Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star is Born and Olivia Colman are among the Golden Globe 2019 winners

7 January 2019, 09:42 | Updated: 7 January 2019, 11:50

By Tom Eames

Bohemian Rhapsody was the big winner at the Golden Globes last night (January 6).

The Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic won the Best Drama Film prize, while its star Rami Malek won Best Drama Actor.

When accepting his award, Malek thanked the band, saying: “To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exist in the music and in the world and in all of us.”

He continued: “Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for – and because of – you, gorgeous.”

Rami Malek and Queen
Rami Malek and Queen. Picture: PA

It was also a big night for British stars, as Olivia Colman, Christian Bale, Richard Madden and Ben Whishaw were among the winners.

Colman was celebrated for the film The Favourite, while Bale won for playing ex-US Vice-President Dick Cheney in Vice.

Madden and Whishaw won TV awards for their roles in dramas Bodyguard and A Very English Scandal.

Olivia Colman with her Golden Globe
Olivia Colman with her Golden Globe. Picture: PA

Colman gave an endearing speech, before holding up her trophy and saying to her family at home: "Ed and the kids - look! Yay!"

Taking his prize, Madden said: "I didn't see this coming at all," before thanking his co-star Keeley Hawes, "the best actress I could ever work with."

British musician Mark Ronson also won, sharing the award for best song with Lady Gaga for 'Shallow' from A Star is Born.

Richard Madden and Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes
Richard Madden and Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes. Picture: PA

All the key winners:

Best film drama - Bohemian Rhapsody

Best film comedy or musical - Green Book

Best actor in a film drama - Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Best actress in a film drama - Glenn Close (The Wife)

Best actor in a film comedy/musical - Christian Bale (Vice)

Best actress in a film comedy/musical - Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Best TV drama - The Americans

Best TV comedy - The Kominsky Method

Best actor in a TV drama - Richard Madden (Bodyguard)

Best actress in a TV drama - Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)

Best actor in a TV comedy - Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)

Best actress in a TV comedy - Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel)

Best limited TV series - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Best actor in a limited TV series - Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace)

Best actress in a limited TV series - Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)