Kidman, McAvoy & Staunton win big at 2015 ES Theatre Awards

Kidman, McAvoy & Staunton win big at 2015 ES Theatre Awards

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Nicki McIntyre
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    Nicole Kidman, James McAvoy and Imelda Staunton all walked away winners as the 2015 Evening Standard Theatre Awards were handed out yesterday.

    The star-studded ceremony was held at the Old Vic Theatre, presented by Rob Brydon and co-hosted by Evgeny Lebedev, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen.

    See below for a full list of winners:

    Best Actor
    -    James McAvoy (The Ruling Class, Trafalgar Studios)

    Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress
    -    Nicole Kidman (Photograph 51, Noël Coward Theatre)

    Best Musical Performance
    -    Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Savoy Theatre)

    Best Play
    -    The Motherf**ker With The Hat (Stephen Adly Guirgis), National Theatre's Lyttelton

    Milton Shulman Award for Best Director
    -    Robert Icke (Oresteia, Almeida Theatre & Trafalgar Studios)

    Best Design
    -    Anna Fleischle (Hangmen, Royal Court)

    Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright
    -    Molly Davies (God Bless The Child, Royal Court Upstairs)

    Emerging Talent Award in Partnership with Burberry
    -    David Moorst (Violence And Son, Royal Court Upstairs)

    Newcomer in a Musical
    -    Gemma Arterton (Made In Dagenham, Adelphi Theatre)

    Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical (voted for by the public)
    -    Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre

    Beyond Theatre Award
    -    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

    Editor’s Award in partnership with The Ivy
    -    Vanessa Redgrave

    Lebedev Award
    -    Stephen Sondheim