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Clive James accepts the British Academy President’s Medal in November 2014

Essayist, author, poet and broadcaster Clive James accepts the British Academy President’s Medal.

He has been awarded the British Academy President’s Medal in 2014 in recognition of these major contributions to Britain’s cultural life.

Prizes and medals are an important means of recognising and celebrating achievement. Each year the British Academy awards a range of prizes and medals on the recommendation of specialist committees.