Saturday, May 21, 2011


The Being Human trio at the 2011 BAFTAs.

The Being Human trio at the 2011 BAFTAs.

russelltovey: RT @hughbon: Tom Hollander's brilliant idea - #Rev, written by James Wood, produced by @kentonallen - superb collaboration. Result: #bafta

thatdanstevens: @russelltovey great seeing you - hope last day with @Solemani and Gola is fun. Off to join in the fun on the @richardpbacon show with @boydhilton. Hope they have strong coffee...

russelltovey: @thatdanstevens ditto... Hope your grilling by Mr Hilton is supreme x

antonycotton: Had a lovely catch up with Bradley and Donna Walsh. Gossiped with @louiespence. Did a bit of business with @DanPBaldwin and @russelltovey..

2011 BAFTA interview with Russell Tovey

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En route to the Baftas

russelltovy: RT @BAFTA: Our #BAFTAtv Awards brochure incl. videos of @russelltovey, Dougray Scott and Claire Foy answering our Big Questions: En route to the Baftas... 'Being Human' nommed... I will be drinking my way thru the awards.. :-) x wish us luck

mrslovegrove: @russelltovey goog luck Russell love sara and dean.xx

russelltovy: @mrslovegrove :-) x

antonycotton: @russelltovey See you in a bit. Got a proposal...x

russelltovy: @antonycotton hmmmmm... See you in a bit x

loopeen: @russelltovey Yay! Wish u luck! And.. Oh, say hello to Aidan, Lenora and Sidney from me, pls?

russelltovy: @loopeen Sidney????? Sinead surely? I will pass it on x

loopeen: @russelltovey Indonesian Being Human Fans wish U all luck! whoops, I wasn't sure about the spelling, thank you! :x

russelltovy: Myself and @SineadKeenan.. She has decided to go casual tonight.. ;-) x

marcuswhitney1: So fingers crossed! Legs and eyes crossed! Everything crossed for the #baftas tonight. Good luck #beinghuman

SineadKeenan: Tweeties, I got a dress, I got a bag and I got shoes, and then ended up choosing a pair I already had! Thanks for all your good wishes! Xxx

Tom_In_Oz_: @SineadKeenan you'll shoe it in xxxxxx xxxxxx love from down under x

NeatFreak_: @SineadKeenan Fingers x'd for tonight :))

snapshut: @russelltovey GOOD LUCK!!!

joooos1: @SineadKeenan You're going to win....I just know it! Hope to see you on the red carpet later.... Exciting!

drunkkath: @SineadKeenan crossing fingers for all BH lot xxx

camdengiles: Good luck BAFTA folk - especially @russelltovey and Cumberbatch - 3rd time lucky?

BAFTA: Being Human's Lenora Critchlow, Russell Tovey & Sinead Keenan arrive together #baftatv

foxylorri64: Woohoo!! *waving* at @SineadKeenan @russelltovey & #Lenora arriving at the @BAFTA wards! Xxx

Dorina335: no sign of @SineadKeenan @russelltovey and Lenora on the tv #bafta..did catch Toby,& @Teaguemister .#beinghuman up against a brill #sherlock

AT the Baftas

FixingMyDrawers: Aww @boydhilton how ticthy are you? You and @russelltovey make a good looking couple, though

drunkkath: @russelltovey @SineadKeenan everyone knows BH best thing ever! whats wrong with those #bafta people?!

RealMitchell1: @russelltovey @SineadKeenan Congratulations on getting so far- really gutted for you. Your BH bloggers still think youre the best

WhiteHare108: @russelltovey @SineadKeenan gutted for you guys. Tough opposition, but hoped BAFTA might go for #beinghuman after that awesome series.

ChickenDancing: @russelltovey I hope you submitted your name for the Emmy here in the States. Your performance this year is unparralleled.

joooos1: @marcuswhitney1 @lalscotton So sorry #BeingHuman didn't win. But yeah, at least it wasn't Misfits. Very tough competition, but still...

marcuswhitney1: Right then champagne out of the fridge, and back on the wine rack... Still hope for #casualty what a shame!

RussTov_FanSite: Being Human may not have won but it's early days yet !!!!! @russelltovey @SineadKeenan The best is yet to come xxx

bbcbeinghuman: Maybe next year for us at #Baftas. Congrats to all the winners!

SAINTIXE56: @RussTov_FanSite @russelltovey @SineadKeenan it took 100yrs to take seriously conan doyle lets hope it will take less for horror myths

pirate_moose: Not that I don't love Sherlock, but Being Human should have won! :( #baftas

BAFTA: Thanks for following us tonight. Don't panic, there's more exclusive red carpet and backstage footage to come on the BAFTA website...


Dorina335: @RussTov_FanSite quite @BAFTA

Friendlymoocow: Did TOWIE really just win a Bafta? Wtf!

RussTov_FanSite: @Friendlymoocow The Only Way Is Essex won a BAFTA!?! Today is the END OF WORLD AS WE KNOW IT!

Friendlymoocow: @RussTov_FanSite haha what other portents must we endure??

boydhilton: Sir Trevor McDonald wins Bafta Fellowship. In 10 years it'll be Joey Essex. #Baftas

NoNoNannette30: @RussTov_FanSite @RUSSELLTOVEY @SINEADKEENAN OH. MY. GOD. Being Human was beat by a.....Reality Show??? *Shakes head in disbelief*

russelltovey: Well we didn't win but had an awesome night... Highlight being meeting shane meadows and the whole cast of The only was is Essex... X

icudoc01: @russelltovey Rip their hearts out.

Vincent_Zombi: @russelltovey Someone been drinking?? Spellcheck, my love! ;)

boydhilton: Lovely Bafta evening. Highlights; Jo Brand, The Killing, Sherlock, @russelltovey's hot dance moves, talking Norwich/Arsenal with @stephenfry

russelltovey: @boydhilton my most important highlight was the hot @boydhilton keeping me company All night x

boydhilton: @russelltovey and the hot champagne-glass double triumph! x

MrStevieWebb: BAFTA's were funtado. Caught up wit my bitches @fountain1987 @mermhart @Sheridansmith1 @russelltovey and ('hash' insert name drop here) ;-)x

SineadKeenan: So... Apparently you saw very little of me and the dress. Here's the top half of it at least x

Wyndamere: @SineadKeenan yum yum very nice sultry vixen. you rock, no offense not as nice as my wife however your no 1 on my celeb list. lol

Tom_In_Oz_: Here are some pics of Lenora Crichlow on the red carpet.

Mavro_Arni: @russelltovey Well, you guys are still faboo in my book. Best of luck next year.

Tom_In_Oz_: @SineadKeenan BAFTA did a bad job of coverage this year! Those overseas only got 2 see the winners & not those nomed & NO red carpet x

Kate Conway’s recap:

KateCtweets: Right so no reception at #bafta. A potted history: danced with Towie's Arg, chuckled with Gypsy's Paddy and enjoyed all things #Misfits.....

KateCtweets:...but best of all @boydhilton was champion of all men and indulged my love for Tovey. Thanks Boiled. X

boydhilton: @KateCtweets a true pleasure! x

KateCtweets: Oh. Jealous. RT @Russelltovey: my most important highlight was the hot @boydhilton keeping me company All night x


danielrigby: Thank you for all the good luck wishes. For those asking who I am and why I'm there. I'm up for an award for playing Eric in Eric and Ernie.

russelltovey: @danielrigby well deserved nod, hopefully see you there tonight! Fingers crossed for you Riggers x

danielrigby: Also a big thanks to those people who I don't know and have never harmed and are for some reason telling me to go fuck myself. Bewildering.

MyGenQPR: @russelltovey what u up for Tovey

russelltovey: @MyGenQPR being human got nod for best series x

russelltovey: If you read the Sunday Observer today, you might see me somewhere in it... With a huge hand x


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Inspector Morse prequel:
who should play him?

The detective's creator says the character could return as a young man – could an Inbetweener do the job, or another teen with talent?


Inspector Morse could to return to ITV in a prequel charting his years as an Oxford University undergraduate. But who should play him? Morse's creator Colin Dexter is not one to give away too much of the great man's back story – it felt like forever before we learnt his first name was Endeavour. But we do know that Morse's time at Oxford spanned a doomed love affair and a lost scholarship which led him to join the army and then the police. And there are a few clues to be had from the short story Dexter wrote for the Daily Mail, on which the prequel will be loosely based. It turns out the young Morse was of "medium height, with a palish, slightly dolichocephalic face, and full light-brown hair, with the merest hint of ginger". So Morse even had a long face as a young man. It sounds like a recipe for Matt Smith, frankly, although it's hard to imagine him growing up to look like Morse and he's a Doctor, not an inspector. The Inbetweeners are about to go to university, and one of them – James Buckley – starred in another TV prequel, Rock and Chips. But he's not right, and fellow Inbetweener Joe Thomas is more of a Lewis than a Morse. Simon Bird maybe? Possibly. Morse would doubtless approve of Will's fondness for briefcases, even if his fellow students didn't.

Other possibilities: Being Human star Russell Tovey; Rupert Grint, who would be a wildcard choice (offering so much more than a touch of ginger); and Misfits' Robert Sheehan is about to have a little bit more time on his hands. But all of them look like also-rans compared with the Morse Jr in waiting – a young man whose face will be instantly familiar to millions of ITV viewers but has shown an uncanny ability to reinvent himself. He share's Morse's fondness for music – if not exactly the same genre – and, unlike the detective, is quite a mover on the dance floor. Plus, he's about to turn 18 – making him exactly the right age for when Morse turns up at Oxford. Step forward Britain's Got Talent winner – and star of BBC1's Waterloo Road – George Sampson! What? A terrible idea, you say? Then who would you cast instead?



Above & below: To support the NZ earthquake relief fund Aidan Turner and the cast of The Hobbit have donated a signed set of books for auction. The movie company making The Hobbit also made a cute spoof video for Sir Ian McKellen to use for promotional purposes.






Above: In this episode of Confidential there is vision of the UK brought to a halt due to very heavy snowfall at the end of 2010. Mrs Oz and I were caught up in the problem. We were in a tiny hamlet outside Canterbury trapped for 4 days without provisions etc…It was scary and not much fun! Airports were closed and the roads impassable and all roughly at the same time this episode of Dr Who was being shot…




marcuswhitney1: @russelltovey @SineadKeenan Good luck tomorrow!!!! Don't forget to say how wonderful the mup dept are if you win! Love ya both loads xxxx

RussTov_FanSite: @antheaperry would you like to wish Being Human a BAFTA good luck tweet for the Tovey blog? Thanks Tom in Oz.

antheaperry: Good luck to Being Human at the BAFTAs tomorrow nt. With @russelltovey, Lenora Crichlow & Aidan Turner. @RussTov_FanSite

russelltovey: @antheaperry eeeeeee thank you lovely Anthea x x x :-)

angloirishgal: Good luck for TV @BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Rooting for you! #beinghuman

Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

STEWIEHPEE: #BeingHuman Fans... Don't forget 2 wish Aidan Turner, Lenora Crichlow, @SineadKeenan & @russelltovey Good Luck @ The #BAFTA's 2morrow

MancVamp: @russelltovey Good Luck at the BAFTAs tomorrow from the BH Bloggers! Have fun!

RussTov_FanSite: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

neatfreak: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

lphilpott1: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

webwhore: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

noNoNannette30: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

Kezz_RTvey_ESxB: @RussTov_FanSite when are the baftas :) ? Are they showing on tv or what aha? X

RussTov_FanSite: @Kezz_RTvey_ESxB yes will be on UK TV but not sure when and they are presented in London

dawnlestaffs: @BeingHuman3 @SineadKeenan @russelltovey If you are going, enjoy yourselves. Hope you win *fingers crossed*

Barbie_doll_38: RT @antheaperry: Good luck to Being Human at the BAFTAs tomorrow nt. With @russelltovey, Lenora Crichlow & Aidan Turner. @RussTov_FanSite

AubreyEMiller: RT @RussTov_FanSite: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

russelltovey: So hammered traveling home in an expensive taxi... Good night was had but I'm ready for me bed big time x

davieboy123: @russelltovey night Russell if I ever see you in person can I get a hug or maybe an autograph :p xx

JOJEHARVEY: @russelltovey Hi babes........ what school did u go to? Billericay dreaming.... \0 xx

ijoeallen: @russelltovey NIGHT TOVEY!!!! EVERYONE UNDER THIS ROOF LOVES YOU (x3)

Stef_Han: Awesome day at London Zoo with @adammoger and party with him and @TheCowlicker. We are just leaving the Brewers.

Tom_In_Oz_: @Stef_Han See told you this day would end with drunken tweets and Wii Olympics lol x

Stef_Han: @Tom_In_Oz_ No Wii tonight but Russ was in Brewers earlier

Tom_In_Oz_: @Stef_Han Russ went home early and was hammered (his words) x

TheCowlicker: So I met @russelltovey tonight. Lovely guy. We have @guy_interruptd in common.

Tom_in_Oz_: @TheCowlicker @guy_interruptd @russelltovey even I know that !!! and I live in Oz x

TheCowlicker: @russelltovey You left early! Was nice to meet you.

guy_interruptd: @TheCowlicker @russelltovey where were you guys?

theukjz: @TheCowlicker That sounds dirty. @russelltovey @guy_interruptd

mrchrissullivan: @guy_interruptd @thecowlicker @russelltovey I'm jealous- wish I was there!! X

AustinFx4: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck for BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed this year x

WhiteHare108: @russelltovey @SineadKeenan have fun at the BAFTAs tonight. Will be watching with fingers crossed. Hope to get glimpse of Sinead's frock!

joooos1: RT @angloirishgal: Good luck for TV @BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Rooting for you! #beinghuman

wabbit_89: RT @Tom_In_Oz_: Good luck at BAFTA awards @SineadKeenan @russelltovey @marcuswhitney1 @bbcbeinghuman Lenora, Aidan etc. Fingers crossed!

bedroompresser: @russelltovey did you do a radio ad for recycling? Sounded just like you. If so, we need more impact. Good ad too.

russelltovey: @bedroompresser yes x

Kezz_RTvey_ESxB: Waaattchingg the Baftas tonnighht! With @russelltovey on itt xD Eeeeee! Cannoott wait! He's too good honestly ;P @RussTov_FanSite !!! xx

hazeyfantasey: RT @RussTov_FanSite: @russelltovey overwhelmed by so many devoted fans! Just don't have enough time to reply hundreds daily & every message means so much thank U


Australian Football League

mrchrissullivan: @russelltovey well jell GB- sitting on a tender off to Port Douglas in Queensland- how apt!

mrchrissullivan: In port Douglas QLD- havin a beer watching AFL- how str8 am I!?

Confidential_CC: @mrchrissullivan so straight you don't answer your you actually understand AFL?

mrchrissullivan: @Confidential_CC just don't sit on here - yeah I get it I think - have avid fans with me


RussTov_FanSite: @boydhilton Boyd would you like to wish Russell Tovey a good luck tweet for the Tovey blog? Thanks Tom.

boydhilton: I think Visions Of Johanna might be the best song ever. #NoDirectionHome

RussTov_FanSite: @boydhilton So that would be a NO then??? Why are you watching this Dylan thing? I always found him personally uninspiring...others did his songs better! So much better!

boydhilton: @RussTov_FanSite Christ you are insane. (no offence)

RussTov_FanSite: @boydhilton BTW using the word Christ at the start of your sentence perhaps wrong choice for today! lol

RussTov_FanSite: @boydhilton I have always hated his singing with a vengeance...and yes I am sane xx

Henriettabond: @boydhilton it's beautiful song. I'd forgotten all about Visions of Johanna but was just commenting on it to other half #NoDirectionHome

boydhilton: @Henriettabond the "In this room the heat pipes just cough" bit gets me every time

RussTov_FanSite: @boydhilton @Henriettabond well you are so easily got then!!

Henriettabond: @RussTov_FanSite @boydhilton Nothing wrong with a bit of easily gotten :)

RussTov_FanSite: @Henriettabond @boydhilton LOL

Henriettabond: Very flattered to be blogged along with @boydhilton on @RussTov_FanSite - as have always been fan of Russ Tovey, star of Being Human

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