Hampstead's Lord Melvyn Bragg wins Bafta Fellowship

HAMPSTEAD resident and veteran broadcaster Lord Melvyn Bragg was awarded a Bafta Fellowship at the annual TV awards held on Sunday. He presented the long-running ITV arts series the South Bank Show for more than 30 years until it was cancelled last year.

HAMPSTEAD resident and veteran broadcaster Lord Melvyn Bragg was awarded a Bafta Fellowship at the annual TV awards held on Sunday.

He presented the long-running ITV arts series the South Bank Show for more than 30 years until it was cancelled last year.

He is one of a select group of actors, directors and television executives who have been presented with a Bafta Fellowship since 1971.

Crouch End's Peter Capaldi was also a big winner at the annual awards winning best male comedy performance for The Thick of It.


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The BBC2 political satire also won best sitcom and Rebecca Front won best female comedy performance for her role in the show.

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