Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

The winners of the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards have been announced today.

Best new play
Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones
(Royal National Theatre & Gielgud Theatre)

Best musical
Kiss Me, Kate
(Victoria Palace)

Best actor
Ian McDiarmid
( for Faith Healer, Almeida at King's Cross)

Best actress
Lindsay Duncan
( for Mouth to Mouth and Private Lives at Royal Court and Albery Theatre)

John and Wendy Trewin Award for best Shakespearean performance
Samuel West
(for Hamlet (Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, then Barbican Theatre)

Best director
Robert Lepage
(for The Far Side of the Moon, Cultural Industry, Playhouse, Newcastle upon Tyne, then Royal National Theatre)

Best designer
Paul Brown
(for Platonov, Almeida at King's Cross)

Most promising playwright
Gregory Burke
(for Gagarin Way, Traverse Theatre Company, Edinburgh, then Royal National Theatre)

Jack Tinker Award for most promising newcomer
Lyndsey Marshal
(for Redundant and Boston Marriage (Royal Court and Donmar Warehouse, then New Ambassadors)

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