Colin Firth and The King's Speech win further awards

Colin Firth has been honoured at the Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles, along with the cast of period drama The King's Speech.

"I'd like to thank security for letting me into the building," joked Firth as he picked up his latest accolade.

Along with the best actor prize, The King's Speech also won the overall acting ensemble prize - the guild's equivalent of a best picture award.

Tom Hooper's film was also feted at the Directors Guild awards this weekend.

The British film-maker won the outstanding directorial achievement award at Saturday's event, further boosting his movie's Oscar chances on 27 February.

Last week Firth was nominated for an Oscar, along with his King's Speech co-stars Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.

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