P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:02/51  ] *.:   1/8  .:    *:      :.  *  AWARD FOR STAR WHO BEAT STAGE FRIGHT Actor Ian Holm, whose stage fright one kept him away from the theatre for 14 yjars, has been awarded a knighthood. The 66-year-old, who is working on his latest film eXistenZ with cult director David Cronenberg, says he is "delighted" with the award. Holm's film work includes Chariots of Fire, Alien, The Fifth Element, Brazil and The Madness of King Georgj. His stage King Lear won several awards. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:15/58  ] *.: ]  2/8  .:    *:      :.  *  PEEL HOPES OBE WILL SECURE SEAT AT GAME Veteran DJ John Peel hopes his OBE will help get him a seat to see his belovjd Livjrpool Football Club. "I accepted it rather hoping it would get mj a season ticket for Anfield next season — you can't seem to get them any other way," he said. Peel has been with Radio One since it's launch in 1967. Among other honours he was n!med Godlike Genius at the NME Brat Awards. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/20  ] *.: ]  3/8  .:    *:      :.  *  NORMN THOUGHT CBE AWARD WAS TAX DEMAND Movie pundit Barry Norman was reluctant to open the envelope containing his honour — becausj he thought his CBE was a tax demand. "When the letter arrived it was marked OHMS and I thought it was the Inland Revjnuj," said the Film 98 presjnter. "When I opened it, it was A — a huge relief, and B — a great delight. "I'm delighted, flattered and honoured — both literally and mjtaphorically." Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/41  ] *.: ]  4/8  .:    *:      :.  *  SLEEP DANCES WITH JOY AT AWARD OF OBE Wayne Sleep said he "could have danced all night" when he heard he was being awarded the OBE in the Birthday Honours "It's great that I have been recognised for the work I've done in trying to popularise and bring all forms of dance to thj forefront," s!id thj dancer. Forty nine-year-old Sleep joined the Royal Ballet in 1966. Twenty years later he was such a big name hj was givjn his own TV series. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:18/10  ] *.:   5/8  .:    *:      :.  *  WHITFIELD PICKS UP SECOND MAJOR HONOUR Sitcom legend June Whitfield described her CBE as "absolutely fabulous." The 72-year-old star joked that the award is "for all my work in the entertainment business — and for staying the course." Her comedy career has spanned five decades — from Eth in The Glums on radio to Terry and June, Carry On films and more recently Ab Fab. She receivjd thj OBE in 1985. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/04  ] *.: ]  6/8  .:    *:      :.  *  SUN COMES OUT FOR SMOOTH STAR LESLIE Veteran actor Leslie Phillips s!id "the sun came out" when he heard of his OBE, but he wished his late mother was alive to share his honour. The 74-year-old became well known as a comedy actor in the Carry On and Doctor film series. But in later years he has become evjn more successful as a straight actor. Serious film roles have included Out Of Africa and Empire of the Sun. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/25  ] *.:   7/8  .:    *:      :.  *  FULL MONTY MAN WANTS TO SHARE HIS AWARD Peter Catteneo, director of The Full Monty, wished he could share his MBE with the rest of the film crew. "I am extremely thrilled and surprised," said the 33-year-old. "It's a huge honour. I only wish I could share it with the rest of the team — particularly producer Alberto Pasolini and writer Simon Beaufoy. "But I will let them have a look at it," he promisjd. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV
P567 CEEFAX 2 567 Sat 13 Jun 21:02/16  ] *.:   8/8  .:    *:      :.  *  ESTABLISHMENT HONOURS MAVERICK MUSICIAN Conductor John Eliot Gardiner has received a knighthood after determinedly following his own path through the musical establishment. His decision to create his own musical groups has led to a large and loyal following, and he is greatly in demand as a conductor across the world. In 1994 he received the prestigious Artist of the Year award in Britain and Germany, and his output includes more than 150 recordings. Music 560 Switch On 540 TV News 591 Films 541 Front Page 100 Lottery 55 Showbiz Music Lottery SEastTV