Gillian Anderson dazzles in glittering gold floor-length frock for Sex ...

Fans are eagerly awaiting the second season of series Sex Education. 

And turning out for its world premiere in London on Wednesday, leading star Gillian Anderson, 51, looked sensational as she stepped out clad in a floor-length glittering gold frock. 

The actress ensured all eyes were on her as she made her way down the red carpet, where she was joined by show favourites Emma Mackey and Aimee Lou Wood.  

Golden gal: Gillian Anderson, 51, looked sensational as she rocked up to the world premiere of Sex Education's second season in London on Wednesday night

Golden gal: Gillian Anderson, 51, looked sensational as she rocked up to the world premiere of Sex Education's second season in London on Wednesday night

Gillian looked incredible in the fitted design that made sure to turn heads on her arrival to the Genesis Cinema in the capital. 

It perfectly highlighted the film talent's age-defying physique, with Gillian letting her dress take centre stage as she wore her blonde tresses in an elegant up-do. 

She finished off her look with a complimenting gold hue around her eyes and a slick of rose pink lipstick, while toting her evening essentials in a matching box clutch. 

Stunning: Gillian favoured a floor-length glittering gold dress

Lovely: Emma Mackey put on a leggy display in a pillar-box red mini dress

Stunning: Gillian favoured a floor-length glittering gold dress, while her co-star Emma Mackey (R) put on a leggy display in a pillar-box red mini dress

Dressed to impress: Gillian made sure to turn heads on her arrival to the Genesis Cinema

Dressed to impress: Gillian made sure to turn heads on her arrival to the Genesis Cinema

Gorgeous: Her stand-out gown boasted puffed sleeves and sheathed her age-defying frame

Beauty: Gillian favoured a gold hue around her eyes to match her outfit choice

Gorgeous: Her stand-out gown boasted puffed sleeves and sheathed her age-defying frame

Finishing touches: The actress wore her hair up into an elegant style and toted her evening essentials in a box clutch that complemented her gown

Finishing touches: The actress wore her hair up into an elegant style and toted her evening essentials in a box clutch that complemented her gown

Gillian plays the role of socially awkward teen Otis Milburn's mother, Dr Jean Milburn, who is a well known sex therapist, divorcee who is often having one night stands.

Joining her at the premiere, was 24-year-old Emma, best known as Otis' ex Maeve on the show.  

Emma ensured she was dressed to impress for the premiere and favoured a stylish shift dress that boasted over-sized statement sleeves and thigh-skimming hemline.  

Beaming: Emma looked thrilled to have reunited with her co-stars at the show's screening

Beaming: Emma looked thrilled to have reunited with her co-stars at the show's screening

Gorgeous: She showcased her sense of style in a chic shift dress and metallic heels

Gorgeous: She showcased her sense of style in a chic shift dress and metallic heels

Fashionista: Emma's dress boasted over-sized sleeves and she wore her brunette locks down

Leggy: The beauty kept her accessories to a minimum opting for diamond drop earrings

Fashionista: Emma's dress boasted over-sized sleeves and she wore her brunette locks down

Natural! Emma favoured a low-key make-up look that highlighted her flawless complexion

Natural! Emma favoured a low-key make-up look that highlighted her flawless complexion

She offset her outfit choice with a chunky pair of silver heels and added a touch of bling to her ensemble with diamond drop earrings. 

Flaunting her natural , Emma favoured a netural make-up, boasting rosy cheeks and a lip to match, that highlighted her flawless complexion. 

The actress left her brunette tresses down in a perfectly blow-dried style, while her long bangs framed her face. 

Posing up a storm on her arrival, Emma couldn't hide her delight as she reunited with her co-stars to mark the release of Sex Education's second series on on 17 January.  

Dotty: Show favourite Aimee Lou Wood opted for a fun polka dot design

Dotty: Show favourite Aimee Lou Wood opted for a fun polka dot design

Stylish: Aimee's midi dress that nipped in at the waist and boasted a fitted lace bodice

Chic: It came complete with flared stylish sleeves

Stylish: Aimee's midi dress that nipped in at the waist and boasted a fitted lace bodice, as well as flared sleeves

Stunning: Aimee was a real English rose with her porcelain skin and bold red lip

Stunning: Aimee was a real English rose with her porcelain skin and bold red lip

Funny girl: The beauty put on an animated display as she posed on arrival to the event

Funny girl: The put on an animated display as she posed on arrival to the event

Pop of colour: Aimee toted an orange bag while sporting a bright red manicure to contrast with her monochrome dress

Pop of colour: Aimee toted an orange bag while sporting a bright red manicure to contrast with her monochrome dress

Giving Emma a run for her money in the style stakes was her co-star and fan favourite Aimee Lou Wood, who plays the role of Maeve's unlikely pal and popular school girl Aimee.

Aimee stunned in a polka dot midi dress that nipped in at the waist and boasted a fitted lace bodice, as well as flared sleeves. 

Adding a pop of colour to the girly number, Aimee clutched onto a bright orange handbag and wore a slick of bold red lipstick.  

She got the memo! Following suit with a similar polka dot ensemble was Patricia Allison, who plays Otis' girlfriend Ola in the show

She got the memo! Following suit with a similar polka dot ensemble was Patricia Allison, who plays Otis' girlfriend Ola in the show

Incredible: She looked effortlessly chic in the black and white dress that teased a look at her lean frame underneath

Revealing: It also stole a look at the inking Patricia has tattooed onto her thigh

Incredible: She looked effortlessly chic in the black and white dress that teased a look at her lean frame underneath, along with the tattoo she has inked onto her thigh

Edgy: Her quirky frock boasted a gingham collar and waist belt, that was accentuated with an embellished bow

Edgy: Her quirky frock boasted a gingham collar and waist belt, that was accentuated with an embellished bow

Following suit with a similar polka dot ensemble was Patricia Allison, who plays Otis' girlfriend Ola in the show.  

She looked effortlessly chic in the black and white dress that teased a look at her lean frame underneath, along with the tattoo she has inked onto her thigh. 

Her quirky frock boasted a gingham collar and waist belt, that was accentuated with an embellished bow, and she added some height to her red carpet look with a pair of strappy black heels. 

Wow: Patricia closely followed by Tanya Reynolds, who looked every inch the model thanks to her striking beauty look and long-line smock dress

Wow: Patricia closely followed by Tanya Reynolds, who looked every inch the model thanks to her striking look and long-line smock dress

Striking: Tanya opted for a dramatic coral red shade around her eyes and bold brows

Striking: Tanya opted for a dramatic coral red shade around her eyes and bold brows

All eyes on him: Asa Buttefield, who plays leading star Otis in the series, cut a cool figure

All eyes on him: Asa Buttefield, who plays leading star Otis in the series, cut a cool figure

Casual: He wore a two-piece checked suit that he paired with a white t-shirt underneath

Casual: He wore a two-piece checked suit that he paired with a white t-shirt underneath

Sporting glamorous make-up, Patricia piled her braided locks into a topknot. 

She was closely followed by Tanya Reynolds, who looked every inch the model thanks to her striking look and

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