Critics Circle

The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2014 were hosted Tuesday 27th January 2015 by its Chairman, Mark Shenton, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London.

Best New Play : King Charles III by Mike Bartlett
Almeida Theatre, London, followed by transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre, London

The Peter Hepple Award for Best Musical [new or revival] : Gypsy
Festival Theatre, Chichester, followed by 2015 transfer to Savoy Theatre, London 

Best Actor : Mark Strong in A View from the Bridge
Young Vic Theatre, London, followed by 2015 transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre, London 

Best Actress : Helen McCrory in Medea
Olivier Theatre at the National, London 

The John and Wendy Trewin Award for Best Shakespearean Performance
Antony Sher in Henry IV Parts I & II – Royal Shakespeare Company at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, regional tour & Barbican Theatre, London

Best Director : Ivo van Hove for A View from the Bridge
Young Vic Theatre, London, followed by 2015 transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre, London 

Best Designer (awarded jointly) : Paul Barritt for Golem
1927 at Young Vic Theatre, London

Best Designer (awarded jointly) : Es Devlin for The Nether
Headlong Theatre at Royal Court Theatre, London, followed by 2015 transfer to Duke of York’s Theatre, London 

Most Promising Playwright : Barney Norris for Visitors
Up in Arms regional tour & Arcola Theatre, London, followed by transfer to Bush Theatre, London

 The Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer [other than a playwright] : Patsy Ferran in Blithe Spirit and Treasure Island
Gielgud Theatre, London & Olivier Theatre at the National, London

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