Meryl Streep was named Best Actress at London's annual BAFTA
She won the accolade for her role in Phyllida Lloyd's The Iron
Lady, which stars Streep as former British prime minister Margaret
While collecting the award, Streep suffered her own Cinderella
moment by losing her shoe.
Watch the video below.
Attracting elite actors and actresses from across the globe, the
British Academy of Film and Dramatic Art awards are the highlight
of the UK's film industry.
Silent film The Artist was the big winner of the night, sweeping
the board - including Best Actor for Jean
The Iron Lady has been nominated for two categories in the 84th
The acclaimed film has been shortlisted for best actress in a
leading role whilst Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland have been
nominated for the best makeup category.
The Iron Lady took the UK by storm on its opening weekend, taking
Lloyd remains one of the most successful openly-gay