Kristin Scott Thomas to receive Bifa 2019 Richard Harris honourary award (exclusive)

The 2019 BIFAs take place on Sunday, December 1.Kristin Scott Thomas will be this year’s recipient of the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution to British film at the 2019 British Independent Film Awards.The English actress will accept the award at the Bifa ceremony at Old Billingsgate Market in London on December 1, in recognition of what Bifa calls ‘her long and illustrious career’.Scott Thomas joins previous winners including Jim Broadbent, Julie Walters, Emma Thompson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and last year’s winner Judi Dench, in receiving the award.Her film career started with 1986 comedy-drama Under The Cherry Moon, directed by the music artist Prince.

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