after she became too scared to fly or travel on the London Underground.The Nighty Night star has spent years battling a...

Lenny Henry Blasts Bafta Tv Awards Over Lack Of Black Nominees

British comic Lenny Henry has accused bosses of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards of failing to recognise talented black Brits.Stars including Olivia Colman, Sheridan Smith, Steve Coogan and Ben...

Sean Bean Sparks Reconciliation Rumours With Fourth Wife

British actor Sean Bean has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with his ex-wife after she accompanied him to an awards ceremony in London over the weekend (11-12May13).The Lord of the Rings star was joined by...

Millie Mackintosh Has Dress Nightmare On Bafta's Red Carpet [Pictures]

Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh had a nightmare from start to finish during her BAFTA's red-carpet arrival on Sunday evening (May 12, 2013). The 23-year-old reality star wore a pretty stunning looking Sass &...

Romola Garai Details Birth During Tv Baftas Appearance

Actress Romola Garai stunned U.K. Tv viewers on Sunday night (12May13) by graphically detailing the recent birth of her baby as she prepared to hand over a trophy at the British Academy of Film and...

Olivia Coleman, A Nation's Sweetheart In The Making Following Bafta Success?

The TV-leg of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards was held last night (May 12), offering thrills, spill, tears and laughs as always, as well as indicating who the United Kingdom's next...

Olivia Colman Is Double Winner At Tv Baftas

Actress Olivia Colman was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards on Sunday (12May13) after picking up two trophies.The Iron Lady star took home the Best Supporting Actress...

Olivia Colman Fears She'll Boob At Baftas

Actress Olivia Colman fears she will spill out of her dress at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Awards as the designer gown split when she tried it on.The Iron...

Michael Palin To Receive Bafta Fellowship

Actor Michael Palin is set to be presented with the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Fellowship honour at the organisation's upcoming TV Awards in recognition of his lengthy career.The Monty Python...

Danny Boyle Applauds Hamish Hamilton At Bafta Tv Craft Awards

Danny Boyle paid tribute to fellow director and former collaborator Hamish Hamilton as he scooped the top honour at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Craft Awards on Sunday (28Apr13).Hamilton was...

Prince William Channels Batman On Movie Studio Trip

British royal Prince William fulfilled every teenage boy's ambition on Friday (26Apr13) by clambering into the Batmobile and sitting astride the Bat-bike from Christian Bale's superhero movies.The second-in-line to the throne joined his pregnant wife...

Bafta Rightly Snubs Downton Abbey In Favour Of Accused, The Girl, Last Tango

This year's BAFTA nominations is a pretty well rounded list, favouring Jimmy McGovern's superb 'Accused' series, the Sienna Miller starring 'The Girl' and 'Last Tango In Halifax,' a drama about elderly sweethearts reuniting through the...

The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

Sienna Miller, Sean Bean (And Alan Partridge) Amongst Bafta Nominees

Sienna Miller, Imelda Staunton, Peter Capaldi and Sarah Lancashire are among the nominees for the 2013 television BAFTAs. London based actress Miller - a star on both sides of the Atlantic - gets the nod...

The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Lands Honorary Bafta

Queen Elizabeth Ii was handed an honorary British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award by newly-knighted Sir Kenneth Branagh on Thursday (04Apr13) in recognition of her support for the industry.The My Week with...

Hamish Hamilton Wins Bafta Craft Award

The man behind Madonna and Beyonce's Super Bowl half-time shows has scooped a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Craft Award for his directing work.Hamish Hamilton has established himself as one of the...

Paloma Faith Asked Sarah Jessica Parker For Dating Tips

Paloma Faith asked Sarah Jessica Parker for dating tips when they met for the first time because the British singer failed to distinguish the actress from her famed Sex And The City character.The Picking Up...

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