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BAFTA Film Awards find a new home

This year’s BAFTA Film Awards will take place at the Royal Albert Hall.

The Awards are switching venue from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. 64 more words

Films

National Treasure, Episode 4: A wasted opportunity from start to finish

I concede I don’t know much about English criminal courts, but I’m not sure this is how things usually work. The cross-examination surely isn’t just an opportunity for everyone to deliver extended monologues? 453 more words

TV

Terry Jones makes first public appearance since announcing he is battling dementia to collect BAFTA

Monty Python legend Terry Jones has made his first public appearance since it was revealed that the comic icon is battling dementia.

The 74-year-old funny man has been diagnosed with a form of dementia known as Primary Progressive Aphasia which involves a progressive loss of language function, but he attended the Bafta Cymru awards to receive an award for his outstanding contribution to television and film. 442 more words

Film

Ewan McGregor To Be Honored at BAFTA LA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor actor-director Ewan McGregor, OBE, with the Britannia Humanitarian Award at this year’s British Academy Britannia Awards. 736 more words

Activism

BAFTA to recreate Fat Sam’s speakeasy to celebrate Bugsy Malone’s 40th anniversary

BAFTA has announced its plans to celebrate Bugsy Malone’s 40th anniversary, with a string of celebrations including a recreation of Fat Sam’s speakeasy bar.

Taking place at BAFTA’s headquarters in London, the celebrations will include a special screening of the film on June 29th featuring a Q&A which reunites a wealth of cast and crew members, including director Alan Parker, producer David Puttnam and actors Dexter Fletcher, Bonnie Langford and David Waugh. 301 more words

Film

BAFTAs 2016: The Women in Red – Valentine’s Day at the BAFTAs

Forget orange, it looks like red is the new black at this year’s BAFTAs.

Red was the popular choice of colour at this year’s BAFTAs in celebration of Valentine’s Day, and most pulled it off. 317 more words

University Work

The Secret Diary...Giddy George

Luvvies formed orderly queue at annual awards ceremony to bash culture secretary prior to BBC charter renegotiation. This bunch of objectionable miscreants have been cut some slack (for now) as the captain needs them for the Remain campaign. 159 more words

The Secret Diary