The actress was joyful after getting to know that she was nominated for her portrayal of Stephen Hawking's first wife Jane Wilde Hawking in The Theory Of Everything, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
"I've been running round my hotel room screaming. It was midnight here. We're just about to go to bed, but we've all been emailing each other and exclaiming with excitement. I'm looking forward to celebrating with a glass of champagne and Skyping my family," BBC quoted her as saying.
Other actresses nominated in same category are Rosamund Pike for Gone Girl, Reese Witherspoon for Wild, Julianne Moore for Still Alice and Amy Adams for Big Eyes. (Also Read: Complete List of BAFTA 2015 Nominations)
"I feel very lucky to be in such remarkable company. I've watched those performances and I feel like they're very exciting for women in film because they are all revolutionary performances," she added.
Her co-star Eddie Redmayne, who portrays the role of Stephen Hawking, is nominated for the Leading Actor prize too.