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Rose will attend the BAFTA Television Awards next Sunday (8 May)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has confirmed today a number of nominees, presenters and other attendees for this Sunday’s House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Attendees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order):

Adrian Lester, Aidan Turner, Alan Sugar, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, Anna Kendrick, Ant & Dec, Ashley Jensen, Prof Brian Cox, Chris Evans, Claire Foy, Claudia Winkleman, Cush Jumbo, Dermot O’Leary, Eleanor Tomlinson, Fay Ripley, Fearne Cotton, Georgina Campbell, Gemma Chan, Greg Davies, Hugh Bonneville, Huw Edwards, Idris Elba, James Norton, James Nesbitt, Jamie Campbell, Javone Prince, Josh Hartnett, Jon Snow, Justin Timberlake, Leigh Francis, Katie Derham, Krishnan Guru Murthy, Kunal Nayyar, Maisie Williams, Mark Gatiss, Mark Rylance, Martin Freeman, Michaela Coel, Miranda Hart, Olivia Grant, Peter Kay, Reggie Yates, Ridley Scott, Rob Brydon, Robert Webb, Romesh Ranganathan, Rose Leslie, Ruth Madeley, Shane Meadows, Sharon Horgan, Sheridan Smith, Sian Gibson, Suranne Jones, Tess Daly, Trevor McDonald, Toby Jones, Tom Hiddleston.

Lenny Henry, recipient of the Special Award, will also be in attendance.

The event will also feature performances from singers Elle King on the red carpet and Birdy during the ceremony.

The House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards will be hosted by Graham Norton at the Royal Festival Hall, London, and broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD at 20.00 on Sunday 8 May with live red carpet coverage from 17.00 on www.bafta.org.

(source : bafta.org)

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News : ‘Sticky Notes’, ‘Carmilla’, ‘Game of Thrones’ teaser

Some news about two projects Rose is involved in : « Sticky Notes », an upcoming movie she filmed in 2014 [more informations] ; and « Carmilla », an audiobook which was released last October. [more informations]

About « Sticky Notes » : « Carnaby has boarded world rights to comedy-drama Sticky Notes starring Ray Liotta, Rose Leslie, Justin Bartha and Gina Rodriguez. […] In post-production with delivery expected later this year, Sticky Notes explores the story of Athena (Leslie), a struggling dancer trying to make it in LA, whose father Jack (Liotta) interrupts her lonely existence when he asks her to move home to Florida to care for him after breaking the news that he has cancer. Carnaby will screen the film at EFM. » (European Film Market, 11-19 Feb 2016). [source]

About « Carmilla » : « People’s Choice Award-winning actor David Tennant and Screen Actors  Guild Awards-nominated actress Rose Leslie are nominated, along with a full cast, for their performance of an audio adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic gothic novella Carmilla, in the “Original Work” category at the 2016 Audies Awards. » (The Audie Awards are awards recognizing distinction in audiobooks). You can see the full list of finalists here. [source]

Also, some fun fact : if you have seen the latest « Game of Thrones » season 6 teaser, you may have noticed Ygritte’s face next to Jon’s. You can watch it here !

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Rose supports « World Cancer Day »

In last August, Rose showed her support to Anthony Nolan, the UK’s blood cancer charity and bone marrow register, by taking part to the #IGiveASpit campaign which urged people to add their names to stem cell donor register. She talked about the campaign here, and you can find some pictures taken to promote it in the gallery here. She said :

‘So far I’ve never had that call to say I’m a match for someone, but if I did, I’d consider it to be the greatest privilege of my life. One of my closest childhood friends, Millie, was diagnosed with leukaemia when she was 19. At the time, Millie campaigned to get more people onto the Anthony Nolan register and I remember feeling so humbled by her bravery and selflessness. She had a stem cell transplant using the best possible match on the register at the time, but it wasn’t the ‘perfect’ match and she sadly relapsed and died a few months later. If there were more young people on the Anthony Nolan register ten years ago, my friend might have found a closer match and might still be here today. So, even if just one person signs up because of the #IGiveASpit campaign, they could be the difference between life and death for someone like Millie.’

On 4 February, Antholy Nolan is uniting with Breast Cancer Care, Movember Foundation UK and Cancer Research UK to raise lifesaving awareness for World Cancer Day. They have posted a picture of Rose showing her support by wearing a Unity Band on their twitter today.

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You can know more about World Cancer Day here and here. You can also get involded by buying a band like Rose’s and donating money.

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