Russell T Davies planning AIDS drama The Boys – Digital Spy UK

I have been staring mortality in the face,” Davies told Radio Times at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch. “I want to go into the bedsits – it’s called The Boys because it’s about the boys. And they will tell the stories of it, because there is a lot to
Russell T Davies to write personal drama about gay men during the 1980s Aids Radio Times
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Source:: Russell T Davies planning AIDS drama The Boys – Digital Spy UK

Russell T Davies wants Cucumber to reach out to a mainstream audience – Mirror.co.uk

Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch Russell, 51, also said he feared for the future of his former employer, the BBC. “The first thing David Cameron did was freeze the licence fee – I don’t think it will ever go up again.” he said. “I fear for
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Source:: Russell T Davies wants Cucumber to reach out to a mainstream audience – Mirror.co.uk

C4 to arm indies with diversity databases – Broadcast

Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch this week, head of drama Pier Wenger, said C4 would provide significant support to the industry. “We’re recognising that it isn’t just about saying ‘right guys, here’s what you have to do now’,” he said

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Source:: C4 to arm indies with diversity databases – Broadcast

Russell T Davies writing TV drama about Aids in the 1980s – The Guardian

“We’re reaching a bit of a generational thing, when men like me in their 50s are looking back – how shocked I was, personally speaking, we ran away from it, I ran away from it,” Davies told journalists at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch in London

Source:: Russell T Davies writing TV drama about Aids in the 1980s – The Guardian

I fear for the future of the BBC if the Conservatives win the next election … – Radio Times

“When the Conservatives got in, practically the first visitor David Cameron had was Rupert Murdoch, practically the first thing they did was freeze the licence fee with no consultation whatsoever,” Davies told a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch today. 

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Source:: I fear for the future of the BBC if the Conservatives win the next election … – Radio Times

Russell T Davies to write personal drama about gay men during the 1980s Aids … – Radio Times

“It’s partly looking back on your life, it’s partly because of my boyfriend [who has been seriously ill] I have been staring mortality in the face,” Davies said at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch. The drama – which has not yet been cast or even
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Russell T Davies prepares 1980s AIDS drama for C4 – Broadcast

Russell T Davies prepares 1980s AIDS drama for C4
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Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild lunch today, Davies said: “It’s a story you think has been told, but it hasn’t. When AIDS is spoken about at all, people talk about the campaign with the iceberg and the tombstone. I want to go to the bedsits and

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Source:: Russell T Davies prepares 1980s AIDS drama for C4 – Broadcast

Salmon: BBC must tread carefully over in-house plans – Broadcast

Speaking at a Broadcasting Press Guild breakfast event on Monday, Salmon said BBC Productions could do with a boost as it “has felt a bit battered and bruised and a bit unloved,” adding: “It’s felt like the indie sector has ploughed ahead and BBC in
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BPG in the News – March 30, 2014

Broadchurch wins at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

ITV drama series Broadchurch has won three awards at the 40th Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, voted for by journalists who write about TV and radio. 

http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/Broadchurch-wins-at-Broadcasting-Press-Guild-Awards_nid-4097.html

Nick Ferrari wins BPG Radio Broadcaster of the Year

‘Broadchurch’ picked up Best Drama Series, Olivia Colman won best actress for her role as DS Ellie Miller in the ITV drama and its creator Chris Chibnall won the BPG Writer’s Award.

http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/news/1287874/Nick-Ferrari-wins-BPG-Radio-Broadcaster-Year/?DCMP=ILC-SEARCH

 

The Golden Age of TV Shines on as Winners of the BPG …

28 Mar 2014 – John Plunkett is chairman of the Broadcasting Press Guild and broadcasting correspondent …. Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2014 Winners.

www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/john-plunkett/bpg-awards_b_5044183.html

 

Broadchurch wins three Broadcasting Press Guild awards …28 Mar 2014 – 

Other winners at the awards, which are voted for by journalists who write about TV and radio, included Chiwetel Ejiofor, who
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BBC News – Broadchurch wins Broadcasting Press Guild …

ITV detective series Broadchurch wins three awards, including best drama series, at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards. … Tech · Entertainment · Video. 28 March2014 Last updated at 08:01 ET … The winners are expected to attend the ceremony in central London on Friday. Continue reading the main story  ..

BPG in the News – February 28, 2014

C4 and BBC2 dominate Broadcasting Press Guild nominations

Channel 4 and BBC Two have dominated the nominations for the 40th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

Channel 4 has 10 nominations, including all four programmes shortlisted for best single documentary – Dogging Tales, The Murder Trial, Richard III: The King in the Car Park and Syria: Across the Lines.

http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/C4-and-BBC2-dominate-Broadcasting-Press-Guild-nominations_nid-3952.html

 

Broadchurch, Top of the Lake and The Fall lead BPG Awards

BBC Two’s nine nominations include Best Drama Series, Best Actor, Best Actress and the Writer’s Award for ‘Top of the Lake’. ITV’s ‘Broadchurch’ also received nominations in each of the same four categories.

http://www.brandrepublic.com/news/1281686/Broadchurch-Top-Lake-Fall-lead-BPG-Awards/

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor up for BPG award

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in the running to pick up an award for TV drama Dancing On The Edge.

http://home.bt.com/entertainment/tv/tvnews/chiwetel-ejiofor-up-for-bpg-award-11363877738960

 

BBC2 leads BPG Awards nominations

BBC2 leads the nominations for the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards as the channel’s drama push continues to reap rewards.

http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/news/broadcasters/bbc2-leads-bpg-awards-nominations/5067919.article

 

Broadchurch, Top of the Lake and The Fall lead Broadcasting Press Guild list

ITV and BBC2 dominate drama nominations at critic-voted awards, as Channel 4 takes all four places in documentary list
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/feb/20/broadchurch-top-lake-fall-broadcasting-press-guild

 

Broadchurch leads BPG Award nominations
The nominations for the 40th Annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, sponsored by Discovery Channel, have been announced.

http://www.entertainment-focus.com/tv-section/tv-news/broadchurch-leads-bpg-award-nominations/

 

Oscar-nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor goes head-to-head with David Tennant at the BPG Awards 2014

http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/oscar-nominated-chiwetel-ejiofor-goes-head-to-head-3163056#ixzz369shGClf

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor battles David Tennant for Best Actor at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Bafta-winning 12 Years A Slave actor is up against the Broadchurch star for top gong, with Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Maxine Peake up for Best Actress

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-02-20/chiwetel-ejiofor-battles-david-tennant-for-best-actor-at-broadcasting-press-guild-awards

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor and David Tennant nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild awards

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rory Kinnear, Peter Mullan and David Tennant have been nominated for best actor at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26258782

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor and David Tennant nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild awards

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rory Kinnear, Peter Mullan and David Tennant have been nominated for best actor at this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2014/02/chiwetel-ejiofor-david-tennant-nominated-broadcasting-press-guild-awards/