Above, Colin Firth holds his Best Actor award. It is his second consecutive win in this category.
David Seidler, who wrote The King’s Speech, holds his gong. “”It is amazing that this little film — and it is about two men in a room — seems to have spoken to the world and I am deeply moved by that,” he said. “Let me tell you, for a stutterer, a stammerer, to be heard is a wonderful thing.”
Helena Bonham Carter dedicated her Bafta to supporting wives everywhere. “I’m so used to losing, this feels very nice,” she said.
Andrew Garfield and Jesse Eisenberg, stars of The Social Network, pose with actress Tilda Swinton. David Fincher pipped The King’s Speech‘s director, Tom Hooper, to the post for the coveted best director award.
The Harry Potter films were given an award for outstanding British contribution. Above, J K Rowling and producer David Hayman pose with two of the young leads, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.
Darren Aronofsky, director of Black Swan, holds up the Best Actress award he collected on Natalie Portman’s behalf. Hers was the only win for the film.
Best film: The King’s Speech
Best director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
Best actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Adapted screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network
Original screenplay: David Seidler, The King’s Speech
Fellowship: Christopher Lee
Cinematography: Roger Deakins, True Grit
Animated film: Toy Story 3
Supporting actor: Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech
Supporting actress: Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech
Outstanding British film: The King’s Speech
Outstanding debut: Chris Morris, Four Lions
Film not in the English language: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Short film: Until The River Runs Red