Emma Thompson Celebrates with Best Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi at the 2014 BAFTAs

Posted Sunday February 16, 2014 4:40 PM GMT

Joining her fellow top-name entertainers for an unforgettable evening, Emma Thompson graced the 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards with her presence tonight (February 16) in London, England.

Shutterbugs and fans alike clamored for a closer look as the “Saving Mr. Banks” star worked the red carpet outside the Royal Opera House.

Heading into the winners room, the blonde beauty celebrated "Captain Phillips" star Barkhad Abdi's win in the Best Supporting Actor category.

Tonight, Emma is nominated in the category of Leading Actress for her role as P.L. Travers in the bio-drama.

With all the star power contained within the Royal Opera House tonight, it’s no wonder fans around the world are tuning in to see who takes home the hardware.

One of the most-watched categories this year is the fan-voted EE Rising Star Award- the nominees include Dane DeHaan, George McKay, Will Poulter, Lea Seydoux and Lupita Nyong’o.

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