Clive James honoured at BAFTA TV Special Award

Clive James was celebrated at Sunday night’s Bafta TV Awards. BAFTA chief executive Amanda Berry said: “Clive James is an incredible talent, and a great influence on many working in television today.

The Australian-born Clive is known for his documentary TV series Fame in the 20th Century. The 2015 House of Fraser BAFTA Television Awards will be broadcast on BBC One.”I suppose I could have struggled on for a bit. After all, when I ended my career, Bruce Forsyth was just beginning his – and he did his first shows under Queen Elizabeth I,” he joked.

Clive James AO CBE is an Australian-British author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist, best known for his autobiographical series Unreliable Memoirs, for his chat shows and documentaries on British television and for his prolific journalism

 

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