Hugh Laurie: (as presenter at the 2008 BAFTA Awards) I honestly rather enjoyed the placard joke. It's a very great honor to be presenting this award. Screenwriting is the most prized of all the cinematic arts. Actually, it isn't, but it should be. The point is that it should be. The original screenplay is the most precious commodity of all. In the original screenplay the writer creates the heart, the mind, the skeleton, the sinew, the epithelial membrane, if you will, of the show. So knowing how important epithelial membranes are, let's take a look at some of their work.