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This year you are invited to join the BAFTA panel with a special award voted by YOU the public. Writer and columnist Caitlin Moran was on the panel picking the shortlist for Must See Moment of the year and this week we caught up with her to hear how they whittled it down to these six mega telly moments. Caitlin says: “When I first reviewed Game Of Thrones I gave it the biggest kicking.
Stephen Mangan hosted the awards, held at The Brewery in London, and opened proceedings with a speech celebrating our re-aquaintance in 2016 of a few old favourites, from The X Files and Cold Feet to rampant xenophobia and the threat of nuclear armageddon. Anything fronted by David Attenborough is quality assured, so there’s no surprise to find that his must-see programmes scooped three awards: Sound, Factual for Planet Earth II, The Great Barrier Reef Dive winning Digital Creativity and Planet Earth II taking Photography, Factual – a somewhat foregone conclusion since all four nominees were from the series! ‘Cities’ was the most acclaimed episode. The Night Manager – with all parties involved up for doing a series 2 – was the first double winner of the evening, taking the Editing, Fiction Award along with Sound, Fiction.
BAFTA has released the nominations for its Virgin sponsored TV awards on May 14 – and there’s a chance for us to choose the top must-see moment of 2016.
For film and television fans, BAFTA Guru is a terrific source of talks and lectures from some of our most loved actors, directors and writers in the industry, which can range from 8 minutes to over an hour. Regularly though, they throw out a little 60 second challenge of quick fire questions, and this week, it was David Tennant’s turn. Watching TV as a tiny child made him want to become an actor - shows like Dr.Who, of course, while three words to sum up his job were “little bit silly”! The first thing he does when he comes off a long shoot is to get back on the school run (aww) and his fantasy dinner guests include Shakespeare (there’s a surprise) the beautiful Audrey Hepburn, and the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock.
It was a big night for Strictly Come Dancing at last night’s TV BAFTAs (May 8), with the brilliant ballroom show picking up the award for Best Entertainment Programme. Starting the speeches, Tess told the crowd that they were ‘genuinely shocked’ to be picking up the BAFTA, admitting: “We were talking earlier and we both probably thought Adele at the BBC would’ve won because it’s brilliant.
Steptoe and Son creators Ray Galton and Alan Simpson are to be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship award on Sunday. “Alan and Ray have had such successful careers spanning over 60 years, with credits such as Steptoe and Son and Hancock’s Half-Hour, two hugely popular sitcoms.
Downton Abbey might almost be finished for good (SOB), but we’ve still got a few treats to look forward to, including their Christmas special. The programme will include the moment they won BAFTA’s Special Award, presented by Dame Julie Walters. Jonathan Ross will be hosting ‘BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey’, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to some of the last ever recorded scenes, while creator Julian Fellowes will reveal secrets about the show and how the show was created.
David Beckham’s basically done it all, hasn’t he? Dad, footballer, pant model, Amazon navigator – he’s like a QUADRUPLE threat, right? So what else can Mr. Victoria Beckham set his mind to? What other arena of our lives can he permeate and spray ‘Intimately Beckham’ all over?