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BAFTA TV Awards: Wolf Hall Wins Drama Series; Mark Rylance Lead Actor Full List

Three programs scored double wins at tonights BAFTA TV Awards in London. Wolf Hall Playground Entertainment, Company Pictures and BBC Two's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize winning novels which led the nominations coming into the evening, took the Drama Series win. Star Mark Rylance , also a BAFTA Film Award and Oscar winner this year for his supporting turn in Steven Spielbergs Bridge Of Spies , was victorious in the Leading Actor race.   Read More.... //

'Wolf Hall' Leads BAFTA TV Nominations

The ceremony is set to take place on May 8.   Read More... //

'Wolf Hall' Leads BAFTA TV Craft Awards Nominations

The historical mini-series picked up six nominations, followed by Arctic thriller 'Fortitude' with four.   Read More... //

'Wolf Hall' wins best Limited Series or TV Film at the Globes

PBS adaptation of Hilary Mantels Wolf Hall novels took home the Best Limited Series or TV Film Golden Globe on Sunday, dethroning last years winner Fargo . Wolf Hall , a fictional take on the rise and fall of Thomas...   Read More... //

Golden Globes: Noms By TV Shows & Networks

Here are the lists of Golden Globe nominations announced this morning by TV series and networks: NOMINATIONS BY TV SERIES OR PROGRAM American Crime 3 Fargo 3 Mr. Robot 3 Outlander 3 Transparent 3 Wolf Hall 3 American Horror Story: Hotel 2 Empire 2 Flesh & Bone 2 Mozart in the Jungle 2 Narcos 2 Orange is the New Black 2 Veep 2 //

'Billions' Star Damian Lewis on 'Wolf Hall' Comparisons, 'Goodfellas' Accent

The role marks Lewis' return to Showtime after his Emmy winning turn on 'Homeland.'   Read More... //

Costuming Wolf Hall': Clothes And Characters

Talk about attention to detail. Wolf Hall costume designer Joanna Eatwell and director Peter Kominsky strived for realism in the depiction of the machinations of the Court of Henry VIII. Costumes were designed and re-created authentically using the appropriate materials and handmade skills lots of intricate stitching, embroidery and knots and no contemporary shortcuts such as Velcro.   Read More... //

'Wolf Hall' Co-Producer Company Pictures Gets New CEO

Michele Buck will lead the U.K. production company that is part of All3Media, co-owned by Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.   Read More... //

A Second Wolf Hall Soundtrack Album Is Coming

Wolf Hall: The Tudor Music includes some of the period music used in the television series.   Read More... //

'Wolf Hall's' Damian Lewis: Henry VIII was 'besotted' with Anne Boleyn, 'And then, he killed her'

Zap2it: How big a challenge has it been to play someone as iconic as King Henry VIII in 'Masterpiece's' presentation of the about-to-conclude 'Wolf Hall'?Damian Lewis: My vanity will always relish a challenge, you know, [regardless of] whoever's been there before me. In fact, that probably encourages me. But of course, when one takes on a role like this, you wonder if there's an opportunity to redefine, to give a different portrayal, maybe educate people in a different way.Zap2it: What do you think about the relationship of Henry and Thomas Cromwell [played by Mark Rylance] as "Wolf Hall" depicts it?Damian Lewis: I think Hilary [Mantel, the saga's original author] was keen to do that in the books, and Peter Straughan -- who's done this extraordinary adaptation -- and myself and Mark and Claire and others have all jumped on it for that reason. We think there's a real opportunity to look differently at a period... //