PBI-UK patron, Julie Christie, won Golden Globe award for best actress in "Away from Her" her first major role for more than a decade.

Christie, who won an Oscar in 1966 for "Darling" and whose films include classics such as "Doctor Zhivago" and "McCabe and Mrs Miller," is viewed as a front-runner for best actress honors at this year's Academy Awards.

She beat out competition from Cate Blanchett, Jodie Foster, Angelina Jolie, and Keira Knightley.Julie Christie has also been nominated for 'Women of the Year' by The Guardian.