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Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2019: the winners in full

Andrew Burnap and Samuel H Levine in The Inheritance at the Young Vic, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton
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Most promising newcomer
Chris Walley for The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre

Best Shakespearean performance
Sophie Okonedo for Antony and Cleopatra, National Theatre

Most promising playwright
Natasha Gordon for Nine Night, National Theatre and Trafalgar Studios

Best musical
Company, Gielgud Theatre

Best designer
Bunny Christie for Company, Gielgud Theatre

Best director
Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance, Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre

Best actress
Patsy Ferran for Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre

Best actor
Kyle Soller for The Inheritance, Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre

Best new play
The Inheritance, Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre

Special award
Neil McPherson, artistic director of the Finborough Theatre

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