« Infernal Affairs star criticises The Departed | Filmstalker | Rambo IV gains title »

Promotion


Stephen Fry leaves Bafta

FryLaurie.jpgThe news from the BBC that Stephen Fry is to leave the Baftas as its six year long host is terrible for the Award ceremony. It is one of the most watchable award shows there is, well above that of the Oscars in recent years that's for sure.

His humility combined with a sharp wit, dry and sarcastic comedy, and his irreverent view of the stars and showbusiness around it has led to some hilarious moments and a truly enjoyable show. I personally think that he's one of the best stage and screen performers that Britain has, and we should certainly see more of him.

The media are suggesting that Jonathan Ross would be a possible candidate for the role, now that would be nice if he were forced to present an award for Clerks II. Take it away Mr Smith!

I think this is a sad day for the award show, and it will certainly mean that they will have to look to something more than a host to bolster audience figures, for I really do believe that no one could carry the style and humour as well as Stephen Fry has.

Well done to you Mr Fry, and good luck with whatever you are doing next. I hope that it's on either side of a film camera.





Promotion


Comments

Oh no! The reason I love watching the BAFTAS is because of Mr. Fry - he will be missed for sure. Lets just hope whoever replaces him has got the same class.


I'm not a Brit, but I just love Mr. Fry. He's just a lovely, lovely man..funny, witty, and just likable.

Maybe he can come be in an American TV show the way Hugh Laurie is. (Oh, and I do adore Mr. L, too!)

Mir

Mir: Yeah I love my Hugh Laurie, just ordered House M.D. on DVD yesterday!

Promotion


Add a comment

Tagline

Site Navigation

Latest Stories

Partner

LOVEFiLM.png

Vidahost image

Latest Reviews

Promotion

Filmstalker Poll

Promotion

Subscribe with...

AddThis Feed Button

Windows Live Alerts

Site Feeds

Subscribe to Filmstalker:

Filmstalker's FeedAll articles

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedReviews only

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedAudiocasts only

Subscribe to the Filmstalker Audiocast on iTunesAudiocasts on iTunes

Feed by email:

Contact

My Skype status



SkypeTwitterPlurkFacebookMyBlogLogLinkedInIMDB

Help Out


Feedback

Site Information

Creative Commons License
© www.filmstalker.co.uk

Give credit to your sources. Quote and credit, don't steal


Movable Type 3.34