Author: Charlie Gardiner

  • Oscars 2024 Winners Announced

    Oscars 2024 Winners Announced

    Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ leads the pack with seven wins at the 96th annual Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The winners of the Oscars 2024 have now been announced at a spectacular ceremony in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre. Jimmy Kimmel was invited back for the 4th time to present the Academy Awards and opened…

  • 2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Winners Announced

    2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Winners Announced

    Christopher Nolan’s historical epic ‘Oppenheimer’ picks up three major awards, while ‘The Bear’ and ‘Succession’ share big TV wins. After a challenging year of strikes, the Screen Actors Guild gathered in Hollywood on Saturday, 24th February, to celebrate the outstanding performances from the last 12 months. For the first time ever this year, the SAG…

  • What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

    What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

    In the wake of the festive period, these are eight exciting productions taking place around the UK and Ireland to look forward to. 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for film and television. With blockbusters like Dune: Part Two and Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire getting ready to fill cinemas and Masters of the…

  • The Oscars 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The Oscars 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The Oscar nominees 2024 are revealed, with ‘Oppenheimer’ leading the pack with 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Lead Actor.   Presented by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, the 96th annual Academy Awards are just around the corner, taking place on March 10 at the world famous Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Returning…

  • EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The nominees of the BAFTA Film Awards 2024 are revealed, with ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things’ leading with 13 and 11 nominations each. On Sunday 18 February, the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall will play host to the biggest night in the British film calendar, welcoming both British and international stars as they gather for the…

  • SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The nominees for the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards include ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’ with four nominations each, and five for HBO’s ‘Succession’.  2023 saw SAG-AFTRA members take part in the longest ever industry strike, with demands of pay equality and protection from advancing AI technology. For 118 days, the film and television industry was…

  • Six British Films You Won’t Want to Miss From the BFI London Film Festival 2023

    Six British Films You Won’t Want to Miss From the BFI London Film Festival 2023

    We look at six unmissable British productions from this year’s BFI London Film Festival In October 2023, the annual British Film Institute London Film Festival celebrated its 67th year. Returning to in-person screenings and a popular online platform, the festival brought feature-length, short form and episodic new releases to audiences up and down the country.…

  • Regional Pantomimes to See This Winter

    Regional Pantomimes to See This Winter

    A quick look at the variety of pantomimes happening in the UK this festive season It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that time is… Panto season! Nothing gets people quite in the mood for Christmas like a bit of audience participation, a comically dressed pantomime dame and a rather large helping of…

  • Stage Shows Touring the UK in Autumn and Winter 2023

    Stage Shows Touring the UK in Autumn and Winter 2023

    A look at eight must-see theatre shows and West End musicals touring the UK and Ireland this autumn and winter As the early nights draw in and Christmas waits just around the corner, what better excuse is there for a trip to the theatre? Here are some of the many exciting shows touring around the…

  • What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Autumn 2023

    What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Autumn 2023

    As we fall into Autumn, we look at some of the productions happening in studios and on location around the UK and Ireland  by Charlie Gardiner During the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in the United States, productions worldwide closed down in support of the performers and writers on the picket line. However, there are some…