In Pictures: Queen receives Bafta

image captionThe Queen has received an honorary Bafta in recognition of a lifetime's support of British film and television. She was given her award at a star-studded event at Windsor Castle.
image captionAmong the many stars at Windsor Castle was Damian Lewis, star of TV show Homeland, and his wife, actress Helen McCrory. He said: "Our arts in this country and theatre and film and TV are some of our greatest exports, to have that recognised by your monarch is important."
image captionPresenter Jonathan Ross and his wife, screenwriter and producer Jane Goldman, also attended the ceremony.
image captionHer Majesty is seen here having a conversation with composer Patrick Doyle and veteran British actor Sir Christopher Lee, who starred in The Lord of The Rings among many other films.
image captionActor John Hurt said he enjoyed the Queen's starring role in the opening ceremony of the Olympics, which was referred to during the ceremony. "It was a bit of good fun... good on her," he said.
image captionActress Carey Mulligan, star of such films as An Education and Never Let Me Go, was among those who met the Queen.
image captionSir Kenneth Branagh presented the award to Her Majesty. John Willis, chairman of Bafta, paid tribute to the Queen for her patronage of entertainment bodies and charities. He also said that she "starred at the London Olympics as the most memorable Bond girl yet".