It’s the biggest night of the year for aficionados of British film-making so no surprise to see the Baftas capturing the imagination.

Baftas 2016: John Boyega says he starts work on Star Wars: Episode VIII on Monday

The Bafta Rising Star Award has an impressive track record: James McAvoy won in 2006, followed by Kristen Stewart in 2010.

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Tributes pour in for indie band Viola Beach and manager after fatal car accident in Sweden

The band, who previously toured with The Courteeners, were just weeks away from playing a homecoming gig at Warrington’s Pyramid in March.

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Baftas 2016: What did nominee Mark Ruffalo share with fans on social media?

Some of Hollywood’s finest have descended on London for the Baftas at the Royal Opera House, hosted by Stephen Fry.

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Will Smith says he wants to 'inspire' people to reach for the highest ideals

The actor has been praised for his portrayal of Dr Bennet Omalu in Concussion, but he missed out on an Oscar nomination.

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Ellie Goulding, Lenny Kravitz and Stevie Wonder honour Lionel Richie as MusiCares' Person of the Year

The singer was dancing on the ceiling at the tribute event.

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At Irish cinemas February 19th

Action, comedy and drama go hand in hand at cinemas this week, there's even some sea faring stuff to enjoy with Chris Pine

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A peaceful diversity protest is expected to be staged at the Baftas

The Bafta chief executive backed the demonstration, agreeing that the film industry lacks actors of black and ethnic minorities.

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5 heartfelt films you can indulge in this Valentine's Day

These modern movies will prove that romance is still well and truly alive.

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No charges for Bill Murray

Bill Murray won't be charged for throwing fans' phones from a rooftop restaurant.

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to spend Valentine's Day

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck will spend Valentine's Day (14.02.16) together.

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Harry Styles chooses singing over acting

Harry Styles has chosen a solo career over acting.

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Ben Stiller has a simple life

Ben Stiller's life gets "simpler" as he gets older.

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INTERVIEW: Nicky Byrne on his father looking down on him, his future at 2FM and the Eurovision

Nicky Byrne is a man of many talents – he sang with Westlife for 14 years, danced into our hearts in Strictly Come Dancing, proved himself a success with his ...

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WATCH: Hozier unveils extremely powerful music video with Saoirse Ronan

Hozier has revealed his new highly-anticipated music video starring Saoirse Ronan.

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The Big Short and Spotlight take top prizes at WGA Awards

Mad Men and Veep won big in the TV categories.

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Check out Zayn Malik's new look in time for Valentine's Day

He unveiled his new ‘do on Twitter.

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EastEnders wins the hearts of BBC viewers in online clicking survey

Audience members signed in to iPlayer who “love” a programme by clicking on the heart button receive personalised recommendations.

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Caroline Flack promises 'ridiculously hot people' on Love Island

ITV2's Love Island returns with new features in the villa including an outdoor gym and a re-designed love shack.

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Roy Hodgson rocked a Louis Vuitton belt on Match Of The Day and Twitter couldn't cope

It was the England manager’s fashion sense which caught fans’ attentions on Match Of The Day.

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Here's how Sacha Baron Cohen's rude film clip cracked up Stephen Fry and Romesh Ranganathan

Sacha Baron Cohen’s sit-down with Jonathan Ross was his first UK interview out of character in 18 years.

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Baftas 2016: Eddie Redmayne and his pregnant wife wowed at the star-studded Nominees' Party

Ahead of the Baftas on Sunday, Kensington Palace, the residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was the setting for a swanky party.

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The Voice 2016: No chair turns for TV star Mike Berry despite 'fantastic' performance

Mike Berry is the latest familiar face to try out for the show. The actor was signed by British pop producer Joe Meek in the 1960s.

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Jonathan Ross audience shocked at clip from new Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby

Sacha Baron Cohen’s famous personas include Staines resident Ali G, Kazakh journalist Borat and camp Austrian fashion reporter Bruno.

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The Voice 2016: Eurovision loser Paul Phoenix fails his audition and few are surprised on Twitter

Formerly a member of Love City Groove, Paul Phoenix tasted life as a pop star when his group represented the UK at Eurovision in 1995.

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Penelope Cruz: Posting photos of breakfast on social media 'unnatural'

Penelope Cruz thinks social media is "frightening".

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Stephen Fry: Bafta after-parties 'pretty sober' nowadays

The star said it was “a very different story” 25 years ago.

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Beth Tweddle walking unaided after neck op following The Jump injury

The athlete said she is “taking one day at a time”.

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Mark Wright "an old fogey" now he's married to Michelle Keegan

The presenter said he and Michelle love having nights in.

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11 looks to die for from Rihanna's new FENTY x PUMA collection

The singer unveiled her highly-anticipated collection at New York Fashion week, and we can’t wait to get our hands on it.

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Jason Manford tells jokes in ambulance

The star said it was “probably the smallest and weirdest” show he has ever done.

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Better Call Saul Season 1 in 60 seconds with Bob Odenkirk

The whole first season of the show is summarised in double quick fashion by its star - Bob Odenkirk. He's Saul you know

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TV's Eamonn Holmes looks forward to 'ordinary' after double hip op

Eamonn has no desire to run a marathon after major surgery.

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Natalie Cassidy expecting second child

The soap actress announced the news on Twitter.

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Find out which British stars will be presenting at the Oscars

The list includes Daisy Ridley, Eddie Redmayne and Emily Blunt.

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Almost a tweet a minute ... The latest Twitter action from Kanye West

The star said fashion “ain’t no joke for me”.

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Rihanna unveils her Fenty x Puma collaboration during NYFW

The show comes just weeks after she unveiled her album Anti.

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Check out the adorable way Alanis Morissette announced she is pregnant

She already has a son with her husband Mario “Souleye” Treadaway.

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Here's how viewers reacted to the Valentine's special on The Late Late Show

RTE promised a very special edition of the Late Late Show for Valentines weekend – and they definitely delivered.

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12,000 glasses of champagne to 325 umbrellas on standby: Here's the Baftas in numbers

If you’ve been kept awake wondering how many canapes are consumed, we’ve got you covered.

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Hollywood comes to London as Eddie Redmayne and Leonardo DiCaprio duel for Bafta

The Baftas are seen as a good indicator of success at the Oscars, so the gauntlet is down for the leading men.

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Ray of hope shines for Baftas red carpet after wash-outs of past years

Remember the horror year of the foamy red carpet?

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What's on the menu at the Baftas?

Leo, Eddie, Kate and co will be tucking into salmon, lamb and a delicious-sounding dessert.

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The Voice 2016: Are you being heard? Mike Berry serves up an audition

Viewers will have to wait to find out whether Mike Berry impressed the coaches on The Voice with his rendition of a Buddy Holly song.

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No one could quite believe who Channel 5 had picked to narrate Bankrupt and Broke: When Celebs Go Bust

It wasn’t Kerry – but it was a distracting choice.

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BBC Three 'could merge with Radio One to create youth division'

BBC Three will be moving online from February 16 but the BBC is reportedly considering a merger if it doesn’t get “sufficient traction”.

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