The British Academy Film and Television Awards showcased the worlds' biggest stars and royalty. The event held in London, Englands Royal Opera House in the Covent Garden featured British royalty Prince William and "Twilight" stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson as well.
Prince William is now BAFTA's newest president. William attended the BAFTA awards without his leading lady, Kate Middleton. The prince's red carpet walk caused "the biggest frenzy" in the history of the award presentation. William signed autographs along his red carpet walk and impressed spectators when he started the night with a "heartfelt" speech, saying "This is such a privilege for me...I have to say, there is nothing better than going to see a really good film so this is a great personal thrill for me."
"Twilight" fans were also thrilled. Kristen Stewart won the Orange Rising Star award for her portrayal of Bella from the "Twilight" series, costarring Robert Pattinson. The costars are linked romantically offstage though have never gone public with their relationship. They did stir the rumor mill by leaving the Awards together.
The prince also helped draw the evening to a close by when he with the help of Uma Thurman, presented Vanessa Redgrave with the Academy Fellowship award. Redgrave accepted the award tearfully.