20 January 14
See what TV industry events are coming up in the BAFTA calendar.
Tuesday 16 September, 18.45
The critically acclaimed Dave series Crackanory returns with a raft of A-list comedy, television, theatre and film stars. Join us for a screening of four episodes of the new series featuring Vic Reeves, Meera Syall, Ben Miller and Rik Mayall. Followed by a Q&A with Reeves, Syall, Miller and Series Producer Arnold Widdowson.
Tuesday 23 September, 19.15
Join us for a preview of the first episode of the new series of the BAFTA-winning BBC drama. The story picks up where series one left off, with Gibson in pursuit of Spector. A personal link from Spector’s past opens up some clues for Gibson but provokes Spector in a way that threatens to jeopardise the whole investigation. Followed by a Q&A with cast and crew.
Saturday 27 September, 16.30
This September will see our first ever Forum showcasing children’s writing, with a panel chaired by Cheryl Taylor (Controller & Portfolio Head, CBBC) and writer Emma Reeves (The Dumping Ground, Tracy Beaker Returns, Hetty Feather). At the showcase, Cheryl and Emma will critique three winning scripts as performed by professional actors.
Monday 29 September, 19:00
Before turning his hand to producing, Dan Winch was one of the most in demand First AD's working in the UK industry, having worked his way up the assistant directing ranks over the past 15 years. Dan’s credits span genres and budgets, including (amongst others), BAFTA-nominated Tyrannosaur, The Mark of Cain, The Crimson Petal and The White, Appropriate Adult, Birdsong, Lynne Ramsay's Swimmer and the critically acclaimed Boy A.
Tuesday 30 September, 18:45
Time for another slice of Toast: Objective Productions' BAFTA-nominated comedy returns to Channel 4. Our eponymous hero, Steven Toast (Matt Berry) is an eccentric actor living in the heart of Soho's theatre-land. With the misguided help of his inept agent Jane Plough and his eccentric flatmate Ed Howzer-Black, we watch Toast continue his desperate attempts to get the love, respect and fame he adamantly thinks he deserves.
Tuesday 14 October, 18:45
Join us for a preview of ITV’s new four-part drama starring Andrew Buchan (Broadchurch, Garrow’s Law) as the humble baker Thomas Farriner. Inspired by the historical events of 1666 and with the decadent backdrop of King Charles II’s court, The Great Fire focuses on the circumstances which led to the catastrophic fire and will follow Thomas’ fabled involvement in it from his bakery in Pudding Lane.
Monday 27 October, 19:00
BAFTA TV Question Time returns, giving you another chance to stimulate debate on key issues facing television broadcasting. Broadcaster Steve Hewlett (The Media Show, BBC Radio 4) will chair a panel of top TV commissioners, producers and talent who will debate some of the industry’s burning issues. They will be joined Conservative MP John Whittingdale, the chairman of Parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee which is currently holding an inquiry into the future of the BBC ahead of the Charter renewal in 2016. We want you to the shape the debate so please click here to submit your questions for the panel in advance. If your question is selected, we will give you a free drink at the bar.
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