Bryan Cranston is to make his UK debut this year in Ivo van Hove’s production of Network at the National Theatre.
James McAvoy, John Boyega, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult and Gemma Arterton are among the actors who’ll be voicing the BBC’s animated miniseries of Watership Down.
The line-up for the BBC’s big Shakespeare celebration on April 23 just got even better as Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren, David Suchet, Roger Allam, Tim Minchin, John Lithgow and Anne Marie Duff have been added to the list of performers.
The 59th BFI London Film Festival finally begins in Leicester Square this evening with the UK premiere of Suffragette.
As the summer draws to a close and autumn fast approaches it’s time to say farewell to the big blockbusters and begin to prepare ourselves for the inevitable slide into awards season.
August to October is always a strange time in cinema as distributors move away from the big tent-pole movies into the more dramatic, kudos-likely fare. But, as always, there are plenty of films that are worth getting excited about.
This year’s BFI London Film Festival opening film, Sufragette, has had its UK release date moved forward.
The stars of British cinema will be out in London on Sunday night at the annual Moët British Independent Film Awards.
Emma Thompson and Benedict Cumberbatch are being honoured with special awards whilst drama 71 leads the nominations with nine followed by Pride with seven nods.
A whole who’s who of acting talent will be there including Alicia Vikander, Andrew Scott, Asa Butterfield, Anne Marie Duff, Bill Bailey, Charles Dance, Douglas Booth, George Mackay, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Helen Mirren, Jamie Sives, Jared Harris, Jodie Whittaker, Keira Knightley, Lesley Manville, Mark Strong, Max Irons, Maxine Peake, Mike Leigh, Olivia Colman, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, Stanley Tucci, Timothy Spall and Tom Hollander.
The awards are being hosted by Simon Bird of The Inbetweeners and this year you can watch them live on YouTube – or below!