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Friday 30th June 2017

Televised awards shows are a popular pull for audience figures where people can see who’s hot and who’s not in the world of TV, film and music.

From the Academy Awards to the Primetime Emmys, the BAFTAs and the Mercury Prize, find out here when and where to watch all the big ceremonies of the coming year.

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DJ and musician Goldie to present the Turner Prize 2017 at Hull ceremony
Friday 27th October 2017

A surprise guest will present this year’s Turner Prize at the UK city of culture. Musician and DJ Goldie will hand the winner the coveted and best-known accolade in British art at a ceremony in Hull in December. This year is the first…

A tale following Abraham Lincoln's grief over dead son is Man Booker 2017 favourite
Tuesday 17th October 2017

A book detailing the night Abraham Lincoln lay his son to rest is the favourite to win this year’s Man Booker prize. Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders, is 11/8 to scoop the prestigious writers’ prize, which celebrates…

Sir Bruce Forsyth honoured at next year's National Television Awards
Tuesday 10th October 2017

Sir Bruce Forsyth will be honoured in the next National Television Awards ceremony. The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter’s name will adorn the entertainment category for the 2018 event on January 23. The Bruce Forsyth entertainment…

The Handmaid’s Tale and Big Little Lies sweep the board at the Primetime Emmy awards
Monday 18th September 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale and Big Little Lies swept the board at the Primetime Emmy awards last night, winning five accolades each. Based on the novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale won best drama and lead actress…

Sampha wins the Mercury Prize 2017 for debut album Process
Friday 15th September 2017

Sampha scooped the Mercury Prize 2017 beating off stiff competition from artists such as Ed Sheehan, Kate Tempest and alt-j. The singer-songwriter won the coveted album of the year award for his debut Process, receiving a standing ovation as…

Mercury Prize 2017: Who's hot, who's not, and who's most likely to win
Wednesday 13th September 2017

As the illustrious Mercury Prize 2017 moves ever closer we take a look at the nominees and try to decipher which acts are most likely to tick the judges’ boxes, and who will be discarded quicker than an X Factor hopeful without a sob…

Nominate your community champion for the Sports Personality of the Year unsung hero award
Monday 11th September 2017

Unsung community sporting heroes will once again be recognised at this year’s Sports Personality of the Year. Now in its 15th year, the Get Inspired Unsung Hero award honours sports volunteers in local communities who go above and beyond…

Greta Gerwig’s debut film Lady Bird, with Saoirsie Ronan, puts women in contention for Oscar success
Thursday 7th September 2017

Hollywood has been scrutinised by the Movie Industry in recent years, not simply for the storylines in its movie-making process, but for the breadth of it's representation of gender, sexuality and race in contributors, both in front of…

Tip for the Top: Could gay love story 'Call Me By Your Name' be an early candidate for Oscar success?
Monday 7th August 2017

The Sundance Film Festival is used annually by the movie industry to test the water for its products. Taking place in February of each year, the independent showcase is regularly used as a pointer for films that have not yet been released to…

Victoria and Abdul lines up Judi Dench for movie award success
Thursday 3rd August 2017

If there is one name that will guarantee to draw British, if not global, audiences whether it is to stage, screen or TV chat show it is Dame Judi Dench. Equally at home among the Hollywood elite or bantering with Graham Norton, her playfulness…

The Handmaid's Tale gets second series following 13 Emmy Award nominations
Wednesday 2nd August 2017

If you haven’t seen the Handmaid’s Tale, it’s safe to say it would be an important addition to your ‘to watch’ list. And for those that have seen it, you can rejoice at the news that it’s been commissioned…

Jordan Peele's horror movie Get Out is already tipped for Oscar success in 2018
Friday 28th July 2017

It is very rare for any movie that is released early in any given year to have a chance of succeeding in the following year’s Oscars award ceremony. It is common sense that a film that hits the box office in December and creates…

Everything you need to know about the Mercury Prize 2017
Thursday 27th July 2017

The Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist has been announced. Twelve albums from a range of contemporary music genres have been chosen by independent judges to battle it out to win the coveted ‘album of the year’ title, along with £20,000…

Here are the shortlisted albums for the Mercury Prize 2017
  • alt-j - 'Relaxer'

  • Blossoms - 'Blossoms'

  • Dinosaur - 'Together, As One'

  • Ed Sheeran - '÷'

  • Glass Animals - 'How to Be a Human Being'

  • J Hus - 'Common Sense'

  • Kate Tempest - 'Let Them Eat Chaos'

  • Loyle Carner - 'Yesterday’s Gone'

  • Sampha - 'Process'

  • Stormzy - 'Gang Signs & Prayer'

  • The Big Moon - 'Love in the 4th Dimension'

  • The xx - 'I See You'

Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist to be announced today

Radio 1's Huw Stephens is presenting the list of 12 shortlisted albums from 11am.

Rylan Clark-Neal beats off stiff competition to win prestigious TV presenter award
Wednesday 12th July 2017

Everyone has heard of the Oscars, the Baftas and the Golden Globes, but there is another trophy that the great and the good of TV land are hotly contesting and that is the Radio Times Champion title.

Real people take centre stage at Manchester International Festival
Friday 30th June 2017

Reality TV gained momentum on television sets across the land because it stepped away from the remote and inaccessible world of celebrity and focused on the lives of ordinary folk.

Daniel Day-Lewis says adieu to Oscar and Hollywood
Tuesday 27th June 2017

This week, one of the most celebrated actors of his generation announced that, at the age of 60, he was going to retire. Although many feared that such an announcement was a euphemism for a health issue, it soon became apparent that Daniel…

Only three episodes left before Doctor Who's next regeneration
Tuesday 13th June 2017

With only three episodes of Doctor Who left in the current series, fans are getting jittery about the revelation of the next incarnation of the adored Timelord.

Taylors move in to save Walford
Thursday 8th June 2017

There is a new family moving into Albert Square next week and with them, along with their possessions, they will be carrying the hopes of the producers and writers that they can rejuvenate the flagging appeal of EastEnders.

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