Bafta has now issued a statement confirming Cribbins will be remembered at the TV Awards in May.
Bafta's excuse on social media for omitting The Railway Children star only caused further offence.
Remembering the stars who passed away in 2022.
Russell T Davies is writing the festive episode at this very moment.
The screen star passed away in July.
The British acting stalwart had already filmed his return to 'Doctor Who' for the 60th anniversary special.
The veteran screen star celebrated the milestone on Tuesday.
Timothy West is to replace Bernard Cribbins in the planned new episodes of classic wartime comedy series Dad's Army.