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British Academy Television Awards in 2011

British Academy Television Awards in 2011

British Academy Television Awards in 2011

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Bridging the Skills Gap in the Television Industry

The skills gaps created by the prodigious amounts of drama being made in the UK have sparked a new urgency for broadcasters and producers to bring on the next generation of talent. In drama and across genres, TV’s experienced hands have woken up to the increased need to share their expertise. Televisual's Pippa Considine reports. 

BAFTA Masterclass: Britain's Got Talent

On 26 October, the production team behind the BAFTA-winning series discussed how to create a winning formula for entertainment programming, and the challenges in maintaining the popularity of such a long running programme. 

We asked the chair of the panel, Boyd Hilton, to share some of his highlights of the evening.

Caroline McCall - Downton Abbey Costume Designer

BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey

We celebrated Downton Abbey with a special star-studded programme offering insight into the making of the award-winning series. In anticipation, we look back with the cast at their favourite moments and go behind-the-scenes with the crew on set.

BAFTA Celebrates Downton Abbey was broadcast on Monday 21 December at 9pm on ITV.

Event: The BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters’ Lecture Series in association with JJ Charitable Trust: BEAU WILLIMONDate: 3 October 2015Venue: BFI, SouthbankHost: Nev Pierce

Beau Willimon delivers his Screenwriters' Lecture

5 October 2015

The playwright and screenwriter delivered a thoughtful and endearing lecture about his career in theatre, film and TV, and spoke about the early beginnings of his career, political influences and the concept of power in his work.