He told the BBC news website: "It is an honour and I am pleased from the point of view of all screenwriters."
He said screenwriters do not always get the recognition they deserve.
"It is an encouragement to the back-room boys - I count myself as one," he said.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Guild member Brian Clemens, whose credits include being the main creative force behind The Avengers TV series, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to broadcasting and drama.