Critics' Circle Theatre awards winners 2011 Announced!


The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2011 took place today at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. The winners were decided by the independent votes of Drama Section members, with no panel discussions.

The winners are...

BEST NEW PLAY
One Man, Two Guvnors
by Richard Bean
at Lyttelton NT, followed by a transfer to the Adelphi Theatre

PETER HEPPLE AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL(new or revival)
London Road
at Cottesloe NT.

BEST ACTOR
Benedict Cumberbatch
in Frankenstein
at Olivier NT.

BEST ACTRESS
Sheridan Smith
in Flare Path
at Theatre Royal Haymarket.

JOHN AND WENDY TREWIN AWARD FOR BEST SHAKESPEAREAN PERFORMANCE
Eddie Redmayne
in Richard II
at Donmar Warehouse

BEST DIRECTOR
Mike Leigh
for Grief
at Cottesloe NT.

BEST DESIGNER
Mark Tildesley
for Frankenstein
at Olivier NT.

MOST PROMISING PLAYWRIGHT
Tom Wells
for The Kitchen Sink
at Bush Theatre.

JACK TINKER AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
(other than a playwright)
Blanche McIntyre
for Accolade & Foxfinder
at Finborough Theatre.

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