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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...

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...

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...

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...

Helen Mirren Sports Pink Hair To The Baftas, Inspired By America's Next Top Model

No one should be questioning why Helen Mirren has dyed her hair pink, but simply basking in its rouge glory. Mirren should stay pink forever. Despite the 'why' of the pink hair not being needed,...

Jennifer Lawrence Befriends U.k. Tv Star After Bathroom Embarrassment

Jennifer Lawrence has become firm friends with a female U.K. Tv presenter after they shared an embarrassing moment together in the bathroom at a recent film event.The Hunger Games star was left red-faced when she...

Dress Code Black: Stars Show Up To Bafta Awards In Monochrome Attire

Awards shows are fun not only to see who wins each award, but also to see what the stars are wearing down the red carpet. We common folk may not be able to purchase the...

Are The 2013 Baftas Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make It Tough To Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

Daniel Day-lewis Is British Baftas Hope, But It's Ben Affleck's Year

Most of the British talent on show at the BAFTAs on Sunday will have to sit firmly in their seats and watch one American in particular pick up a slew of awards in London. Daniel...

Dame Judi Dench: 'Skyfall's Oscar Snub Is A Great Pity'

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench is saddened the new James Bond blockbuster Skyfall missed out on major nominations for the 2013 Academy Awards, branding the snub "a great pity".The great Brit, who plays spy chief...

British Awards Season Begins With The Unsurprising Nominations At The Baftas

As awards season kicks off, today with the BAFTA nominations and tomorrow with the Golden Globe award ceremony, actors, actresses, directors and producers everywhere will be biting their nails and praying for a win from...

Anne Hathaway Tears Up Over Hooker Role

Anne Hathaway choked back tears during an interview on British Tv on Wednesday (09Jan13) as she recalled the trauma of playing a prostitute in the new movie adaptation of Les Miserables.The actress takes the role...

Juno Temple To Stay Grounded After Bafta Nomination

The bright lights of Hollywood and the awards that come with it can warp good people into wild-child tearaways with no grip on reality or morality. Just look at Lindsay Lohan. Just kidding, she's never...

Elizabeth Olsen And Andrea Riseborough Lead Bafta Rising Star Nominations

Elizabeth Olsen and Andrea Riseborough are among the young actresses set to compete for the coveted Rising Star prize at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.Martha Marcy May Marlene star...

Anthony Hopkins Wants To Avoid Awards Season

Sir Anthony Hopkins is hoping to take a backseat during Hollywood's upcoming awards season because he can't stand the prospect of pandering to producers in a bid to land a prize.The Welsh star already boasts...

Brian Cosgrove To Receive Top Honour At Children's Baftas

British producer Brian Cosgrove is set to be honoured for his contribution to kids' Tv at the upcoming British Academy Children's Awards.Veteran actor David Jason will hand animator Cosgrove the Special Award in recognition of...

Composer Richard Robbins Dies At 71

Celebrated film composer Richard Robbins has lost his battle with Parkinson's disease at the age of 71.The musician died last Wednesday (07Nov12) at his home in Rhinebeck, New York. Robbins spent much of his...

Star-studded 'Great Expectations' To Make European Debut In London

A star-studded latest adaptation of Charles DICkens' novel Great Expectations is to have its European premiere as the closing film of the London Film Festival in October, according to The Daily Telegraph. Helena Bonham Carter...

Bob Hoskins Retires From Acting

Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 69-year-old actor has announced he is giving up his profession after being diagnosed with the degenerative nervous system disorder last autumn.He has thanked...

Bob Hoskins Retires After Parkinson's Diagnosis: His Five Greatest Roles

With the sad news being reported today that English acting legend Bob Hoskins is retiring from the business following his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, we here at Contactmusic.com thought it only right to...

Pixie Lott Laughs Off Embarassing Hairy Armpits Moment

Pop star Pixie Lott was left red-faced at 'The Dark Knight Rises' premiere in London this week, being photographed with hairy armpits. The star was one of the celebrity stars invited to watch Christopher Nolan's...

Glamour Awards 2012: Holly Willoughby Suffers Wardrobe Disaster?

Poor Holly Willoughby! She is not doing well at the moment fashion-wise, is she? Following the dress disaster at the Bafta TV Awards where her granny-style control pants were revealed through her tight sheer pink...

Awkward! Holly Willoughby Flashes Pants At Bafta Awards

Busty TV presenter Holly Willoughby shows off an unflattering panty line in her sheer rose-coloured dress outside the Royal Festival Hall at the Bafta Tv awards on Sunday (May 27, 2012). As disastrous as the...

Dominic West Wins Bafta Tv Award For Fred West Role

Actor Dominic West was the toast of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) TV Awards on Sunday (27May12) after scoring a top prize for his creepy portrayal of serial killer Fred West.The...

Steven Moffat Hits Back At Doctor Who Critics

Screenwriter Steven Moffat has taken aim at critics of his recent Doctor Who plotlines, branding them "stupid".Moffat took over as boss of the hit sci-fi show in 2010, and sanctioned pioneering stories which some fans...

Brian Eno Wins First Bafta

Former Roxy Music star Brian Eno has scooped a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Craft Award for his soundtrack to a gritty gang drama.The rocker took home the prize on Sunday (13May12)...

Berenice Bejo Praises 'Perfect' Kate Winslet

Berenice Bejo thinks Kate Winslet's style is ''perfect''.The 'Artist' actress is a huge fan of the British beauty and although they have different body shapes so could not wear the same style of clothing, Berenice...

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