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New Year’s Honours list

Title
New Year’s Honours list
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
31 Dec 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:04:40
Description
Lizzie Knight reports on the awards in the Queen’s New Years Honours list with honours to ordinary people for the first time. Includes interviews with Michael Bentine, comedian on his CBE; Alex Ferguson, football manager, CBE; Reg Gutteridge, boxing commentator on his OBE; Gavin Laird, general secretary of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (AEEU) on his knighthood; Patrick Cormack MP on not getting a knighthood; Livio Beltrami, hospital porter on his MBE.
Contributors
Michael Bentine; Patrick Cormack; Reg Gutteridge; Gavin Laird; Lizzie Knight; Alex Ferguson; Livio Beltrami
Keywords
Awards; Trade unions; Entertainers; Association football; Honours; Members of Parliament; Broadcasters; Politicians; Comedians; Sportsmen; Sports commentators

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