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BAFTAs 2019: Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman share kiss as The Favourite wins seven gongs

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Weisz, 48, appeared overjoyed after receiving the award for her role in the 18th century period drama at the BAFTAs ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday.Coleman, who stars as Britain's Queen Anne in the film, seemed ecstatic about her friend’s prize as she gave her a peck on the cheek and congratulated her.The 45-year-old won Leading Actress later in the evening.The Favorite, which is about Queen Anne and the two women vying for her affections, scooped the first category of the night by taking the outstanding British film prize.Weisz said she needed no preparation to kiss Colman during filming for The Favourite because she is "gorgeous".Director Yorgos Lanthimos picked up the prize for Outstanding British film. The movie also won Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design, Produ...
Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

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Some the biggest names in cinema are set to gather at London's Royal Albert Hall for this year's Bafta film awards.The Favourite, which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, leads the race with 12 nominations.It's well ahead of its closest competitors - Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, Roma and First Man, each of which has seven nominations.The ceremony takes place from 19:00 GMT, and will be hosted by Joanna Lumley for the second consecutive year.The Baftas are often a good indicator of who will go on to awards glory at the Oscars - which are being held this year on Sunday 24 February.Last year, the winners of the acting categories - Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell - were exactly the...
BAFTAs: Newcomer beats Hollywood heavyweights

BAFTAs: Newcomer beats Hollywood heavyweights

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Rising star Molly Windsor has beaten Hollywood heavyweights Claire Foy and Thandie Newton to clinch the leading actress gong at the BAFTA TV Awards. Windsor won the award for her role in Three Girls, a drama about three victims of the Rochdale child sex abuse scandal.Collecting the prize from Sherlock star Martin Freeman, she said: "Three Girls was born out of the courage of the real three girls, and the real Holly, Amber and Ruby who told their story over and over and over and told it again to us. Image: Claire Foy spoke about her support for the Time's Up campaign ahead of the ceremony "I just want to say thank you for recognising how selfless that is and how brave that is."The drama also won the award for best mini-series.Write...