Sian Grigg and Terry Jones to be honoured at Bafta Cymru awards

Sian Grigg has worked on Hollywood blockbusters. Credit: Admedia, Inc/SIPA USA/PA Images

Siân Grigg, the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated make-up artist will become the 12th recipient of the Siân Phillips Award at the British Academy Cymru Awards on 2 October 2016.

She is known for her work on The Revenant, Inception, and Saving Private Ryan amongst others.

Mr Jones became a household name with Monty Python. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images

BAFTA Cymru also announced that the BAFTA Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Film and Television, sponsored by SONY Technology, will be presented to BAFTA-nominated actor, writer and director Terry Jones.

Known to many as one of the Pythons, Terry Jones, was born in Colwyn Bay and has gone on to write and direct drama, present documentaries, compose operas and write short stories.