The Sex Education star bagged The Crown one of its seven wins on Sunday night.
The star of The Crown and Sex Education got real with fans during a Q&A on her Instagram page.
Alec deactivated his Twitter after causing a backlash with his comments about the Crown star's accent.
“You can’t do any irony in the United States anymore, because it’s such an uptight, stressed-out, unpleasant place right now.”
“There has been kindness extended in certain areas where it didn’t have to be," the Margaret Thatcher actor said.
The two played Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth II in the most recent season of The Crown.
This behind-the-scenes clip "was never supposed to see the light of day", according to Gillian Anderson.
Things were apparently just as chaotic off-screen while they were filming the scene.
This Is How The Crown's Gillian Anderson And Emma Corrin Were Transformed Into Margaret Thatcher And Princess Diana
"The more familiar a period is to the audience, the greater the pressure to get it right."
Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher both debut in the new series, making the Netflix show feel more politically charged, and more relatable, than ever.