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100 BAFTA Moments - Laurence Olivier Receives the BAFTA Fellowship

2 February 2015

6 days to go - Olivier accepts on the set of Jesus of Nazareth

In 1976, Laurence Olivier received the BAFTA Fellowship. What makes his acceptance speech unique is he gave it while on the set of Jesus of Nazareth (1977). Olivier is seen dressed in full costume, with choral music playing in the background!

As well as his Fellowship, Olivier was nominated for 10 BAFTAs, winning twice. Watch his acceptance speech in full below. 

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