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Kevin Macdonald's Hong Kong Masterclass Cancelled

British Academy of Film and Television Arts Bafta bosses have postponed director Kevin Macdonald's university masterclass in Hong Kong due to the region's ongoing political unrest.The Last King of Scotland filmmaker was due to give...

David Attenborough Wants To Discover The Yeti

Veteran nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough hopes to fulfil a lifelong ambition by tracking down the Yeti.The 88-year-old Brit has been making wildlife shows for the Bbc since the 1950s and his groundbreaking work...

Richard Attenborough Dies

British movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough has died, aged 90.The actor/director/producer passed away on Sunday (24Aug14). While his exact cause of death has yet to be revealed, Attenborough had been living in a nursing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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,...

Bafta's Red Carpet: Best And Worst Dressed On The Night [Pictures]

Awards season is when we get to judge not only the acting performances of our favourite Hollywood stars but also their wardrobe choices. The BAFTA’s is always the best place to make a pre-Oscar’s fashion...

Baftas 2014: Is Jennifer Lawrence Just Going To Win Everything, All The Time?

This is getting a bit ridiculous: Jennifer Lawrence could just about win the Ballon d’Or right now. Best Supporting Actress at the Baftas ahead of Sally Hawking and Lupita Nyong’o? Come on, really? We get...

From 'Gravity' To Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got It Wrong

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

Helen Mirren Sad Parents Won't Witness Bafta Honour

Veteran actress Dame Helen Mirren has mixed emotions about landing a fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) as she is sad her parents did not live to witness the proud...

The Baftas 2014: Predicting Best Film, Best Actor, Best Director And Best Supporting Categories

Award season has been grumbling away like Smaug inside Erebor for the last few months; but dragon is slowly awakening. Since the Gotham awards last year, the perennial question of ‘who’ll win what?’ has echoed...

Hollywood Newcomers To Battle For Bafta Rising Star Award

12 Years A Slave star Lupita Nyong'o, French actress Lea Seydoux, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2's Dane Dehaan are among the young actors nominated for the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts' (Bafta) Rising...

Comedian John Fortune Dead At 74

British comedian and satirist John Fortune has died, aged 74.The Cambridge University-educated funnyman died on Tuesday (31Dec13). Confirming the sad news, his agent Vivienne Clore says, "It is with great sadness that I write...

Peter Capaldi Was Only Actor Who Auditioned For Doctor Who

New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi was the only actor who auditioned for the latest incarnation of the Time Lord.The Thick of It actor was announced as the replacement for Matt Smith in August (13)...

Keira Knightley Recycles Wedding Dress For Charity Gala

Keira Knightley relived her wedding day on Tuesday night (03Dec13) by taking to the red carpet in the designer gown she wore for her low-key nuptials.The Pirates of the Caribbean beauty married The Klaxons star...

Life Of Pi Wins Another Bafta

Ang Lee's acclaimed drama Life Of Pi has added to its British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Film Awards haul by claiming the top prize at the organisation's Children's Awards.The film scooped a...

George Clooney Saluted At Britannia Awards In Los Angeles

Hollywood star George Clooney was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (Bafta) Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Nov13) as he picked up one of the evening's top prizes.Julia...

Eddie Redmayne And Felicity Jones Join Bafta Jury

Les Miserables star Eddie Redmayne and actress Felicity Jones have joined a new Bafta jury in search of emerging British talent in film, television and gaming.The actors will help consider nominations for the first Bafta...

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...

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...

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 &...

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