THE BBC's Small Axe leads the way at the 2021 Bafta TV Awards with a massive 15 nominations. The gritty Steve McQueen drama is closely followed by Netflix's The Crown who has 10 nods, and Sex Education who has been nominated in six categories. What are the Bafta TV Award nominations 2021? Drama Series Gangs Of London - Gareth Evans, Matt Flannery, Thomas Benski, Jane Featherstone, Lucas Ochoa, Hugh Warren - Pulse Films, Sister/Sky Atlantic I Hate Suzie - Lucy Prebble, Billie Piper , Andrea Dewsbery, Julie Gardner, Georgi Banks-Davies, Anthony Neilson - Bad Wolf/Sky Atlantic Save Me Too - Simon Heath, Jessica Sykes, Lennie James, Lizzie Rusbridger, Coky Giedroyc, Jim Loach - World Productions/Sky Atlantic The Crown - Peter Morgan, Suzanne Mackie, Michael Casey, Oona O’beirn, Andy Stebbing, Martin Harrison - Left Bank Pictures In Association With Sony Pictures Television/Netflix Leading Actor John Boyega Small Axe - Turbine Studios, Lammas Park /BBC … [Read more...] about Bafta TV Award nominations 2021: Full list revealed including Small Axe, The Crown and Eastenders
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SIDEKICK Andi Peters has been sidelined for decades, but now that could all be about to change. Following Piers Morgan's dramatic exit from Good Morning Britain, rumour has it that producers want to shake up the format and that looks set to mean a promotion for "competitions man" Andi Peters. It's about time the former children's telly presenter got his time in the limelight, 28 years after his big break on BBC's Broom Cupboard. But what happened to the rest of the Broom Cupboard crew? We take a nostalgic look back to the stars of the famous kids' TV set. Andi Peters Andi, 50, landed the Broom Cupboard gig in 1989, having only previously worked in TV as a continuity announcer. He and Edd the Duck entertained the nation's kids for four years, until 1993. He's been on our screen ever since, but you have to keep your eyes peeled. Andi pops up in the "roving reporter" role, promoting big prize competitions or surprising members of the public on both Good Morning Britain … [Read more...] about From Strictly to living with wolves in Wyoming, what happened to the Broom Cupboard crew when they grew out of kids TV?
Jes Staley, the chief executive of Barclays, could be forgiven if tonight he reaches for a more expensive wine than usual for a Friday evening. A major thorn in his - and the bank's - side has just been removed. Edward Bramson, the British-born but US-based activist investor, today called time on his three-year campaign to get Barclays to shrink its corporate and investment banking business and reinvest the capital saved in other areas. Sherborne Investors, his investment vehicle, said it had offloaded its entire 6.01% shareholding in the bank. The news will come as a huge boost to Mr Staley. Sherborne had been a huge distraction to him as he sought to navigate the bank through the recession sparked by COVID-19 . Advertisement The Sherborne fund that had held the stake in Barclays included some of the City's best-known investors, including Schroders, Aviva, Fidelity International, Jupiter, Janus Henderson, Invesco and Colombia Threadneedle, among its … [Read more...] about Barclays boss Staley emerges victorious after activist investor battle