BAFTA for former lifeboat man

A FORMER member of Weston's lifeboat crew has been handed a prestigious film award. Tim White, who grew up in Cecil Road, Weston, has picked up a BAFTA for his part in producing the sound for the film 9/11: The Twin Towers. The 46-year-old, who now lives

A FORMER member of Weston's lifeboat crew has been handed a prestigious film award.Tim White, who grew up in Cecil Road, Weston, has picked up a BAFTA for his part in producing the sound for the film 9/11: The Twin Towers.The 46-year-old, who now lives in South London, was part of Weston's lifeboat crew for 15 years when he lived in the town.Tim, a father-of-one, collected his gong at The British Academy of Film and Television Award's ceremony in Park Lane, London, which was hosted by news reader Jon Snow.The sound mixer, who studied at Broadoak school and sixth form, has worked with comedian Nathan Barley and actor Stephen Fry and his latest project saw him working on the British comedy film Magicians, due to be released on May 18.He said: "I had some of my happiest times in Weston when I worked with the lifeboat crew and as kids when we played in the woods and on the seafront. The award was recognition and I'm chuffed to get it but people are doing great work in the industry all the time."Some of us are just lucky to have it recognised.


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