Sit Anthony was a worthy, worthy winner of the Academy Fellowship at this year’s BAFTAs. Lord Attenborough spoke eloquently of Hopkin’s career and of his personal admiration for him and then wisely stood aside to let the great man’s work speak for itself …

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A couple of points:
  • Great tie-in use of music, especially with the strong chords at the start
  • The voice, the voice!
  • Extraordinary diversity. It is important for presenters to establish their style and credibility with their audience, but it must be lovely to be able to move so fluidly and so frequently from character to character. It might be something worth considering if you are speaking to an audience outside of your usual sphere …