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Bafta TV Awards 2020: Ten things we learned at the virtual ceremony

Bafta TV Awards 2020: Ten things we learned at the virtual ceremony

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Media playback is unsupported on your device It was "showbusiness as usual" at this year's Bafta TV Awards, despite the dramatically pared-down ceremony. There was no red carpet or live audience on Friday evening, and winners dialled in remotely to accept their prizes. "Tonight, we reward various people while keeping the kind of distance from them that I've dreamed of my entire life," joked host Richard Ayoade."It is sad it has taken a pandemic to enforce the most basic parameters of personal space."Chernobyl and Stath Lets Flats were among the big winners of the night, and Glenda Jackson won her first TV Bafta at the age of 84.Here are some ceremony highlights alongside a few things we learned in the winners' Zoom room. ...
Olympics Rewind: London 2012 – 10 things you may have forgotten

Olympics Rewind: London 2012 – 10 things you may have forgotten

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Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic Rewinds: 14-24 JulyWatch the best moments of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app.Click here for full details and timesCan you believe eight years have passed since the magical days of the London 2012 Olympics?Moments from those Games will live with those who watched them for a lifetime - Danny Boyle's astounding opening ceremony, Super Saturday's golden rush and Andy Murray finally winning at SW19.But what about the parts you may have forgotten? Those little...
8 things Will Ferrell’s Eurovision movie gets wrong

8 things Will Ferrell’s Eurovision movie gets wrong

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Will Ferrell's Eurovision movie, The Story of Fire Saga, was only released on Friday, but it's already leapt to number one on Netflix's most-watched movies chart.The comedy follows the fortunes of an inept Icelandic band, Fire Saga - Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel McAdams) - who get the chance to fulfil a lifelong dream when they're selected to enter the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.Written with obvious affection by Ferrell, the film is crammed full of Easter eggs and cameos for long-time fans. It features a band called Moon Fang, whose horrific masks are a call-back to 2006's Eurovision winners Lordi, while a sing-off in the middle of the film features guest appearances from real-life contestant...
Pretty Things frontman Phil May dies aged 75

Pretty Things frontman Phil May dies aged 75

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Phil May, the frontman of The Pretty Things, has died aged 75 after suffering complications from emergency hip surgery.A representative of the rock 'n' roll band confirmed he died on Friday morning at a Kings Lynn hospital.May had fallen off his bicycle earlier in the week."Very sad news, he was a very talented guy and he will be sorely missed. I'm shocked," tweeted Kinks guitarist Dave Davies. The Pretty Things' 1968 album SF Sorrow is credited as one of the first real rock opera concept albums.They were cited as an influence by a wide range of artists from David Bowie to Jimi Hendrix to Kasabian. Originally from Dartford, Kent, May formed the band in 1963 with guitaris...
Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

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Another week goes by without sport, but there have still been some entertaining moments. From a five-year-old Leeds fan bidding for Brighton defender Ben White to Andy Robertson’s hilarious isolation diary, talkSPORT.com has listed the best bits below. Nick Kyrgios relates to an unbothered young tennis player Nick Kyrgios is very emotive during his matches Kyrgios hit the headlines at last summer’s Wimbledon tournament when he was seen at a pub the night before his second round clash with Rafa Nadal, which he went on to lose. The Australian star is known for losing his cool during his tennis matches, and once called an umpire ‘a tool’ before smashing two rackets last year. A recent video showed a young tennis player refusing to hit tennis balls – and it caught