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."
TV reviewBroadcasting House was preparing for a visit from Prince Charles spoiler alert
Glastonbury Michael Eavis reveals final headline act 'most likely' British pair
Film Ewan McGregor joins star-studded Beauty and the Beast cast as Lumiere
TVThe Island with Bear Grylls under fire after male contestants kill and eat rare crocodile
Grace Dent on TV The Secret Life of the Pub is sexist, ageist and a breath of fresh air
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 2 Frank Lampard's face drops when Holly Willoughby introduces him as a 'Man City legend'
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 4 Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 5 General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'