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First look: A Very English Scandal – trailer

Here’s our first look at the BBC’s big new drama starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw.

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Who’s attending the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards?

The list of presenters and guests for this year’s BAFTA Film Awards has been revealed.

This year’s ceremony sees Joanna Lumley take over presenting duties.

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First look: Grant and Whishaw in A Very English Scandal

Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw star in a new drama set in the 1960s when homosexuality had just been decriminalised.

Grant plays Liberal party Jeremy Thorpe who was put on trial for conspiracy to commit murder of his former lover Norman Scott, played by Whishaw.

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Paddington 2 – footage screening thoughts

Yesterday I was lucky enough to go along to a screening of some footage from Paddington 2.

The event was introduced by Hugh Bonneville, aka Mr Brown, and featured four clips from the new film.

As always, any sequel to a film that you loved first time round always involves a bit of trepidation. Can they capture the magic again?

Well I’m glad to say that from the footage I saw yesterday, writer/director Paul King certainly has.

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