Full list of Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019 winners as Andrew Scott scoops best actor

Maggie Smith and Ian McKellen also triumph at 65th ceremony recognising excellence on stage

Ellie Harrison
Sunday 24 November 2019 22:44
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Andrew Scott on the red carpet
Andrew Scott on the red carpet

Andrew Scott, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ian McKellen were among the big winners at the 65th edition of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday night.

Smith gained her fifth Best Actress award for her performance as Goebbels's secretary in A German Life, pipping Hayley Atwell, Cecilia Noble, Juliet Stevenson and Anjana Vasan to the post.

The ceremony, which was held at the London Coliseum, was hosted by the owner of the Evening Standard, Evgeny Lebedev, with co-hosts Anna Wintour, Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory and Cush Jumbo.

Awards were presented by Olivia Colman, Naomi Scott, Lashana Lynch, Taron Egerton and Ruth Wilson, among other industry figures.

Read the full list of winners below...

Best Actor

Andrew Scott for Present Laughter at the Old Vic

Best Actress

Maggie Smith for A German Life at the Bridge

Best Play

Sweat by Lynn Nottage at the Donmar Warehouse & Gielgud

Best Director

Robert Icke for The Doctor & The Wild Duck at the Almeida​

Best Musical

Evita at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Best Musical Performance

Anne-Marie Duff for Sweet Charity at the Donmar Warehouse

Best Design

Bunny Christie for A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge

Most Promising Playwright

Jasmine Lee-Jones for seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court

Emerging Talent

Laurie Kynaston for The Son at the Kiln & Duke of York’s

Editor’s Award

Sir Ian McKellen for his On Stage tour

Lebedev Award

Peter Brook for his contribution to theatre

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