News Bulletin 33

“This matter is of paramount importance.”

A BAFTA For Brett?

Many of us regard Jeremy Brett’s Sherlock Holmes as the definitive on-screen portrayal. Yet incredible as it may seem, BAFTA never recognized this great actor in the appropriate fashion during his lifetime and now claim it’s too late to do so.

Many people don’t agree and are lending their support to an online campaign to get BAFTA to do the right thing. Oscar Ross, in his capacity as Purser, has already signed the online petition on behalf of our own society.

Our member Paul Spiring has written a very moving letter in support of the campaign which you will find at the website address shown below.

Don’t leave it all to others to do the work; you can also play your part by signing the petition at