Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2003 announced

Critics' Circle Theatre Awards announced

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

Best new play
The York Realist
by Peter Gill
(Royal Court Downstairs / Strand)

Best musical
Anything Goes
(Olivier, NT)

Best actor
Simon Russell Beale
(Uncle Vanya & Twelfth Night, at Donmar Warehouse)

Best actress
Clare Higgins
(Vincent in Brixton at Cottesloe & Wyndham's)

Best Shakespearean performance
Mark Rylance
(Twelfth Night at Globe)

Best director
Sam Mendes
(Uncle Vanya & Twelfth Night, at Donmar Warehouse)

Best designer
William Dudley
(The Coast of Utopia , at Olivier, NT)

Most promising playwright
Charlotte Eilenberg
(The Lucky Ones, at Hampstead Theatre)

Most promising newcomer
Alison Pargeter
(Damsels in Distress, at Duchess)

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