Britain's most prestigious television awards ceremony changes its rules to reflect the way we now watch TV
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Friday 21 June 2013
A spectacular film location can cause anyone to catch the travel bug. Watch the videos below to see trailers for a selection of favourites from celebrities:
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir David Attenborough underwent successful heart surgery to fit a pacemaker in London today.
Friday 31 May 2013
British films were overlooked at Cannes 2013. Martin Baker asks if we should care, and if we are getting value from BFI, Bafta, and the rest
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Comedian Harry Hill unveiled his giant sculpture of Gromit in Bristol - the popular plasticine dog from the animated series.
2013 Bafta game awards: 'Journey' wins five awards at British Academy Games Awards - plus surprise win for 'Dishonoured'
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Journey took home five awards last night. Daisy Wyatt reports from the ceremony
Tuesday 12 February 2013
The end is nigh for the period drama set in a 1950s newsroom
Thursday 10 January 2013
Shortly after becoming the highest grossing film in UK box office history, Skyfall has secured eight Bafta award nominations, as expectation grows that it could become the first Bond film to be nominated for an Oscar.
Friday 07 December 2012
The DryWrite company likes to set its authors intriguing challenges. For example, to test the degree to which it is possible to simulate the authentic voice, it once gave a group of dramatists the choice of submitting either a genuine or a comprehensively faked piece of verbatim theatre, with the audience left to guess which were the trustworthy ones.
Monday 26 November 2012
Peppa Pig, Horrible Histories and a trio of teenage actors and games designers were among the winners of the British Academy Children's Awards.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
For many watching – or at least those on Twitter whinging – the highlight of Sunday's Jubilee gig was the visuals projected onto the Palace as Madness played "Our House".
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Adele swept the Grammys on Sunday night, scooping six awards. Over at the Baftas, The Artist was the big winner, with seven golden masks. We take a look at the biggest winning artists, films and bands of the past 20 years
Monday 13 February 2012
The Artist wins in seven categories, with Meryl Streep the other big success story
Monday 13 February 2012
After the triumph that The King's Speech enjoyed last year, the Baftas 2012 were a disappointment for the Brits. The hopes that Gary Oldman or Michael Fassbender might pip The Artist's Jean Dujardin to the Best Actor award were dashed. Many had thought that Kenneth Branagh would win a Supporting Actor award for his perfectly-measured portrayal of Laurence Olivier in My Night With Marilyn. In the event, Branagh lost out to Christopher Plummer for Beginners.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
The actresses behind portrayals of Margaret Thatcher and Marilyn Monroe are set to face off at next month's glitzy Bafta ceremony; and so too will their characters' iconic hairdos.
Friday 13 January 2012
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