Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2005 announced

Critics' Circle Theatre Awards announced

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

Best new play
The History Boys
by Alan Bennett
(Lyttelton, NT)

Best musical
The Producers
(Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)

Best actor
Richard Griffiths
(History Boys at Lyttelton, NT)

Best actress
Victoria Hamilton
(Suddenly Last Summer at Albery)

Best Shakespearean performance
Paul Rhys
('Angelo' in Measure for Measure at Olivier, NT)

Best director
Rufus Norris
(Festen at Almeida & Lyric Theatres)

Best designer
Christopher Oram
(Suddenly Last Summer at Albery)

Most promising playwright
Rebecca Lenkiewicz
(The Night Season at Cottesloe, NT)

Most promising newcomer
Eddie Redmayne
(The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Almeida & Apollo

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