- Actor-producer categorically denies allegations from all 20 women
- Bafta suspends outstanding contribution award and actor’s membership
- Alleged misconduct including claims he secretly filmed naked audition
- Doctor Who and Kidulthood star allegedly showed colleagues sexually explicit photos and videos of women
When Noel Clarke appeared on stage at the Royal Albert Hall on 10 April to collect his Bafta, the typically self-assured actor looked a little on edge. Viewers might have concluded that Clarke was simply overwhelmed: he was clutching one of the most prestigious accolades bestowed by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the prize for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema.
Yet there were other reasons why Clarke – and Bafta – may have felt preoccupied.