Those stars appearing remotely used the occasion to get dressed up too.
It was also a big night for Promising Young Woman and Nomadland.
This year's awards will be given out over two nights, Bafta has also confirmed.
Most of this year's nominees are largely from streaming services or are yet to debut in the UK following a year like no other.
The drag star sent up Pricey in one of the most iconic Snatch Game performances ever.
Sian beat Fleabag co-star Phoebe and other nominees to win Female Performance In A Comedy at Friday's socially-distanced event.
Line Of Duty, Coronation Street and Love Island are also in the running.
The British Academy Film Awards, 2020 are over, with World War I epic 1917 being the biggest winner, winning seven awards including best picture and best director. Joaquin Phoenix was named best actor with Renée Zellwegger picking up Best Actress. Rebel Wilson stole the show with Brad Pitt joking about Brexit via Margot Robbie.
After Renée was awarded Best Actress for her performance in Judy, Hugh couldn't resist referencing her iconic past role.
The Once Upon A Time In Hollywood director did little to mask his true feelings at this year's awards show.