'Storm' gathers up BAFTA TV honor for Finney

Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter
April 2003
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/15/2003, Vol. 378 Issue 12, p77
Albert Finney cook top honors at the BAFTA television awards, winning the best actor award for his portrayal of Prime Minister Winston Churchill in HBO/Scott Free/BBC Films production 'The Gathering Storm.' The BAFTA television ceremony, the highlight of the British TV calendar, took place Sunday night at the Palladium theater in the heart of London's West End. Kenneth Branagh also was recognized for his performance in the Channel 4/Foresight Film Antarctic rescue-mission drama 'Shackleton.' The entertainment program/series award went to Granada/ITV1's 'I'm a Celebrity,' 'Get Me Out of Here.' Century Productions/Channel 4's 'Feltham Sings,' took the Flaherty award for factual documentary, while RDF Media's 'Faking It,' won best feature.


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