In 2011 Peter Bennett-Jones was awarded the BAFTA Special Award at the Philips British Academy Television Awards. The independent producer whose credits include the likes of Mr Bean, The Vicar of Dibley, Billy Elliot, Charlie and Lola, and Omagh has lead an undoubtedly rich and varied career in the entertainment industry. Follow the images in this gallery for a visual journey through some of the highlights. * Find out more about the Special Award
When talking about the popular comedy series, Bennett-Jones said; “I’m very proud of my involvement with Mr Bean. It’s not particularly fashionable but it’s sold everywhere in the world.” (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
Vicar of Dibley
The popular sitcom starring BAFTA Fellow Dawn French, ran for two series and numerous Comic Relief and seasonal specials between 1994-2007. (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
Ross Kemp on Gangs
This documentary series saw the actor travel around the world to meet gang members and those affected by them. (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
The BAFTA-nominated sitcom has been described as “a gem of wry observation in withering bad taste.” (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
Harry And Paul
A comedy sketch show in which BAFTA-winning comic duo Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse enact a colourful variety of characters. (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
Secret Diary Of A Call Girl
Billie Piper as Belle in the hit ITV2 drama series adapted from the‘Belle De Jour’ blog and books. (Pic: Tiger Aspect)
Peter Bennett-Jones, British Academy Special Award recipient in 2011.
2011 Special Award Winner: Peter Bennett Jones
Peter Bennett Jones took to the stage at the British Academy Television Awards to accept the Special Award, presented by BAFTA in recognition of his outstanding contribution the television industry.
Special Award: Peter Bennett Jones
This award was presented by James Corden and Richard Curtis to producer Peter Bennett-Jones, founder of Tiger Aspect and the man behind countless British comedies including The Vicar of Dibley and Mr Bean. (Pic: BAFTA/Richard Kendal)