Bafta revelations shock and amaze
Friday 21 April 1995
The Jane Seymour award for Identical Performances in Different Programmes: Stephen Mapes for Martin Chuzzlewit and Revelations
The Lest We Forget award for Crimes against Humanity: Alan Cumming for starring in and writing The High Life.
Best Use of Pained Expression to Cover All Dramatic Eventualities: Nigel le Vaillant throughout Dangerfield.
Best Costumes: Revelations (special citation for Mary's cardigans).
The Trumpton award for Wooden Acting: the cast of Crown Prosecutor.
The Everything But the Kitchen Sink award: the spectacularly portentous plot covering cult worship, the C of E, the FBI, MI5 and the dangers of deconstruction in Signs and Wonders (and that was just Episode One).
The Slumberland award for Boredom: those stupid Renault commercials. Do we really want to know more about bloody Nicole and her papa?
And seriously: Best Dialogue: Victoria Wood for Pat and Margaret eg: Thora Hird: "She's playing you for a giddy kipper."
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Australia to impose 24-hour curfew on all cats to protect endangered species
- 2 The difference between a psychopath and a sociopath
- 3 Black and ethnic minority people twice as likely to be hit by Tory cuts than white people, report finds
- 4 Walter Palmer: Cecil the lion killer revealed to be American dentist
- 5 What TripAdvisor users think of 16 of the world's most popular landmarks
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Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says 'we can learn a great deal from Karl Marx'
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Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
Labour leadership contest: I would never quit the party, says Liz Kendall