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Sutton- and Croydon-based pupils up for BAFTA awards

A pupil from the Brit School and another who attends Carshalton Boys are both up for a BAFTA after being named as finalists for the Young Game Designers awards. Ethan Dale, 15, who lives in Sutton and goes to the … Continue reading

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BAFTA-winner Scanlan to become David Lean Cinema’s Patron

BAFTA-award winning actress and screenwriter – and Inside Croydon reader – Joanna Scanlan is to become the Patron of the David Lean Cinema. The South Croydon resident will accept the official invitation to become the art-house cinema’s Patron at a … Continue reading

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Sanderstead’s 15-year-old computer whiz kid wins BAFTA No2

Twelve months ago, Inside Croydon reported how Andrew Ah-Weng, a 14-year-old Trinity School pupil, had won a BAFTA. Yesterday, Ah-Weng, now 15, won another one. The Sanderstead teen was one of four winners of this year’s BAFTA Young Game Designers … Continue reading

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Bafta-winner Scanlan joins calls for new bosses at arts centre

‘Things are far from perfick at the Fairfield ‘Alls’ says the award-winning actress who plays Ma Larkin, as the campaign to sack BHLive gathers momentum. EXCLUSIVE by STEVEN DOWNES Joanna Scanlan, the BAFTA award-winning actress, has called on Croydon Council … Continue reading

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14-year-old schoolboy from Sanderstead wins a BAFTA

Andrew Ah-Weng, a 14-year-old from Sanderstead, has won a BAFTA, as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts yesterday revealed the 2021 winners of its Young Game Designer Awards. Ah-Weng’s game, called Getting Out Of It, took top prize … Continue reading

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Films, fiction and a finale fair feature in 2011 Purley Festival

The first Purley Festival gets under way with an opening ceremony at Riddlesdown School (Honister Heights, Purley, Surrey, CR8 1EX) next Monday, June 27, from 11am, when there will be an art exhibition and music from a jazz band, a … Continue reading

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