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The British Academy Awards


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Hosted by David Dimbleby and Anna Ford , commentary by Martyn Lewis.
Live from the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, David Dimbleby and Anna Ford introduce the nominations for the 1988 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards. These span the whole range of top television shows, including Talking Heads, Tumbledown, Bread, Only Fools and Horses...., Rumpole of the Bailey and The Chronicles of Narnia, together with nominations from news, current affairs and documentaries. Among the nominees for individual performances are David Jason, Barry Humphries, Jane Lapotaire, Ray McAnally and Alan Bennett. The contenders for the best film of 1988 are A Fish Called Wanda, Au revoir les enfants, Babette's Feast and The Last Emperor.
Films nominated in other categories include Moonstruck, Good Morning Vietnam and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Those nominated for the best film acting performances of the year include John Cleese, Michael Douglas, Cher, Maggie Smith and Robin Williams.
The awards are presented by a star-studded line-up from the world of film and television.
Musical director RAY MONK Designer JOHN ANDERSON Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Anna Ford
Commentary By: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Barry Humphries
Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Unknown: Roger Rabbit.
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Maggie Smith
Unknown: Robin Williams.
Director: Ray Monk
Designer: John Anderson
Directed By: Michael Hurll

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