Saltburn star Rosamund Pike reveals the unusual ways she got into character for her BAFTA-nominated role

Rosamund Pike is hotly tipped to win the best supporting actress at the BAFTAs tomorrow for her role as matriarch Lady Elsbeth Catton in Saltburn

Sharp-tongued Elsbeth is one of the standout stars of Emerald Fennell’s dark drama, with Pike’s performance of Felix’s shallow mother described as ‘wickedly funny’ and having ‘“Oscar nomination” stamped all over it’ in an article on The Guardian.