Every so often, TMINE flags up what new TV events BAFTA is holding around the UK
BAFTA ain’t half cramming them in now. Not only has it added a couple of TV events to its July schedule, there’s another one just been slotted in the June calendar as well.
Preview screening: To Provide all People + Q&A
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – 7:00pm
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
The drama tells the story of a single day in the NHS, from dusk to dawn, with a single hospital at its heart. To Provide All People will be broadcast across the UK at the end of June. The stellar cast includes: Michael Sheen, Eve Myles, Jonathan Pryce, Martin Freeman, Michelle Fairley, Amiee-Ffion Edwards, Meera Syal, Celia Imrie, Suzanne Packer, George Mackay, Sian Phillips and Lesley Manville.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with writer Owen Sheers, director Pip Broughton and actress Eve Myles.
Meet the Commissioners: Daytime
Monday, 16 July 2018 – 9:00am
David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London
A panel of daytime commissioners from a range of broadcasters will talk through the opportunities for producers and share their commissioning slate for the future. The panel will discuss the importance of strong repeatable formats and whether daytime is still a place to try out new shows and talent. The commissioners will reveal what they are looking for to create distinctive channel content that rates.
The panel includes:
- Jane Beacon, Joint Head of Daytime at ITV. Programmes include Good Morning Britain and The Chase
- Dan McGolpin, Controller of Daytime at the BBC. Credits include Matron, Medicine and Me and Richard Osman’s House of Games
- David Sayer, Head of Daytime at Channel 4. Credits include Couples Come Dine With Me and My Floating Home.
TV Preview: Vanity Fair
Monday, 16 July 2018 – 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, 195 Piccadilly, London
Adapted by BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Gwyneth Hughes (The Girl, Five Days, Dark Angel), this seven-part drama follows the story of Becky Sharpe (Olivia Cooke) as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the ranks of English Society during the Napoleonic Wars. The series is produced by Julia Stannard (War & Peace, The Great Train Robbery, United) with James Strong (Liar, Broadchurch, United) directing. Mammoth Screen’s Managing Director Damien Timmer executive produces the series with Gwyneth Hughes, James Strong and Tom Mullens (Endeavour, Fearless, Poldark).
The series has been commissioned for ITV by Head of Drama Polly Hill and premieres on the channel internationally before premiering as an Amazon Prime Exclusive in the US.
We will be screening the first episode in the series, with a total run time of 50 minutes, followed by a Q&A with cast and crew.