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Sir Alan Parker on his Bafta fellowship award

Following in the film-footsteps Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Elizabeth Taylor director, Sir Alan Parker, is to be given a Bafta fellowship for a career that has produced Bugsy Malone and Midnight Express.

Yet Sir Alan is finding it hard in tough economic times to get funding for new projects even with all his success.

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar reports: