Thank you BAFTA. I was sitting in Row G so I thought that was a sign that I wouldn't be getting up here tonight. Jasmine was an extraordinary opportunity for an actress，for this actress. [Breathing heavily] God I'm unfit!
So to everyone who made that not only possible but so memorable and such a game changer for me – I thank you. But I would like to dedicate this to an actor who has been a continual, profound touchstone for me, a monumental presence who is now so sadly in absence: the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Phil, your monumental talent, your generosity and your unflinching quest for truth both in art and in life will be missed by not only me, but by so many people, not only in this room and in this industry, but the audiences who loved you so dearly. You raised the bar continually so very very high. And I guess all we can do in your absence is to try to raise it continually through our work.
So Phil buddy this is for you, you bastard, I hope you're proud.