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Broadchurch backed to win big at the BAFTAs! So is EastEnders!

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As we reported earlier, this year’s BAFTA nominations have now been revealed, and already, bookies are taking bets on which stars and which shows are set to walk away with a haul of gongs…

And top bookie Ladbrokes reports that so far, ITV drama Broadchurch is looking likely to clean up on the night of the awards, and it’s expected the BBC soap EastEnders will do likewise. Read more & comment »

BAFTA nominations revealed including Broadchurch, The Fall and The Great Train Robbery!

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This year’s BAFTA nominations have been revealed, and there are nods going out to the likes of Broadchurch, The Fall and The Great Train robbery!

The award’s, which this year will be held at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London on Sunday 18 May, also has a whopping four nominations for Southcliffe – Leading Actor for Sean Harris, Supporting Actor for Rory Kinnear and Supporting Actress for Shirley Henderson and for best mini-series!
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British Academy Television Craft Awards: Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Luther nominated!

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for its annual British Academy Television Craft Awards, which honour the very best behind-the-scenes talent from television. This year’s ceremony will be held at The Brewery on Sunday 27 April, and will be hosted once again by Stephen Mangan.

A diverse range of programmes compete in each category for the coveted BAFTA masks. Leading the way with six nominations is BBC Two’s gangster family epic Peaky Blinders, featuring Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory.

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Broadchurch: Will David Tennant be back for series 2? Jodie Whittaker seems to think so….

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Hmmm, while bosses over at Broadchurch have remained very tight-lipped about which characters will be returning when the show films its second series, one of them may have let a big secret slip!

Broadchurch captured this nation last year with its tale of the sleepy seaside town rocked by the shocking murder of eleven year old Danny Latimer.
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Doctor Who, Brodchurch & Hollyoaks pick up gongs at TRIC Awards (FULL WINNERS LIST)

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This week saw Doctor Who pick up the award for HD Drama Programme of the Year at the annual TRIC awards held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

The hugely popular BBC sci-fi series beat the likes of Downton Abbey and Call The Midwife for the award (sponsored by SES), which was accepted by Neve McIntosh and Dan Starkey amongst other members of the crew.
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David Tennant on FOX ‘Broadchurch’ remake ‘Gracepoint’: ‘It’s a very peculiar experience’

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It was revealed a couple of months back that FOX has acquired the rights to the hit UK drama, Broadchurch and will be adapting it for US audiences.

However, one thing that’s staying the same is that star of the original British series, David Tennant will be taking on the lead male role in the US version, and he’s said that it’s a very peculiar experience to have taken part in the original, but also taking part in the remake.
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Broadchurch: Creator Chris Chibnall hints no David Tennant for series 2!

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It seems that David Tennant’s decision to leap across the pond to star in the US version of Broadchurch was more tactical than anything else, as he has revealed that he isn’t hopeful at being hired for the new UK series, and now the writer has hinted he may be right!

Tennant lead an all-star cast when Broadchurch hit our screens last year, playing Lead detective Alec Hardy as the small sleepy seaside town tried to come to terms with the horrific murder of one of its children.
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Broadchurch: Olivia Colman isn’t annoyed by US remake!

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Following reports that Broadchurch star Olivia Colman was annoyed that the show was getting a US remake without her, the actress has come out to deny this is the case.

Colman played detective Ellie Miller in the hit US version of Broadchurch alongside David Tennant who played Alec Hardy, the lead detective on the case of the shocking murder of 11 year old Danny Latimer.
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Broadchurch’s David Tennant, Olivia Colman & Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch go head to head in National Television Awards 2014!

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With police and villains swarming our TV screens, The National Television Awards panel have this year introduced a new category – TV Detective. Voted down to a final six nominees, this category along with a further twelve, will be in contention at the star-studded ceremony on Wednesday 22nd January at The 02 London.

Nominees up for the TV Detective award are David Tennant and Olivia Colman from Broadchurch, the gripping crime thriller that had millions on the edge of their seats, Idris Elba from Luther, Bradley Walsh from Law and Order: UK, Scott and Bailey’s Suranne Jones and perhaps the world’s most renowned detective, Sherlock, played by Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Broadchurch: David Tennant says he has no idea what is in store for his character in series 2!

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When a second series of the blockbuster drama Broadchurch was announced, the entire country was delighted, but also a little confused as to how this could be, and it would seem that the show’s main star is just as baffled!

Broadchurch told the story of a sleepy seaside town rocked to its very core by the shocking murder of 11 year old Danny Latimer, and the effect that such a crime had on the victim’s family, and community.
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David Bowie, Broadchurch, The Fall among South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominees

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David Bowie, Broadchurch, and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa are amongst The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 nominees, the only awards ceremony to celebrate the UK’s towering achievements across all genres of the arts.

The awards are one of the world’s most respected arts awards, celebrating the best of British culture and achievement across visual art, theatre, opera, dance, comedy, classical music, pop, TV drama, literature and film. Melvyn Bragg will once again act as editor and master of ceremonies at the event on Tuesday 27 January at the Dorchester Hotel in London.

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Anna Gunn cast in FOX Broadchurch remake ‘Gracepoint’

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Anna Gunn is set to take on yet another post-Breaking Bad project in the form of brand new FOX drama ‘Gracepoint’.

Gracepoint is of course the US adaptation of the hit British TV show, Broadchurch. The drama took the UK by storm when it aired earlier this year and execs are hoping it’ll have the same effect stateside.
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Olivia Colman IS returning for series 2 of Broadchurch but what about David Tennant?

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Olivia Colman has confirmed that she will return to star in the second series of Broadchurch next year.

The actress starred as detective sergeant Ellie Miller in the hit ITV crime drama with Doctor Who star David Tennant and while bosses had confirmed a second run would be filmed months ago, she has only now committed to the recommission.

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David Tennant confirmed to star in US remake of Broadchurch & former time lord was worried about ‘stepping on toes’ during 50th anniversary filming

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It has been confirmed that former time lord David Tennant will appear in the forthcoming US remake of Brodchurch.

Recently, the original British version of the show was broadcast on BBC America and it was that much of a hit, the show is set to be remade for US audiences on FOX, and David Tennant is involved!
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Broadchurch: Creator Chris Chibnall teases the US remake could be “better than the British version”

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Broadchurch creator, Chris Chibnall has grovelled that he thinks the US adaptation of the drama could be better than the original British series! Oh hell no!

The drama went down a storm with British viewers when it aired on ITV earlier this year, with many looking forward to the second series next year. The same series also aired in the US recently on BBC America and had a brilliant response from American audiences.
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