The son of Monty Python actor and director Terry Jones broke down in tears as he helped his father accept a Bafta Cymru award for contribution to film and television.
Welsh-born Mr Jones, 74, picked up the award after almost 50 years of work, both with the Monty Python team and as a director and documentary presenter. He is also a renowned author of children’s books.
His son, Bill, held his father’s hand as the audience greeted the pair to the Cardiff stage with a standing ovation on Sunday evening.
Mr Jones, who suffers from primary progressive aphasia – a form of dementia which affects his ability to communicate – joked to the crowd to “quiet down” before his son took over to make a short speech.
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