On Tuesday 26th January, our theatre department along with partners Paul Taiano & Anthony Pins were in attendance at the 2016 Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards which NLP are proud to sponsor.
We were delighted to see that Bend it Like Beckham was named Best Musical after a successful West End run and being dubbed Time Out’s London readers Musical of the Year.
Our partners Paul Taiano (front centre) and Anthony Pins (far right) are pictured below with Gurinder Chadha & some of the cast of Bend it like Beckham (photo credit: Stephen Pover Photography)
Dame Judi Dench was named the winner of Best Shakespearean Performance for The Winter’s Tale. Below she is pictured with our partner Paul Taiano (Photo credit: Stephen Pover Photography).
Full list of Awards:
Best New Play: Hangmen by Martin McDonagh (Royal Court, Wyndham’s Theatre)
Best Musical (new or revival): Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre)
Best Actor: Kenneth Cranham in The Father (Bath Theatre Royal Ustinov Studio, Tricycle Theatre, Wyndham’s Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre and UK tour)
Best Actress: Denise Gough in People, Places and Things (National, London, Wyndham’s Theatre)
Best Shakespearean Performance: Dame Judi Dench in The Winter’s Tale (Garrick Theatre)
Best Director: Robert Icke for Oresteia (Almeida Theatre, Trafalgar Studios)
Best Designer: Anna Fleischle for Hangmen (Royal Court, Wyndham’s Theatre)
Most Promising Playwright: James Fritz for Four minutes twelve seconds (Hampstead Theatre, Trafalgar Studios)
Most Promising Newcomer (other than a playwright): David Moorst in Violence and Son (Royal Court).
Congratulations to all the winners and we look forward to seeing what 2016 has in store in the theatre world!