Baftas 2015: Watch Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Richard Linklater and Mike Leigh acceptance speeches here

The Grand Budapest Hotel was the big winner at last night's film awards

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It was a big night for British film last night as some of the movie business’ top stars hit the Red Carpet at London's Royal Opera House for the 2015 Bafta Awards.

Baftas winners list in full

There were wins for British-based actors, with Eddie Redmayne edging out fellow home favourite Benedict Cumberbatch to win Best Actor for his role as Stephen Hawking in the biopic The Theory of Everything.

Julianne Moore won Best Actress for her role as a university professor diagnosed with Alzheimer's in hard-hitting drama Still Alice.



There was no surprise in the Best Picture category with Richard Linklater's coming of age film Boyhood taking home the top prize, while JK Simmons and Patricia Arquette picked up the Best Supporting Actor and Actress gongs for Whiplash and Boyhood respectively.


Mike Leigh's film Mr Turner may have missed out on any nominations this year, the veteran director was honoured for his contribution to British film with a Bafta fellowship.