Stephen Fry to give BAFTA television lecture

His personal view on the creative terrain of U.K. broadcast TV

LONDON -- Actor, TV pundit, writer and techno-geek Stephen Fry will deliver his verdict on the state of the U.K. television industry next week, delivering BAFTA's annual television lecture June 15th.

The lecture, the highlight of BAFTA's program of TV events, will see Fry deliver his personal view on the creative terrain of broadcast television, as well as his vision for the future of the industry.

The host of the satirical quiz show "QI" and has been on British screens for the past 30 years in such shows as "A Little Bit of Fry & Laurie," starring alongside Hugh Laurie, and more recently in a widely acclaimed autobiographical documentary about manic depression.

Fry, a self-confessed Twitter addict, will talk about how program-makers must connect with audiences and champion examples of excellence in the television industry, in front of an industry audience and BAFTA members.