Sunday, 26 March 2017
Aidan Turner talks to Dave Fanning on RTE Radio 2 about Poldark, The Secret Scripture and his career and drops a heavy hint about a possible Poldark series four.
Many thanks to @Mburg_lady on Twitter for alerting me to the interview.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
|Will Merrick |
Photo: United Agents
Will's early credits include E4's Skins where, as Aloysius Creevey, he appeared alongside fellow Poldark actor Alexander Arnold (Jim Carter). He's also appeared in Dr Who, Atlantis, About Time and Brief Encounters. Will recently played snooker player Steve Davis rather brilliantly in the BBC's excellent The Rack Pack.
|Freddie Watkins in Lord of the Flies|
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Here's some fabulous news for us all to enjoy! Poldark is the winner of the HD Drama Programme of the Year award at the Television and Radio Industries Club!
Poldark beat off the competition from Cold Feet and Vera to win. The award was collected by screenwriter Debbie Horsfield, executive producer Karen Thrussell, author Winston Graham's son Andrew, Ruby Bentall (Verity), Beatie Edney (Prudie) and Sebastian Armesto (Tankard) at a lunch time ceremony at Grosvenor House, London on 14 March, 2017.
Congratulations Poldark! Well deserved.
|Andrew Graham and Debbie Horsfield Photo: Official Poldark|
|Ruby Bentall, Debbie Horsfield, Beatie Edney|
Photo: Official Poldark
Friday, 10 March 2017
Debbie's session on Saturday 10 June at 8pm is the festival's finale. Tickets are available online price £6.00.
The Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival is on 8-10 June at the Emma Bridgewater Factory. The full programme can be found here.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Here's some fabulous news!
Aidan Turner has been nominated for best actor in a leading role by the Irish Film and Television Academy for Poldark! Not only that but the film The Secret Scripture, in which he has a small part, is nominated in several categories including best feature film and best director (Jim Sheridan).
Aidan will be facing competition from four other actors including his friend from The Hobbit, James Nesbitt and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor who is also in The Secret Scripture. The contenders are:
Dara Devaney An Klondike 2
Cillian Murphy Peaky Blinders
James Nesbit The Secret
Aidan Turner Poldark
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Trial of the Century
The IFTA Awards ceremony will be in Dublin on Saturday 8 April. A full list of nominees is given here.
Here's wishing Aidan all the very best of luck!
Monday, 6 March 2017
Poldark has been nominated for Best Drama in the 2017 TRIC Awards.
The TRIC Awards are given annually by the Television and Radio Industries Club. The winners a chosen by members of the industry.
Poldark is up against Cold Feet and Vera for HD Drama Programme of the Year. Previous winners include Downton Abbey and Doctor Who. A full list of nominations may be found here.
The awards will be presented at a lunch at Grosvernor House, London on 14 March 2017.
Well done Poldark!
Saturday, 25 February 2017
|Aidan Turner as Kili in The Hobbit|
How impressive is this?
Aidan Turner has made The New York Times crossword!
The crossword on 23 February, 2017 contained the clue: Actor Turner of "The Hobbit" (56 Across). The answer, of course, is "Aidan". Aidan played the dwarf Kili in The Hobbit trilogy, prior to starring in Poldark.
Hilary Stillman, a Poldarked reader who regularly does The New York Times crossword, brought the puzzle to my attention saying, 'This is a big deal, as a public person has to have a certain level of recognition to be used as a clue. I've done the puzzles for a long time and this is the first time I've seen Aidan Turner recognised in this way.'
It's certainly the coolest crossword clue I've seen!
|Picture credit: xwordinfo.com|
Many thanks to Hilary for sharing this story with Poldarked.
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