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Comedian Named UK Language Champion

IZZARDEmmy award-winning comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has been chosen as the UK’s 2014 “public language champion” by judges from The Guardian newspaper and the British Academy.

The award was announced on Friday at the Guardian and British Academy 2014 Schools Language Awards in central London as part of the annual Language Festival. Guardian readers were invited to nominate public figures that promote the value of speaking another language.

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