But despite the accolade, fans have been up in arms this week, outraged that she has not even been given a Bafta nomination for her roles in the critically-acclaimed films.
The 37-year-old actress looked stunning in the shiny Vivienne Westwood frock that was cut very low on her bosom as she posed for pictures on the red carpet at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards in the capital.
Olivia joked that there was 'no technique' she used and instead helped herself to triple portions of everything, which was 'quite fun'.
When Elena wanders off from the beach to play nearby, the family panics, and Leda endears herself to them by finding the missing girl.
Prankster: Olivia Colman has revealed a hilarious prank she played on her co-star Emma Stone during an intimate sex scene between the pair Olivia admitted that she put a wet sponge between her legs as a 'barrier' for any intimate sex scenes with her co-star Emma.
I love going to work, which I know is very lucky, but the other stuff is a bit embarrassing.