Evening Standard Theatre Awards - my two favourite winners
My favourite winners from last night's Evening Standard Theatre awards reflect the best of the old and new theatre.
First is Andrew Scott's winning performance in Present Laughter.
Not only was it such an outstanding and memorable performance deserving of a gong but the gender-swap casting decisions brought an extra special layer.
Noel Coward would have loved it and I can't wait to see the encore screening this week at the cinema.
The other win I'm particularly pleased about is Jasmine Lee-Jones, most promising playwright for seven methods of killing Kylie Jenner (Royal Court)
It is a startling piece of fresh, clever, biting contemporary theatre that speaks for now.
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