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Evening Standard Theatre Awards

ES award winner James McAvoy: ‘Theatre is changing for the better’

He won the award for his standout role in Cyrano de Bergerac, whose director Jamie Lloyd called him, ‘Quite simply the greatest actor of our generation’

<p>Jodie Comer with her award for Best Actress for Prima Facie </p>

Joyous and emotional: inside the 66th Evening Standard Theatre Awards

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards returned last night after a two-year pandemic-enforced break, in a night that reflected the strength of London’s theatre recovery


Jodie Comer: ‘Prima Facie is what I’m most proud of in my life’

The Killing Eve star won the Best Actress award for only her second appearance on the stage, in the legal drama that is heading to Broadway


Jodie Comer takes centre stage at Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Winners unveiled on star-studded night celebrating London theatre’s resurgence after the lockdown years

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Bright Star: Sophie Okenedo on class, race and being Cleopatra

Sophie Okonedo, winner of the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for her Cleopatra at the National Theatre, talks to Nick Curtis about race, class and being left ‘dumbfounded’ by co-star Ralph Fiennes

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Portraits and backstage moments from the 64th ES Theatre Awards

Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the Evening Standard and co-host of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, toasts a year of dynamism and diversity on the London stage