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Eddie Redmayne and globe (Pic: Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images)
Eddie Redmayne and globe (Pic: Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images)
Eddie Redmayne and globe (Pic: Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images)

This is just one of a million tiny details to emerge from last night’s Golden Globe Awards, a ceremony in which many things happened, not the least of which was Amy Poehler mocking British actors for the way they speak when they take American roles in movies (which is, as they say, rich).

Eddie Redmayne won best actor for his recreation of the life of Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and as he confessed from the podium, he had to cut short the honeymoon after his very sly and secretive recent wedding to Hannah Bagshawe just in order to attend. So it is just as well that he won, right newlyweds?

Here’s his speech in full:

Joanne Froggat from Downton Abbey won best supporting actress (drama) for her portrayal of Anna Bates. Her storyline dealt with consequences of sexual assault, and she was quick to credit not just the scripts and her fellow actors, but the women who had contacted her once those episodes had been aired:

And Ruth Wilson won best actress (drama) for her role in The Affair. Luther fans will already know she has a knack for speaking in a manner that dances across the line between sarcastic and sincere like a beetle on a hot car roof. This, as her acceptance speech proves, appears to be her natural speaking voice:

The full list of winners is as follows:

Best Film:

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Director
Richard Linklater (Boyhood)

Best Actress – Drama
Julianne Moore (Still Alice)

Best Actor – Drama
Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
Amy Adams (Big Eyes)

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
Michael Keaton (Birdman)

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)

Best Supporting Actor
JK Simmons (Whiplash)

Best Screenplay
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo (Birdman)

Best Foreign Language Film
Leviathan (Russia)

Best Animated Feature
How to Train Your Dragon 2

Best Original Score
Jóhann Jóhannsson (The Theory of Everything)

Best Original Song
“Glory” (Selma)

Best Drama Series
The Affair

Best Comedy Series

Best Miniseries or TV Movie

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Ruth Wilson (The Affair)

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Best Actor in a Limited Series
Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo)

Best Actress in a Limited Series
Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Honorable Woman)

Best Supporting Actress
Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey)

Best Supporting Actor
Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart)

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By Fraser McAlpine