57th London Evening Standard Theatre Award winners


The winners of The 57th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced at a ceremony at the Savoy Hotel.

The Winners...

Best Play - joint winners
The Heretic
Richard Bean (Royal Court) &
One Man, Two Guvnors
Richard Bean (National's Lyttelton)

Best Actor - joint winners
Benedict Cumberbatch
Frankenstein (National's Olivier) &
Jonny Lee Miller
Frankenstein (National's Olivier)

The Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress
Sheridan Smith
Flare Path (Theatre Royal Haymarket)

The Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical
Matilda The Musical
(RSC Stratford and Cambridge Theatre)

Best Director
Mike Leigh
Grief (National's Cottesloe)

Best Design
Adam Cork
For his sound design of Anna Christie & King Lear (Donmar Warehouse)

The Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright
Penelope Skinner
The Village Bike (Royal Court)

The Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer
Kyle Soller
For his performances in The Glass Menagerie (Young Vic) & Government Inspector (Young Vic) & The Faith Machine (Royal Court)

Editor's award
Michael Grandage
For making the Donmar Warehouse a star.

Golden Seagull Special award
Tom Stoppard
For his contribution to Russian theatre and the international stage.

Lebedev Special Award
Kristin Scott Thomas
For her contribution to theatre.

Beyond Theatre award
Pet Shop Boys and Javier de Frutos
For The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler's Wells.

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