Accepting the award from home, the Luther star joked he thought he had won a Lifetime Achievement award instead.
Idris began by thanking his parents for their continued support over the years.
The actor went on to thank his wife Sabrina and his children, adding: “I couldn’t live without you.”
Addressing his confusion, he added, laughing: “When I first got this award I thought, ‘Wow It’s a bit too early for a Lifetime Achievement Award,’ I was wrong, it’s a special award and it is special.
“I appreciate it, I don’t believe I am very special.