‘The Crown’ & ‘Peaky Blinders’ Fight It Out In Rose D’Or Awards As Joanna Lumley Scores Lifetime Achievement Award

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It’s a big day for awards nominations… but before we get to the Emmy noms, The Crown, Peaky Blinders and The Handmaid’s Tale are going head-to-head against German series Babylon Berlin in the Rose D’Or awards.
The four shows have been nominated f…

‘Finding Your Feet’ Review: It’s Dancing With The Seniors As Spry British Cast Makes All The Right Moves

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A feel-good British comedy in the vein of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the new film Finding Your Feet finds its own feet by presenting light and engaging fare employing veteran English actors in ways we rarely get to see them on the big screen. As I say in my video review (click the link above to watch), in these dark times this is the kind of hopeful, mature entertainment that just might drag older adult audiences out to the movies.
Exotic Marigold Hotel and its 2015…

BAFTA Awards: 2018 Winners List (Updating Live)

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The 2018 BAFTA Awards are being awarded at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday. “Absolutely Fabulous” star Joanna Lumley is hosting the show, which will air later in the day on BBC America in the U.S. and BBC One in England. “The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and “Darkest Hour” are leading the race […]

Joanna Lumley To Host BAFTA Film Awards, Succeeding Stephen Fry

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Ab Fab veteran Joanna Lumley has been set as the host of this year’s BAFTA Film Awards, following the departure of Stephen Fry who said last week that he was stepping down after fronting the ceremony 12 times. The announcement was made at this morning’s unveiling of nominations for Britain’s biggest movie prizes, with Lumley in attendance.
The actress, author and activist who starred in 2016’s Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, also features in Heyday Films/Studiocanal’s Pad…

‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Star Joanna Lumley to Receive BAFTA Fellowship

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Joanna Lumley is to receive the BAFTA Fellowship, the British Academy’s highest honor. The “Absolutely Fabulous” actress will receive special career award, which is given to an individual in recognition of their outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games, at this year’s British Academy Television Awards on May 14. BAFTA chair Jane Lush… Read more »

Joanna Lumley To Receive BAFTA Fellowship At British Academy TV Awards

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Ab Fab star Joanna Lumley has been set to receive the BAFTA Fellowship at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards which will be held May 14 in London. This is the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA upon an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games across their career.
Lumley was already a successful model when she had her breakout role as Purdey in The New Avengers in 1976. A title role in ITV’s Sapphire…