Evening Standard Theatre Awards Winners 2005


Evening Standard Theatre Awards Winners 2005

Winners of the 51st London Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced today

The winners were announced at a ceremony at the Savoy hotel on 28 November 2005, hosted by writer and broadcaster Ned Sherrin.

Winners are....

BEST ACTOR:
Simon Russell Beale The Philanthropist (Donmar)

BEST ACTRESS:
Harriet Walter Mary Stuart (Donmar Warehouse/Apollo)

BEST PLAY:
The Home Place Brian Friel (Comedy Theatre)

BEST MUSICAL:
Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace Theatre)

SYDNEY EDWARDS AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR:
Michael Grandage for Don Carlos & Grand Hotel

BEST STAGE DESIGNER:
Bob Crowley for Mary Poppins

CHARLES WINTOUR AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING PLAYWRIGHT
Nell Leyshon Comfort Me With Apples (Hampstead)

MILTON SHULMAN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING NEWCOMER:
Menier Chocolate Factory,co-directors David Babani and Danielle Tarento

SPECIAL AWARD
The Royal Court for its "exceptional contribution" to British theatre.


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