Baftas

Joanna Lumley To Receive Highest Honour At This Year's TV Baftas

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Joanna Lumley is to receive a special honour at this year’s TV Baftas. The ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ star will receive this year’s Bafta Fellowshi...

How Safe Is Your Child Online?

Estelle Lloyd | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Parents
Estelle Lloyd

So I ask you, how is riding a bike any different from using the internet? We need to nurture our children, explain right from wrong, make them aware of the dangers lurking around every corner and to always think

Dev Patel: The Unlikely Hero For British South Asians

Yusuf Tamanna | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Yusuf Tamanna

He may not have taken home the golden statue, but Dev has given us something far more valuable: a genuine and authentic representation of people like us for the first time.

Baking A Musical Cake For Sheku And BAFTA

Tom Hodge | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tom Hodge

OK, so I confess this is not a blog about baking, rather it is about some of the musical ingredients that go into bringing a performance together. Li...

'We Are Facing A System In Denial': Hidden Homelessness In UK Is At Crisis Point

Seyi Obakin | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK
Seyi Obakin

Centrepoint's research shows that for each one of those young people we see on the streets, dozens more are sleeping on the sofas of extended family and friends and, in some cases, in the beds of strangers.

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Led The Best Dressed Couples At The BAFTAs

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK Style

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge claimed the title of the best dressed couple at the 2017 BAFTAs. They may have been among the last to walk the red c...

La La Lab - Sacrifice And Success In Science

Laura Wheeler | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech
Laura Wheeler

Working closely with the scientific world has also given me a glimpse into the real-life sacrifices researchers have to make too - swapping Saturday brunch dates for a date in the lab; late night partying, for early morning results collecting.

Ant's Grown A Beard And People Can't Cope

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ant and Dec are many things but we never had either of them down as sex symbols. But after hitting the big 4-0, and thanks entirely to some facial fuz...

'Wolf Hall' Director Peter Kosminsky Defends BBC In Passionate BAFTAs Speech

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Wolf Hall’ director Peter Kosminsky was the surprise talking point of the TV BAFTAs on Sunday night (8 May) thanks to his impassioned speech in f...

Graham Norton Pulls No Punches With TV BAFTAs Opening Monologue

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Graham Norton was not pulling any punches during his opening monologue at this year’s TV BAFTAs, sending up a host of celebrities, including Sherida...

Here's Who's In The Running For The 2016 TV Baftas

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

The 2016 TV Bafta Award nominations have been revealed, and the likes of Idris Elba, Suranne Jones and Sheridan Smith are all in the running for gongs...

Jenny Beavan Gives Zero F***s What You Think Of Her Oscars Fashion

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Just in case you were wondering, Oscar-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan could not care less about what you think of her outfit from last night’...

The 10 Best Vegan News Stories of 2016 (So Far)

Maya Esslemont | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maya Esslemont

When a succession of critics are happy to bemoan your dietary choices, it's easy for vegan foodies to lose hope. Well, plant-lovers of the UK, rejoice! We're only a month and a half into 2016 and news outlets have already printed a huge number of victories for dairy-free eaters. Here are the best stories so far.

Diversity: The Force Awakens

Fraser Ayres | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Fraser Ayres

What is a relatively new conversation publicly is far from that in the reality of our industry, but to be fair to BAFTA they have done a considerable amount to promote diversity behind the scenes including providing consistent support for the TriForce Short Film Festival, so fair play.

Is This The Start Of A Beautiful New Celeb Romance?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Are we about to witness the birth of a beautiful new celeb relationship? Well, probably not as it’s serial singleton Leonardo DiCaprio we’re t...

Stephen Fry Explains Twitter Exit (With Excrement-Centric Metaphor)

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Fry has explained his decision to leave Twitter in an open letter, admitting that he has grown tired with “sanctimoniously self-righteous”...

Kate Winslet's Inspirational Advice For Young Women At The BAFTAs

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Kate Winslet proved she's an awesome human being as well as an awesome actress at the BAFTAs on Sunday when she dedicated her award to "all those youn...

Stephen Fry Tells Critics To 'F*** Off' After BAFTAs Backlash

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Fry has sent a blunt message to his critics, after being slammed on Twitter for a joke he made while hosting last night’s (14 February) BAFT...

Look Who Just Became The Favourite For Best Documentary Oscar

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's timeless appeal has helped director Asif Kapadia to his second BAFTA award for Best Documentary. 'Amy' took home the trophy on Sun...

Rebel Wilson Schools Us In The Art Of Power Dressing At 2016 BAFTAs

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Style

Rebel Wilson's choice of outfit for the 2016 BAFTAs has given us all a lesson in the art of power dressing For her first time attending the BAFTA A...

BAFTA Reveals Plant-Based Vegan Menu For Celebs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Correction: This article originally implied that BAFTA would be serving up a vegan-only menu, it has been changed to clarify that BAFTA will serve mul...

From the Page to the Screen - Why Some Books Make Great Films

Euan Hirst | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Euan Hirst

Why is there a huge reservoir of films based on books but rarely, if ever, an original movie that is subsequently turned into a novel? You may find a film-jacket edition on the shelves but never an original work. Books provide filmmakers with a solid foundation from which to start, and sometimes a track record of sales that suggests a ready-made audience.

Win Two Tickets To The EE Baftas On 14 February

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

EE is offering you and a friend the chance to win VIP tickets to the star-studded 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards. These money-can’t-buy tickets...

Oscar Boycott? In Hollywood Big Bucks Trumps Diversity

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dan Ehrlich

During my showbiz writing days one of the nicest things about interviewing British actors was how down to earth and normal they seemed compared to man...

How To Get Michelle Keegan's Gorgeous BAFTA Side Braid

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Style

Michelle Keegan looked très pretty in green last night at the 2015 BAFTA TV Awards, but our eyes were on her messy-yet-chic side braid. It ca...