BAFTA leaves out June Whitfield's name In Memoriam

BAFTA viewers brand awards show a 'disgrace' as late June Whitfield's name is MISSING from In Memoriam

By Lily Waddell For Mailonline

Published: 10:44 GMT, 11 February 2019 | Updated: 13:18 GMT, 11 February 2019

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BAFTA viewers branded it a 'disgrace' that the late June Whitfield was missing from the award show's in Memoriam on Sunday.

The Carry On film series actress died age 93 on December 29 last year after she enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry stretching back to the 1940s.

Social media was awash with fans venting their anger that the Absolutely Fabulous star was missed off the touching tribute.

Disbelief: BAFTA viewers brand awards show a 'disgrace' as late June Whitfield's name is MISSING from in Memoriam (pictured in February 2018, London)

Disbelief: BAFTA viewers brand awards show a 'disgrace' as late June Whitfield's name is MISSING from in Memoriam (pictured in February 2018, London)

In Memory Of was established 13 years ago in 2006 to commemorate the late actors and actresses whom worked in the film, games and television industries. 

The In Memoriam list of entertainment industry people whom have passed away is included in the Film and Television Awards brochures given out to the A-list guests.

Fuming fans slammed the BAFTA as a 'disgrace' for missing off actress June from the heartfelt traditionally tribute.

'You’ve shown some executive but not the legend that was June Whitfield in the people we have lost? What a disgrace #BAFTA,' one fan wrote, leading the backlash.

Big star: The Carry On film series actress died age 93 on December 29 last year after she enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry stretching back to the 1940s 

Big star: The Carry On film series actress died age 93 on December 29 last year after she enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry stretching back to the 1940s 

However, the official BAFTA website revealed the awards show cannot include a 'definitive' list which includes

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