The Royals ruled at this year’s Golden Globe Awards, taking home four prizes.
Netflix’s historical drama The Crown scooped some of the biggest honours, including Best Television Series, Drama, while cast members Josh O’Connor, Emma Corrin, and Gillian Anderson each took acting accolades at Sunday's ceremony, which was staged in both New York and Los Angeles, with the winners accepting remotely from home.
Josh and Emma – who played Prince Charles and Princess Diana – were honoured with Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Television Series, Drama respectively, while Gillian Anderson's portrayal of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher saw her take the Best Supporting Actress.
Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy went to Schitt’s Creek, with its star Catherine O’Hara taking Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy.
Her co-star Eugene Levy missed out on the Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy award, which went to Jason Sudeikis for Ted Lasso.
The Queen’s Gambit also had two wins, for Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for its star Anya Taylor-Joy.
In the movie categories, Chloe Zhao became only the second female filmmaker to take the Best Director prize, while her work Nomadland also took the coveted Best Motion Picture, Drama award.
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy went to Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, for which its star, Sacha Baron Cohen – who also won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy – paid tribute to the film’s crew, who had run “the risk of getting arrested, the risk of getting Covid” in making the movie.
The late Chadwick Boseman was posthumously honoured with the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama award for his work on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.