Clooney and Cumberbatch honored at Britannia Awards
George Clooney and Benedict Cumberbatch were honored last night at the BAFTA Britannia Awards in Los Angeles, according to the New York Times. Clooney received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Filmwhile Cumberbatch won the award for British Artist of the Year. Other winners included Idris Elba and Sacha Baron Cohen, who pranked the audience with a skit in which he seemed to push an old woman off the stage.
Winners of the Britannia awards are chosen by members of the Los Angeles arm of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
BBC America will screen the Britannia Awards tonight at 9pm ET.